Administrative Notes: Newsletter of the FDLP

Vol. 25, no. 12-13 GP 3.16/3-2:25/12-13 November 15/December 15, 2004

Acquisition and Development Director Hired: Lillian Gassie

Lillian Woon Gassie has joined Information Dissemination (Superintendent of Documents) as Director of Acquisitions and Development, effective November 15, 2004. With a background in information systems development, knowledge management, content aggregation, organization and management, Ms. Gassie is well positioned to lead GPO's content acquisition program in an environment where more and more government documents are self-published and released by agencies only in electronic format.

Prior to joining GPO, Ms. Gassie was the Senior Systems Librarian at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Monterey, California where she managed the Systems Office of the Dudley Knox Library and was Project Manager and later, co-Principal Investigator of the NPS Homeland Security Digital Library. Ms. Gassie was recognized as Federal Librarian of the Year by the Federal Library Information Center Committee (FLICC) for her innovative leadership and professionalism in the promotion and development of library and information services during fiscal year 2003. Ms. Gassie previously worked at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL)'s Knowledge Management Center where she received the 1999 ARL Award for Customer Service for work related to digitization and electronic access of ARL technical reports. Ms. Gassie has a master's degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.