slais logoMasters of Library & Information Sciences, 2010
University of British Columbia


Bachelor of Arts – Religion & Culture, 2006
Western Washington University

Associate in Arts & Sciences DTA, 2000
Whatcom Community College



OpenEd 15 logo2015 OpenEd Conference “The Impact of Open”

Special Strand on Accessibility and OER

ACRL-wa2015 ACRL-WA “Forging Partnerships, Opening Doors”

October 22 – October 23  Center for Sustainable Forestry at Pack Forest, Eatonville, WA

Conference Website

Page Header Image2014 ABC Copyright Conference

  • 2015 Executive Retreat – Pac Forest, WA
  • 2014 CLAMS Conference “How Librarians are Key to Our Colleges’ Success” – Big Bend, WA
  • 2013 CLAM Conference “Academic Librarianship: Technological Changes That Are Changing Us ” – Bellingham, WA
  • 2012 Conference “Library Advocacy Success Stories”, South Seattle Community College, May 17-18
    • Presentator: “WordPress Rocks! Whatcom Did Guides on the Cheap” Pptx

April 16 -17, 2014, Vacouver BC   Presentations

2012 Open Education Conference

2012 WLA Conference Logo2012 WLA Conference  “One Tribe: Bringing Washington’s Libraries Together” – April 18-20, 2012




PNLA 2010 Conference logo

Aug 11-13 2010, Victoria BC

Joint conference between the Washington Library Association and the Pacific Northwest Library Association.  “No Library is an Island

Sessions attended:

  • Meeting Users Where They Are: Real-Time Library Instruction for Patrons at a Distance
  • Gender Identity: An Exploration of Library Policies, Practices and Rhetoric
  • Reference Service Innovations: Present and Future
  • More than the Sum of our Parts: Strategies for Successful Collaboration from Multi-Type Virtual Reference Services in British Columbia, Oregon and Washington
  • PNLA’s Next 100 Years: Help Shape the Future

Public Library Association 2010 Conference

PLA 2010 Logo


American Society of Information Science & Technology

ASIST 2009 Conference


2007 WLA Conference Logo2007 WLA Conference  ~ “Washington Connects”  Apr 18-21 2007  ~ Tri-Cities, WA


Washington Association of Library Employees ~ “Push for the Summit” October 5-7 2006  ~ Bellingham, WA

WALE 2006 conference logo




Wishlist (these are opportunities I would like to attend)

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