The ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter congratulated Mark Pompelia as the recipient of the 2017 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award. Mark currently lives in Rhode Island and works as the Visual + Material Resource Librarian at the Rhode Island School of Design’s Fleet Library. Mark has been a member of the Texas-Mexico Chapter since his days working at Rice University and continues to take an active role in the chapter.
The $500 award supported expenses related to attending the ARLIS/NA annual conference in New Orleans from February 5-9, 2017. While Mark was at the conference, he served as the chair of the Finance Committee, acted as co-moderator for the Materials Special Interest Group, and co-presented a poster on Material Order, a shared materials database and consortium between Harvard University Graduate School of Design and RISD’s Fleet Library.
Chair, Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award Committee
|2017||Mark Pompelia (RISD)||$500|
|2015||Becca Pad (MIS Student, The University of Texas at Austin)||$500|
|2014||Alison Larson (MLS Student, The University of North Texas; Crouch Fine Arts Library, Baylor University)||$500|
|2013||Annie Sollinger (Austin)||$500|
|2012||Mark Pompelia (Rhode Island School of Design)||$500|
|2011||Mary Wegmann (UT Austin)||$500|
|2010||Elizabeth Schaub (UT Austin)||$500|
|2007||Beverly Mitchell; Kathryn Pierce||$500 each|
|2001||Joanna M. Cook; J. Brandon Pope||$500 each|
|1995||Allen Townsend; Monica Fusich|
|1993||Deborah Barlow; Ann Jones|