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Dr. Lana W. Jackman, President

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Dr. Lana W. Jackman, President

Dr. Lana W. Jackman is currently the President of the National Forum and the principal and founder of Mélange Information Services, Inc., a workforce development consultant firm based in Cambridge, MA. 02138. Jackman provides a variety of workforce, research, and grant development services to non-profit and for-profit organizations and businesses. Previously, Jackman served in a variety of administrative positions in higher education including associate dean of enrollment services, director of student financial aid, and senior academic...

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Dr. Sharon A. Weiner, Vice President

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Dr. Sharon A. Weiner, Vice President

Sharon A. Weiner is Vice President of the National Forum and Professor and W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy at Purdue University, the first endowed chair in information literacy. Dr. Weiner’s professional experience includes serving as Dean of Library Services at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Director of Peabody Library at Vanderbilt University, and department head at the University of Buffalo’s (NY) Health Sciences Library. Her research interests focus on the organizational and policy aspects of information...

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Patricia Senn Breivik, D.L.S. Chair Emeritus

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Patricia Senn Breivik, D.L.S. Chair Emeritus

Dr. Patricia Senn Breivik joined Nehemiah Communications in August of 2005. Previously she served as the Dean of the University Library at San Jose State University where, in collaboration with the San Jose Public Library, a merged library opened in August 2003. An innovative model serving as the Silicon Valley’s 21stcentury information hub, the library won the Gale Publishing/Library Journal Library of the Year award for 2004. Formerly, she was the Library Dean at Wayne State University for four years, where she served as the chief...

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