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2016-2017 MeLCat Advisory Committee

Thank you to all who responded to the call for service on the MeLCat Advisory Committee. The purpose of the committee is to advise the State Librarian on policies for the statewide catalog and resource-sharing system. Specific areas of focus include database standards, MeLCat system evaluation, borrowing and lending policies, and best practices.

Members from across the state are appointed for two-year staggered terms and represent a variety of types of libraries and library automation systems. The committee brings together staff with a wide range of backgrounds to promote an integrated approach to policy design and problem solving.

2016-2017 MeLCat Advisory Committee:

  • Deb Biggs (Co-Chair) – Library of Michigan
  • Jill Brown – Deckerville Public Library
  •  Mike Burgmeier – Northern Michigan University
  •  Robert Chartrand – East Lansing Public Library
  •  Maureen Derenzy – Otsego County Library
  •  Susan Graff – Michigan State University
  •  Joelle Hannert – Northwestern Michigan College
  •  Julie Hayward – Western Michigan University
  •  Anne Heidemann – Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Libraries
  •  Stacey Ogea – Public Libraries of Saginaw
  •  Debbi Schaubman – MCLS
  •  Mary Ann Sheblé – Oakland Community College
  •  Jack Steward – Pinckney Community Public Library
  •  Corinne Thompson – Siena Heights University
  •  Don Todaro – Library of Michigan