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									2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name          Last Name    Current Position               Previous Positions                Degrees and Certifications                 ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                              Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                  Honors and Awards
Mustafa             Abdelwahid   Director of Libraries 2010     Head of Collection                Auburn University, Alabama PhD Public ALA Committee on Diversity,                                                                                    Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) member                                                            2010-2011 Abu Dhabi University Outstanding Service Award
                                 Abu Dhabi University --        Development and Technical         Policy & Public Administration, 2008;                                                                                                                National Council for Black Studies, member                                                                                 for the University Library Innovation Project.
                                 Abu Dhabi UAE                  Services, Auburn Research         University of Wisconsin, M.L.I.S. ,
                                                                Library, 2005-2010                2003; University of North Carolina,
                                                                 Librarian for Graduate           B.A., Political Science/ Global Affairs
                                                                Programs, Alabama State           and International Development, 2000;
                                                                University, 2003-2005             Baku State University-Former Soviet
                                                                 Online Librarian, American       Union, L.L.M., Master of International
                                                                Public University                 Law,1993
                                                                System/American Military
                                                                University, 2006-Present

Rosie L.            Albritton    Director of Library Services   Dean of Library Services,         University of Illinois, Ph.D., Library &   ALA Councilor-at-Large, 2003-2006, 2006-2009, 2009-2012; ALA Council Orientation Committee, 2009-2012;    Chair, Assistants-to-the-Directors, LLAMA Discussion Group, 1986-1990; Chair and Coordinator, AfriTECH '95 Virtual         Frye Leadership Institute, IMLS Scholarship, Emory
                                 and Professor of               Florida Memorial University,      Information Science, 1993; University      ACRL Member and Committee Appointments, 1985-2009; LLAMA Member and Committee Appointments,               Online Conference, January 20-23, 1995; Founder and Executive Director, AfriTECH Online Newsline and Listserv, 1994-       University, June 2003; ALISE Doctoral Dissertation Award,
                                 Educational Media &            2000-2005; Assistant              of Michigan, MLS, 1985; University of      1987-2008; LITA Member 1996-2007; LRRT, 1990-2000; EMERT Member, 1993-2000; LIRT, 1998-2008;              2004; ALISE-SIG, Multicultural, Ethnic and Humanistic Concerns, 1996-97; Reviewer for National Science Foundation Grant    1994; ACRL/ISI Doctoral Dissertation Proposal
                                 Technology, 2005, Prairie      Professor, Wayne State            Chicago, Educational Psychology, MA        BCALA, 1985-2011; Missouri Library Association, Member 1985-1989; Illinois Library Association, Member,   Proposals- Division of Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences: Ethics and Values Studies Program, in Science and        Fellowship,1992-1993; University of Illinois Doctoral
                                 View A&M University,           University, 1993-2000;            1976, CAS 1978; Governors State            1989-1993; ALISE Member and Committee Appointments, 1993-1999; Michigan Library Association, 1993-        Technology Studies, 1994-1999; Board Member, Houston Area Research Libraries Consortium (HARLIC), 2005-2010;               Fellowship, 1989-1993; CLR/PETREL, Fellowship & Internship,
                                 Prairie View, Texas            Doctoral Research Assistant,      University, MA Human Development,          1999; Florida Library Association, Member, 2000-2005; Texas Library Association, Member and Committee     Advisory Board Member, University of North Texas, GSLIS, 2007 to Present; University of Michigan, School of Information,   University of Michigan, 1993-85; Comaroni Cataloging
                                                                University of Illinois, Urbana-   1974; Tennessee State University, BS       Appointments, 2005-Present; Texas Council of Academic Library Directors, 2005 - Present.                  Alumni Advisory Board, 2011 to Present.                                                                                    Award, University of Michigan, 1985; CLR-Faculty/Librarian
                                                                Champaign, 1989-93;               Biology & Psychology, 1964.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Research Grant, 1986-88; CLR Grant Award, Recent LIS
                                                                Assistant-to-the-Director,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Graduates Program, University of Missouri, 1986-89; Ford
                                                                University of Missouri-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, University of Chicago, 1976-
                                                                Columbia, 1985-89.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                79; Pi Lambda Theta National Honor and Professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Association, University of Chicago, 1978; Southeast Florida
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Library Network, Alliance and Vista Awards, 2001-2003;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Miami Community Council Black Achievers Leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Award, 2003.
J. Douglas (Doug)   Archer       Reference/Peace Studies        Monograph Acquisitions            Western Michigan University, MSL,          ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee, Privacy Subcommittee, Member 2010--; Chair, 2011—; ALA Task Force     Peace and Justice Studies Association Board of Directors, Member 2005 --,Harmonizer (Ombudsperson) 2007--, Co-Chair        Indiana Library Federation (ILF), Danny Gunnells Intellectual
                                 Librarian, 1982/2002,          Librarian, Hesburgh Libraries,    1981;                                      on the Proposed Google Book Search (GBS) Settlement, Member 2010-2011; ALA Search Committee,              2011--; Freedom to Read Foundation, Board of Directors, Member (ex officio) 2008-2009; Indiana Library Federation,         Freedom Award, Nov. 15, 2011; Moderator-Elect, Northern
                                 Hesburgh Libraries,            University of Notre Dame,         Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity          Executive Director, Office for Information Freedom, Member 2009; ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee,      Intellectual Freedom Committee, Member 1983-1987, 1997-2003 & 2005-2010, Chair, 1999-2002 & 2007-2010; Library             Indiana District, Church of the Brethren, Sept. 17, 2011;
                                 University of Notre Dame,      Notre Dame, IN, 1981-1982;        School, MDiv Church History, 1972;         Member 2006-2010, Chair, 2008-2009; ACRL Ethics Committee, Chair, 2004-2005; ACRL Philosophical,          Federation, Reference Division, Executive Committee, Secretary, 1983-1984; Indiana Library Federation, District 1          Outstanding Performance Award, Hesburgh Libraries of
                                 Notre Dame, IN                 Library Assistant, Hesburgh       Duke University, AB Religion, 1968         Religious & Theological Studies Discussion Group, Co-founder, 1990, Steering Committee, Member, 1990-     Planning Committee, Member 1982-1985, 1997-2003, & 2004-2011, Chair, 1984-1985 & 1999-2000                                 Notre Dame, July 13, 2010; Who’s Who in America, 63rd Ed.,
                                                                Libraries, University of Notre                                               1992, Chair, 1991-1992; RUSA Reference Services in Medium-Sized Research Libraries Discussion Group,                                                                                                                                 Marquis, 2009; Paul J. Foik, C. S. C. Award, University of
                                                                Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 1978-                                                  Steering Committee, Member 1985-1990, Chair, 1988-1989; IFRT Executive Board, Secretary, 1986 & 1990-                                                                                                                                Notre Dame, 2004; ILF ProQuest/SIRS Intellectual Freedom
                                                                1981; Pastor, American                                                       1992, Director at Large, 2004-2006, 2011--, Vice Chair/Chair Elect, 2006-2007, Chair, 2007-2008; LIRT                                                                                                                                Award, 2004; Outstanding Performance Award, University
                                                                Baptist and Church of the                                                    Publications Committee, Member 1989-1991, Chair, 1990-1991; NMRT, Member Cognotes Committee, 1982-                                                                                                                                   Libraries of Notre Dame, October 19, 1999; ALA IFRT SIRS
                                                                Brethren Congregations,                                                      1984                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 State Program Award for 1985-1986 as member of the ILF
                                                                1970-1978                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Intellectual Freedom Committee; Who’s Who in Religion in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  America, Marquis, 1975

Nancy L.            Baumann      Instructor, 2010,              School Librarian, Indian          University of North Texas, MLS, 1983;      ALSC, Grant Administration Committee, Chair 2011-2012                                                     Missouri Association of School Librarians Nominating Committee, 2011                                                       Recipient, Innovative Reading Grant, AASL, 2007
                                 University of Missouri-        Paintbrush Elementary,            University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, MS        ALSC, Grant Administration Committee, Member 2010-2011                                                    Wyoming Library Association, Conference Planning Committee, 2009                                                            Recipient, Giant Step Award, School Library
                                 SISLT, Columbia, MO            Laramie, WY 2007-2010             Special Education, 1978; University of     AASL, Program Committee AASL Annual Conference 2009-2011                                                  Wyoming Library Association, Indian Paintbrush Book Award Committee, 2008-2010                                             Journal/Thomson Gale, 2005
                                                                 School Librarian, Barnett        Wisconsin-Madison, BS Elementary           AASL, Innovative Reading Grant, Chair 2009-2010                                                                                                                                                                                       Recipient, Excellence in Library Service to Young Adults, ALA,
                                                                Shoals Elementary, Athens,        Education, 1971.                           ALSC, John Newbery Medal, Member 2009-2010                                                                                                                                                                                           1999
                                                                GA, 2000-2007, 1992-1995                                                     ALSC, Andrew Carnegie Medal, Member 2008-2009                                                                                                                                                                                         Recipient, Teacher of Excellence, Clarke County School
                                                                 School Librarian, Coile                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          District, Athens, GA, 2006
                                                                Middle School, Athens, GA,

