Resume

Profile

Experienced library manager with a focus on digital literacy training and job readiness, who expertly identifies needs and opportunities and innovates their solutions for her organization and customers. She works with any and every tool and technology at her disposal and advocates and leads the charge for others to do the same.

Professional Experience

Brooklyn Public Library – Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood Library Supervisor |2017 – Present

Queens Library – Jamaica, NY
Assistant Community Library Manager |2017
Job & Business Academy Manager | 2014 – 2017
Outreach Librarian | 2010 – 2014
Young Adult Librarian | 2007 – 2010
Librarian Trainee | 2006 – 2007

Education

Public Library Administration Certificate – Long Island University, Palmer School of Information Science | 2012
MLS – City University of New York, Queens College | 2007
BFA – Fine Arts – City University of New York, Brooklyn College | 2004
AAS – Fine Arts – State University of New York, Fashion Institute of Technology | 2002

Professional Organizations

Urban Librarians Unite
Board Chair | 2015 – Present
Chair | Education Committee 2015 – Present
Board Member | 2012 – 2015
Director of Communications and Operations | 2009 – 2015

New York Library Association – Leadership and Management Section
Board Member at Large | 2015-present
Past President | 2015
President | 2014
President Elect/Vice President | 2013
Legislative Committee Representative | 2014 – present
Board Member at Large | 2012-2013

American Library Association
Councilor at Large – ALA Council | 2012-2018
Member – Presidential Task Force on Electronic Communication in Council | 2014
Member – ALA Committee on Library Advocacy | 2012-2016
ALA Emerging Leader | 2011

Young Adult Library Services Association
Member – Teen Tech Week Committee | 2011

Awards

Library Journal Mover and Shaker Award | 2015
Gale Cengage Award for Excellence in Reference & Adult Library Services | 2015
Gale Cengage Librarian Superhero Award | 2013