New Mexico Library Association

Supporting and promoting New Mexico libraries and librarians

NMLA Executive Board

Position   Name  Email  Term Expiration*
 President  Kate Alderete  president [at] nmla [dot] org   2023 (1 year term)
 Vice-President/President Elect  Ruben Arag√≥n
 vicepresident [at] nmla [dot] org  2023 (1 year term)
 Secretary  Sarah Obenauf  secretary [at] nmla [dot] org  2023 (2 year term)
 Treasurer  Kelli Murphy  treasurer [at] nmla [dot] org   2023 (2 year term)
 Members at Large  Julia Kelso  librarydirector [at] vglibrary  [dot] org  2024 (2 year term)
   Cassandra Osterloh  cassandra.osterloh [at] dca [dot] nm [dot] gov  2023 (2 year term)
   Anne Lefkofsky  alefkofsky [at] cabq [dot] gov  2023 (2 year term)
   Ellen Bosman  ebosman [at] nmsu [dot] edu  2024 (2 year term)
ALA/APA Councilor
 VACANT  alacouncilor [at]  nmla [dot] org 2026 ( 3 year term or until 

successor is appointed
and qualified)

Members of the Executive Board are allowed to vote.

*Terms expire in November

NMLA Committee Chairs

 Awards Committee  Julia Kelso  librarydirector [at] vglibrary  [dot] org  2025 (3 year term)
 Archivist  Jonna Paden  archivist [at] nmla [dot] org  (3 year term)
 Bylaws  Nadia M Orozco-Sahi nadiamsahi [at] gmail [dot] com  2025 (3 year term)
 Conference Site
 Jason Shoup  jshoup [at] rrnm [dot] gov  2024 (3 Year term)
 Education  Vacant  education [at] nmla [dot] org  (3 year term)
 Fundraising Julia Kelso librarydirector [at] vglibrary  [dot] org (3 year term)
 Intellectual Freedom
 Deirdre Caparoso dcaparoso [at] salud [dot] unm [dot] edu  (3 year term)
 Cynthia Shetter
 shetterc [at] loslunasnm [dot]  gov 
   Joe Sabatini jsabatini423 [at] gmail [dot] com 
 Local Arrangements
 Melanie Templetmtemplet [at] sandiaprep [dot] org  2023 (1 year term)
 Membership Anna Frantz membership_chair [at] nmla  [dot] org 2025 (3 year term)
 Nominations & Elections
 Dean Smith dpsmith [at] cabq [dot] gov  2023 (1 year term)
 Communications Committee  Robyn Gleasner
 newsletter [at] nmla [dot] org
 Newsletter Editor & Website  Robyn Gleasner  newsletter [at] nmla [dot] org 
 no term limit
 Program Committee Chair Eli Guinnee Eli [dot] Guinnee [at] dca [dot] nm [dot] gov  2025 (3 year term)

Representatives & Delegates

 Name Email Term
 ASL Delegate
 MPLA Representative
 Erin Wahlewahl [at] nmsu [dot] edu 2025 (3 year term or until 

successor is appointed
and qualified)

 NMLF Chair
 Kat Gullahorn kgullahorn [at] gmail [dot] com 2021
 State Librarian
 Eli Guinnee Eli.Guinnee [at] dca [dot] nm  [dot] gov 

SIG Liaisons

 SIG  Name  Email  Term
 Academic Libraries/ACRL

 Jose Aranda

 jaranda2 [at] nmsu [dot] edu

 Advocacy for School Libraries  Sara Sabol  sabol [at] aps [dot] edu  2023
 Archives & Archivists Abbie Weiser, Ada Negraru AbWeiser [at] salud [dot] unm [dot] edu, ata [dot] negraru [at] dca [dot] nm {dot] gov  2025
 Assessment & Statistics
 Bonds for Libraries  Omar Durant  omardurant [at] yahoo [dot]  com  
 Digital Collections  Sarah Kostelecky, Jennifer  Laws  sarahrk [at] unm [dot] edu  
 Fundraising  Julia Kelso

 librarydirector [at] vglibrary  [dot] org

 Government Information  Susanne Caro  susanne [dot] caro [at] dca [dot]  nm [dot] gov  
 Local & Regional History  Cassandra Osterloh cassandra.osterloh [at] dca [dot] nm [dot] gov  
 Native American Libraries  Jonna Paden  jonna_paden [at] hotmail [dot]  com 2022
 Open Access  VACANT
 Public Library Directors Marian FreerMelanie Ratliff  marian [at] corraleslibrary [dot] orgfortsumnerlibrary [at] gmail [dot] com
 Rural Libraries Melanie Ratliff fortsumnerlibrary [at] gmail [dot] com 
 Technical Services  Brad Carrington  bradley.carrington [at] dca [dot] nm [dot] gov  

"New Mexico Library  Association" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 26074, Albuquerque, NM 87125

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