Membership Update

ALAO is proud to report that we are 337 members strong, including 314 regular members, 4 retiree members, and 19 students, as reported at the Executive Board meeting on February 24, 2017. We are excited to welcome our newest members:

  • Carla Myers, Miami University
  • Jennifer Vinopal, Ohio State University
  • Jenna Nolt, Kenyon College
  • Kristina Schulz, University of Dayton
  • Eugene Rutigliano, Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Laurie Willis, Baldwin Wallace University
  • James Layden, Ohio Dominican University
  • Mark Konecny, University of Cincinnati

As we move into spring, ALAO will also be hosting many interest group workshops. The interest group workshops are an affordable way to meet with fellow ALAO members to discuss and learn about focused topics. Our interest group membership is quite robust, as evidenced below:

Interest Group Number of Members
Assessment 155
Collection Management 188
Curriculum Materials Center 109
Distance Learning 161
Instruction 322
Special Collections and Archives 153
Support Staff 87
Technical, Electronic, and Digital Services 234

In addition to access to interest groups, ALAO members are eligible to apply for grants and awards that support research, continuing education, diversity initiatives, and recognize excellence in the profession. Check out or contact Katy Mathuews at  to learn more about the benefits of ALAO membership.

-Katy Mathuews, Membership Chair, Ohio University

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