Posted on December 9, 2011.
Are you a strategic thinker who’s interested in taking your leadership abilities to the next level? Do you know someone who has the skills, desire and drive to help SLA members prepare for the future?
The SLA Nominating Committee needs your help finding the best possible slaie of candidates for the next SLA election.
Posted in Nominations
Posted on March 10, 2011.
SLA LMD Call for Nominations for Chair-Elect
Deadline is April 15, 2011
Nominations are being sought for Chair-Elect on the LMD Executive Board for our 2012 elections.
Please consider nominating someone you know in LMD or yourself. Why? Well, because this is fabulous leadership experience, in a safe environment, and the networking is fabulous. Getting involved in SLA leadership and in the Division provides professional and peer relationships that broaden your technical and interpersonal skills, challenge you, enrich your life, and bring you life-long friendships.
The Chair-Elect is a three-year position as part of the LMD Executive Board. The Chair-Elect automatically moves to be Chair the following year and to Past Chair the third year.
To make a nomination please contact the Nominating Committee:
Deb Hunt, firstname.lastname@example.org or Rebecca Jones, email@example.com.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Posted in Nominations
Posted on October 5, 2010.
Voting is now open for the following SLA LMD Candidates for 2011:
Chair-elect: Rebecca Vargha
Rebecca B. Vargha is Librarian, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has held that position since 2001 and is also an adjunct faculty member at SILS. Prior to her tenure at SILS, Rebecca Vargha held several positions at large corporations and organizations in North Carolina. These include Senior Research Specialist in Information Research at Nortel Networks, Research and Information Analyst and Library Coordinator at SAS Institute, and Associate Librarian at the National Humanities Center.
She is a long-standing member of SLA and held various committee posts over more than two decades, including serving on the SLA Board of Directors, Division Cabinet Chair and Chair-elect and President of the North Carolina Chapter as well as Chair of the Museums, Arts and Humanities Division.
Rebecca B. Vargha is a recent past president (2008) of SLA. She is a regular international conference speaker sharing her knowledge and expertise with diverse audiences in the field of library and information science. In 2009, she served on the LMD Nominating Committee and currently serves on the LMD Advisory Council as Partner Relations Chair
Director: Karen Reczek
Karen Reczek is currently in transition. Previously, Karen was Sr. Manager, Information Resources Center at Bureau Veritas (BV) for 14 years where she managed the corporate information center, including the competitive intelligence and knowledge management functions. Prior to joining BV, Karen worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb for 8 years. Karen has been a very active member of SLA since 1989.
She was a founding member and first Chair of both the Knowledge Management and Competitive Intelligence Divisions. She also served as Chair of the Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Division and as President of the Upstate NY Chapter. Karen has held many elected and appointed positions at the SLA International level, including serving a term on the SLA Board of Directors, Chair of the 2006 Annual Conference Advisory Council, and as a member of the Centennial Commission.
Karen is an adjunct faculty at the University at Buffalo, serves as the SLA Student Group Faculty Advisory, and is the current Chair of the LIS Advisory Board.
Please vote by October 15th, 5pm EST by completing this survey.
Carol L Ginsburg FSLA
Assistant Library Director
Duane Morris LLP
Posted in Nominations
Posted on September 17, 2009.
The Nominating Committee for SLA’s Leadership and Management Division is pleased to announce the candidates for the following positions:
Dee Magnoni is currently the library director at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, MA. Dee was hired as the library’s first director in 2002 and had the privilege of setting up much of the services and resources from scratch, including a realia collection that engages several of the students’ intelligences. Dee previously worked in both business and engineering libraries within corporate America and academia. Previous employers include Weiden + Kennedy, MIT, and Helix Technology Corporation. Dee received her MLS from SUNY-Albany (1992) and her BA from Lehigh University (1986). In SLA Dee is the current chair of the Engineering Division; past Chair, Boston Chapter; past Chair, Professional Development Advisory Council; past Board of Directors member; past Chair, IT Division; past President, Rhode Island Chapter.
Ethel M Salonen
Ethel M Salonen is Department Head for Information Services at The MITRE Corporation. Ethel has extensive experience in the information services industry and has held professional positions in academia, corporate information centers, and sales management. She has held a number of positions within SLA including SLA President from 2004-2005, member of the SLA Board of Directors from 1993-1996, and her recent awards include SLA Fellow (2001) and SLA President’s Award (2002). Ethel M. Salonen holds a Bachelor in Earth and Space Science and a Masters in Liberal Studies/Applied Sciences from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a Masters in Library Science from C.W. Post College/Long Island University.
An electronic ballot will be held in October and candidates will take office in January 2010. Anyone wishing to submit a write-in candidate must petition in writing to a member of the Nominating Committee within 15 days of this announcement. The petition must include a written letter of acceptance by the nominee to have their name placed into nomination, and the signatures of at least 10 current members of the Leadership and Management Division.
Rebecca B. Vargha, Librarian
Information and Library Science Library
115-B Manning Hall, CB # 3360
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360
Posted in Nominations
Posted on March 23, 2009.
2009 Annual Conference
- LMD list of sessions including CE Courses, Spotlight Sessions (3), Annual Business Meetings, Section events, Open Houses as well as other exciting sessions developed for you, our LMD members. Lists available on our website
. Updates and printable brochure will be only posted to the wiki (forthcoming)
See wiki for more details as well as lists of previous winners!
Much of our content is migrating to the Leadership & Management Wiki. If you haven't already, please create your SLA wiki account. More information is available on the SLA Wiki page
Patricia Cia is Coordinator, Technical Services & LIbrary Systems at Langara College. She is a LMD Director and Member of the Centennial Commission. Patricia can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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