Courtney Fuson is 2016 Deanna Nipp-Kientz Volunteer of the Year
During the the 2016 Tenn-Share Fall Conference welcome, Leah Allison, President, presented the Deanna Nipp-Kientz Memorial Award to Courtney Fuson, Electronic & Educational Resources Librarian at Belmont University. Courtney is currently one of the co-webmistresses for Tenn-Share and has been involved with Tenn-Share in since 2010, when she was the Learn & Discover chair, coordinating Tenn-Share's online statewide training program for library staff. She began serving as a co-webmistress in 2011. Courtney has served on several DataFest and Fall Conference committees as well. She has helped design and maintain Tenn-Share's websites and social media presence, provided technical support, and worked to help maintain Tenn-Share's membership database. When asked to help with a task, Courtney never says "no," and her knowledge and work ethic are exemplary. She truly epitomizes Deanna Nipp-Kientz's attitudes of service, hard work, and dedication to Tenn-Share.
Deanna Nipp-Kientz was Membership Coordinator of Tenn-Share from 1995-2012, while employed at Tennessee Technological University. Her grace and diligence in dealing with missing, vague or incorrect information to be sure that all members were promptly served earned her the title of "Database Queen" at Tenn-Share's 2002 Fall Conference.