The Library of Congress Professional Association (LCPA) is a staff organization
dedicated to helping its members reach their professional goals. About 1,500 current
and retired employees participate in committees and forums on topics ranging from
foreign languages to gardening. The LCPA publishes two periodicals, sponsors an
annual art show, and a biennial talent showcase. It conducts volunteer activities
for local non-profit organizations. It sponsors the Continuing Education Fund, a
grant-making organization that supports the educational endeavors of members. Embracing
the Memory is the LCPA's first anthology.
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Levon Avdoyan is an area specialist in the Near East Section of the African and
Middle East Division at the Library of Congress.
Myron Briggs is a digital conversion specialist for the American Folklife Center
at the Library of Congress.
Yvonne French is a senior writer and editor in the Librarian's Office at the
Library of Congress.
Annlinn Grossman is a paper conservator in the Conservation Division of the Library
Jeffrey Guide is acting chief of the Office Systems Services in the Integrated
Support Services of the Library of Congress.
Margaret Holley is a copyright specialist in the Copyright Cataloging Division at the Library of Congress.
Carol Kochhar-Bryant, a professor at the George Washington University, is
the spouse of John Bryant, a staff member of the National Library for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped at the Library of Congress. Peter Scott Newitt is a
commercial decorative painter, Carol's brother, and John's brother-in-law.
Until recently, Janet L. Meeks was a serial record specialist in the
Serial Record Division of the Library of Congress.
Glenn Logan Reitze is an editor in the Law Library of the Library of Congress.
Stephanie Ruvinsky, a program assistant, works in Office of Strategic
Initiatives of the Library of Congress.
Phyllis Thomas, a computer specialist, is a staff member in the Automation
and Planning Liaison Office in the Operations Division of the Library of Congress.
Fentahun Tiruneh is a library technician and works in the African and Middle
East Division of the Library of Congress.
Marilyn B. Wassmann is a staff member of the Art I team in the Arts and
Sciences Cataloging Division of the Library of Congress.