Acknowledgments | Library Journal Movers & Shakers 2019

The staffs of Library Journal and School Library Journal would like to thank the following for their participation in putting forward the names of those considered for inclusion here and for other recognition throughout the year.

The staffs of Library Journal and School Library Journal would like to thank the following for their participation in putting forward the names of those considered for inclusion here and for other recognition throughout the year.

Ali Abbas Mahmoud Abbas, Ministry of Culture & Knowledge Development, Umm alquwain, Salma Area, UAE;
Doaa Abdullah, Egypt’s Society for Culture & Development, Cairo;
Libby Albers, Hesston PL, KS;
Jade Alburo, UCLA Lib.;
Mona Aly, Egypt’s Society for Culture & Development (ESCD), Cairo;
Becca Andersen, Rx Savings Solutions, Overland Park, KS;
Laura Anderson, Board of Trustees, Fox River Grove Lib., IL;
Scott Anderson, Millersville Univ. Lib., PA;
Freya Anderson, Alaska State Lib., Juneau;
Loraine Anderton, Lac La Biche Cty. Lib. Board, Alta.;
Richard E. Ashby Jr., Black Caucus American Lib. Assn. (BCALA), Yeadon, PA;
Cosette Azzi, Assabil Assn., Beirut, Lebanon;
Susan Baier, McCracken Cty. PL, Paducah, KY;
R.P. Bajpai, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Grammodaya Univ., Madhya Pradesh, India;
Lesli Baker, Fulton Lib., Orem, UT;
Ray Baker, Miami-Dade PL Syst., FL;
Lisa K Baker, Univ. of Miami Libs., Coral Gables, FL;
Audrey Barbakoff, King Cty. Lib. Syst., Issaquah, WA;
Ann Barnes, Indianapolis PL;
Britta Barrett, King Cty. Lib. Syst., Issaquah, WA;
Judith Bearden, Marion Cty. Lib., Yellville, AR;
Lisa Becksford, Univ. Libs., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg;
Anne Belanger, Presque Isle Dist. Lib., Rogers City, MI;
Christina Bell, Bates Coll., Lewiston, ME;
Mostafa Bentalib, Bibliothèque Hay Hassani, Casablanca, Morocco;
Heather Beverley, Cook Memorial PL Dist., Libertyville, IL;
Betsey Blanche, Austin PL, TX;
Jill Boldenow, Ramsey Cty. Lib., Shoreview, MN;
Mary-Lou Boucouvalas, Louis T. Graves Memorial PL, Kennebunkport, ME;
Linda Braun, LEO, Seattle;
Robin Brenner, PL of Brookline, MA;
Karen Brooks, Pierce Cty. Lib., Gig Harbor, WA;
Elaine Brown, Avon Williams Campus Lib., Tennessee State Univ., Nashville;
Jeff Bullard, Free Lib. of Philadelphia—Neighborhood Lib. Svcs. Div.;
Clara Cabrera, WilmerHale, New York;
Beverly Cain, State Lib. of Ohio, Columbus;
Anita Calderon, Madison Metropolitan Sch. Dist., WI;
Hilary Cantwell, St. Paul’s Community Coll., Waterford, Ireland;
Michelle Carton, Tudor Elementary Sch., Anchorage, AK;
Gretchen Caserotti, Meridian Lib. Dist., ID;
Jon Cawthorne, Wayne State Univ. Lib. Syst., Detroit;
Mitchell Chamberlain, Avon Williams Campus Lib., Tennessee State Univ., Nashville;
Djillali Chatane, ICC PL, Djelfa, Algeria;
Mark Christel, Grinnell Coll. Libs., IA;
