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Girouard, Linné

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Sergeant-At-Arms, 2003-
  • 2020 National Program Committee, Member, 2018-2020
  • Rising Stars Program,
    • Chair, 2018-2020
    • Committee Member, 2017-2020
    • Project Coordinator, 2017-2018
    • Public Policy Toolkit, Mentor, 2014-2015
  • Insight Task Force and 1st Cohort, 2018
  • MLA Nominating Committee, Nominee 2015-2016
  • Joint MLA/AAHSL Legislative Task Force
    • Chair, 2013-2015
    • Member, 2011-2015
  • 2012 National Program Committee, Member & Hospital Libraries Liaison, 2011-2012
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Member, 1987-
    • Programming Review Task Force, Chair, 2011-2012
    • Chair, 2010-2011          
    • Nominating Committee
      • Chair, 2010-2011
      • Member, 2002-2003
    • Finance Committee, Chair, 2010-2011
    • Program Chair, 2008-2009
    • Chair Elect, 2008-2008
    • Standards Committee, Member, 2006-2009
    • 2003 National Program Committee, Member, 2000-2003
    • Membership Committee
      • Member, 1999-2001
      • Chair, 2000-2001
    • Awards Committee, Member, 1999-2000
    • Continuing Education Committee, 1999-2000 
  • Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship
    • Jury Member, 1999-2000
    • Jury Chair, 2000-2001

 

Chapter
  • South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association
    • Parliamentarian, 2018-
    • Local Arrangements Committee, Exhibits Chair, 2022
    • Finance Committee
      • Chair, 2003-2004
      • Member, 2002-2003, 2018-2019
  • Nominating Committee
    • Chair, 2003-2004
    • Member, 1998-1999
  • Immediate Past President, 2003-2004
  • President, 2002-2003
  • President Elect, 2001-2002
  • Program Committee
    • Co-Chair, 2001-2003
    • Member, 1999-2000, 1996-1997, 1995-1996
  • Continuing Education Committee,
    • Chair, 1999-2000
    • Member, 1997-1999, 1995-1996
  • Bylaws Committee, Member,1998-2000, 20182020
  • Hospital Library Interest Section
    • Nominating Committee Chair, 1998-1999
    • President, 1995-1998
    • Program Committee Chair, 1997

 

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 2022
  • President’s Award for Rising Stars, 2020
  • Hospital Libraries Section Scroll of Exemplary Service, Multiple years
Other Awards
  • South Central Chapter Distinguished Service Award, 2014

 

Other Accomplishments & Activities (selected)

  • Journal of Hospital Librarianship Editorial Board, Member, 2018-
  • National Network of Libraries of Medicine/South Central Chapter Hospital Library Advisory Board, Member, 2016-
  • MLA Cancer Librarians Section, First Place, Elevator Speech Video Competition, 2011
  • Instructor, MLA Continuing Education Course: Management and Leadership from the Middle
  • MLA South Central Chapter Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK, October 2019 MLA Middle Atlantic Chapter, Richmond VA, October 23, 2022

 

Publications (5 representative)

  • Hospital Libraries Section Standards Committee, Bandy M, Doyle JD, Fladger A, Frumento KS, Girouard L, Hayes S, Rourke D. Standards for hospital libraries 2007: Hospital Libraries Section Standards Committee. J Med Libr Assoc. 2008 Apr;96(2);162-9. doi: 10.3163/1536-5050.96.2.162. PMID: 18379675; PMCID: PMC2268237.
  • Girouard L, Walters M.  SCC/MLA Salary Survey 2000. MLA South Central Chapter, 2000. 

 

Professional Positions

  • Houston Methodist Hospital System, Texas
    • Librarian, 1986–
  • Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center Library
    • Night manager, 1979–1986
  • Coordinator, Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library, February 1984– May 1986

 

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 Education

  • MLIS, University of Texas, Austin, 1985
  • BA, University of Houston, Texas, 1981

 

 

Contributed by Barbara Epstein

 

 

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