The purpose of the Technical Services Division is to gather, organize and share among the division members and with other OLC members, information concerning the selection, acquisition, cataloging, processing and preservation of library materials in all formats.
Action Council Members:
Kristi White, Coordinator (2020)
Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County
Kristi White has worked for the past 20 years at the Public Library of Mt.Vernon and Knox County. She found her niche in cataloging 8 years ago. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family, which includes a husband of 25 years, a son and 2 grandchildren.
Jill Baird (2020)
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
Jill is a Collection Development Librarian at M/RCPL where she selects all formats of adult fiction. Before moving to Technical Services, she worked in Adult Services and the Audiovisual Department. In her previous life, she taught high school German. She spends her free time reading, binge-watching Netflix, and traveling.
Misty Alvaro, Past Coordinator (2020)
Columbus Metropolitan Library
Misty Alvaro and MARC fell in love at first sight; she is currently the Cataloger Librarian for Upper Arlington Public Libraries. Misty has worked in public, academic, and special libraries doing public service, cataloging, and planning projects. She also loves to cook weird food, play string instruments, study foreign languages, hula hoop, and support the arts in Columbus.
Barbara Satow, Secretary (2019)
Cleveland Public Library
After more than 25 years working customer service positions, Barbara Satow returned to school and earned her MLIS from Kent State University in 2010. Barbara is currently a catalog librarian for the Cleveland Public Library. In addition to writing (she is a published novelist), she loves exploring thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets.
Christopher Hill (2021)
Greene County Public Library
Chris Hill has been cataloging since 2003 and is currently a cataloging librarian at Greene County Public Library. He has worked in libraries in a variety of capacities since 1996. He enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time lounging with his cats. He also dabbles in writing as time permits.
Holly Kabat (2021)
Medina County District Library
Gayle Martinez (2020)
Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Karen Sykeny (2020)
Massillon Public Library
Board Liaison: Don Yarman