By Mickey Coalwell, Northeast System Consultant
Congratulations to all thirty participants selected for the 2010 MPLA Leadership Institute, to be held in Estes Park, Colorado, April 25-30. Facilitator for the Institute is Maureen Sullivan, ACRL Research Librarian of the Year for 2010. The Institute is subsidized by MPLA with $2500 contributed by Innovative Interfaces and $750 contributed by EBSCO.
MPLA state representatives worked with their state associations in forwarding candidates to the selection committee. Sixty-five applications were received, sixteen from Kansas. Applicants needed to be active members of their state library association in order to be selected.
The 2010 MPLA Leadership Institute selections from Kansas are:
Gail Santy, Department Head, Reference & Outreach Services, Central Kansas Library System
Tom Taylor, Continuing Education Coordinator, South Central Kansas Library System
Royce Kitts, Director, Tonganoxie Public Library