The NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award Committee is thrilled to announce the award winners for 2022!
In the spirit of ALA’s New Members Round Table (NMRT), this award fosters active involvement in ALA through various special events at the Annual Conference. The Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award is presented to two NMRT members each year. The award provides professional development and networking opportunities to NMRT members by providing a ticket to attend any ticketed event of their choice.
Addie R. Holloman
Addie R. Holloman (she/her) is a Library Services Assistant at Roanoke Chowan Community College, in Ahoskie North Carolina. She has received a degree in Business Administration/Market, and certificates in Accounting, and Library Management. Enrolled at Central Carolina Community College, Addie is majoring in Library Information and Technology and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. (an alternative student majoring in Library and Information Technology, already has received. Some of her memberships include Phi Beta Kappa (PKT), American Library Association (ALA), New Member Roundtable (NMRT), North Carolina Community College Library Association (NCCCLA, North Carolina Library Association (NCLA), North Carolina Library Paraprofessional Association (NCLPA), Round Table for Ethnic Minority Concerns (REMCo), Leadership, Administration & Management (LAMS), Business Librarianship in North Carolina (BLINC), Association of College and Research Libraries-North Carolina Chapter (ACRLNC), Community & Junior College Libraries Section, and Film and Media Round Table (FMRT).
Addie R. Holloman will attend the 53rd Annual Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast as her selected ticketed event.
Kristy Browning is the Business Manager at the Cabell County Public Library (CCPL) in Huntington, WV, and a first-year MLIS student at Louisiana State University (LSU). She has worked at CCPL for 11 years and hopes to remain in public libraries in some capacity for many years to come. Kristy handles accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll for six library systems and has managed the funding for the construction of two new branch libraries as Business Manager at CCPL. Kristy has earned Library Financial Management Certification from the Carl Vinson Institute of Governmental Accounting at the University of Georgia. She is the 2022 recipient of the SLIS Frank & Margaret McAfee Travel Award Fellowship at LSU for travel to the 2022 ALA Conference. Kristy enjoys knitting, reading, and visiting local craft breweries with her husband in her free time. She also has two dogs, Franklin & Eleanor, and a cat named Betty.
Kristy Browning will attend the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Ceremony & Reception as her selected ticketed event.
Join us in congratulating our 2022 NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Award Winners!