Donna Jean “D.J” Fusione (MSLS 1969), of Springfield, Vermont, died on December 29, 2011. She was a former director of the Reference Center for the Economic Research Service of USDA, where for 10 years she worked to support the research needs of over 600 professional staff. Contributions in her memory may go to the Springfield, Vermont Humane Society. See:
Lydia Hellrich-Dawson (MSLS 2005) has been elected Treasurer of the Special Libraries Association’s Taxonomy Division.
David S. Mao (MSLS 1999) has been appointed the 23rd Law Librarian of Congress, effective 1/4/12. He had served as Deputy Law Librarian since June 2010. For information see: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2012/12-005.html
Barry Trott (MSLS 1997) is now Digital Services Director at the Williamsburg Regional Library, after serving as Adult Services Director for the past 11 years.