The Texas Library Association has announced the 2013 class of the highly competitive Texas Accelerated Library Leaders Institute, more popularly known as the TALL Texans Leadership Institute. Among the 2013 TALL Texans are Ms. Sarah Merrill
, Ms. Jill Bellomy
, and Ms. Julie Leuzinger
. Ms. Merrill is the SLIS Librarian II/Assessment Officer. Ms. Bellomy is a current SLIS doctoral student, who received her MLS from TWU in 2003. Ms. Leuzinger is also a SLIS doctoral student, who received her MLS from TWU in 2006.
The 2013 institute will take place at the Montserrat Retreat Center, located in Lake Dallas. The intensive leadership development program will be facilitated by ALA President, Ms. Maureen Sullivan, and recently retired George Washington University Library Director, Mr. Jack Siggins. Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng, SLIS Director, will serve as one of the six mentors.