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Candidate For (position) Recording Secretary
Name Kathleen Dull
Current Position Adult Services Supervisor, Rio Rancho Public Library, Rio Rancho, NM
Previous Position(s)Adult Services Librarian, The Public Library Albuquerque- Bernalillo County, NM
Assistant Branch Manager, Leavenworth Branch, North Central Regional Library, WA
Branch Manager, Okanogan Branch, North Central Regional Library, WA
Circulation Librarian, Mobile Public Library, AL

Volunteer Positions
Librarian and Archivist, Bartlett Library, Museum of International Folk Art, NM
Librarian and Archivist, Library, New Mexico Museum of Art, NM
Education (degrees earned and from where)Masters of Information and Library Science, University of Illinois, IL, 2013
Bachelor of Arts, Macalester College, MN, 2004
Professional activities, especially those in MPLA or relevant to this positionMPLA Leadership Institute Fellow, 2018

New Mexico Library Association (NMLA), member 2012- present
Membership Committee Chair, 2017- present
Elections Nominating Committee, 2016-2017

ALA member, 2012- present
PLA member, 2017- present
MPLA member since (year) 2016
What ability, talent, interest, or strength would you bring to this position?Recently, I had the good fortune to be a fellow at the 2018 MPLA Leadership Institute. It was a valuable experience and generated an enthusiasm for the organization. I would like to build upon that enthusiasm in a contributing role as Recording Secretary. I believe my attention to detail and dedication to the careful recording of accurate information make me a good candidate. I look forward to the opportunity to get to know and work with members from all of the states and make the meeting minutes easily accessible to them as well as future members.
What would you like to accomplish during your term of office?I hope to continue the work that has been established, including the generation of clear and concise meeting minutes, helping the board by having accurate recordings, and increasing electronic access of minutes for current and future members.