ELECTED OFFICERS AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS 2015-2016

Executive Board (voting)

Chris Childs
President
Oct. 2015 - Oct. 2016

University of Iowa 
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences 
Iowa City, IA
president@midwestmla.org

Mary E. Hitchcock
Immediate Past President 
Oct. 2015 - Oct. 2016

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ebling Library for the Health Sciences
Madison, WI
past.president@midwestmla.org

Debra Werner
President Elect
Oct. 2015 - Oct. 2016

University of Chicago 
John Crerar Library 
Chicago, IL
president.elect@midwestmla.org

Liz Kiscaden
Treasurer
January 2016 - December 2017

University of Iowa
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
Iowa City, IA
treasurer@midwestmla.org

Stephanie Schulte
Membership Secretary
October 2014 - October 2016

The Ohio State University
Health Science Library 
Columbus, OH
members@midwestmla.org

Jennifer DeBerg
Recording Secretary
October 2015 - October 2017

University of Iowa 
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences 
Iowa City, IA
recording.secretary@midwestmla.org

Bette Sydelko
Representative to the MLA Chapter Council
May 2013 - May 2016

Wright State University
University Libraries
Dayton, OH
mla.representative@midwestmla.org

Karen Hanus
Alternate Representative to the MLA Chapter Council
May 2013 - May 2016

MCW Libraries
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
alt.mla.representative@midwestmla.org

Patricia Lunsford
Representative at Large
October 2014 - October 2016

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health
Medical and School of Nursing Libraries
Lafayette IN
representative.at.large@midwestmla.org

Other Officers (non-voting)

OPEN
Parliamentarian
2015

 

Kevin O'Brien 
Archivist 
interim 2015

University of Illinois at Chicago
Library of the Health Sciences
Chicago, IL

Julie Schneider 
Governmental Relations Liaison 
October 2015 - October 2016

University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Ebling Library for the Health Sciences 
Madison, WI

Candidate for Membership on MLA Nominating Committee (non-voting)

Barbara Platt
Candidate for Membership on MLA Nominating Committee
October 2015 - October 2016

Knowledge Management Services
Traverse City, MI

Midwest Chapter Credentialing Liaison to MLA (non-voting)

Holly Burt
Midwest Chapter Credentialing Liaison to MLA
Dec 2015 - Dec 2017
NN/LM Greater Midwest Region
Chicago, IL

Committee Chairs (non-voting)

Clare Leibfarth (Chair)
Annual Meetings
October 2015 - October 2016

Akron General Medical Center
Medical Library
Akron, OH

Edith Starbuck
Awards & Scholarships 
October 2015 - October 2016

University of Cincinnati
Health Science Library
Cincinnati, OH
awards@midwestmla.org

Elizabeth Huggins
Communications
October 2015 - October 2016

River Forest, IL
communications@midwestmla.org

Liz Kiscaden
Finance
January 2016- December 2017

University of Iowa
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
Iowa City, IA
treasurer@midwestmla.org

Stephanie Schulte
Membership
October 2014 - October 2016

The Ohio State University
Health Science Library 
Columbus, OH
members@midwestmla.org

Mary Hitchcock
Immediate Past President 
2015

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ebling Library for the Health Sciences
Madison, WI

Xiaomei Gu
Professional Practice 
October 2015 - October 2016

University of Iowa
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
Iowa City, IA

Patricia Lunsford
State Liaisons
October 2014 - October 2016

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health
Medical and School of Nursing Libraries
Lafayette IN

Special Committee Chairs (non-voting)

Clare Leibfarth (Chair)
Annual Meetings
May 2016 - May 2017

Akron General Medical Center
Medical Library
Akron, OH

Elected Officers take office at the close of the Chapter's annual meeting following their election. All other terms are for calendar year unless otherwise noted.