Roberta Ruth        Bibbins      Library Director, 2011,        Media Specialist, New             Michigan State University, BA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   National Board Teaching Certification Library & Information
                                 Orangeburg County              Hanover County Schools,           Education, 1986                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Services K-12, 2003
                                 Library, Orangeburg, SC        Wilmington, NC 2006-2010           Wayne State University, MLIS, 1996
                                                                Assistant Director, Collection     National Board Teaching Certification
                                                                Management, Charlotte             Library & Information Services K-12,
                                                                Mecklenburg Library 2004-         2003
                                                                Media Specialist, Charlotte
                                                                Mecklenburg, Charlotte, NC

Judy T.             Bivens       Instructional Resources        School Librarian, Gallatin        Tennessee State University, Ed D, 2008 AASL/NCATE Coordinating Committee member, 2004-6; chair 2009-2010                                             Tennessee Library Association, School Library Section Chair, N/A                                                           Phi Delta Kappa (Education Honor Society)2005-Present ,
                                 Librarian and MLIS             High School, Gallatin, TN          University of Tennessee, MS in                                                                                                                      North Central Council (Tennessee) of International Reading Association Chair, 1994                                         Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 2007-Present
                                 Program Coordinator,           1975-2000                         Information Science, 2000                                                                                                                            Tennessee Association of School Librarians, Standards and Certification Chair, 2005 to Present                             Golden Key Honor Society, 2007-Present
                                 Trevecca Nazarene               Adjunct Library Faculty,          Western Kentucky University, Plus 30,                                                                                                               Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Chairperson for School Visiting Teams 1980-Present                           Peabody Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence, 1998
                                 University                     Volunteer State Community         1993                                                                                                                                                 NCATE Board of Examiners 2009--Appointment renewed                                                                         Middle Tennessee State University Technology Grant, 1992
                                                                College, Gallatin, TN, 1980-       Middle Tennessee State University,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Tennessee Electronic Library Trainer Award, 2010
                                                                2000                              MAT English and Library, 1975                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chairperson Sumner County Technology Committee, 1995-
                                                                                                   University of Tennessee Martin, BS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             98
                                                                                                  Secondary Education, 1969                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Vanderbilt Virtual School Technology Trainer, 1992-98

Latrice             Booker       Coordinator of Library     Coordinator of Library                Indiana University-Purdue University at    ALA Committee on Diversity, Intern, 2009-2011                                                                                                                                                                                        ALA Emerging Leaders Class of 2009
                                 Instruction, 2009, Indiana Instruction, Indiana                  Indianapolis, MLS, 2006                    ACRL Ethnic and Racial Diversity Committee, Member, 2011-2013                                                                                                                                                                        ACRL 2011 Librarian Scholarship Recipient
                                 University Northwest,      University Northwest, 2009-           Indiana University Northwest, BA           ACRL Scholarships Committee, Member, 2011-2013
                                 Gary, IN                    Reference/instruction                Spanish, 2003                              ACRL Posters Session Committee, Member, 2011-2013
                                                            Librarian, Indiana University
                                                            Northwest, 2008-2009
                                                             Interim Head of
                                                            Cataloging/Serials Cataloger,
                                                            Murray State University,

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

Major Accomplishments                                                                 Publications                                                             Links for Further Information                    Statement of Professional Concern                                                            Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
                                                                                      Dusé Mohamed Ali (1866-1945): The Autobiography of a Pioneer                                                               During the past decades technology was the driving force behind many changes that             2003                Academic       UAE     No                No
                                                                                      Pan-African and Afro-Asian Activists. The Red Sea Press 02/2011                                                           occurred in our society and libraries were not an exception. Technology had changed
                                                                                       The Rise of the Islamic Movement in Sudan (1945-1989). The                                                               everything that we know about libraries; from how we internally operate to how we
                                                                                      Edwin Mellen Press 11/2008                                                                                                provide services to our constituencies. As Councilor-at-Large I will work to ensure that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALA is taking all necessary steps to equip library professionals with the tools, training, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                support necessary to succeed in this changing and challenging environment. As a member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                of ALA Diversity Committee I am also fully aware of the problems that our field is facing in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                the areas of recruiting and retaining representatives from underrepresented groups, I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                believe ALA is not doing enough in that area, as Councilor-at-Large I will work with other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                concerned member in developing new innovative and creative programs to increase the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                numbers of minorities in our field.

Founder, Editor and Moderator - The AfriTECH Project, including the Listserv,         Author, "Developing Leadership Skills: A Sourcebook for                  http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/3635.asp              As Director of University Library serving a Historically Black (HBCU) land-grant institution, 1986                 Adcademic      TX      No                No
Online E-Conference, Newsletter, and Website, 1994-2004; Assistant Professor          Librarians," with T. Shaughnessy, Libraries Unlimited, 1990; Author,     http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Listserv/AFRITECH    my concerns for the profession reflect the same critical issues and leadership challenges
of Library & Information Science, Wayne State University, 1993-1999; Grant            "Transformational Leadership in Academic Libraries," in Advances         _95.html                                         facing all 21st century academic libraries. My primary concerns include: recruiting,
Writer, Principal Investigator and Project Director of the "Intern-Scholar            in Library Administration and Management, Vol. 13, pp. 57-110,           http://www,h-                                    educating, hiring and retaining a diverse workforce; defining strategic goals to meet the
Program" at the University of Missouri-Columbia, funded by the Council on             1995. Author, "The Founding and Prevalence of African-American           net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=1876593     changing role of libraries; supporting distance learners; improving the status and salaries
Library Resources (CLR), 1987-1990, as cited in ERIC Document ED-310-769,             Social Libraries and Historical Societies, 1828-1918," in Untold         0073954                                          of all librarians and support staff; and the impact of information technology on the
1990; Appointed as the first Assistant-to-the-Director of Libraries, for Research,    Stories: Civil Rights, Libraries and Black Librarianship, pp. 23-46,                                                      delivery of quality library services. The new literacy for this century is clearly the ability to
Grants, and Planning, University of Missouri, 1985-1989; Coordinator of the           1998.                                                                                                                     utilize electronic systems. The need for digital accessibility has changed the flow of
design and construction of the Information Literacy Instructional Computer Lab,                                                                                                                                 information, raised the visibility of libraries, and highlighted the role of librarians. The
as Dean of Library Services, at Florida Memorial University, 2000-2005.                                                                                                                                         new technologies have created new rules and new players that require our profession to
Recipient of "three" national awards for the Doctoral Dissertation,                                                                                                                                             promote "information literacy," create "learning communities,” eliminate "digital
"Transformational vs. Transactional Leadership in University Libraries: A Test of                                                                                                                               divides," and maintain a "balance" between "traditional and digital resources."
the Model and its Relationship to Perceived Library Organizational
Effectiveness," University of Illinois, 1993. Invited panelist and guest speaker on
the "digital divide" and the "founding of African-American social libraries."
Led team that developed the ALA IFC's "Religion in American Libraries: a Q & A"        “An RFID Primer and Intellectual Freedom Caution,” Indiana              http://nd.edu/~jarcher/                          As a Councilor, I will do everything within my power to see that ALA continues to maintain 1980                    Academic       IN      No                No
document; Developed an e-decision making procedure for the Peace and Justice          Libraries, 2007, v 26 (1), pp. 21-26; “Liberty, Security and Indiana                                                      and enhance library services for all of our diverse constituencies while vigorously
Studies Association Board, 2009; Developed an e-decision making procedure for         Libraries,” Indiana Libraries, 2006, v. 25 (3), pp. 18-21; “Intellectual                                                  affirming our core value of intellectual freedom -- free, unfettered, uncensored access to
the ALA IFRT Executive Board, 2007-2008; Led initiative to assure the inclusion       and Religious Freedom,” Indiana Libraries, 2000, v. 19 (2), pp. 7-10                                                      information in all its forms.
of Intellectual Freedom in the ILF Values Statement, 2006; Led initiative to
assure the continuation of the IFC as Committee of the ILF Board, 2006;
Prepared first draft of the University of Notre Dame's Library Faculty Statement
on Academic Freedom, 2006; Produced first electronic issue of the IFRT Report,
2003; Led development of the University of Notre Dame's Hesburgh Libraries
Intellectual Freedom Statement, 1999-2001; Led team that developed the first
local implementation of Ex Libris' ALEPH 500 web OPAC in North America, 1997-
1999; Prepared first Web gateway to electronic resources for the University of
Notre Dame's Hesburgh Libraries, 1995-1996

I have opened a new middle school library, instituted several nationally           Baumann, N. (under contract) For the Love of Reading: Reading               http://mightyreaders.wordpress.com               The most pressing issue facing our profession today is the loss of professional library        1983                Academic       MO      No                No
recognized reading promotional programs in elementary and middle school            Promotional Programs for K-8., ABC-CLIO.                                                                                     positions. Additional factors include closure of libraries, budget cuts resulting in losses to
libraries, and boosted circulation and collaboration in the schools I have served. Baumann, N. (2011). Authors! Authors! Authors!, Knowledge                                                                    collections, programming, and personnel. This is devastating to patrons who depend on
In addition, I have built a strong home-school connection and instituted           Quest, Vol. 39, May/June 2011, pp. 56-59.                                                                                    and need libraries during these severe economic times. Possibly it is a misunderstanding
numerous community/school projects involving grant and volunteer support.           Baumann, N. (2000). Turn Reading into Pleasure. Excellence in                                                               of what professional librarians provide to libraries, patrons, and communities. One of the
                                                                                   Library Services to Young Adults, ALA editions, Spring 2000.                                                                 tenets I learned in Library School is that librarians provide service to everyone. I will do
                                                                                    Baumann, N., Fuentes, C., & Holman, J. (1995). The Reading                                                                  my best to seek out opportunities to speak to any group to promote the purpose and
                                                                                   Challenge Project. (Instructional Resource No. 34). National                                                                 benefits of strong and vibrant libraries in communities. I want to become a national
                                                                                   Reading Resource Center: University of Georgia, Athens, GA.                                                                  spokesperson for libraries. Strong libraries provide the education and tools our patrons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                require to secure jobs and become thoughtful caring citizens. I will work as a marketer of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                libraries, promoting the benefits of investing in libraries to communities.

