John McNeil to present at the LAMA Leadership Development Seminar

Contact: Fred Reuland
Marketing Specialist
LAMA/ALA
312-280-5032
freuland@ala.org
For Immediate Release
December 21, 2006

John McNeil to present at the LAMA Leadership Development Seminar

CHICAGO - John McNeil, vice president of Implementation and Design for the Pacific Institute, will be the keynote speaker at the 2007 Leadership Development Seminar presented at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting by the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA). This seminar will be presented January 19, 2007, from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. at the Westin Seattle, Cascade Ballroom 1.

Preceding the exciting keynote speaker, LAMA President Andrea Lapsley will discuss plans for the association’s 50th anniversary celebration, and LAMA Web Coordinator Brian Gray will demonstrate "Online Communities." The Leadership Development Seminar focuses on LAMA’s elected officers and committee chairs, but is open to all registered attendees of the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Those planning to attend are requested to RSVP to Fred Reuland freuland@ala.org by January 5, 2007.

The Pacific Institute specializes in performance improvement and professional growth, change management and leadership development. The Institute's curriculum teaches how to accelerate individual and organizational potential by changing habits, attitudes, beliefs and expectations that inhibit and often block high-performance people. McNeil is dedicated to the primary purpose of delivering the psychological tools necessary for individuals and organizations to obtain the results they choose for their lives.

The mission of the Library Administration and Management Association (www.ala.org/lama)is to encourage and nurture current and future library leaders, and to develop and promote outstanding leadership and management practices. LAMA is a division of the American Library Association.