Library work experience

Data Analyst (Senior), Multnomah County (OR) Library, 2015-present

ILS Coordinator, Multnomah County (OR) Library, 2008-2015

ILS Librarian, Multnomah County (OR) Library, 2006-2008

ILS consultant, Multnomah County (OR) Library, 2006

Automation Librarian, University of Houston - Downtown, 2000-2005

Student cataloging assistant, Ohio State University Libraries, 1991-1993


Master of Library and Information Science, University of Texas, May 2000

Bachelor of Arts in History (with Honors), Ohio State University, June 1998

Bachelor of Arts in Economics (with Honors), Ohio State University, June 1993


Member, American Library Association, 1999-present

Member, Core, 2020-present

Member, PLA, 2007-present

Member, LLAMA, 2007-2020

Member, LITA, 1999-2003 & 2009-2014

Member, RUSA, 2003-2005 & 2009-2014

Member, ACRL, 1999-2005

Member, Association for Computing Machinery, 1999-2000 & 2015-present

Member, Data Visualization Society, 2022-present

Member, American Evaluation Association, 2017-2018

Member, Houston Area Innovative Users Group, 2000-2005

Member, Texas Library Association, 1999-2001


Public Library Association Performance Measurement Task Force (Project Outcome), 2013-2018

Public Library Data Service Statistical Report Advisory Committee, 2014-2017

Budget Committee, Multnomah County Library, 2012-2013

Innovative Users Group Conference Program Planning Committee, 2011

Google Apps Guide, Multnomah County Library, 2010

Functional Expert (Statistics / Reporting), Innovative Users Group, 2007-2010

Judge, National History Day at UHD, 2004

Wellness Committee, UHD, 2001-2003

Secretary, 2001-2003

Innovative ILS committee, UH System, 2000-2005

LITA National Forum Planning Committee, 2000-2002

Member, Houston Area Innovative Users Group Planning Committee, 2000-2002

Instructional Technology Services committee, UHD, 2000-2002

Innovative SCAT table revision committee, UH System, 2000-2001

Coordinator, 2000-2001

President, American Library Association student chapter, U. of Texas, 1999-2000

Master's Curriculum Review Committee, University of Texas GSLIS, 1999

Humanities Technology Advisory Committee, Ohio State University, 1997-1998

Library Council, Ohio State University, 1993-1996

Conference Presentations

"Using Excel to Mash Up Millennium Data" at the 2013 Innovative Users Group Conference

"What Reporter can do for Public Libraries" at the 2013 Innovative Users Group Conference

"Using Reporter at a Large Public Library" at the Innovative Users Group Meeting at ALA Midwinter Meeting 2013

"Partnerships with Vendors: Case Studies & Lessons Learned" at the ACRL-Oregon pre-conference at the Oregon Library Association 2011 Annual Conference

"Working with Millennium Data in Excel" at the 2010 Innovative Users Group Conference

"Encore Reporter: Implementation and Ongoing Development" [with Betsy Graham] at the IUG @ PLA event at the 2010 Public Library Association National Conference

"Configuring Your Millennium System for Better Statistics and Reports" at the 2009 Northwest Innovative Users Group Conference

"Manipulating Millennium Data in Excel" at the 2009 Northwest Innovative Users Group Conference

"The Purchase Alert You Need" at the 2007 Northwest Innovative Users Group Conference

Conference Attendance

American Library Association Midwinter Meeting: 2000, 2001, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

American Library Association Annual Conference: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Innovative Users Group Conference: 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Write the Docs: 2015, 2016

Public Library Association National Conference: 2010, 2014

InfoCamp PDX: 2012, 2013

Northwest Innovative Users Group Conference: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Online Northwest: 2007, 2008, 2009

code4lib: 2008

LITA National Forum: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Association for Computing Machinery Digital Libraries Conference: 2000

Association for Computing Machinery Hypertext Conference: 2000

Texas Library Association Annual Conference: 1999, 2000

Continuing Education

CliftonStrengths inventory (2022)

"Tableau Desktop II: Intermediate" from Tableau (2017)

Research Institute for Public Libraries (2015)

Calculus sequence (Mathematics 251-252) from Portland State University (2014)

Introduction to Statistics sequence (Stats 243-244) from Portland State University (2013)

"Online Management Systems: Wielding Web 2.0 Tools to Manage and Track Projects Collaboratively" (2012)

Multnomah County Library core reference classes (2011)

"Facilitative Leadership" (2010)

Millennium ILS system administration, basic and advanced (2009)

"Learning Style Inventory: Understanding Your Learning Style" (2009)

Cadence Project Management Seminar (2008)

"Mapping Your Community: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis" (2008)

Visual Basic macros in Excel (2007)

Millennium ILS load table training, basic and advanced (2007)

"How Small Business Can Profit from Census Information" (2006)

Vignette Content Management System basic training (2006)

"Facilitation Skills Institute" (2004)

"Conducting Employee Performance Evaluations" (2003)

"Communicating with Diplomacy and Tact" (2003)

"Current Legal Topics" (2003)

"How to Supervise People for Newly Appointed Managers and Supervisors" (2003)

"Discipline and Dismissal of Staff Employees" (2002)

"Using OCLC CORC to Create Internet Pathfinders" (2000)

"Using OCLC CORC to Catalog Internet Resources" (2000)