Facilitated opening of three new school library media centers                                                                                                  http://www.orangeburgcounty.org/ocl/             It is my hope to continue my advocacy for all youth services. As school media specialists    2011                  Public         SC      No                No
 NCCAT Participant, North Carolina                                                                                                                                                                              are being displaced in many schools, it becomes even more important for Public
 Presenter for NCCAT and Schools on Development of Boys' Book Clubs                                                                                                                                             Librarians to speak on the behalf of all children in our communities. As a former school
 Guest panelist for RCPL on job searching and interviewing                                                                                                                                                      teacher and school librarian, my mission has always been to advocate for literacy. In my
 Purchased opening day collection for ImaginOn, Charlotte NC                                                                                                                                                    new role as a Director, I wish to make even more of an impact on illiteracy rates with
 Purchasing for 23 branch, large metropolitan library system                                                                                                                                                    outreach, literacy focus groups, technology literacy, programming and community
 Coach and mentor for National Board Certification process in Library Services                                                                                                                                  partnerships.
 Adult Literacy Council Board Member

Program Committee Chair for Downtown Gallatin Public Library Building                 Bivens, J. (2005) Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences      Trevecca MLIS graduates on Facebook              Librarians, especially school librarians, are currently experiencing one of the most critical 2000                 Academic       TN      No                No
Campaign 2004-Present                                                                 as a Factor in Course Design for Distance Education. Education in        http://www.facebook.com/groups/42105332688       times in the life of public education. While the economy spirals and Race to the Top
 Gallatin Downtown Library opened, November, 2009.                                    Action. Trevecca Nazarene University.                                    Trevecca School of Education Graduate Programs   commands adherence to rigorous routes to improve student achievement, many school
 Guided the Trevecca MLIS Program through AASL/NCATE National Recognition,             Bivens, J. (2006) Teacher and library information specialist::          http://www.facebook.civensom/groups/2557664      librarians are left in the lurch. School administrators must focus on what they believe will
2007-8                                                                                Partners in assessment. Education in Action. Trevecca Nazarene           28577                                            give their school the most “bang for the buck” whether in dollars or expertise. Thus, we as
 Developed Teacher Leader Program at Trevecca and helped secure a National            University.                                                              Most current home page                           library educators must provide support and training for all librarians as we move toward
First to the Top Grant to fund mentors for high priority urban schools in Metro        Bivens, J. (2008) The Relationship Between Selected Tennessee           http://jbivens.wiki.trevecca.edu/home            new evaluation models, Core Curriculum, and the demise of tenure. Libraries and
Nashville, 2011-2015 ($2 million).                                                    Elementary and Middle                                                                                                     librarians provide the link between students and multiple literacies. We must promote the
                                                                                      School Library Media Centers and Tennessee Comprehensive                                                                  role of librarian as leader, instructional partner, and information specialist who
                                                                                      Assessment Program Composite Reading Test Scores. Dissertation                                                            collaborates with all types of libraries and librarians to benefit the good of the
                                                                                      at Tennessee State University, Nashville.                                                                                 community.
                                                                                       Bivens, J. (2011, May) Is your library using ereaders? City Educator,
                                                                                      Brentwood, Tennessee

I have a strong belief that collaborations are the key to moving forward and          Booker, Latrice and Adam Murray, “New Hires, Old Problems: An                                                                                                                                                          2005                  Academic       IN      Yes               No
making progress. When I began as the Interim Head of Cataloging at Murray             Analytic Exploration of Entry-Level Librarians Coping with
State University, the Cataloging Department had a backlog of thousands of             Modernization,” Footnotes: Scholarship and Research for New
monographs and only one Copy Cataloger and one Administrative Assistant who           Librarians, Volume 36, Number 4, 2007
created the holdings records, item records and labels. I collaborated with the
Systems Department to find a way for the holdings records, item records and
labels to generate automatically from a code put into the bib record. With this
new work flow in addition to hiring a new Copy Cataloger, the backlog was
completed within 6 months. Also, in my current position as the Coordinator of
Library Instruction, I initiated the collaboration with the English Department to
have every Freshman English course receive library instruction.

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First Name         Last Name           Current Position               Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications                ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                        Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                              Honors and Awards
Steven K.          Bowers              Executive Director, 2006,      Adjunct Professor, School of     Wayne State University, MLIS, 2002;       ALA Library Education Assembly, 2010-2011, ALA Constitution and Bylaws 2008-2011, LLAMA Continuing                  ALA Constitution and Bylaws, Chair, 2011; LLAMA Continuing Education and Development Committee, Chair, 2010-2012;      Michigan Library Association, Award of Excellence, 2011;
                                       Detroit Area Library           Library and Information          Oakland University, Bachelor of Art,      Education and Development, 2008-2011, LLAMA SAAS Program Committee, 2008-2009.                                      Michigan Library Association, Chair, Communications and Marketing Committee, 2011-12, Michigan Library Association,    Library Journal Mover & Shaker, 2008; Rochester College,
                                       Network, Detroit, MI           Science, Wayne State             Art History, 1997; Rochester College,                                                                                                                         Chair, Web Advisory Sub Committee, 2010-11.                                                                            Faculty Member of the Year, 2003.
                                                                      University, 2010 - .             Associate or Art, Liberal Arts, 1995.
                                                                       Systems Librarian, Wayne
                                                                      State University, 2005-2006.
                                                                       Director of Library Services,
                                                                      Rochester College, 2002-

Pauletta Brown     Bracy               Professor, School of           Visiting Assistant Professor,    The University of Michigan, PhD,          ALA Spectrum Advisory Committee, Member, 2008-2010; ALA Black Caucus, Member; AASL Program                          North Carolina Library Association, President, 2003-2005; Conference Planning Committee, Chair, 2001-2003; Literacy    ALA Tribute Resolution, January 2007 (for work with NCATE);
                                       Library and Information        School of Information and        Library Science, 1982; University of      Reviewer, 2010-present; AASL Diversity in the Organization Task Force, Chair, 2008-2010; AASL Task Force on         Round Table, Chair, 2009-present; Intellectual Freedom Committee, Member, 2001-present; North Carolina State Library   North Carolina Certificate of Appreciation (in recognition of
                                       Sciences, 1981, and            Library Science, University of   Pittsburgh, MLS, 1970; Fisk University,   Competencies for Library Media Specialists in the 21st Century, Member, 1998-2000; AASL Education for               Commission, Member, 1991-1999, 2001-2005, Committee on Library Service to Children and Youth, Member, 1991-1999,       outstanding service to the state presented by Governor Mike
                                       Director, Office of            North Carolina at Chapel Hill,   BA, English, 1969.                        School Library Media Specialists Task Force, Co-Chair, 1996-1998; AASL National Council for Accreditation of        Chair, 1994, 1999; Durham County (NC) Library Board of Trustees, Member, 1990-1996, Vice-President, 1991-1996,         Easley, 2006); North Carolina Order of the Long Leaf Pine
                                       University Accreditation,      1993, 1994, 1997; Assistant                                                Teacher Education (NCATE) Committee, Co-Chair, 1995-1996; AASL Nominating Committee, Member, 1992-                  Planning Task Force, Chair, 1996; Durham County (NC) Literacy Council, 1985-1998, Board of Directors, Member, 1986-    (conferred by Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.,1999); Annette
                                       2004; North Carolina           Professor, School of Library                                               1995, Chair, 1995; AASL Intellectual Freedom Committee, Member, 1984-1989, Chair, 1984-1986; AASL                   1992, President, 1990-1992, Vice-President, 1988-1990; HBCU Library Alliance, Board of Directors, Member, 2005-        Lewis Phinzaee Award, 1996; North Carolina Library
                                       Central University,            and Information Science,                                                   Research Committee, Member, 1984-1986; AASL School Library Media Educators' Section, Executive Board,               present; The Friends of the Duke University Libraries, Executive Committee, Member, 2008-present; Association of       Association Round Table for Ethnic Minority Concerns
                                       Durham, NC.                    University of Iowa, 1979-                                                  Member, 1985-1989, Nominating Committee, Chair, 1986-1989; EMIERT Coretta Scott King Book Award                     Specialized and Professional Accreditors, Board of Directors, Member, 2008-present; North Carolina Open Government     Roadbuilder Award, 1995; Durham County Distinguished
                                                                      1981; School Library Media                                                 Committee, Member, 2010-present; EMIERT Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime                     Coalition, Board of Directors, Member, 2004-present; Motheread, Inc., Executive Board, Member, 2003-present; Durham    Service Award, 1994; North Carolina Distinguished Service
                                                                      Specialist, Pittsburgh (PA)                                                Achievement Jury, Member, 2009-present, Chair, 2010-present; SRRT, Member, 1998-2005; SRRT Coretta                  County (NC) Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, 1998-present; Secretary, 1999-2000, Parliamentarian, 2000-present.      Award, 1994; North Carolina Central University Award for
                                                                      Public Schools, 1970-1975.                                                 Scott King Task Force, Member, 1998-2002; SRRT Coretta Scott King Book Award Jury, Member, 1998-2002,                                                                                                                                      Teaching Excellence, 1994.
                                                                                                                                                 Chair, 2000; AASL ALA Representative to NCATE, 1988-2006, Board of Examiners, 1988-1994, Executive
                                                                                                                                                 Board, Member, 1998-2006, Chair, 2000-2001, Finance, Membership, and Personnel Committee, Member,
                                                                                                                                                 1999-2006, Chair, 2000-2006, Specialty Areas Studies Board, Member, 1994-1998, Chair, 1996-1998.

