This week’s star profile comes from the 2010 Charleston Conference First Time Attendee Profiles.
Job Title: Special Collections Coordinator
Organization: Library of Congress
Born and Lived: Born in Glendale, California. Have lived most of my life in the Washington, DC area.
Professional Career and Activities: BA in History from Frostburg State University; MLS from the University of Maryland. Worked for 15 years with exchange partners in the former Soviet Union and with the all the new countries after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Worked for 5 years handling print and microform subscriptions. Currently work with the purchasing of e-resources for the Library of Congress’ collections.
Family: Devoted Aunt to 1 niece and 3 nephews.
In My Spare Time: I like to spend my time with my extended family and friends from Church. I am an avid reader.
Favorite Books: Mysteries and thrillers and the Mitford series.
Pet Peeves: Non-workers!
Philosophy: Keeping busy makes the time go fast!
How/Where Do I See the Industry in Five Years?: Even more heavily involved in e-resources.
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.