Past President, Colorado Association of Libraries
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For Immediate Release: 11/14/08
Colorado Library Leaders
Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) is pleased to announce the participants in the first CAL Leadership Institute. The group includes participants from all areas of librarianship including public, academic, school and special libraries who represent libraries from across Colorado.
The first participants in the 2008/9 Colorado Association of Libraries Leadership Institute include:
Brooke Phillips Andrade, Adams State College
Daphne Davis, Wilkinson Public Library
Heather Domangue, Colorado Springs District 11
Annie Epperson, University of Northern Colorado
Elizabeth Flores, Pueblo City-County Library District
Traci Geganto, High Plains Library District
Matthew Hamilton, University of Colorado at Boulder
Sandy Hudock, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
Chandra Jones, Rangeview Library District
Liz Keating, Jefferson County Schools
Zeth Lietzau, Colorado State Library
Richard Lyda, Arapahoe Library District
Suzanne McGowan, Jefferson County Public Library
Currie Meyer, Bud Werner Memorial Library, Steamboat Springs
Dawn Middleton, Loveland Public Library
Terri Mondschein, Delta County Public Library District
Denise Muniz, Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, Broomfield
Karen Pardue, Colorado State University, Pueblo
Victoria Petersen, Mancos Public Library
Becky Russell, Denver Public Library
Charlene Swansen, Mancos Public Library
Stephen Sweeney, St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
Laurie Van Court, Douglas County Libraries
Jordana Vincent, Douglas County Libraries
The Leadership Institute is designed to develop outstanding leaders within CAL and the Colorado library community. Participants will engage in a year-long process of leadership development activities including self-assessment, networking, and skills development. Program goals include:
* Explore and understand personal leadership styles.
* Develop key relationship among participants, presenters, and the larger library community through inquiry (listening and understanding others), advocacy (learning about issues and taking a stand), and networking (building collaborative networks and creating coalitions for change).
* Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance leadership skills.
For more information, please contact Martin Garnar, the past president of the Colorado Association of Libraries at 303.964.5459 or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.