Debbie Clifton, Seminole Cty. PL, Casselberry, FL;
Sharon Coatney, Libs. Unlimited, Linwood, KS;
Maureen Cole, Oregon City PL, Oregon City;
Emily Compton-Dzak, Winnetka-Northfield PL Dist., IL;
Amber Conger, Kershaw Cty. Lib., Camden, SC;
Stephanie Conrad, Ballard H.S. Lib., Louisville, KY;
Nicole A. Cooke, SIS, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
Diane Cowen, Santa Cruz PLs, CA;
Michael Crumpton, UNC-Greensboro/North Carolina Lib. Assn.;
Darlene Cunningham, William F. Laman Lib., North Little Rock, AR;
Valerie Darst, Moberly Area Community Coll., MO;
Diana Davidson, National Network for Equitable Lib. Svcs. (NNELS) Funders Group, Edmonton, Alta;
Louise Ian de los Reyes Aquino, Metro-Dagupan Colls. Lib., Mangaldan, Pangasinan, Philippines;
Natalie DeJonghe, Oak Lawn PL, IL;
Nick Demske, Racine PL/BONK! Performance Series, Racine, WI;
Dave Demske, ???, Three Oaks, MI;
Melissa Dennis, Univ. of Mississippi Libs., University;
Debra Dennis, Phelps Lib. & STEAM Lab Makerspace, NY;
Allison Denny, Arlington PL, TX;
Maria Deptula, Berkeley Coll., Paramus, NJ;
Angel Diaz, UCLA Lib. Special Collections;
Allison Dobbie, Auckland Council, NZ;
Maplean Donaldson, John Brown Watson Memorial Lib., Univ. of Arkansas at Pine Bluff;
Jeanette Dorn, Lincoln Northeast H.S., NE;
Jessica Dorr, Bill & Melinda Gates Fdn., Seattle;
Michael Dowling, American Lib. Assn., Chicago;
Tracy Drake, Chicago PL;
Emily Drew, BookOps, Long Island City, NY;
Ellen Druda, Half Hollow Hills Community Lib., Dix Hills, NY;
Lindsey Dunn, EBSCO NoveList, Durham, NC;
Matthew Dyer, Columbus Libs., OH;
Gail Ebey, Medina Cty. Dist. Lib., OH;
Mohammed El Rifaie, Alex Centre for Multimedia & Libs. (ACML), Alexandria, Egypt;
Tana Elias, Madison PL, WI;
Erin Ellis, Indiana Univ. Bloomington;
Beth Elver, Mt. Horeb PL, WI;
Kate Eppler, San Francisco PL;
Bobby Erskine, Denver PL;
Joseph Esposito
, Clarke & Esposito, LLC, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY;
Matthew Esterman, Trinity Grammar Sch., Summer Hill, NSW;
Elijah Etuk, Annex Campus Lib., Univ. of Uyo (UNIUYO), Nigeria;
Heather Fach, Nashville;
Lusiella Fazzino, St. John’s Univ., Jamaica, NY;
Nicole Feld, Norton Commons Elementary, Prospect, KY;
Maryann Ferro, Levittown PL, NY;
Penny-Lynn Fielding, Kitchener PL, Ont.;
Tomi Finn, Prince William PL–Chinn Park Regional Lib., VA;
Taryn Fisher, Chausow Shaker, PC, Highland Park, IL;
Bruce Flanders, Mabee Lib., Olathe, KS;
Holly Flynn, Michigan State Univ. Libs., East Lansing;
Michael Fosmire, Purdue Univ. Libs., West Lafayette, IN;
Jenna Freedman, Barnard Coll. Lib., New York;
Lauren Freeman, Indianapolis PL;
Ann Frenkel, Univ. of California, Riverside;
Erica Freudenberger, Southern Adirondack Lib. Syst., Saratoga Springs, NY;
Melissa Frost, Children’s Sch. of Rochester, NY;
Rachel Fryd, Free Lib. of Philadelphia;
Liz Fultz, Washington-Centerville PL, OH;
