Contact Us | Donate | Advertise Follow us on TwitterFollow us on facebookFollow us on LinkedIn

About

Leaders

Board of Directors

The MLA Board of Directors is elected by MLA members. The Executive Director is an ex officio nonvoting member of the board.

Past leaders (Presidents, Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee members) are found here.

NamePosition
Teresa L. Knott, AHIP
Virginia Commonwealth University
President
Barbara A. Epstein, AHIP, FMLA
University of Pittsburgh
President-Elect
Michelle Kraft
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Immediate Past President
Amy Blevins
Indiana University School of Medicine
Member
Keith W. Cogdill
National Institutes of Health
Member
Melissa De Santis, AHIP
University of Colorado
Member
Heidi Heilemann, AHIP
Stanford University
Member
Melissa L Rethlefsen
University of Utah
Member
Chris Shaffer, AHIP
Oregon Health & Science University
Treasurer
Lisa K. Traditi, AHIP
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Secretary
Jodi L. Philbrick, AHIP
University of North Texas
Section Council Liaison
Melissa Ratajeski, AHIP
University of Pittsburgh
Chapter Council Liaison
Kevin Baliozian
Medical Library Association
Executive Director

Executive Committee

NamePosition
Teresa L. Knott, AHIP
Virginia Commonwealth University
President
Barbara A. Epstein, AHIP, FMLA
University of Pittsburgh
President-Elect
Michelle Kraft
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Immediate Past President
Chris Shaffer, AHIP
Oregon Health & Science University
Treasurer
Kevin Baliozian
Medical Library Association
Executive Director

Appointed Officials

The MLA Board of Directors appoints members to support the work of the association.

NamePosition
Katherine Goold Akers
Journal of the Medical Library Association Editor
Kevin Baliozian
Medical Library Association
Executive Director
Linné Girouard, AHIP
Sergeant-at-Arms
Richard James
MEDLIB-L Coordinator
Cheryl Rowan
MLA News Editor
Patricia Thibodeau, AHIP, FMLA
Duke University
Parliamentarian