The first year of the ARLIS/NA DC-MD-VA chapter mentoring program has gotten off to a great start! The inaugural participants include the following nine mentor/mentee pairings (mentors are listed first):

John Hagood and Julia Murphy

Molli Kuenstner and Kerry Huller

Shalimar White and Dan Moore

Sarah Osborne Bender and Oksana Prokhvacheva

Kim Lesley and Lisa Bonaparte

Jacqueline Protka and Angela Forest

Julia Wisniewski and Tamara Pilko

Leila Prasertwaitaya and Michelle Strizever

Doug Litts and Adam Robinson

Thanks to all the participants for making this first year of the mentoring program a success! Participants are welcome to write about their experiences on the chapter blog (email submissions to Tessa Brawley-Barker) and are invited to the upcoming chapter meeting on Friday, October 11, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (see http://arlisdmv.org/meetings/upcoming-meetings/ for the schedule).