Denise Funk, DeKalb Cty. PL, Decatur, GA;
Carolyn Gamtso, Univ. of New Hampshire at Manchester Lib.;
Sheila Garcia, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor;
Laura Gardner, Dartmouth Middle Sch. Lib., MA;
Kiara Garrett, Charlotte Mecklenburg Lib., NC;
Alix Gerz, Free Lib. of Philadelphia;
Carol Ghattas, Linebaugh PL, Rutherford Cty. Lib. Syst., Murfreesboro, TN;
Sherry Gick, Five Star Technology Solutions, Sellersburg, IN;
Fawn Gillespie, Hagaman Memorial Lib., East Haven, CT;
Jennifer Giltrop, LSSI, Rockville, MD;
Joanna Goldfarb, Valley Cottage Free Lib., NY;
Kristin Gray, TLC, Inwood, WV;
Heidi Greenberg, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Lib., Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City;
Jessica Gribble, ABC-CLIO, Broomfield, CO;
Asia Gross, St. Charles City–Cty. Lib., MO;
Eilidh Hall, LaGrange Sch. Dist.–Ideal Sch., Countryside, IL;
Lisa Hamilton, Austin PL, TX;
Susan Hanks, California State Lib., Sacramento;
Rolf Hapel, iSchool, Univ. of Washington, Seattle;
Jane Harrison, Anderson Sch. Dist. One, Williamston, SC;
Kimberly Harville, Shelby Cty. Schs., Memphis;
Monica Heath, Medina Cty. Dist. Lib./Friends of Medina Cty. Dist. Lib., OH;
Beth Heldebrandt, Booth Lib./Eastern Illinois Univ., Charleston;
Nicholas Higgins, Brooklyn PL;
Corinne Hill, Chattanooga PL;
Cynthia Hirtzel, Friends of the Lib., Hubbard PL, OH;
Antoinette Hoagland, Free Lib. of Philadelphia;
Justin Hoenke, Benson Memorial Lib., Titusville, PA;
Marci Hoffman, Univ. of California, Berkeley Law;
Diane Hogan, East Greenwich Free Lib., RI;
Mallory Hoke, Dean B. Ellis Lib., Arkansas State Univ., Jonesboro;
Jordan Howard, Memphis PLs;
John Huddy, Handley Regional Lib. Syst., Winchester, VA;
Melanie Huggins, Richland Lib., Columbia, SC;
Alexandra Humphreys, Arizona State Univ. Lib., Phoenix;
Martha Hutzel, Central Rappahannock Regional Lib., Fredericksburg, VA;
Barbara Ittner, Libraries Unlimited, Denver;
Lorin Jackson, Swarthmore Coll., PA;
Robin Jacobsen, Prince George’s Cty. Memorial Lib. Syst., Largo, MD;
Anne Jamieson, Deerfield PL, IL;
Samar Jammoul, Safadi Fdn., Maarad—Tripoli, Libya;
Betty Jo Jarvis, Stones River Regional Lib., Murfreesboro, TN;
Gabriel Jimenez, Univ. of Puerto Rico Lib. Syst., San Juan;
Abby Johnson, Floyd Cty. Lib., New Albany, IN;
Ann Johnson, Arlington Heights, IL;
Jason Johnson, Spokane PL;
Sara Jones, Marin Cty. Free Lib., San Rafael, CA;
Christine Jones, Fairfax Cty. PL, VA;
Asa Kachan, Halifax PLs, Dartmouth, NS;
Lora-Lynn Kahler, York Cty. Libs., PA;
Susan Kaplan, Sunnyvale PL, CA;
Jill Keller, PL of Cincinnati & Hamilton Cty., West End Branch;
Madeline Kelly, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA;
Fatima Khalil, Sudanese National Lib., Khartoum;
Carolyn Kirio, Kapolei Middle Sch., HI;
Carol Kirkpatrick, Laman Lib., North Little Rock, AR;
