Congratulations to our members who won awards at the Inaugural Chapter Annual Meeting, held virtually via Zoom on October 18-19, 2021!
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Awarded to active Chapter members for their contributions to the Chapter upon retirement or leaving the profession.
Patricia E. Gallagher – Retired June 2021
Most recent Chapter role: Chair, Membership Committee
Micki McIntyre – Retired August 2021
Most recent Chapter role: Co-chair, Chapter Merger Joint Steering Committee, 2018-2021
For Outgoing Chapter Chairs in recognition of their service.
Outstanding Contribution by a Member
For outstanding service and/or contribution by an active Chapter member who’s held a membership for 5 or more years.
We gave three awards. All contributions were noted as being critical in the merger of the two chapters.
Abby Adamczyk for her work:
Treasurer of the Philadelphia Regional Chapter
Lead role with Wild Apricot - the membership and communication system
Helped build the beginnings of a Liberty Chapter website with functionality to be able to accept meeting registration and vendor payments
Work with the Merger Steering Committee
Work with the Annual Meeting Planning Committee
Barbara S. Reich for her work with the Bylaws Committee. Her attention to detail was critical in ensuring that Chapter bylaws were precise and correct.
Vicki Sciuk for her work with the Web Team. Vicki continuously updated the web site which was especially important in program planning for the Annual Meeting.
Chapter Research Grant
The Liberty Chapter Research Grant was awarded in the amount of $1,000.00 to:
Stacy Posillico, Northwell Health Libraries; Jaclyn Vialet, North Shore University Hospital; and Saori Wendy Herman, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Title: Consolidating and Delivering Comprehensive Library Services Following a Healthcare System Merger or Acquisition: Protocol for a Delphi Study