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MLA Staff and Board

MLA Staff

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Deborah E. Mikula
Executive Director
(517) 881-1266
[email protected]

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Rachel Ash
Membership and Communications Director
(517) 881-6652
[email protected]

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Lisa Buttigieg
Administrative Assistant
(517) 881-1683
[email protected]

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Keeley Briggs
Database Coordinator
(517) 881-0496
[email protected]

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Amber Sheerin
Program and Event Director
(517) 881-3194
[email protected]

MLA Interns

Interested in interning with MLA? Click here to learn more about this opportunity. 

Kara MacKenzie

Kara MacKenzie
Social Media
Strategist Intern
Summer Semester 2022

Trinity Jones

Trinity Jones
Social Media
Strategist Intern
Fall Semester 2022

Hannah O'Malley

Hannah O'Malley
Social Media
Strategist Intern
Fall Semester 2022

Megan Peterson

Megan Peterson
Event Coordination Intern
Fall Semester 2022

Avery Thompson

Avery Thompson
Social Media
Strategist Intern
Spring Semester 2023

Thejas Varma

Thejas Varma
Social Media
Strategist Intern
Summer Semester 2023

Lexi Mohney

Lexi Mohney
Event Coordination Intern
Fall Semester 2023

Oliver Brown

Oliver Brown
Social Media
Strategist Intern
Spring Semester 2023

 

Board of Directors 2023-2024

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President:
Dillon Geshel 
Director 
Superiorland Library Cooperative

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Secretary/Treasurer:
Lisa Waskin

Director
Superior District Library

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Angela Badke
Instruction and Scholarly Communications Specialist 
Michigan Tech University

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Anne Heidemann
Tribal Librarian 
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Library

Mary Higginbottom Johnson

Mary Higginbottom Johnson
Associate Director of Operations
Muskegon Area District Library

Michele Howard

Michele Howard
Director
Traverse Area District Library

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Executive Committee:
Jenny Marr

Director
Capital Area District Libraries

Shauna Martz

Shaunna Martz
Regional Manager II
Kent District Library

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Deborah E. Mikula 
Executive Director
Michigan Library Association

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ALA Councillor:
Tashia Miller 
Outreach and Engagement Librarian
University of Michigan

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Executive Committee:
Christine Peele 
Assistant Director for Public Services
Detroit Public Library

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Randy Riley 
State Librarian
Library of Michigan

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Cathleen Russ 
Library Director
West Bloomfield Township Public Library

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Sophia Ward Brewer  
Serials and Collection Librarian
Grand Rapids Community College Library and Learning Commons

   
 


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