Melissa            Brisbin             Head of IT (in training),      Library Associate, Cape May Drexel University, MLIS, 2009;                 NMRT (New Members Round Table) Midwinter Social Committee: Chair. 2011-2012.                                        New Jersey Library Association (NJLA)-IT Division, 2011-2012.                                                          ALA 2011 Emerging Leader.
                                       2011, Cape May County          County Library, 2007-2009     Richard Stockton College of New              LLAMA (Library Leadership & Management Association): Emerging Leader. 2011.
                                       Library, Cape May Court         Library Associate, Cape May Jersey, BA Literature, 1999.                  LLAMA/NMRT New Leaders Discussion Group: Member. 2011.
                                       House, NJ                      County Library, 2006-2007

Nick               Buron               Associate Director, Central Assistant Director,         University of New York at Buffalo, MLS,           ALA Council: YALSA Division Councilor to ALA Council, 2009-2012; Councilor-At-Large, 2005-2008.                     IFLA/Metropolitian Libraries Conference, Conference Chair, May 2011.                                                   Archons of Colophon, Resident Active member, 2011-
                                       Library, 2009, Queens       Community Library Services, 1993;                                             ALA Committees: ALA Publishing Committee, member, 2003-07. ALA Graphics Advisory, member, 2002-05.                  Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Science Advisory Board, Co-Chair, 2011.                      present.
                                       Library, New York, NY       Queens Library, 2007-2009   University of New York at Albany, BA              National Town Hall Meeting, "Recruitment @your Library", speaker, 2002.                                             NYC School Libary Council, Chair and Member, 2001-06.
                                                                    Coordinator, Young Adult   American History, 1988.                           ALA Divisions:
                                                                   Services, Queens Library,                                                     LLAMA: LOMS/Organization Theory and Practice Committee, Member, 2008-2009; Special Conferences and
                                                                   1999-2007                                                                     Programs, Member, 2001-02; SASS/Nominating Committee, Member, 2001-01; SASS/Programming
                                                                    Branch Manager, Assistant                                                    Committee, Co-Chair and Member,1998-2000; SASS/Management Practices Committee, Chair and
                                                                   Manager, YA Librarian,                                                        Member,1994-98;
                                                                   Queens Library, 1993-1999                                                     PLA: Membership Promotion Task Force, Member, 2008-2009; “Teen Volunteers” Program, Speaker, ALA
                                                                                                                                                 Annual Conference, 2006;
                                                                                                                                                 YALSA: Board of Directors, Executive Board Member, 2009-2012; Organization and By-laws Committee,
                                                                                                                                                 Member, 2008-2009; Board of Directors, Board Member, 2005-08; Teen Read Week, Chair and Member,
                                                                                                                                                 2003-05; Best Books for Young Adults, Member, 2001-02; “Library and Teens for Beginners” Pre-conference,
                                                                                                                                                 Trainer, Annual Conference, 2007; President's Program, Member, 2003; Serving the Underserved, Trainer,
Rebecca Petersen   Butler              Presidential Teaching          Professor, Northern Illinois     University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD,     Committee on Legislative Members, Copyright Sub-Committee, Member, 2010-present                                     Illinois State Board of Education, Member, Media Services Advisory Committee, 2007-present                             Northern Illinois University, Presidential Teaching Professor,
                                       Professor, 2010, Northern      University, 2008-2010            1995                                      AASL Legislation Committee, Member, 2009-present                                                                     Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Member, Ethics Committee, 2006-present                      2010-Present
                                       Illinois University, DeKalb,   Associate Professor,             University of Kentucky, MSLS, 1978        American Library Association Publication Committee, Member, 2008-present                                             Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Member, Copyright Committee, 2004-Present                   University of Wisconsin-Madison, Library Career Training
                                       Illinois                       Northern Illinois University,    University of Northern Iowa, BA, 1972     AASL Intellectual Freedom Award Committee, ProQuest, Member, 2005-2006, 2008-2009                                    Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Chair, History and Archives Committee, 2004-Present         Program (Higher Education Act Title IIB) Fellowship,1991-
                                                                      2001-2008                                                                  AASL Publications Committee, Member, 2005-2009                                                                       Midwest Educational Research Association, Chair, Division F:History and Historiography, 2003                          1992
                                                                      Assistant Professor,                                                       American Library Association Ad Hoc Task Force on Restrictions on Access to Government Information,                  American Educational Research Association, Meeting Proposal Reviewer, 2001                                            National Endowment for the Humanities, Recipient, 1986
                                                                      Northern Illinois University,                                              Member, 2002-2003                                                                                                    Northern Illinois University, Member, Copyright Conference Committee, 2001
                                                                      1998-2001                                                                  AASL National Conference Evaluation Committee, Member, 2001-2002                                                     University of Wisconsin-Madison, Panel of Experts, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, 2001
                                                                                                                                                 AASL/SIRS Intellectual Freedom Award Committee, Member, 1996-1998, 2001-2002                                         American Library Association, Member, The Internet, Libraries and the First Amendment Regional Committee, 1998
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tennessee Library Association, Member, Executive Board, 1997-1998
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tennessee Library Association, Co-Chair, Intellectual Freedom Committee, 1997-1998
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      University of Wisconsin-Madison, Advisory Board, Cooperative Children’s Book Center,1991-1994
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wisconsin Educational Media Association, Member, Research Committee, 1992-1994
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      North Central Accreditation Association, Member, Learning Media Services Evaluation Committee, 1989

Jenifer            Cabangan (Canezal) School Librarian/Library        Librarian II, Central Bank of    University of the Philippines, MLIS,      Created Book Club, Steering Committee Member for School Accreditation, Our Book Club won 1st place for
                                      Media Specialist, 2007,         the Philippines (Bangko          2003; University of the East, BLIS,       the Battle of the Books in 2009 District wide competition, won 1st place for the Balk Talk in 2008, District Wide
                                      Department of Education,        Sentral ng Pilipinas), 2003-     1996; University of the East, Pre-        Competition, and 2009 1st place and 3rd place winner for the Big Read District wide competition.
                                      St. Thomas, Virgin Islands      2007; Librarian I, Sugar         Dental, 1996.
                                                                      Regulatory Administration,
                                                                      1997-2007; Assistant
                                                                      Librarian, Sycip, Gorres,
                                                                      Velayo & Co. (SGV & Co.),

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Major Accomplishments                                                                 Publications                                                            Links for Further Information                         Statement of Professional Concern                                                                Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
I have worked to create a sustainable future for our library consortium, leading                                                                                                                                    As a professional I want to firmly establish the important role of libraries in sustaining a     2006                  Public         MI      No                No
with a diplomatic demeanor in an environment including academic, public, and                                                                                                                                        knowledge economy. I am concerned about the threat to net neutrality and open access
special libraries. In addition to my work I make professional presentations                                                                                                                                         on the Internet and believe that we must represent the people we serve. I want to work
annually, both nationally and at the state level. I have participated in successful                                                                                                                                 hard through our professional organizations to define the future of libraries and the
strategic planning within multiple organizations. I have participated in the                                                                                                                                        services that we offer so that our future is not defined for us.
design layout for new facilities, managed the move of library collections to a
new building, and transitioned the same library to offer online services and
resources. I participated in the American Library Association Emerging Leaders
program in 2008. I also graduated from the Michigan Library Association
Leadership Academy in 2008.

Three accomplishments are most noteworthy. The first is my success in                 Bracy, P.B., "Meeting the Needs of African American Students in                                                               My interests in equity, inclusiveness, and access will shape my focus as a Councilor-at-   1974                        Academic       NC      No                No
teaching and mentoring as affirmed by former students and their employers. As         the School Library Media Program", In The Black Librarian in                                                                  large. With an emphasis on serving youth, it is important that each issue before the body
a school library media educator, I have endeavored to instill in my students the      America: Challenges of the 21st Century, edited by Andrew P.                                                                  is vetted for its implications for serving children and young adults. I expect my greatest
imperative obligation for them to meet the needs of all students in whatever          Jackson, Julius C. Jefferson, Jr., and Akilah S. Nosakhere. In press.                                                         contribution to the work of ALA will be advocacy for their causes.
ways necessary to ensure their academic achievement in the school library              Burgin, R.E. and Bracy, P.B., An Essential Connection: How Quality
media program and in the classroom. Second, my involvement in AASL,                   School Library Media Programs Improve Student Achievement in
particularly the work I have done on behalf of AASL in NCATE standards                North Carolina. Hi Willow Press, 2003.
development to ensure the best school library media programs for all children is       Bracy, P.B.,"Cues from Conversations: An Overview of Research in
very meaningful to me. Within AASL, I am also proud to have chaired the               Children's Repsonse to Literature", The Acquisitions Librarian,
Diversity in the Organization Task Force which produced a position statement on       Number 25, 2001.
the organization's commitment to inclusiveness in its leadership. Third, during
my presidency of the North Carolina Library Association, I initiated a project
which sought to investigate issues of pay equity among North Carolina library
personnel. This successful venture generated databases and tools for
employees to use in advocating for improved compensation.

