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District 2

Serving the Texas Panhandle.

Welcome to District 2! Our district’s membership includes librarians, staff, trustees, full-time library students, and other interested individuals who support the library profession. Our membership represents all library types: school, public, academic and special. We are located in the Panhandle region of Texas.

District 2 includes 26 Texas counties with a total population of 402,862 covering over 25,823 square miles. Counties include: Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, and Wheeler.

The only major metropolitan area in this region is Amarillo (MSA pop. 268,691 as of the 2020 Census). Other cities with populations over 10,000 include Borger, Canyon, Dumas, Hereford and Pampa.

District 2 Officers

Chair:  Madison Ferril (West Texas A&M University)
Vice Chair/Chair Elect:  Shaun McDonald (Amarillo Public Library)
Councilor:  Leslie Whitaker (Claude ISD)
Alternate Councilor:  Cyndi Wynia (Amarillo Public Library)
Past Chair:  Leslie Whitaker (Claude ISD)
Webmaster:  Mary Rausch (West Texas A&M University)

Follow District 2 on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/TexasLibraryAssociationDistrict2/

Volunteer 

Interested in serving as a unit officer for District 2? Complete the volunteer form above to be considered for an officer position.

District 2 : 2023 Annual Conference Travel Scholarship

Dear District 2 Members,

The Stipend Committee is excited to announce that two travel scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $425.00 each to attend Annual Conference, which will be in Austin April 19 – 22.

If you are interested in applying, please fill out the application below and submit it to any of the following:

Madison Ferril, District 2 Chair
Kelly M. Hoppe, Stipend Committee
Catherine Urban, Stipend Committee
Leslie Whitaker, Stipend Committee

You must be a member of TLA to apply.  Application is open to all membership types including students and paraprofessionals. There is time to either renew or join TLA in order to apply for this scholarship.

Special consideration will be given to applicants who have never attended Conference or have not attended in the last 3 years.

Applications are due Friday, December 16. Winners will be notified by January 20th.

Sincerely,

District 2 Stipend Committee

2023 Annual Conference Travel Scholarship Application
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Operating Procedures

District 2 Operating Procedures (Adopted Sep. 28, 2021)
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Meeting Minutes

March 22, 2022 Spring Meeting minutes (Draft)
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Sep. 28, 2021 Fall Meeting minutes
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April 29, 2021 Spring Meeting minutes
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Sep. 29, 2020 Fall Meeting minutes
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Sep. 24, 2019 Fall Meeting minutes
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District 2 Committees

By-laws Committee

Madison Ferril (2020-2023)
Emily Gilbert (2020-2023)
Kelly Hoppe (2020-2023)
Catherine Urban (2020-2023)
Leslie Whitaker (2020-2023)
Terri Wilson (2020-2023)

Membership Committee

Need 3 volunteers to serve on this committee.

Stipend Committee

Kelly Hoppe
Catherine Urban
Leslie Whitaker

Scholarship Committee (?)

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