Elaine Kociolek, California State Univ. Maritime Acad., Vallejo;
Regina Koury, Paul Robeson Lib., Rutgers Univ.–Camden, NJ;
Roberta Kuzyk-Burton, Calgary PL, Alta.;
Rosalind LaCour, Natchitoches Parish Lib., LA;
Cecilia LaFrance, Jefferson Cty. PL, Lakewood, CO;
Nancy Jo Lambert, Reedy H.S., Frisco ISD, TX;
Tracy LaStella, Middle Country PL, Centereach, NY;
Lori Latimer, Pope Cty. Lib., Russellville, AR;
Jennifer Lautzenheiser, Middle Georgia Regional Lib., Macon;
Laura Lay, San Francisco PL;
Sarah LeMire, Texas A&M Univ. Libs., Coll. Station;
Susan Dove Lempke, Niles-Maine Dist. Lib., IL;
Noah Lenstra, LIS, Univ. of North Carolina at Greensboro; Kirsten Leonard, Private Academic Lib. Network of Indiana, Indianapolis;
Claire Leverett, NC LIVE, Raleigh;
Sue Levinsohn, Cuyahoga Cty. PL, Brooklyn Branch, OH;
Gina Levitan, Henry Birnbaum Lib., Pace Univ., New York;
Kathleen Lewin, Pleasant Valley Sch. Lib. Media Ctr., Mullica Hill, NJ;
Terri Lewis, Boulder PL, CO;
Alisa Libby, SLIS, Simmons Univ., Boston;
Eric Linderman, Willoughby-Eastlake PL, OH;
Mindy Linetzky, San Francisco PL;
Laura Lintz, Henrietta PL, Rochester, NY;
Tiffany Lipstreu, Otterbein Univ., Westerville, OH;
Dylan Little, Mid-Continent PL, Independence, MO;
Edward Little, Natural Resources Canada, Calgary, Alta.;
Sallie Lockhart, Dallas PL;
Jarmalar Logan, Lambs Elementary Sch., North Charleston, SC;
Casey Long, Agnes Scott Coll., Decatur, GA;
Miriam Lytle, Gail Borden PL Dist., Elgin, IL;
Ray McBride, Beaufort Cty. Lib. Syst., SC;
Melinda MacCall, DCPL;
Kathy McCarthy, TIND, Oakland;
Catherine McElrath, Broward Cty. Libs. Div., Fort Lauderdale, FL;
Kelly McElroy, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis;
Christina McGrath, Pueblo Community Coll. Lib., CO;
Daniel McKee, Cornell Univ. Lib., Kroch Asia Lib., Ithaca, NY;
Sue McKerracher, Australian Lib. & Information Assn., Deakin;
Bridgette McKinzie, Chicago PL;
Elise MacLennan, Wellesley Free Lib., MA;
Morgan McMillian, Lake Travis Community Lib., Austin, TX;
Susan McMillin, Oak Ridge Elementary Sch., Palos Hills, IL;
Shannon McNeice, Sedgwick M.S. Lib., West Hartford, CT;
Kelleen Maluski, Sarah Lawrence Coll., Yonkers, NY;
Terry Manuel, Kentucky Dept. for Libs. & Archives, Frankfort;
Kate Marek, SIS, Dominican Univ., River Forest, IL;
Joe Marquez, Reed Coll. Lib., Portland, OR;
Mary Ann Mavrinac, Univ. of Rochester, NY;
Ashley Maynor, Lib. Collective, New York;
Rochelle Mazar, River Campus Libs., Univ. of Rochester, NY;
Maggie Melo, SILS, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Craig Menzies, Glasgow Libs., Scotland;
Meg Metcalf, Lib. of Congress;
Ryan Miller, J. Murrey Atkins Lib. at UNC-Charlotte;
Shakema Miller, Brooklyn PL;
Tanisha Mitchell, Freeport Memorial Lib./Metropolitan Opera, NY;
Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, New Jersey State Lib., Trenton;
Khadija Mohsin, Dubai PL;
