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Steering Committee

Libraries

Davenport University

  • Judith Bosshart, Library Director

Kalamazoo College

  • Stacy Nowicki, Library Director

Kalamazoo Public Library

  • Beth Timmerman, Local History Librarian
  • Carlos Santiago-Lugo, Support for Spanish Speakers
  • Kevin King, Loan/Outreach Services
  • Lisa Williams, Reading Together Coordinator
  • Marti Fritz, Community Relations
  • Mary Doud, Deputy Director
  • Nancy Davis-Smith, Washington Square Librarian

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

  • Jim Ratliff, Librarian, Arcadia Campus

Portage District Library

  • Marsha Meyer, Adult Services

Western Michigan University

  • Miranda Howard

Educational Institutions

Kalamazoo Central High School

  • Sherry Ransford, English Department

Hackett Catholic Central High School

  • Teresa Luzenske, English Department

Community Groups

Abstraction Theatre

  • Melissa Zinn

Covenant Senior Day Program

  • Andrea Heerdt

First Baptist Church

  • Elizabeth Start

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

  • Shannon Bronsink
  • Amy Slancik

Kalamazoo Nature Center

  • Kara Haas
  • Jen Wright

Magical Rain Theaterworks

  • Ike Vasquez

Community members

Bookstores

Kazoo Books I & II

  • John Wenger

Media

Kalamazoo Gazette

  • Anne Holcomb, Librarian