We welcome your communications about any aspect of association or foundation programs and policies. Specific areas of staff expertise are outlined below, but call any one of us and we'll make sure you get the information you need. WLA staff also serves as staff to the WLA Foundation.

Click the Staff Member's name to email them.

Laura Sauser | Executive Director
Mondays - Fridays | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(515) 865-6264



Thomas J. Klement | Financial Manager 
Contact Tom regarding WLA and WLAF financial matters, including expense reimbursements and payments for membership, conference registration, dues, exhibits and advertising.
Monday  | 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday & Friday | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(608) 206-7446


Picture of Cindy FoleyCindy Foley | Event Planner
Contact Cindy with questions about our events like our annual conferences.
Monday - Friday | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(608) 512-8815



Nyama Reed | President

Kris Turner | Vice-President

Sherry Machones | Past President

Rachel Arndt | Treasurer

Desiree Bongers | Secretary

Kristina Gómez | ALA Councilor

Carrie Doyle | AWSL Representative

Jennifer Cook | SSCS Representative

Tracy Vreeke | WAPL Representative

Cathryn Miller | WAAL Representative

Gina Rae | WISL Representative

Open | WLTF Representative

Linda Jerome | YSS Representative