Jane Rowland is the current President of the CCOC and has served on the Calumet City Public Library Board since 1994 and is the current president. She has proven library board leadership ability at the national, state, and local levels. She previously served on the ALTA Board of Directors and was a past president. On the state level, Rowland has served on the Illinois Library Association, Trustee Forum Executive Board since 1994, serving two years as president.
Rowland served on the board of the Suburban Library System from 1995-2002, serving two years as president. She has been an outstanding advocate in both time and effort in raising funds for libraries. She made significant contributions to the Calumet City Public Library through her ability to work with legislators. Through her efforts, more than $200,000 in grants were raised for the library.