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Organizing Committees

2020 National Program Committee

National Program Committee (NPC) members set the course for the largest gathering of medical librarians and health information professionals in the world. The NPC selects the meeting theme, logo, schedule, and keynote speakers for the McGovern Lecture and Wednesday plenary sessions. The NPC issues the call for submissions for papers, lightning talks, and posters and promotes the meeting.

NamePosition
Janna C. Lawrence, AHIP
University of Iowa
Chair
Melissa De Santis, AHIP
University of Colorado
Cochair
Stephanie C. Kerns
Dartmouth College
LAC Cochair
Tami Wilkerson
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
LAC Cochair
Andrea H. Denton
University of Virginia
Member
Linné Girouard, AHIP
Houston Methodist
Member
Karen Gutzman
Northwestern University
Member
Liz Kellermeyer
National Jewish Health
Member
Nandita S. Mani
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Member
Andrea C. Kepsel, AHIP
Michigan State University
Education Annual Planning Committee Liaison
Darlene Parker-Kelly
Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science
Member
Melissa L Rethlefsen, AHIP
University of Florida
Member
Martin Wood, AHIP
Florida State University
Member
Michelle L Zafron, AHIP
University at Buffalo
Member
Harold S Bright, IV, AHIP
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Section Council Liaison
Cristina Pope, AHIP
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Chapter Council Liaison
Julia Esparza, AHIP
Louisiana State Univ. HSC
Board Liaison
Gabriel R. Rios
Indiana University
InSight Initiative Liaison
Kevin Baliozian
Medical Library Association
Executive Director
Debra Cavanaugh
Medical Library Association
Staff Liaison, Contributed Content
Kate E. Corcoran
Medical Library Association
Staff Liaison
Martha Lara
Medical Library Association
Staff Liaison, Marketing & Communications; Liaison to LAC
Maria Lopez
Medical Library Association
Staff Liaison

2020 Local Assistance Committee

Local Assistance Committee (LAC) members promote the meeting city, provide local support, and welcome attendees. The LAC plans the annual invitation at the prior year’s meeting, prepares the restaurant guide, plans library tours, and hosts the hospitality information booth.

NamePosition
Stephanie C. Kerns
Dartmouth College
LAC Cochair
Tami Wilkerson
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
LAC Cochair

You're Invited!

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