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Library Professional Development Committee


The Woodward Library Professional Development Committee identifies and explores learning opportunities for library faculty and staff.

Committe responsibilities include:

  • Helping to determine the professional development interests and needs of library personnel by identifying external opportunities to gain professional skills.
  • Striving to create in-house training where personnel can share their own knowledge and expertise with peers.
  • Soliciting input from library personnel about the types of professional development and training sessions to offer.

Meeting Frequency

The Professional Development Committee will meet on an as needed basis.


Staff and Faculty (6) - One (1) from each library unit Access Services, Administration, Research and Instruction, Resource Management and Digital Services, and Technology Resources. Members will serve a two-year term and may serve consecutive terms. The Chair shall rotate every two years.

(Approver: Library Director)

Name Library Unit Service Term
Michael Hooper, Chair Resource Management & Digital Services 2023-2025
Nancy Gibson Administration 2024-2026
Jenny Harris Research & Instruction 2022-2024
Stephanie Klaus Archives & Special Collections 2023-2025
Gina Nigro Access Services 2024-2026
Kebede Wordofa Technology Resources 2022-2024