Tuesday, February 9, 2010


[source: E-News from the ISL February 5, 2010]
Congratulations to the following individuals selected to take part in Synergy: The Illinois Library Leadership Initiative 2010, the statewide library community's movement to recruit and nurture future Illinois library leaders.
*Anthony Auston, Palatine Public Library District
*Emily R. Compton-Dzak, Deerfield Public Library
*John I. Ericson, Schaumburg Township District Library
*John R. Fischer, Bloomington Public Library
*Sue Foster, Rock Island Public Library
*Ryan A. Franklin, Mattoon Public Library
*Jeanne Hamilton, Helen Matthes Library, Effingham
*Liz M. Hubert, Barrington Area Library
*Lauren A. Jensen, Monmouth College Hewes Library, Monmouth
*Robert Jones, Illinois State Library
*Esmeralda M. Kale, Herskovits Library of African Studies, Northwestern University
*Susan L. Kunkle, Forest Park Public Library
*Kathy M. Ladell, Northlake Public Library District
*Heather Love Beverley, Cook Memorial Public Library District, Libertyville
*Laura A. Lowe, Des Plaines Valley Public Library District, Lockport Branch Library, Lockport
*Dianne L. Ludwig, Addison Public Library
*Kathy Lynch, Chase Elementary School, Chicago
*Courtney Anne O'Keefe, Des Plaines Public Library
*Susan B. Parsons, Plainfield Public Library District
*Kerrin K. Riley, Hinsdale Central High School
*Christine M. Ross, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield
*Deborah Shippy, Moline Public Library
*Anne Slaughter, Oak Park Public Library
*Liz Steffensen, Huntley Area Public Library
*Carrie Straka, Vernon Area Public Library District, Lincolnshire
*Penny S. Sympson, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Northbrook
*Andrea L. Vernola, Woodstock Public Library
*Eric Werthmann, Acorn Public Library, Oak Forest
*Frances Whaley, Jacobs Library, Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby
*Rita Ziemlo Perona, Elmhurst Public Library
The first three-day Synergy seminar will take place April 20-22 at Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center in Utica. Synergy is sponsored by Shawnee Library System, the Illinois State Library and the Illinois Library Association.