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Staff Leadership

The American Theological Library Association staff is led by the Executive Director and five departmental Directors. Their areas of responsibility and contact information follow.

Brenda Bailey-Hainer, Executive Director

Brenda Bailey-Hainer, ATLA Executive Director

888.665.ATLA, x4429

Outside USA/Canada: 312.454.5100, x4429


Contact for: Information about ATLA's strategic initiatives and projects, and proposals for collaborative projects and programs.

Jim Butler, Director of Information Systems

Jim Butler



888.665.ATLA, x4448

Outside USA/Canada: 312.454.5100, x4448


Contact for: Issues related to ATLA's internal/external network, web services, server hardware and operating systems.


Gillian Harrison Cain, Director of Member Programs

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888.665.ATLA, x4415

Outside USA/Canada: 312.454.5100, x4415 

Contact for: Membership benefit, committee, publication and meeting questions. Ideas for member and collaborative projects.

Marie Jacobsen, Director of Financial Services

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888.665.ATLA, x4419

Outside USA/Canada:  312.454.5100, x4419


Contact for: Financial and Human Resource data.​


Margot Lyon, Director of Business Development

Margot Lyon

888.665.ATLA, x4433

Outside USA/Canada: 312.454.5100, x4433


Contact for: Information on how to purchase and access ATLA's products. Press and trademark inquiries. Schedule for ATLA's presence at industry conferences.​​ 


Maria Stanton, Director of Production

    888.665.ATLA, x4420

    Outside USA/Canada: 312.454.5100, x4​420

    Contact for: Questions about indexing policies and practices and questions about subscription database content.