The Nominating Committee for SLA's Leadership and Management Division announced the successful candidates for the following positions:
Chair-elect: Dee Magnoni
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.
Secretary: 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.
Candidates will take office in January 2010.
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