Health Science Librarians of Ilinois
Health Science Librarians of Illinois

Serving Illinois Health Information Professionals

Officers and Committees

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  • President

    Daneen Richardson (Nov 2014-Fall meeting 2016)
    Health Science/Science Librarian
    Malpass Library
    1 University Circle
    Macomb, IL 61455
    D-Richardson2 (at) wiu (dot) edu

  • President-Elect (2015-Nov 2016)

    Miranda Shake
    Lakeview College of Nursing Library
    903 North Logan Ave.
    Danville, IL 61832
    Phone 217-709-0927
    Fax 217-709-0955
    mshake (at) lakeviewcol (dot) edu

  • Secretary (2013-2015)

    Eric Edwards
    Illinois State Library
    Gwendolyn Brooks Building
    300 S. 2nd Street
    Springfield, Illinois 62701-1796
    EEdwards (at) ilsos(dot) net

  • Treasurer (June 2015-Fall Meeting 2017)

    Heather Klepitsch
    OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center
    5666 E. State St.
    Rockford, IL 61108
    Saint Anthony College of Nursing
    5658 E. State St.
    Rockford, IL 61108
    Heather (dot) Klepitsch (at) osfhealthcare (dot) org



Maintains the archives of HSLI, and shall send archival materials for storage to the University of Illinois Archives Library, Champaign-Urbana.

Chair: Miranda Shake (2010)
Lakeview College of Nursing Library
903 North Logan Ave.
Danville, IL 61832
Phone 217-709-0927
Fax 217-709-0955
mshake (at) lakeviewcol (dot) edu


Reviews the Bylaws every two years and make recommendations to the membership. The Chair of the Bylaws Committee shall serve as Parliamentarian of the organization.

Jeanne Sadlik (2013)
Associate Director
Loyola University Chicago
Health Sciences Library
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153
jsadlik (at) luc (dot) edu

Helen Knoll Jira Scholarship Endowment Ad Hoc Committee

Fran Kovach
Stacey Knight-Davis
Heather Klepitsch

Conference Committee

Plans the annual meeting

Statewide Conference Planning Committee Guidelines


Fosters awareness of the progress of and the implications for state and federal legislation as they relate to health sciences librarianship. The Committee may submit recommendations for a legislative platform to the membership, and may recommend individual or group actions, as appropriate.

Nicole Helregel
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
104 S. Wright Street
M/C 236
Urbana, IL 61801
nhelreg2 (at) illinois (dot) edu




Responsible for membership development and renewal, maintaining a membership directory, and maintaining a list of life members.

Chair: Royden Jones
304 Macallen Lake Rd.
Carlock, IL 61725-9032

Bobby Murphy
St. Francis Medical Center
Library and Resource Center
530 North East Glen Oak Ave.
Peoria, IL 61637
309-655-2268 61637 Fax: 309-655-6997

Midwest Chapter Liaison

Daneen Richardson (2014)

NN/LM Regional Advisory Council Representative

Laura Wimmer (2014)


Prepares the HSLI Newsletter

Editor: Joyce Pallinger

Nominating and Elections Committee

Prepares the slate of candidates for the annual election of HSLI officers. The Committee shall also conduct the election.

Chair: Molly Horio
Library & Resource Center
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
530 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61637
(309) 655-2269
Molly (dot) a (dot) horio (at)

Web Site

Maintains the HSLI web site and electronic communications.

Webmaster: Stacey Knight-Davis
Eastern Illinois University
Booth Library
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
slknight (at) eiu (dot) edu

Listserv Moderator: Linda Feinberg
Evanston Hospital
Webster Library
2650 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-2651
lfeinberg (at) northshore (dot) org