Kelly Sattler, 2018 Candidate for LITA Director-at-Large

Photo of Kelly SattlerStatement

I accepted the nomination to run for LITA's board because I was honored to be nominated and I like to help. LITA is an organization that I've been a part of for over a decade now. I like how it has grown and am interested in being a part of its continued growth. I have a very practical viewpoint and a "Let's get this done." kind of attitude.

Current Position

Head of Web Services, Michigan State University Libraries, East Lansing, MI

Type of Organization

Academic Library

Previous Positions

Project Manager, Exelon, July 1991 - Sept. 2003

Degrees and Certificates

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, MSLIS, 2005
Milwaukee School of Engineering, BS Computer Engineering, 1991
MOR Associates, IT Leadership Program, 2012
SANS, Security Essentials, 2002 & 2004

Division Affiliations


Were you a Spectrum Scholar?


Were you an Emerging Leader?


ALA and/or ALA-APA Activities

ALA Web Advisory Committee / Information Technology Advisory Committee as LITA representative - July 2016 - present
ALA LITA Web Coordinating Committee - Chair: July 1, 2016 - present, Vice-Chair 2015-2016, Member: 2014-present
ALA LITA Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship Committee - Chair July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018; Member July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
ALA LITA Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) Editorial Board - member July 1, 2016 - present
ALA LITA Program Planning Committee - member July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2013
ALA LLAMA Library Leadership & Management (LL&M) Editorial Board - member July 1, 2014 - present
ALA Biblioquilters - member - 2008 - present

Offices Held in State, Regional, and Other Library Associations

Lansing Community College's Art, Design, and Multimedia program, Advisory board member, 2010-2012
Usability Professional Association's Michigan chapter board, Director of Events, 2011-2012; member -2012

Major Accomplishments

I'm excited to be 1 of 3 co-editors who compiled a book of essays on women in library IT. It should be coming out this year from Library Juice Press.


Brandon, Jenny, Kelly Sattler, and Christine Tobias. "LibGuides Interface Customization. (cover story)." Online 35, no. 1 (January 2011): 14-18. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, EBSCOhost (accessed January 5, 2018).

Number of Years as an ALA Member



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