Sara McMahon, Christie Schauder, and Jessica Panella have been voted in by our membership to fill three open positions on the LLNE Executive Board. Thank you to everyone who voted. Read on for bios of Sara, Christie, and Jessica:
Sara McMahon (Vice President/President Elect, 2022-2023)
Sara Monalea McMahon is the Head Law Librarian at the Hampshire Law Library, located in Northampton, MA, which is part of the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries. She has been a member of LLNE since 2017, serving on the Access to Justice Committee and most recently co-chair of the Communications Committee.
Christie Schauder (Secretary, 2022-2024)
Christie is a Research Librarian at Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston. She has been in law libraries for 7 years now. She got her start in law librarianship at the Social Law Library while still attending Simmons for grad school. Christie has found the community to be incredibly welcoming and is excited for another term on the Board.
Jessica Panella (Education Co-Chair, 2022-2024)
Jessica is the Head of Access and Administrative Services at the University of Connecticut School of Law Library. She has worked in academic law libraries for more than fifteen years in the areas of patron services and library administration. Jessica received her BA from UConn and MLIS from Drexel University. Her areas of interest and expertise are design thinking, competitive intelligence, library measures/metrics, as well as financial and knowledge management.