Emerging Leaders

Description

In five full-day sessions, librarians new to the profession and/or new to NJ librarianship will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills while networking with professional peers. Upon completion of the program, participants agree to volunteer for a NJLA committee or section for two years. Please see below for sample topics. 

Application Process

The next cycle will begin in October 2018. Registration will open in summer of 2018. 

Sample Topics from Previous Cycles

  • Leadership Styles and Development - DISC model, True Colors
  • What is Leadership
  • Creativity in Leadership
  • Leadership Stories
  • Wisdom from the Experts
  • Value of Leadership
  • Art of Self Promotion
  • Leading from Any Position
  • Implementing Change 
  • Using Social Media to Connect with Your Community
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Statewide Organizations - New Jersey Library Association, New Jersey State Library, Talking Book and Braille Center, LibraryLinkNJ
  • Advocacy & Outreach
  • Effective Management Communications
  • Effective Meetings
  • Effective Face to Face Communication
  • Effective Presentations
  • NJ Library Landscape
  • Explore Library Hot Topics
  • Merchandizing 

Participants 

2016-2017

Maryjean Bakaletz
Cynthia Becker
Cassidy Charles
Timothy Dewysockie
Joseph Emery
Elizabeth Ferry
Diana Floegel
Teresa Fox-Cavalier
Laura Kostiha
Marissa Lieberman
Emily Mazzoni
Katie McKnight
Dina Meky
Melissa Nemitz
Margaret Rose O'Keefe
Judith Pissano
Laurie Porsia
Kate Russo
Stacey Shapiro
Dana Skwirut
Morgan Taylor
Elayna Turner
Rosy Wagner
John Wallace
Emily Witkowski

2014-2015

Felicia Ballard
Ashley Carvagno
John Daquino
Maureen Donohue
Jamie Dunn
Megan England
Lisa Ferrara
Jenifer Gundry
Brooke Jacob
Ryan Lammers
Lawrence Lane
Sarah Legins
Michelle Louden
Dorothy Luyster
Adriana Mamay
Elaine Menken
Sergio Ragno
Erin Roese
Cassie Runkel
Carissa Schanely
Anastasia Vito
Kelsey Watkoskey
Kerry Weinstein
Matt Willbergh
Candace Worrell

2012-2013

Tonya Badillo
Erica Bess
Kristin Cancellieri
Maureen Carroll
Anna Coats
Jill D'Amico
Darby DeCicco
John DeLoopers
Parinda Desai
Katie Alba Fernandez
Joseph Gasparro
Erin Gorski
Liz Hoens
Steve Hrubes
Rebecca Karpoff
Megan Kociolek
Rebecca Leopold
Loretta Lisowski
Richetta Wilson Lobban
Andrew Luck
Lanora Melillo
Keisha Miller
Courtney Nieddu
Natalie Niziolek
Sam Pharo
Karen Powell
Erica Solomon
Jill Stafford
Emily Weisenstein

2010-2011

Nancy Bonta Voitko
Martha Cannon
Mary Jean Collacott
Shyamoli De
Erin DeLucia
Nicole DeMatteo
Theresa Foster
Lynnette Fucci
Rebecca Klein
Ann Marie Latini
Joan Liu-Devizio
Carolyn Oldt
Nicole Politi
Lauren Repnicki
Carly Shilling
Amanda Spino
Ellie Strbo
Julie Tozer
Nicholas Van Dorn
Megan Wianecki
Richard Wiest

2008-2009

Molly Adams
Caroline Aversano
Douglas Baldwin
Elizabeth Bliss
Michael Bobish
Lisa Borowski
Patricia Curran
MaryFran Daley
Amera Elbayar
Melissa Ernst
Lara Fletcher
George Germek
Barb Hauck-Mah
Aubrey Hiers
Karla Ivarson
Andrea Levandowski
Beth Magilligan-Halliday
Samantha Marker
Eleanor Marquis
Michael Maziekien
M. Allen McGinley
Arthur Merchant
Olivia Nellums
Christen Orbanus
Nadine Sergejeff
Helen Snowden
Elizabeth Thompson
Linda Tripp

2006-2007

Beth Cackowski
Steve Chudnick
Amy Clark
Rekha Gandhi
Elaine Gold
Melissa John
Lesa Keener
Hannah Kwon
Precious Langhorn-Cox
Robyn Langston
Sean Mail
Maura Monte
Jeanne Murray
Melissa Okerblom
Kristin Pehnke
Elsworth Rockefeller
Beth Roszkowski
Tyler Rousseau
Gary Schmidt
Paul Schroeder
Kimberly Strenger
Patricia Sumner
Jessica Vanderhoff
Candis Willis
Eric Zino

2004-2005

Catherine Adair
Shawn Armington
Aryana Bates
Suzanne Bernsten
Kim Bravo
Cathy Briant
Laurie Corcoran
Kelly Davenport
David Eckert
Mary Beth Fine
Anthony Fisher
Sara Hansen
Sally Harrison
Michael Hollman
Sara Imranyi
Melinda Johnson
Phillip Jones
Diana Joniec
Amy Kearns
Suzanne Klein
Anne Devine Krautheim
Julie Maginn
Magdalena Maslowski
Zarita Mattox
Nancy McConville
Kassundra Miller
Taya Petino
Lynn Schott
Jenni Spencer
Rachel Steiner
Jocelyn West
Gylnis Wray
Maureen Wynkoop

2002-2003

Nasreen Ahmed
Heather Andolsen
Jessica Bornemann
Emily Carey
Nicole Cooke
Mary Kate Cullinan
Cathi Finnen
Deborah Fisher
Matthew Freund
Pat George
Sharon Goldschneider
Elizabeth Herron
April Kane
Ken Kaufman
Karen Klapperstuck
Sherry Kowlaski
Ilene Lefkowitz
Nancy Lepionka
David Lisa
Judy Macaluso
Annemarie Mascarenhas
Michele Michaud
Beth Miller
Carol Moroz
Brenda Muhlbaier
Tim Niland
Steven Okrend
Joanne Parra
CL Quillen
Enola Romano
Jose Romero
Veronica Salaam
Melissa Schabel
Robin Shader
Teri Taylor
Megan Toohey
Marisa Treglio
Gail Yallop