Library Administration & Management (LAMS)

Focuses on improving the practice of library administration and fostering the development of administrative skills in areas such as budgeting, personnel training, buildings and equipment, and public and governmental relations.


Executive Committee for 2017-2019 biennium

macrumpt [at] uncg [dot] edu (Michael Crumpton)
Assistant Dean for Administrative Services - University of North Carolina at Greensboro

brandy [dot] hamilton [at] wakegov [dot] com (Brandy Hamilton,) Vice-Chair
Regional Library Manager - Wake County Public Libraries

Jennifer [dot] Hanft [at] ncdcr [dot] gov (Jennifer Hanft), Secretary/Treasurer
Education and Instruction Librarian - NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

cjones [at] cumberland [dot] lib [dot] nc [dot] us (Cotina Jones), Director
Deputy Library Director - Cumberland County Public Libraries

smohanty [at] email [dot] unc [dot] edu (Suchi Mohanty), Director
Head, Undergraduate Library - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

elizabeth [dot] novicki [at] salem [dot] edu (Elizabeth Novicki), Chair
Director - Salem Academy & College Libraries

sandersm [at] ecu [dot] edu (Mark Sanders)Past Chair
Assistant Director - East Carolina University

Upcoming Workshops

“Present Like a Pro – Presentation Skills at Any Stage”

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Library (1930 Clark Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27605)

Registration: $25 for LAMS members, $35 for NCLA members, $45 for non-members

Lunch on your own at Cameron Village shopping area (


Attendees will learn more about how to:


navigate current presentation technology trends
connect with your audience & increase engagement
design a poster, both professionally and creatively
define a presentation topic & create learning outcomes
improve your body language and confidence & reduce presentation anxiety
roll with unexpected issues & recover quickly when things go wrong
create a mindful presentation that’s tailored to your message
effectively facilitate group conversations for maximum productivity

Speakers include:


Lauren Clossey – Continuing Education Consultant, State Library of North Carolina

Jennifer Hanft – Education & Instruction Librarian, State Library of North Carolina

Amy Harris Houk – Head of Research, Outreach & Instruction, UNC-Greensboro

Katy Webb – Head of Research & Instructional Services, East Carolina University


Space is limited to 30 attendees and guaranteed to fill up quickly; register asap to reserve your spot.





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For more information, please email Jen Hanft at jennifer [dot] hanft [at] ncdcr [dot] gov.