Do you want to become a leader and make a difference? Learn practical steps on how to get involved your state’s Library Association. Join this panel of past and present OLA and WLA leaders as they define and describe what they really do. Official responsibilities, unstated expectations, support provided, and actual time commitments will be acknowledged. The ultimate question, “Why be involved?” will be answered. How to identify and mentor new leaders, advance them through the organization, and keep them involved over time will also be discussed. Audience participation is encouraged!