Teighlor Molignaro, Pottsboro Area PL, TX;
Margie Moore, Paul Sawyier PL, Frankfort, KY;
Shannon Moreno, Univ. of Michigan Libs., Ann Arbor;
Rebecca Morris, Sch. Lib. Connection, ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, CA;
Trish Murphy, La Grange Sch. Dist. 105, IL;
Vanessa Nastro, Port Washington PL, NY;
Kim Needle, American Heritage Sch., Delray Beach, FL;
Sasha Neri, Chicago PL;
Nancy Ness, Arlington PL, TX;
Cathy Nestlinger, Seventh Ave. Elementary Sch., La Grange, IL;
Mamie Ney, Auburn PL, ME;
Karen Okamoto, John Jay Coll. Lib., CUNY;
Kate Olson, Bangor Sch. Dist., WI;
Kindra Orr, IUPUI Univ. Lib.;
Mary Jo Orzech, Drake Memorial Lib., Brockport, NY;
Adetoun Oyelude, Univ. of Ibadan, Nigeria;
Esperanza Pacheco, Englewood PL, NJ;
James Parrott, Lewis & Clark Lib., Helena, MT;
Blair Parsons, Austin PL, TX;
Jennifer Pate, Collier Lib., Univ. of North Alabama, Florence;
Cherity Pennington, Shawnee Pub. Schs., OK;
Marcela Peres, Lewiston PL, ME;
Madeline Pinelli, Northbrook PL, IL;
Brian Plummer, Riverina Regional Lib., Wagga Wagga, NSW;
Mark Aaron Polger, Coll. of Staten Island Lib., CUNY;
David Polk, WFMT, Chicago;
Amy Price, Princeton City Schs., Cincinnati;
Saverio Provenzano, Wyandanch, NY;
Andrea Puglisi, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA;
Raymond Pun, Alder Graduate Sch. of Education, Redwood City, CA;
Nader Qaimari, Follett, McHenry, IL;
Joyce Radcliff, Tennessee State Univ.–Avon Williams Lib., Nashville;
Grace Radkins, Chicago;
Eva Raison, Brooklyn PL;
Sharon Randall, Charleston Cty. Sch. Dist., SC;
Melissa Ray, Robinson Elementary–Clear Creek ISD, Seabrook, TX;
Alex Reczkowski, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA;
Maria Redburn, Bedford PL, TX;
Carla Riemer, Claremont Middle Sch., Oakland;
Emily Rimland, Pennsylvania State, University Park;
Bernadette Rivard, Bellingham PL, MA;
Bonnie Roalsen, Dedham PL, MA; Diane Roche, Santa Clara Cty. Lib. Dist., Campbell, CA;
Lisa Rodkey, Grand Haven, MI;
Luis Rodriguez, Butler PL, NJ;
Lisa Rosenblum, King Cty. Lib. Syst., Issaquah, WA;
Link Ross, Free Lib. of Philadelphia;
Karen Rupp-Serrano, Univ. of Oklahoma Libs., Norman;
Lenore Russo, Horry Cty. Lib.–Carolina Forest Branch, Myrtle Beach, SC;
Emad Saleh, Helwan Univ., Cairo, Egypt; Dorothea Salo, iSchool, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison;
Nisreen Samara, Birzeit Univ. Lib., Ramalah, Palestine;
Ann Santori, Cook Memorial PL, Libertyville, IL;
Elizabeth Sargent, Houston PL, TX;
Kathy Sarna, Wm. F. Laman PL Syst.–Argenta Branch Lib., North Little Rock, AR;
Rivkah Sass, Sacramento PL, CA;
Gretchen Schulz, Schaumburg Twp. Dist. Lib., IL;
Erin Shea, Ferguson Lib., Stamford, CT;
Amelia Shelley, Fort Vancouver Regional Lib. Dist., Vancouver, WA;
Leanne Sheppard, Charles Pinckney Elementary, Mount Pleasant, SC;
Carol Shepstone, Ryerson Lib. & Archives, Toronto;
