Council and Minutes


Cindy Miller- President
Term: July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023 (FY2021 - FY2023)
St. Charles City-County Library
Cindy Miller is currently the Branch Manager at Deer Run for St. Charles City-County Library. She has an MFA in Writing and an MA in Library and Information Science from University of Missouri. Cindy has been in libraries for nearly 20 years in a variety of positions including Library Assistant, Head of a Bookmobile, Computer Instructor and Manager. She has attended several conferences including ALA, PLA, and MLA. She really enjoys serving the community and working with her staff to learn new ways to create a welcoming and open environment. 

Katy Smith- Vice President
Term: July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024 (FY2022 - FY2024)
Saint Louis University

Katy recently joined the Medical Center Library at SLU as a Health Sciences Librarian. She earned both a PhD and an MA in Information Science and Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri. Katy wanted to work in libraries since childhood, and, while in high school, was a page at her local library and volunteer at her school library. She has a wide-range of experiences in libraries and information services and has served in academic, public, school, and special library spheres. Katy loves to learn new things, play with her family and pets, and -of course - read! 

Nicole Walsh - Treasurer
Term: July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024 (FY2022 - FY2024)
St. Louis County Library
Nicole Walsh is currently the Assistant Branch Manager of the Eureka Hills branch of the St. Louis County Library District. She graduated with her Master's in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and worked as a practicum student at Webster University library. Nicole is a member of the Missouri Library Association (MLA) and served as the Chair of the MO INFO Subcommittee for MLA in 2021. She is also a member of ALA, PLA, and the Freedom to Read Foundation. Nicole is excited to be a SLRLN Council member to help share professional development ideas with other local librarians and library staff. 

Erin Phelps - Secretary
Term: March 25, 2022 to June 30, 2023 (FY2022 - FY2023)
Rock Hill Public Library
Erin Phelps is the Library Director for Rock Hill Public Library, a member of the Municipal Library Consortium. She has an undergraduate degree in English and Anthropology (2001) as well as an MLIS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2006). She held several managerial roles with St. Louis Public Library before moving to East Tennessee, where she worked with Knox County Public Library, first in business reference and then moved into a position in Communications and Development, where she managed outreach projects and grants for the library system. Erin is a member of ALA and PLA. She's happy to be back in the St. Louis area with her family and looks forward to showing her toddler all the fun things about St. Louis in the summertime. 


Jennifer Moore
Term: July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024 (FY2022 - FY2024)
Washington University
Jennifer Moore is the Head of Data Services at Washington University in St. Louis. She leads a team focused on data analysis, data curation, data literacy, data management, data visualization, and GIS. Moore is a partner and curator in the Data Curation Network, a co-PI on the IMLS Specialized Data Curation Workshop grant, and a co-PI on a National Science Foundation Grant (NSF) EAGER grant Completing the Lifecycle: Developing Evidence Based Models of Research Data Sharing. Additionally, she was a co-PI on the IMLS grant, Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation (CS3DP), co-editor of the subsequent (forthcoming) publication, and continues to work in that community. Moore has degrees in Anthropology and Fine Art, and she received her MLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2010. 

Paula Albers 
Term: July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025 (FY2023 - FY2025)
Webster University 

Paula Albers is the Electronic Resources Librarian at Webster University and serves as the liaison to the English Department and Conservatory of Theatre Arts. Paula has a degree in Classics and an MILS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her favorite parts of her job are helping user to access library resources, troubleshooting technical problems, and teaching instruction sessions. She is an animal lover with three dogs at home, enjoys playing video games, and has a wide range of crafting skills. 

Janice Hovis 
Term: July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023 (FY2021 - FY2023)
St. Louis Community College

Janice Hovis is currently an Instruction Librarian at the Meramec and Wildwood campuses of St. Louis Community College, and previously worked at the Florissant Valley campus. She holds a Master of Arts in Library and Information Science from University of Missouri and a Master of the Arts in Teaching from Webster University. Janice is a longtime member of MLA (Missouri Library Association) and ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries). 

Paul Schroeder
Term: July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025 (FY2023 - FY2025)
Scenic Regional Library

Paul Schroeder is the Collection Development, Interlibrary Loan, and Passport Program Manager for the Scenic Regional Library in Union, Missouri. He has a degree in Political Science from Montclair State University (NJ) and as MLIS from Rutgers University. Paul moved to Missouri in January 2015. Prior to that he worked for the Bound Book branch of the Somerset County Library System in New Jersey from 2000-2014. He started as a library assistant and worked his way up to Head of Adult Services. Paul is also a member of the MLA Missouri Author Awards Subcommittee. 

Heather Arnold
Term: July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025 (FY2023 - FY2025)
Kirkwood Public Library

Heather Arnold is the ILS administrator for the Municipal Library Consortium of St. Louis County, where she has worked for over five years. She earned her MLIS from Mizzou in 2017 and has worked in most of the jobs that a library can offer - from shelving, circulation and reference, to administration. Heather has a passion for database cleanup, Excel spreadsheets, and e-resource collection development. She lives in St. Louis City with a small dog who likes to interrupt Zoom calls. 

Brenda Rahmoeller
Term: March 3, 2023 to June 30, 2024 (FY2023 - FY2024)
Jefferson County Library
Brenda Rahmoeller is a librarian at Jefferson County Library - Cedar Hill. She has an undergraduate degree in English (2014) as well as an MLIS from Emporia Sate University (2016). She has been invested in the library world for 15 years, working in both public and school libraries, and in tech services at an academic library. A fun fact about Brenda is she also works part time at an Animal Hospital. She has two very needy and adorable dogs, and one cat. On her days off, she enjoys working on jigsaw puzzles, hiking, reading, and taking care of her roomful of plants. 

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