During the past 5 1/2 years I have worked for the Cape May County Public           Brisbin, Melissa & Justin Hoenke, ""Are You Crazy?" aka "A Library's http://ebrarian.wordpress.com/                              I am dedicated to maintaining the value of libraries within the community and advocating 2007                          Public         NJ      Yes               No
Library, I have grown from being an associate, then intern, then librarian. I am Journey into the Teen All-Night Lock-In"," Library Garden, 2009.                                                                   for the needs and wants of patrons. The use of technology, education, collection
in training to become the head of our Library Technology Department in May         http://librarygarden.net/category/ya/                                http://www.yasni.com/melissa+b.+brisbin/check               development, and community service are my personal focus. For my own part in ALA, I
2012. In addition to running a department I also order music for the local library                                                                      +people/Library                                             will advocate for more transparency within state organizations, by fostering
system, speak on the topic of libraries within the state, and train staff and the                                                                                                                                   communication and collaboration to create a bright, forward-thinking outlook for
public on current library-related technologies.                                                                                                                                                                     libraries. The value of libraries in the future is my major concern because it is vital that the
Prior to my current position I helped to co-manage our Circulation Department.                                                                                                                                      institution grows with surrounding changes and retain its significant role in society. The
I was also directly involved in collection development for our main branch, and                                                                                                                                     future of libraries requires the promotion of rich media technologies, which will help
seven other library locations in our local system. I was responsible for acquiring                                                                                                                                  sustain and propel the library as a valuable and imperative asset to the surrounding
audio books, Playaways, and helping to maintain and weed our non-fiction                                                                                                                                            demographic of the community. Libraries hold value as community living rooms, meeting
collection. I was in charge of ordering e-content for our former library                                                                                                                                            spaces, and learning organizations. I see my own role as helping those ideas become a
consortium, where I still co-manage the wiki, which is used to maintain open                                                                                                                                        reality.
communication with all the consortium’s libraries on current news and events
that pertain to e-content.

I have been fortunate that my 18 years in public libraries and involvement in         Contributor, "Expert Advice on Tough Teen Services Questions,"                                                                When I see the diverse, incredibly smart and motivated individuals I have encountered on 1992                          Public         NY      No                No
ALA has given me a combination of knowledge and experience that has been              Young Adult Library Services (YALS), Winter 2009;                                                                             my two tours on ALA Council, as a Councilor-at-Large and a Division Councilor, I have little
invaluable. In that time I have served as a YA librarian, a Manager, the               Co-author, "Measuring the Impact of Dedicated Teen Services in                                                               concern that we can address the internal and external library issues of our time. Yes,
Coordinator of YA Services, Assistant Director for 19 Community Libraries and         the Public Library", Young Adult Library Services (YALS), Spring                                                              there are pressing issues that need to be addressed: How to involve more members in the
now Associate Director of our Central Library. Each position has allowed me to        2006;                                                                                                                         governance of ALA; how our great conferences can be brought to a wider audience; how
improve the way the public is served. My involvement on ALA, LLAMA, PLA and            Author, "Mentoring New York City's Future Librarians"," Voice of                                                             divisions can lead ALA to creative places; and how ALA can be the voice of information
YALSA committees has lead me to understand the library topics of the day and          Youth Advocates, December 2001.                                                                                               privacy and intellectual freedom in the 21st Century. Concerned? No. I am optimistic that
work through thoughtful and practical strategies. I have found my public service                                                                                                                                    as a group will rise to our best and address these issues. I would be honored to be a part
and ALA activities have been complementary and strengthen my ability to be                                                                                                                                          of that future.
informed on the day's issues. My motivation and enthusiasm has never been
greater and, combined with these experiences, would make me a productive
member as a Councilor-at-Large.

I am a professor in Educational Technology, Research and Assessment at                Butler, R.P. (2011). Copyright for Teachers and Librarians in the       http://www.cedu.niu.edu/etra/aboutus/2009cv/          I value all types of libraries and librarianship. So far in my career, I have served as a school 1989                  Academic       IL      No                No
Northern Illinois University (NIU). I teach graduate students to be school            21st Century. New York: Neal-Schuman.                                   butler.pdf                                            librarian (K-9), public librarian (reference and young adult), medical librarian (hospital
librarians and technology specialists. The professional accomplishment which I         Butler, R.P. (2009). Smart copyright compliance for schools: A how-    (This is my 2009 curriculum vita. I will provide my   library), and special librarian (historical society). I am currently a university professor,
treasure most is my Presidential Teaching Professorship Award, which NIU              to-do-it manual. New York: Neal-Schuman.                                current vita, 2011, upon request.)                    teaching students in the areas of school library and educational technology. I am most
presented to me in 2010. This award is based on the recommendations and                Butler, R.P. (2004). Copyright for teachers and librarians. New                                                              concerned with the ethics involved with being a librarian; specifically copyright law and
testimonials of my students.                                                          York: Neal-Schuman. This book was the publisher’s #1 bestseller                                                               intellectual freedom issues, especially in the cloud (online).
                                                                                      five months in a row.
 Additionally, I hold two library degrees and have served as a school, public,                                                                                                                                      Additionally, as technologies expand and new are developed, our libraries must evolve.
medical, and special (historical society) librarian. It is important to me that I                                                                                                                                   This is another area of great importance to me – redefining the library in terms of
have been able to serve as a professional librarian in several of the specialized                                                                                                                                   technological growth, while still keeping the needed formats of the past. Because people
libraries found in the ALA world.                                                                                                                                                                                   learn and may desire information in a myriad of ways, it is our responsibility, as librarians,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to be able to provide this information in the forms crucial to our patrons.
 My professional achievements also include authoring: three books on copyright
for educators and librarians; 48 articles published in professional journals on
copyright, intellectual freedom, history of technology, Harry Potter, and women
in technology; six book chapters; and editing/authoring columns in two
professional journals, Knowledge Quest (copyright column) and TechTrends
(history of technology column). I have also presented widely, specifically to
library and educational technology venues: 110 presentations and 47
workshops.                                                                      "Computerization and Modernization of the Agricultural Libraries in bcb-librarymediacenter.wikispaces.com                           As a Library Media Specialist in the Public School, I always love to share all the best   2009                         School         VI      No                No
                                                                                Metro Manila, Philippines" 2003.                                                                                                    knowledge-based information with the students. I love to encourage students who are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    reluctant readers. I wanted to share the specific techniques to my co-librarians/Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Specialists from around the world to encourage reluctant readers to become good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    readers effectively. I have created our School’s Book Club and volunteered my extra time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    usually after school to attend to my Book Club meetings and programs for our students. I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    encouraged supporters to regularly provide snacks and free transportation to my Book
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Club members, and shared it with my colleagues on how to win supporters. I would love
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to continue sharing these techniques not only to the Regional areas but around the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thus, I plan to form a Book Club Consortia locally and internationally to read and talk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    about a book at the same time around the world at least once a week, one way to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    encourage reluctant readers to become good readers.

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First Name         Last Name    Current Position             Previous Positions              Degrees and Certifications                ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                            Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                 Honors and Awards
Peggy             Cadigan       Associate State Librarian    Acting State Librarian - New Rutgers University, MLS, 1983; Hobart 2011-2012 ASCLA Membership Chair; 2010-2012 ALA Advocacy Training Committee; 2011-2012 ASCLA                   New Jersey Library Association Conference Co-Chair, 2002 and 2003. Conference Planning Sub-Committee 2001.                Library Journal Mover & Shaker 2010; Ocean County Library -
                                for Library Development,     Jersey State Library. October- & William Smith, BA French, 1974.   representative to ALA Membership;2010-2012 OITP American Libraries of the 21st Century                                                                                                                                                   Librarian of the Year.
                                New Jersey State Library,    December 2011
                                Trenton, NJ, 2011             Associate State Librarian for
                                                             Innovation, New Jersey State
                                                             Library. 2009-2011
                                                              Consultant, Library
                                                             Development Bureau, New
                                                             Jersey State Library 2003-
                                                              Reference Librarian - Ocean
                                                             County Library, Toms River,
                                                             NJ, 1998-2003

