TLACast Newsletter
Names in the News
December 2017
Volume. 36 No. 7
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Deceased
    Harold Wayne Billings passed away in November. He had been University of Texas at Austin's Director of General Libraries for the last 25 years of his career.

    Ina (Ikie) Miller, long-time TLA member and Houston school librarian passed away in November.

    Cornelia (Connie) Moore, who served on the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and Texas Historical Commission, passed away.

    Carol Ann Rhodes, a former school librarian, passed away.

    Juanita (Nina) Van Dusen Efrid, who created the baskets for the TBA Luncheon centerpieces for many years, passed away in October.

    Daniel Walsh, COO of Children's Plus Inc., passed away in October.

    Emily Billings is now access media librarian at Midwestern State University.

    Diane Graves retired from Trinity University.

    Kate Horan was recently honored by being featured in a book on 28 library directors around the world.

    Sylvia Vardell received the USBBY's Alida Cutts Lifetime Membership Award for 2017.

    Bethany Wilson joined the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Library Development and Networking Division as youth services consultant.