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Advisory Council

About the Advisory Council

The purpose of the Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library's Advisory Council is to act as a fiscal and policy advisory group to the State Library Board, which includes recommending the annual donation fund budget to the Board for final approval.  The Advisory Council is also a space for members to share their experience as users and community partners on library-related topics so staff better understand what matters most to users and how best to approach library improvements or changes. 

Membership on the Advisory Council is representative of those organizations and individuals having a direct interest in library services to print-disabled persons.  Members of the Advisory Council serve four year terms.  Regular meetings are scheduled for four times each calendar year.

Advisory Council By-Laws

Next Meeting

The next Advisory Council meeting will be announced here once the date is set.

Advisory Council Members

American Council of the Blind (ACB) of Oregon Representative
Coos Bay


Public Library Representative
Silver Falls Library District, Silverton

Senior Citizen User-at-Large
Eagle Point

Senior Citizen User-at-Large

National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Representative

Department of Human Resources (DHS) Representative

Oregon Commission for the Blind (OCB) Representative

Reading Disabled User-at-Large

Parent of a Minor User-at-Large

Vision Working Group Representative
Willamette ESD, Salem

Wendy Cornelisen
State Librarian

Jen Robinson
Talking Book and Braille Library Program Supervisor

Joel Henderson
Talking Book and Braille Library Fund Development Officer

Max H. Robinson
Talking Book and Braille Library Administrative Specialist and Recording Studio Coordinator

Advisory Council Meeting Info

Advisory Council meeting minutes older than one (1) year are available upon request.  Please contact us at or 800-452-0292.