Sharon R.         Castleberry   Coordinator of Library       Technical Services              Texas Woman's University, MLS, 1997;      ALA E-Government Services Subcommittee, 2011-present, member:                                           Texas Library Association, Public Libraries Division, Program Committee, 2011-present, member;                            Northeast Texas Library Association 2011 Project of the Year
                                Automation, 2003, DeSoto     Supervisor, W. T. Cozby         University of Texas at Dallas, MPA,       PLA Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award Jury, 2011-present, chair;                        Texas Library Association, Public Libraries Division, Program Committee, 2009-2010, chair;                                for Libraries Serving Over 40,000 for Flexible Hours Computer
                                Public Library, DeSoto,      Public Library, 2000-2002;      1991;                                     PLA Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award Jury, 2010, member;                               Texas Library Association, Public Libraries Division, Executive Committee, 2008-2009, secretary;                          Lab.
                                Texas                         System Administrator,          University of Texas at Dallas, BS         RUSA CODES Notable Books Council, 2010-present, member;                                                 Texas Library Association, Conference Program Committee, 2008-2009, member;
                                                             Carrollton Public Libraries,    Economics & Finance, 1990.                RUSA CODES Collection Management in Public Libraries, 2009-2011, member;                                Texas Library Association, Conference Local Arrangements Committee, 2007-2008, member;
                                                             1998-2000;                                                                PLA Annual Conference Program Subcommittee, 2009-2011, member;                                          Texas Library Association, Conference Program Committee, 2006-2007, member;
                                                              Support Services Specialist,                                             LLAMA SASS, Executive Committee, 2006-2008, chair;                                                      Texas Library Association, Catalogers' Round Table, 2003-2007, councilor;
                                                             Carrollton Public Library,                                                LLAMA SASS, Executive Committee, 2002-2003, member-at-large;                                            Texas Library Association, Catalogers' Round Table, 2002-2003, chair;
                                                             1985-1998.                                                                LLAMA SASS, Technical Services Systems Committee, 1998-2002, member;                                    Texas Library Association, Automation & Technology Round Table, 1999-2000, chair;
                                                                                                                                       LLAMA LOMS Financial Management Committee, 1999-2003, member;                                           Texas Library Association, Automation & Technology Round Table, 1997-1999, councilor;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Texas Library Association, Conference Local Arrangements Committee, 1998-1999, member.

Min               Chou          Librarian I / Web            Librarian, 1990-1991, Central   Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2010-2012 ALA International Relations Committee/Europe Subcommittee, Member;                                2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, Conference Program Committee, Member, 2009 - present; Chinese               Selected participant, Harvard Leadership Institute for
                                Coordinator, 1991 –          Library, Brooklyn Public        Leadership Institute for Academic       2008-2010 ACRL/DLS Guidelines Committee, Member;                                                          American Librarians Association (CALA), President 2011-2012; Vice President/President Elect 2010-2011; Chair of the       Academic Librarians, 2010;
                                present, New Jersey City     Library, Brooklyn, NY           Librarians, Certificate, 2010; New      2008-2011 ACRL/DLS Web Committee, Member.                                                                 2011 Conference Program Committee 2009-2011; Incoming Vice President/President Elect 2009-2010; Executive                 EBSCO/ALA Conference Scholarship Award, 2010;
                                University Library, Jersey   Law Librarian, 1988-1990,       Jersey City University, MA Music                                                                                                                  Committee of the Board, 2009-2013; Board Member-at-Large, 2007-2010; Publications Committee, Chair and Member,            International Incentive Grant, New Jersey City University,
                                City, NJ                     White & Case, New York, NY      Education, 2004; Pratt Institute, MLIS,                                                                                                           2006-2011; Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Chair and Member, 2006-2010; English Editor, Journal of Library and         2009-2010;
                                                             International Exchange          1988; Fudan University, BA English,                                                                                                               Information Science (JLIS), 2008-2011; Chair of JLIS Editorial Committee, 2008-2011; Asian/Pacific American Librarians    Mini-Grant Awards, New Jersey City University, 2004-2009,
                                                             Coordinator, 1984-1986,         1984; Public Librarian's Certificate,                                                                                                             Association, Newsletter Committee, Member, 2001.                                                                          2010-2011;
                                                             Fudan University Libraries,     New York State, permanent.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CALA Conference Travel Grant, 2009;
                                                             Shanghai, China,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            China Society for Library Science Best Papers of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Award, 2004;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Separately Budgeted Research Grant, New Jersey City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         University, 2003-2004;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Full scholarship award, Pratt Institute, 1986-1988.

Cynthia D         Clark         Associate Dean, 2011-,     Director, Technical Services, University of Denver, MA in                   ACRL Academic Trends and Statistics Task Force, 1998-2000, Member
                                Adelphi University, Garden New York Public Library,       Librarianship, 1977                          ALCTS 50th Anniversary Planning Committee, 2006-07, Member
                                City, NY                   2000-2010                       Hope College, BA, English Major, 1976       ALCTS Chief Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries, 2004-08, Member
                                                           Assistant University Librarian                                              ALCTS Council of Regional Groups, 1997-99, Secretary; 2005-06, Chair
                                                           for Technical Services,                                                     ALCTS F.W. Faxon Scholarship Award Jury, 1984-85, Member
                                                           University of California,                                                   ALCTS Nominating Committee, 2006-07, Member
                                                           Irvine, 1992-2000                                                           ALCTS Planning Committee, 1999-01, Member
                                                           Head of the Serials                                                         ALCTS Preservation Program Management Committee, 1989-91, Member
                                                           Department, University of                                                   ALCTS Technical Services Administrators of Large Research Libraries Discussion Group, 2000-10, Member
                                                           California, Irvine, 1991-1993                                               ALCTS Technical Services Administrators of Medium Sized Academic Libraries Discussion Group, 1996-99,
                                                                                                                                       Member; 1997-98 Chair
                                                                                                                                       LAMA Statistics and Services Section, Technical Services Committee, 1997-99; Member
                                                                                                                                       JMRT Shirley Olofson Award Committee, 1982-83

Gerardo           Colmenar      Humanities and Social                                        MLIS, UC Los Angeles, 1998                                                                                                                        Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA)                                                                     UCSB Library Fellowship, 1998 - 2000
                                Sciences Librarians,                                         BA, Ethnic Studies, UC San Diego, 1996                                                                                                            Executive Director, 2006-2012
                                University of California,                                                                                                                                                                                      Past President, 2002-2003
                                Santa Barbara                                                                                                                                                                                                  Social Responsibilities Round Table
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Co-Chair Alternative Media Task Force, 2005-2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Librarians Association of the University of California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               LAUC- Santa Barbara, Chair 2005-2006

Lauren Andrea     Comito        Outreach Librarian, 2010, Young Adult Librarian,             Palmer School of Information Science, ALA Emerging Leaders 2011                                                                                   Urban Librarians Unite - COO & Communications Director, run day to day operations, maintain web presence, and             Ezra Jack Keats Mini Grant 2008
                                Queens Library, Jamaica, Queens Library, September           Long Island University, Public Library YALSA - Teen Tech Week Committee 2011                                                                      participate at top level planning and discussions for the largest independent library advocacy organization in New York   Queens Library - On the Sport Award 2009 (award for
                                NY                        2007 – March 2010                  Management Certificate, Spring 2012;                                                                                                              City.                                                                                                                     excellent customer service)
                                                           Librarian Trainee, Queens         City University of New York, Queens
                                                          Library, November 2006 –           College, MLS, 2007; City University of
                                                          September 2007                     New York, Brooklyn College, BFA - Fine
                                                                                             Arts, 2004; State University of New
                                                                                             York, Fashion Institute of Technology,
                                                                                             AAS - Fine Arts, 2002.

Elizabeth J.      Cox           Special Formats Cataloger,   Listening Room Supervisor,      University of Iowa, Master's in Library   ACRL Research Coordinating Committee, Member, 2010-2012                                                 ALA-APA Publishing Committee, Member, 2008-2012
                                Associate Professor, 2005,   Grinnell College, 1997-2005     Science, 2004                             Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship, Member, 2010-2011
                                Southern Illinois            Circulation and Document        Knox College, BA Music, 1992              Chapter Relations Committee, Intern, 2006-2008
                                University, Carbondale, IL   Delivery Manager,
                                                             Monmouth College, 1994-

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Major Accomplishments                                                                  Publications                                                          Links for Further Information                     Statement of Professional Concern                                                              Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
Snapshot Day - initiated and conducted this initiative in NJ, a partnership                                                                                                                                    My biggest concern is that we need to become better at conducting initiatives at a             2001                  Special        NJ      No                No
between the NJ State Library and the New Jersey Library Association, providing                                                                                                                                 national level. I facilitated the "Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Future of Libraries" at the
a way for libraries of all types across a state to show what happens in a single                                                                                                                               NJ State Library, a group that met monthly to brainstorm about future trends & their
day. How many books are checked out? How many people receive help finding a                                                                                                                                    effects on libraries. I would like to create a national task force on the same model. I
job? This initiative provides an easy means to collect statistics, photos and                                                                                                                                  would also like to institute an ALA "Innovation Round Table" to foster a national dialogue
stories that will enable library advocates to prove the value of their libraries to                                                                                                                            on creative projects, solutions and programs. In this current economic climate, it makes
decision-makers and increase public awareness. It was adopted by the                                                                                                                                           sense to share resources, including advocacy efforts, creative ideas and marketing
American Library Association and has been replicated in 31 states. Peggy                                                                                                                                       strategies. Reinventing the wheel wastes time and money and it simply makes sense to
coordinated the Mid-Atlantic Library Futures Conference - partnered with State                                                                                                                                 use our collective intelligence.
Libraries of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia to hold an
event on the future of libraries at the Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.
Speakers included Ray Kurzweil, Bob Treadway and Mary Catherine Bateson.
Ms. Cadigan convinced the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, NJ to offer free
customer service training to more than 100 New Jersey library staff.

