By the Membership Relations Committee
Marissa Priddis was recently named Director of the Alexandrian Public Library in Mount Vernon, Indiana. She had previously served as Head of Adult Services and Assistant Director.
John J Meier, a Science Librarian at the Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library 201 Davey Lab, University Park, PA, published his first professional article in the Viewpoints Column of Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship : http://www.istl.org/07-summer/viewpoint.html.
Regina Vertone took the position of Library Coordinator for the Schools of Nursing at Albany Memorial and Samaritan Hospital Libraries since January 2007.
Leslie L. Morgan, First Year Experience/Education Librarian at University of Notre Dame University Libraries, has received the Indiana Library Federation Outstanding New Librarian Award for 2007.
Joshua Finnell has been appointed as the Reference Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Science in the Frazar Library at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisana.
Abigail Goben has accepted a new position in the Youth Services Department of La Crosse Public Library.
Courtney L. Young has been appointed as a member of the ALA Task Force on Electronic Member Participation. The task force is charged “To examine existing documents and develop recommendations to adapt ALA policies to help the Association move forward with effective e-participation practices; to survey current and planned e-participation throughout the ALA and its units; to explore, in consultation with BARC, the financial implications of expanded e-participation; and to report its findings to the ALA Council at the 2009 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, CO.”
Susan Anderson received her promotion and tenure at Eastern Washington University, effective July, 2007.