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, Senior Data Research Supervisor
Ford Motor Company

Lorcan Dempsey, VP and Chief Strategist

Randy Dykhuis, Executive Director
Michigan Library Consortium

Dr. Timothy Lentz, Chief Archivist
Michigan Opera Theater

Victor Liu, Dean of Learning Resources
Washtenaw Community College

Kathleen McBroom, Teacher - Librarian
Dearborn Public Schools

Randy Riley, State Librarian
Library of Michigan

Cathleen Russ, Director
Troy Public Library

Clyde Scoles, Director
Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Kristin Shelley, Director
East Lansing Public Library

Karly Szczepkowski, Data Analyst

Lance Werner, Director
Kent District Library

Jeff Wilensky, VP Publishing