Professional Development Committee

About the Committee


To promote continuing education and professional development activities among the membership.


Comprised of all six board members-at-large; chaired by a second-year board member.  See the ALAO Procedures Manual for more information.

Chair: Julia Gustafson, College of Wooster

Member Positions:

Jeff Franks, University of Akron
Moriana Garcia, Denison University
Heidi Gauder, University of Dayton
Suzanne Smailes, Wittenberg University
Carissa Thatcher, Cincinnati Christian University

Membership Positions:
Elizabeth Mady, Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library

Ex-officio Position (ACRL Liaison):
Katie Blocksidge, Ohio State University, Newark

Specific Activities

Please see the Mentoring Program page if you would like to participate as a Mentor or Mentee.

Please see the ALAO Procedures Manual for additional committee activities.
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