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Advisory Council for Government Information & Library Services

Advisory Council members are state employees, representing a variety of state agencies. The Council provides input for improving the information and research support services provided by library staff to state employees.

Advisory Council Members

The Council consists of up to nine members. All members of the Council are employees of a state agency that is assessed for library services. Members are appointed by the Oregon State Library Board of Trustees.There are no formal criteria for Council membership, but a reasonable effort will be made to balance representation based on:

  • Agency size and assessment
  • Agency function
  • Council member job duties
  • Agency use of Library services

Current Members 2017 - 2018:   

  • Sean Nickerson, Chair,  Office of Information Services
  • Lucy Baker, Oregon Advocacy Commissions

  • Julia Brown, Department of Human Services

  • Jane Kirby, Department of Consumer and Business Services

  • Lorrie Link, Department of Transportation

  • Madeline MacGregor, Oregon Travel Experience

  • Sarah Manring, Oregon Water Resources

  • Brandy Meng, Dept. of Admin. Services

  • Paula Newsome,, Office of the State CIO

  Library staff supporting the Council:

  •  Caren Agata, Program Manager
  • Jerry Curry, Outreach and Training Coordinator
  • Robby Pietz, Outreach Assistant

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