Advisory Board

The School's Advisory Board consists of leaders in the field who provide strategic advice to the faculty and administration to ensure we continue to prepare library and information professionals who are equipped to meet the evolving needs of the profession. SIS Advisory Board members take a special interest in our programs and priorities and are available to offer advice and suggestions related to our strategic direction and programmatic initiatives.

Current members of the SIS Advisory Board are:

Alicia Biggers, Knowledge Center Manager
Ford Motor Company

Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, Membership and Research, Chief Strategist

Randy Dykhuis, Retired Executive Director
Michigan Library Consortium and Midwest Collaborative for Library Services

Dr. Timothy Lentz, Chief Archivist
Michigan Opera Theater

Victor Liu, Dean of Learning Resources
Washtenaw Community College

Kathleen McBroom, Retired Teacher - Librarian
Dearborn Public Schools

Randy Riley, State Librarian
Library of Michigan

Cathleen Russ, Director
Troy Public Library

Kristin Shelley, Director
East Lansing Public Library

Karly Szczepkowski, Research Analyst

Lance Werner, Director
Kent District Library

Jeff Wilensky, Vice President, Global Marketing