Gene Shimshock, Dublin, OH;
Caroline Siecke-Pape, Valley Cottage, NY;
Susan Skitowski, Toledo Lucas Cty. PL;
Annelise Sklar, UC–San Diego Lib., La Jolla;
Fred Smith, Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro;
Catherine Soehner, Eccles Health Sciences Lib., Salt Lake City;
Lynne Soukup, Westborough PL, MA;
Shannon Sparkman, Page PL, AZ;
Faith Spinks, Meadowcreek H.S., Norcross, GA;
Lisa St. John, Osage Creek Elementary, Bentonville, AR;
Pixie Stardust, Flinders Univ., Bedford Park, South Australia;
Jennifer Steele, Chicago PL;
Brittani Sterling, Georgia State Univ., Alpharetta;
Allie Stevens, Calhoun Cty. Lib., Hampton, AR;
Nathan Stevens, Darkside of Learning, Raleigh, NC;
Lauren Striebel, St. Louis Cty. Lib.;
Gwyn Stupar, Oakton Community Coll. Lib., Mt. Prospect, IL;
Janet Swatscheno, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago;
Carol Ann Tack, Merrick Lib., NY;
Talat Shabbir, ISSI, Islamabad, Pakistan;
Anna Taylor, Katy ISD, TX;
Karen Taylor, East Greenwich Free Lib., RI;
Heather Thompson, Kenosha PL, WI;
Jennifer Thrift, Charles Pinckney Elementary, Mount Pleasant, SC;
Rebekah Tierney, Waltham H.S., MA;
Hosea Tokwe, Midlands State Univ., Gweru, Zimbabwe;
Mary Jo Torgeson, Anchorage PL, AK;
Jaime Townsend, Memorial Pkwy. JHS, Katy, TX;
Jaimee Troutt, Lewis Cty. PL, Hohenwald, TN;
Mostafa Tuhami, Misr PL, Cairo, Egypt; Miriam Tuliao, Penguin Random House, New York;
Sally Turbitt, Australian Lib. & Information Assn., Kincumber, NSW;
Ariel Turner, Kennesaw State Univ., GA;
Patricia Uttaro, Rochester PL & Monroe Cty. Lib. Syst., NY;
Crystal Vicente, Valdosta City Schs. W.G. Nunn Elementary, GA;
Eva Volin, Alameda Free Lib., CA;
Karen Walker, Orkney Lib. & Archive, Kirkwall, Scotland;
Maura Walsh, Washington State Lib., Olympia;
Elizabeth Webb Peterman, Spring Avenue/Dist. 105, Aurora, IL;
Steven Weiss, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libs.;
Pam Welford, Port Adelaide Enfield Lib. Svc., South Australia;
Susan Wengler, Kurt R. Schmeller Lib., Queensborough Community Coll., CUNY, Bayside;
Lance Werner, Kent Dist. Lib., Comstock Park, MI;
Tiffany Whitehead, Episcopal Sch. of Baton Rouge, LA;
Barbara Wild, Anchorage Sch. Dist., AK;
Stanley Wilder, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge;
Amber Williams, Spokane Cty. Lib. Dist.;
Rebecca Winning, Jefferson Cty. PL, Lakewood, CO;
David Woodbury, North Carolina State Univ. Libs., Raleigh;
Amie Wright, Edmonton PL, Alta.;
Erin Wyatt, Highland Middle Sch. Learning Ctr., Libertyville Dist. 70, IL;
Beth Yoke, PL of Cincinnati & Hamilton Cty.;
Michelle Young, Waimea PL, HI;
Laura Younkin, Ballard H.S., Louisville, KY;
Violette Yousseph Attieh, Batroun, Lebanon;
Diane Zabel, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park;
Heba Abd Elmawgoud Attia Zahra, Maadi PL, Cairo, Egypt

 

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