Get to know your MAC officers
Interested in knowing more about your newly elected MAC officers..where they work, what they do, and how they spend their off-work hours…
Rick Peterson, Chair Elect
Rick Peterson is the Deputy Director at the Duke University Medical Center
and Archives. Prior to his arrival at Duke in 2001, Rick worked at East
Carolina University and the University of Virginia where he held positions in Reference, Access Services, Outreach, Information Technology, and
Administration. He has an MSLS degree from Case Western Reserve.
Rick and his wife Mary are dedicated Hokies, having both graduated from Virginia Tech. His outside interests include playing the drums with several bands including the Bearded Pigs and the Blue Dots, tinkering with sportscars, and spending time near the ocean.
Brandi Tuttle, Treasurer
Brandi Tuttle is an Information & Education Services Librarian at the Duke University Medical Center Library. Previously she worked in reference and administration in a public library in Illinois and on various projects at North Carolina State University Libraries.
At the Medical Center Library her role is to provide both education and training for a diverse on and off campus community. One of the many hats she enjoys wearing is liaison to the Physician Assistant program.
Brandi received her Bachelor’s in Anthropology and MSLIS from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is from landlocked, cornfield surrounded Central Illinois and loves having the ocean and mountains within a few hours drive. She and her husband, also a librarian, are looking forward to exploring the world with their 15 month old son Lincoln. And of course, they have cats!
Andrea Horne, MAC Nominee to the MLA Nominating Committee
Andrea Horne is the Associate Director for Information Services at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia. She has two MAC lives, having been a chapter member from 1991-1996 while at Virginia Commonwealth University, and again 2000 – present. In between, she was a member of the Philadelphia Regional Chapter while working at University of Pennsylvania’s Biomedical Library.
Andrea received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Duke University and a Masters in Information and Library Studies from the University of Michigan.
A native of Michigan, she enjoys going back to visit, but also likes exploring new travel destinations. Ultimately, though, she’s happy to return home to central Virginia.