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)

Currently no special committees

 

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.