Implemented a flexible hours computer lab at the DeSoto Public Library in 2010         Castleberry, Sharon & Myers, Nancy (2007). Budgeting. In Emily                                                          Libraries are at a precarious fiscal state now in our nation with the loss of federal and  1994                      Public         TX      No                No
by staffing it before library hours and after library closing hours and on most        Bergman & Andrea Kappler (Eds.), New Supervisors In Technical                                                           state funding for projects, staffing and materials. The American Library Association needs
library holidays. Patrons are provided 26 personal computers with Microsoft            Services: A Management Guide Using Checklists. Chicago, Ill.                                                            advocates to address local, state and federal officials with the need to fund libraries in
Office and Internet access and the ability to print their documents in a smaller       Technical Services and Systems Committee, Systems and Services                                                          order to encourage an educated citizenry in our nation. As a member of the American
section of the library that is open when the rest of the library is closed.            Section, Library Administration and Management Association.                                                             Library Association Council I would be honored to work toward advocating for the need
                                                                                                                                                                                                               for funding of libraries, but through political activity and grassroots campaigning.
Led three different public libraries during conversion from the Dynix Automation                                                                                                                               Libraries serve for many communities as the only access to the Internet for citizens who
System to the Horizon Automation System, developing specifications for the                                                                                                                                     are most in need of it to secure jobs, housing, benefits, and to stay in touch with loved
software implementations and testing the conversions to ensure compliance.                                                                                                                                     ones. I would like to work to ensure that libraries are able to keep their doors open to
Led the DeSoto Public Library in the conversion from the Horizon Automation                                                                                                                                    serve all the citizens in need of this great country.
System to the Polaris Automation System and added the Cedar Hill Public
Library as a partner in our library database.

Selected to the 2010 class of Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic                Author, “Using Internal Grant to Foster Faculty-Librarian             Read about 2011-2012 CALA presidential theme:     It is an honor to be nominated for the position of ALA Councilor-at-Large. As an executive 2001                      Academic       NJ      No                No
Librarians; Led a successful CALA program "Embracing the Change" at the ALA in         Collaboration.” CALA Occasional Paper Series, no. 9, 2011.            http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/c   officer of CALA, I have had the opportunities to take a leadership role to collaborate with
2011 and set the goals to promote diversity, international collaboration, and          Author, “Universal Web Access: Role of Academic Libraries.” In        ala-launches-2011-2012-theme-embracing-           the ALA on many meaningful projects and initiatives, such as the support of the Spectrum
technology innovation for 2011-2012 CALA presidential initiatives; Served as           Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia,            changes                                           Scholar Program, the sponsorship of Emerging Leaders, the planning of the 2012 JCLC and
English editor for the Journal of Library and Information Science (JLIS) and chair     Hypermedia and Telecommunications. Chesapeake, VA: AACE,              View photo sets of conferences and professional   so on. I have also served for many years in the area of governance, budget and finance,
of the Editorial Committee, 2008-2011, helped the Journal gain a broader               2008.                                                                 activities on Flickr:                             and professional affairs in university senate; developed and recommended policies on
international readership; Served for more than ten years on standing                   Author, “The Impact of Licenses on Library Collections.” In           http://www.flickr.com/photos/40939869@N07/s       academic freedom, professional ethics, and professional development. If elected, I will
committees of the New Jersey City University Senate, developed and                     Managing Digital Resources in Libraries, Audrey Fenner (Ed.),         ets/                                              use these experience and perspectives to serve the needs of ALA members. I will also do
recommended policies on copyright, academic freedom, professional ethics, and          Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press Inc., 2005.                          Reach me on Facebook:                            my best to strive for more member engagement, promote diversity and international
professional development; Keynote and panel presenter on copyright and                                                                                       http://www.facebook.com/minchou.nj                connectivity, and encourage collaborations between ALA divisions, units, affiliate groups
licensing in relation to libraries and higher education at national and                                                                                                                                        and other organizations to make ALA more vibrant.
international conferences in the past ten years; Led a U.S. delegation to give
lectures at a weeklong seminar “In Search of Excellence: Library Management in
New Age” held in National Normal University Library, Taipei, Taiwan, in 2009.

In recent years while working at the New York Public Library, I led the merger of      Clark, Cynthia D., "Don't Let a Crisis Go to Waste" Technicalities,                                                     I am pleased at ALA's efforts to create a virtual conference. As in-person conference     1977                       Academic       NY      No                No
2 large, independent technical services operations into a single organizational        30:3 (May/June 2010)                                                                                                    attendance continues to shrink, increased efforts are needed to engage professionals in
unit. This included downsizing the staff as a result of budget cuts while               Clark, Cynthia and Judy Horn, Organization of Document                                                                 the associations' business. I am interested in helping the association evolve as the
maintaining a high level of production. In addition, I was part of a team that         Collections and Services. Association of Research Libraries.                                                            profession evolves to support library services across the nation and to support those who
relocated the newly merged technical services operation into a new building and        Washington, D.C., April 1998. SPEC Kit No. 227.                                                                         work in libraries at all levels.
served as the senior administrator for the building. Lastly, while at New York          Feick, Christina L. and Cynthia D. Clark. "Converting Monographic
Public Library I as part of a team that implemented a new integrated library           Series Check-in Records to the RLIN Acquisitions System, " Serials
system that was installed at 90+ branches serving both the New York                    Review, 11:1 (Spring 1985).
metropolitan community and a national and international clientele that uses
NYPL collections.
Throughout my career, I've been very active serving on communities in the
libraries in which I've worked as well as serving on ALA committees. In addition,
I had the privilege of serving on OCLC Members Council and participated as a
Senior Fellow, Class of 2001, at the Institute held at UCLA.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               I was drawn to the library profession because of the important function and role the           2000                  Academic       CA      No                No
                                                                                                                                                                                                               public library has in society as reflected in the Library Bill of Rights, which ALA first
                                                                                                                                                                                                               adopted in 1939. As an ALA member I would like to take a more active role in ensuring
                                                                                                                                                                                                               that these principles that defend public’s right to access to information, public learning,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               public education, and access to library facilities are maintained and actively discussed in
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ALA for clarity and better understanding. Specifically, terms like diversity issues, Public
                                                                                                                                                                                                               libraries, and ethical standards are crucial concepts that we need to consistently discuss
                                                                                                                                                                                                               with respect to social and political policies.

In my work as a YA librarian I was able to reach out to an incredibly diverse          Author, "Crafts for Teen Tech Week", Young Adult Library Services, http://www.laurenandreacomito.com                    My primary professional concern is what the future will hold for our institutions. After      2010                   Public         NY      No                No
group of inner-city teens including at risk and ESOL young adults. I found art and     Winter 2011 Volume 9, Issue 2                                      http://www.urbanlibrariansunite.org                  years of advocacy experience I can attest that we are in the time of crisis in the profession
technology to be particularly great ways of making connections to them. My             Author, "Grassroots Library Advocacy: Putting Yourself Out There", http://www.savenyclibraries.org                      but that it is a crisis we can weather. What will help preserve our libraries into the future
current position as a job readiness and outreach librarian has made me very            American Libraries, November/December 2011                                                                              is a nimble and flexible attitude. Weaving together our traditional services, technology,
aware of the resources libraries have to offer the public, and how vital it is that    Author, "Grassroots Library Advocacy: A Special Report", ALA                                                            and the community spaces we have become we can do more than just give information.
we be here to provide them. My work with Urban Librarians Unite has resulted           Editions, 2012                                                                                                          We can help our patrons engage with and create content in new ways while still being a
in a real impact on the debate for library funding in New York City. Our                                                                                                                                       tried and true public institution. My experience as a library activist has made me realize
organization has been able to pull together different library organizations to                                                                                                                                 that we need to be "activists" in all aspects of our profession. We need to use the same
successfully advocate for libraries and create a dialog between disparate types                                                                                                                                passionate energy we use to advocate for our services to consistently work to make
of librarians.I have been able to combine Web 2.0 communications with real                                                                                                                                     libraries even more amazing.
world library activism to produce strong measurable results. I have been part of
our annual 24 Hour ReadIn, the Zombie Librarian March over Brooklyn Bridge,
the hug of the 42nd Street Library, and more.

I was one of the founding members of Reaching Forward South, an extension of Cox, E.J. & Myers, A.K.D. (2010). What is a Professional Cataloger? http://libguides.lib.siu.edu/BethCox                          Service to the profession has always been a priority for me, especially after my                2000                 Academic       IL      No                No
the popular support staff conference in Illinois, geared towards libraries outside Perception Differences between Professionals and                                                                            experiences serving at the local, state, and national level. Although my work experience is
of the Chicago area                                                                Paraprofessionals. Library Resources and Technical Services 54 (4).                                                         primarily in academic libraries, my interests lie with all library types, and I look forward to
                                                                                   Cox, E.J., Cross, R. & Ballestro, J. (2009). Music Score Approval                                                           working with and for non-academic librarians. Some of my specific professional concerns
                                                                                   Plans in Research Libraries: A Survey of Librarian Satisfaction With                                                        are the role and involvement of paraprofessionals in ALA, the future of cataloging, and
                                                                                   and Without Approval Plans. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and                                                          the future of librarianship in general. I am excited for this opportunity to serve the library
                                                                                   Technical Services 33 (2-3), 80-94.                                                                                         community.
                                                                                   Cox, E.J. (2007). On Being a New Librarian. College & Research
                                                                                   Libraries News 68 (4), 245-246.

