Committee Member of the Month: Alisa Holahan

Committee Member of the Month: Alisa Holahan

Name: Alisa Holahan
Company: Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas School of Law
Role: Reference Librarian

 

      1. What brought you to Austin and how long have you been here?
        I am a rare native Austinite.
      2. How did you get connected to AYC?
        A friend introduced me to the organization.
      3. What are you involved with in AYC AND what is your favorite part of AYC?
        I am a member of the Imagine Committee, which supports the arts in Austin. As part of the Imagine Committee, I enjoy being able to meet new people in the context of promoting an aspect of Austin that I love.
      4. Where can we find you brunching in Austin on any given Saturday?
        Texas French Bread
      5. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and what would you use it for?
        Teleportation, because I enjoy traveling and it would be great to go anywhere in the world instantly.
      6. If you could have any celebrity live next door to you, who would it be?
        Paul McCartney, because I love the Beatles.
      7. If you had guests visiting Austin for the weekend, where is the first place you would take them to show them a good time?
        South Congress, because there are a lot of fun things to do, and it has a distinctive Austin vibe.
      8. If you played hooky for a day, where would we find you and what would you be doing?
        Visiting the Blanton Museum of Art.
      9. When people ask you what you do for a living, what do you tell them?
        As an academic law librarian, I conduct legal research; help faculty, students, and the public find the legal resources they need; and teach classes on legal research topics.
      10. What technology could you not live without?
        My phone
      11. Who inspires you?
        Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
      12. What is your proudest accomplishment?
        Passing the Texas Bar Exam
      13. If you couldn’t live in Austin, where would you want to live?
        London
      14. I want to learn how to…?
        Play the guitar
      15. Pick:
        Soup or Salad?
        Salad
        Indoors or Outdoors?
        Indoors
        Winter or Summer?
        Winter
        Tea or Coffee?
        Tea
        Mountains or Beach?
        Beach
      16. Favorite Drink?
        Austin Eastciders
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