Board Members



  • Mary Anne Nichols, M.L.S., Senior Lecturer, School of Information, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Board Members

  • Michelle Baldini, M.L.S., Director, Reinberger Children’s Library Center, School of Information, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • Carolyn M. Burrier, M.L.S., Youth Services Coordinator, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Akron, Ohio
  • Ione Cowen
  • Jaime Declet, Public Services Dyad Manager, Cleveland Public Library
  • Christina Getrost, M.L.S., Teen Librarian, Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, Stow, Ohio
  • Meghan Harper, Ph.D., Director, School of Information, Kent, Ohio
  • Annisha Jeffries, Youth Services Manager, Cleveland Public Library
  • Yvette Kirksey, Youngstown City Schools
  • Marianne Martens, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Information, Kent State University
  • Desiree Thomas, Teen Librarian, Old Worthington Library
  • David Tirpak, Gifted Intervention Specialist, Orange City Schools
  • Maria Trivisonno, Children's Librarian, Cuyahoga County Public Library

Emeriti Board Members

  • Carolyn S. Brodie, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, School of Information, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • Darwin Henderson, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor, College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Celia Huffman, Ph.D., Youth Services Manager (retired), Cuyahoga County Public Library, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dan Maclachlan (deceased)
  • Anthony Manna, Ph.D., Writer; Distinguished Professor (retired), College of Education, Health and Human Services, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • Alexa L. Sandmann, Ph.D.,  Director, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies