Network Bulletin No. 00-48

Date: August 25, 2000

Subject: Staff, NLS

Index term:  Consultant, NSS appointed

David M. Whittall has been appointed NLS network consultant.
He began his duties on June 5, 2000.

Mr. Whittall has more than thirteen years of experience in
the network.  He worked at the Braille Institute of America
regional library from 1983 to 1988 as machine coordinator.
He then returned to college and later worked at the Jet
Propulsion Laboratory.  He joined the Arizona regional
library in 1992, where he was machine supervisor.  While
primarily responsible for machine-lending agency functions,
he assisted in many other aspects of library service.  He
brings a wealth of experience to NLS and his position of
network consultant.

For the reminder of FY 2000, Mr. Whittall will be working
with network libraries in the Northern Conference.  At the
beginning of fiscal year 2001, in October, he will be
assigned to both the Northern Conference and the Southern
Conference.  At the same time, Mary Mohr will be assigned to
the Midlands Conference and the Western Conference.  They
will back each other up in returning telephone calls from
the network.  Please call your primary consultant, but do
not hesitate to contact the backup if necessary.

Mr. Whittall's telephone number is (202) 707-9258, and his
e-mail address is <[log in to unmask]>.

For more information contact:

Stephen Prine
Network Services Section