Executive Board

ELECTED OFFICERS AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS 2016-2017

Executive Board (voting)

Debra Werner
President
Oct. 2016 – Oct. 2017
University of Chicago
John Crerar Library
Chicago, IL
dwerner@uchicago.edu

Chris Childs
Immediate Past President
Oct. 2016 – Oct. 2017
University of Iowa
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
Iowa City, IA
past.president@midwestmla.org

Karen Hanus
President Elect
Oct. 2016 – Oct. 2017
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries
Milwaukee, WI
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 2016 – October 2018
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

Janna Lawrence
Representative to the MLA Chapter Council
May 2016 – May 2019
Hardin Library for the Health Science
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
mla.representative@midwestmla.org

Nancy J. Allee
Alternate Representative to the MLA Chapter Council
May 2016 – May 2019
Taubman Health Sciences Library
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
alt.mla.representative@midwestmla.org

Patricia Lunsford
Representative at Large
October 2016 – October 2018
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)

Ramune Kubilius
Candidate for Membership on MLA Nominating Committee
October 2017 – October 2018
Northwestern University
Galter Health Sciences Library
Chicago, IL

Committee Chairs (non-voting)

Clare Leibfarth, Co-Chair
Annual Meetings
October 2015 – October 2017
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Medical Library
Akron, OH

Bette Sydelko, Co-Chair
Annual Meetings
October 2015 – October 2017
Wright State University
University Libraries
Dayton, OH

Nicole Theis-Mahon
Awards & Scholarships
October 2016 – October 2017
University of Minnesota
Bio-Medical Library
Minneapolis, MN
awards@midwestmla.org

Elizabeth Huggins
Communications
October 2015 – October 2017
Loyola University Chicago
Health Sciences Library
Maywood, 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 2016 – October 2018
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

Angela Tucker
Professional Practice
October 2016 – October 2017
Memorial Health System
Marietta, Ohio

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, Co-Chair
Annual Meetings
October 2015 – October 2017
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Medical Library
Akron, OH

Bette Sydelko, Co-Chair
Annual Meetings
October 2015 – October 2017
Wright State University
University Libraries
Dayton, 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.