Leadership

Open Positions for Fall 2024: We have open positions for Social Media Assistants and Webmaster for Fall 2024, with onboarding work beginning in the Summer. If you are interested, please see the Officer Descriptions page and email sjsu.aanhpi@gmail.com to apply.

Current Leadership

Chair: Erica Vu

Vice Chair: Cat Tang

Treasurer: Quarry Pak

Quarry began the MLIS program in January 2023 and is exploring different pathways in libraries and information science, perhaps in special, academic or digital librarianship.  She has a BA in Psychology & Women’s Studies from Pomona College and an MSW from UCLA, has worked as an educational administrator and school social worker and is currently a Leadership Coach and Lecturer at UC Berkeley. She is a 2nd generation Korean American and lives with her family in Richmond, CA where she and her wife have recently become cat grandmoms to a stray litter of kittens after launching their daughter off to college in Boston.  In her free time, she enjoys writing, nature walks, baking, and live music.

Social Media/Webmaster: Indira Nauth

Webmaster: Allison Law

Allison Law (she/her) joined the SJSU MLIS program in Fall 2023 with an interest in public librarianship and multicultural children’s services. She holds a BS in Operations Research from Cornell University and an AAS in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She has web project management experience across industries, including apparel and footwear from Reebok. Allison is an immigrant from Hong Kong who grew up in New York City. She currently lives in Quincy, MA with her wife and their preschooler.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Michelle Chen

Dr. Michelle Chen joined the iSchool faculty in Fall 2012, bringing expertise in data analytics and online social network analysis. Previously, she taught at the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Connecticut, and the University of San Francisco. Dr. Chen holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems with a focus on statistics and computational learning from the University of Texas-Austin and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Taiwan University. In her spare time, Dr. Chen enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with her family in the Bay Area.

Founding Members (Spring 2024)

Left to Right: (Top) Allison Law, Erica Vu, and Kristina Gerhardt. (Bottom) Cat Tang and Quarry Pak.

Past Officers

Social Media/Webmaster: Kristina Gerhardt

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