Americas Regional Council
Head of Technical Services, College of DuPage
Mary S. Konkel is Professor and Head of Technical Services at the College of DuPage Library, a large community college in the Chicago metropolitan suburb of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. With over 37 years of experience in librarianship and technical services, she has also held positions at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the University of Cincinnati, Governors State University, and the University of Akron. She has held leadership positions in the ALA Video Round Table, Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC), Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO), Illinois OCLC Users Group (IOUG), the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) and has served on several Illinois State Library committees. Mary is well known in the audiovisual cataloging arena, serving as a cataloging mentor and trainer. She is a practicing cataloger of audiovisual and electronic resources and a frequent presenter on cataloging and technical services topics. Mary was named the 2017-2018 outstanding divisional faculty at the College of DuPage and just celebrated her 10th year as a docent for the Field Museum in Chicago. She currently serves as a member of the Americas Regional Council (ARC).
Term end date: 30 June 2021
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599