Johnna Percell is pursuing her Master's degree in Library Science at the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies specializing in Information and Diverse Populations. Johnna received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Harding University in 2008. She spent the past few years working with a non-profit organization serving the education and housing needs of families with criminal justice involvement. Her interests include examining the role increased information access can play in inspiring underserved populations to overcome obstacles and find success.
Brian Real is a PhD student in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. He currently holds a Master's degrees in Communication from Johns Hopkins University (2008) and Library Science from the University of Maryland (2011). Brian has previously worked for the Calvert County Public Library system as a Public Services Librarian and for the University of Maryland's Nonprint Media Services Library as a graduate assistant. In addition to working for iPAC, Brian currently works as the graduate assistant for the Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies (www.film.umd.edu).
Lindsay C. Sarin is the MLS Program Coordinator and doctoral student in the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies. Lindsay currently holds an MLS from the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests include information policy and its relationship to library advocacy, information literacy services to diverse populations, and library marketing. She also works on several ALA and ACRL Committees to promote association involvement to new information professionals. She can be found on Twitter @lcsarin.