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NAHSL: Executive Board

Executive Board

Elected Officers

Chair

Rebecca Morin

Rebecca Morin, MLIS, MAS 
Oct 2022 - Oct 2023
Tufts University
rebecca.morin@tufts.edu

Past Chair 

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Rachel Lerner, MSLS, AHIP 
Oct 2022 - Oct 2023
Quinnipiac University
rachel.lerner@quinnipiac.edu

Interim Secretary

image of Rachel Lerner

Rachel Lerner, MSLS, AHIP 
Oct 2022 - Oct 2023
Quinnipiac University
rachel.lerner@quinnipiac.edu

Treasurer

Paige Scudder

Paige Scudder, MLIS 
Oct 2022 - Oct 2025
Tufts University
paige.n.scudder@gmail.com

Chair-Elect
 

Eugenia Opuda

Eugenia Opuda, MLS, MEd
Oct 2022 - Oct 2023
University of New Hampshire
eugenia.opuda@unh.edu

Chapter Council Representative

Tim Kenny

Tim Kenny, MLS 
Apr 2021 - Apr 2024
Maine Medical Center
tkenny@mmc.org

Chapter Council
Alternate

Catherine Carr

Catherine Carr, MLIS, AHIP
May 2022 - May 2024
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
catherine.carr@umassmed.edu

MLA Nominating Committee

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Dina McKelvy, MLS, AHIP
Oct 2021 - Oct 2024
Maine Medical Center
mckeld1@mmc.org


Committees and Representatives

Below is a list of NAHSL committees, including brief descriptions of their functions, along with names of each Committee Chair and their term dates. If you are interested in volunteering to work on a committee, please contact the NAHSL Chair or Committee Chairs directly.

 

ARCHIVES COMMITTEE

Chair: Bridget Gunn (Oct 2022 - Oct 2024)

Overall maintenance of NAHSL's archives, both digital and print. Makes decisions about appropriateness of placement of materials in the archives. Reviews the archival collection on a regular basis.

 

BYLAWS COMMITTEE

Chair: Jillian Silverberg (Oct 2021 - Oct 2023)

Annual review of the Chapter's Bylaws, Executive Board Handbook, and other official documents for clarity and currency; proposing revisions to these documents to the Executive Board and the membership as needed; and interpreting these documents for the Executive Board and the membership when questions arise.

 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Conference Chair 2022: Marissa Iverson (Oct 2022 - Oct 2023)

Organized two years prior to each annual conference and typically includes the Chair of the host state’s group, a Conference Co-chair (appointed by the Conference Chair and approved by the Executive Board), and three ex- officio members as follows: the NAHSL Chair, the NAHSL Treasurer, and the NAHSL Education Chair. 

 

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Chair: Eugenia Opuda (Oct 2021 - Oct 2023)

Selects, plans, sponsors, and evaluates CE offerings for both the annual NAHSL meeting and also for other times during the year; coordinates MLA webcasts; conducts assessments of NAHSL members’ educational needs.

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Treasurer: Paige Scudder (Oct 2022 - Oct 2025)

Advises and assists NAHSL Treasurer with preparing and monitoring budget, including all revenue sources and expenditures. Provides guidance to Treasurer on all fiscal matters.

 

GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Chair: VACANT

Serves as a conduit for communication between NAHSL and MLA Governmental Relations Committee. Monitors existing and pending legislation and the implementation of public laws and actions by state/federal executive departments as reflected in proposed and existing regulations. 

 

MARKETING COMMITTEE

Chair: Courtney Brombosz (Nov 2021- Nov 2023)

Committee is two-fold; (1) to raise awareness of and promote the value of the organization to health sciences librarians in the region, and (2) support and advocate for the value of health sciences librarianship to stakeholders including hospital and academic administrations, health care providers, and the public.

 

MEMBERSHIP

Chair: Jessica Kilham (Nov 2022 - Nov 2024)

Reviews, recommends, and assists in the implementation of policies to promote membership in the association. Assists with planning and evaluation of membership promotion efforts. Assists with implementing specific membership development strategies, such as prospective member list development, telephone follow-up, and new member welcome and reception.

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Chair: Rachel Lerner (Oct 2022 - Oct 2024)

Collects names to be added to the slate for election to the NAHSL Executive Board. Solicits NAHSL Achievement Award nominations and recommends awardee(s) to Executive Board.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chair: Mike Mannheim (Oct 2022 - Oct 2024)

Advertises, reviews, and awards financial reimbursement for professional development opportunities and the Jay Daly Grant to NAHSL members based on established criteria.

 

TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT COMMITTEE

Chair: Dana Haugh (Oct 2021 - Oct 2023)

Responsible for providing access to all of the NAHSL Technology platforms for members, which currently includes the Listservs (General and Executive Board), Libguides, (general, executive board, Conference Committee, Annual Conferences, etc.), Blog, Twitter feed, nahsl.org and membership database; provides troubleshooting and assistance (as needed) for board members and other volunteers in using the organizations’ technology platforms; serves as the vendor contact for the associated products.

Committee Members:
Lisa Adriani
Len Levin

 

Executive Board Meetings

State Representatives

ARIHSL

VACANT

 

CAHSL

VACANT

 

Maine

Ashley Duguay, MLIS
Nov 2021 - Nov 2023
MaineHealth | Maine Medical Center
aduguay@mmc.org

 

MAHSLIN

Chloe Rotman, MLIS
Nov 2022 - Apr 2024
Boston Children's Hospital
Chloe.Rotman@childrens.harvard.edu

 

NH-VT

Gary Atwood, MSLIS
Oct 2021 - Oct 2024
University of Vermont
gary.atwood@uvm.edu

Liaisons & Representatives

NNLM, NER

Jessica Kilham, MLIS, AHIP
​UMass Medical School
jessica.kilham@umassmed.edu

 

CREDENTIALING

Jason Smith, MLS
VA Medical Center - Boston Healthcare System
jason.smith30@va.gov