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name         Last Name    Current Position               Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications               ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                   Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                             Honors and Awards
Joseph R. (Bob)   Diaz          Special Collections            Associate Librarian for          The University of Arizona, Masters of    ALA Council, 2006-2009                                                                                         REFORMA Chapter Representative to Executive Board, 2008-2010.                                                         Library Journal Movers and Shakers award, 2002.
                                Librarian; 2011; The           Research Support                 Library Science, 1986                    ALA Diversity Council, 2007-2009                                                                               REFORMA Organization Development Committee chair, 2002-2004.
                                University of Arizona          Services/Music and               The University of Arizona, BA,           ALA American Libraries Advisory Committee, 2006-2009                                                           Tucson-Pima Public Library Board Presdient 2001-2002.
                                Libraries; Tucson, Arizona     Performing Arts; The             Psychology, 1982                         ALA OLOS Advisory Committee, 2005-2007                                                                         REFORMA Tucson Chapter President, 1999-2000
                                                               University of Arizona                                                     ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee intern, 2002-2003                                                           REFORMA 2nd National Conference, Local Arrangements Committee Co-chair, 1999-2000.
                                                               Libraries, 2000-2011.                                                     ALA Spectrum Scholarship Review Committee, 2001-2003                                                           REFORMA 2nd National Conference Planning Committee member, 1999-2000
                                                               Assistant to the Dean for                                                 ACRL Nominations Committee, 2001-2002                                                                          Tucson-Pima Public Library (TPPL) Board member, 1998-2002.
                                                               Staff Development,                                                        ALA Council Committee on Minority Concerns and Cultural Diversity, 1997-1999                                   REFORMA National Secretary, 1992-1994
                                                               Recruitment and Diversity,                                                ALA LAMA Diversity Officers Discussion Group, 1997-1999.
                                                               The University of Arizona                                                 ALA LAMA Cultural Diversity Committee, 1997-1998.
                                                               Libraries, 1992-2000.
                                                               Reference and Instruction
                                                               Librarian, 1987-1992, The
                                                               University of Michigan

Aaron W.          Dobbs         Systems & Electronic           Network Services Librarian,      Austin Peay State University, MS         ALA Council: Councilor at Large, 2008-present; ALA Website Advisory Committee: Chair, 2010-present &           LYRASIS: Member, Electronic Resources Advisory Group, 2008-present; Associated College Libraries of Central           Endeavor Information Systems, Bon Voyage Grant, 2007.
                                Resources Librarian, 2006,     Austin Peay State University,    Management, 2005; University of          Member, 2009-present; ALA Policy Manual Revision Task Force: Member, 2010-2011; ALA Office for                 Pennsylvania: Member at Large, Governing Board, 2007-10; University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences
                                Shippensburg University of     2000-2006; Information           Tennessee, MS Library Science, 1994;     Information Technology Policy Advisory Committee: Member, 2006-10 & Intern, 2004-06; ALA Presidential          Alumni Board: Member at Large, 2007-09; ExLibris Users Group-MidAtlantic Region: Local Arrangements Coordinator,
                                Pennsylvania,                  Resources Manager,               Wagner College, BA Psychology, 1990.     Task Force on the Graduated Dues Study: Reactor Panel Member, 2006-07; ALA Membership Committee:               EMA Conference Planning Committee, 2008; TENN-SHARE: Academic Library Representative, TENN-SHARE Board, 2003-
                                Shippensburg, PA               Investment Banking Group,                                                 Virtual Member, 2004-06; ACRL Legislative Advocates Committee: Legislative Advocate, 2008-present; LITA        05; Tennessee Digital Freedom Network: Co-founder and Forum Administrator, 2003-06; Tennessee Library Association:
                                                               SunTrust Equitable Securities                                             Board: Director at Large, 2009-present; LITA Web Coordinating Committee: Web Coordinator for Committees,       Annual Conference Planning Committee, Technology Coordinator, 2000-01, 2001-02, & 2004-05.
                                                               Corporation, 1999-2000;                                                   2006-08 & Member, 2004-08; NMRT Leadership Development Committee: Chair, 2003-04 & Co-chair, 2002-
                                                               Librarian,                                                                03 & Member, 2002; NMRT Web Steering Committee: Member, 2002.
                                                               Branch Library, Chattanooga-
                                                               Hamilton County
                                                               Bicentennial Library, 1995-
                                                               1997; Librarian I, East
                                                               Flatbush Branch Library,
                                                               Brooklyn Public Library, 1994-

M. Teresa         Doherty       Head, Circulation and          Freelance Fact-Checker,          University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,   ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee, intern 2008-10, member 2010-12.                                                                                                                                                                      Virginia Library Association Leadership Academy, First
                                Information Services,          Encyclopedia Virginia            MLIS, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cohort, April 2010
                                2008, Virginia                 (Virginia Foundation for the     Virginia Commonwealth University, BA
                                Commonwealth University        Humanities), 2007-present.       English Literature, 1985
                                Libraries, Richmond,           Web Applications Team            Virginia Commonwealth University, BA
                                Virginia                       Member, VCU Libraries,           Comparative Literature, 1985
                                                               Library Specialist, VCU
                                                               Libraries, 1999-2003

Valerie Jackson   Feinman       Retired, conference            Physics Branch Librarian,        McMaster University, BA [Science         ALA member 1978-                                                                                               ACRL Chap, Greater New York: charter member 1979+; elected Long Island Section leader 1991-95; Tri-Chapter            Beta Phi Mu [MS, LS]1966
                                attendee                       Syracuse University, 1964-65     Studies], 1963                           ALA ACRL member 1978+; member: Bibliographic Instruction/Instruction, 1978-2003; BIS: Revision of BI           Planning/Writing Cmte 1994, writer and facilitator for Symposium                                                      Delta Mu Delta [MBA] 1988
                                                               Editor/Project director, New     Syracuse University, MS [Library         Handbook, member 1991-96, chair 1993-96; Emerging Technologies in BI, 1992-95; EB/ED for BI 1996-98 Task       LILRC Long Island Library Resources Council: member 1985-95; Coordinated acquisitions/Resource sharing 1985-95;       Adelphi "Best of Faculty" [one of five] 1994
                                                               York State Union List of         Science], 1966                           Force re merging BI and CE, 1998-99; Research 1985-89;                                                         Union List of Serials Revisions 1991-95;                                                                              LIRT [Planning & Organization Committee] Emerita Status
                                                               Serials [two editions]; then     Adelphi University, MBA                  ALA LIRT member 1985+ Continuing Educ 1988-92; Computer Applications 1996-98; Twenty Fifth Anniversary         NCLA, Nassau County Library Assoc, member 19 74+, liaison ACRL Chap/NCLA 1981-83;                                     2009
                                                               MEDLARS teacher and              [Management], 1988                       Planning 1998-998; Planning and Organization 2000-20009, Emerita 2009+                                         ALA RMRT, Program planning for Anaheim, Chair 2011-                                                                   Nassau County Scholar, 2004+
                                                               searcher, Upstate Medical                                                 ALA LITA member 1986-94; Artificial Intelligence/Expert Systems I.G. 1986-1993, program chair 1991-92;         Friends of the Adelphi Libraries, Director, 2009+
                                                               Center Library, Syracuse,                                                 Emerging Technologies 1986-93, program chair 1989; Hypertext I.G. 1988-1993,                                   Great Neck Free Library, ad hoc Community Building Advisory Cmte, Chair 1992-1994
                                                               1966-69                                                                   RASD member 1987-95,                                                                                           McMaster University Alumni Assoc, Greater New York chapter; member 1988-to present, Chair; 1988-1996
                                                               Serials librarian, then Head                                              RMRT member 2010+, Prog chair Anaheim 2011-12;                                                                 NASIG [Serials] charter member 1984-1987
                                                               Academic Technologies, then                                               RTSD/Serials section, member 1976-86
                                                               Coordinator of Library
                                                               Instruction, Adelphi
                                                               University, Garden City NY,

Susan             Fichtelberg   Senior Children's Librarian,   Junior Librarian 1987-1991, Rutgers University, MLS, 1987                 YALSA Margaret A. Edwards Chair, 2011-2012                                                                     Collaborative Summer Library Program Manual Committee, 2005-2010                                                      Libraries of Middlesex County Library Service Award, 2009
                                1991-Present,                  Woodbridge Public Library, Houghton College, BA, 1983                     YALSA Morris Committee Member, 2009-2010                                                                       Collaborative Summer Library Program Long Range Planning Committee, 2006-2008                                         Mayor's Award for Community Service, 2009
                                Woodbridge Public              Woodbridge, NJ                                                            YALSA Morris Committee Administrative Assistant, 2008-2009                                                     New Jersey Library Association Executive Board Member-at-Large, 2008-2010                                             Woodbridge Public Library Board of Trustees' Resolution,
                                Library, Woodbridge, NJ        Trainee Librarian 1985-1987,                                                                                                                                                             New Jersey Library Association Conference Committee, 2003-2010                                                        2009
                                                               West Orange Public Library,                                                                                                                                                              New Jersey Library Association Garden State Children's Book Award Committee, 1987-2010
                                                               West Orange, NJ                                                                                                                                                                          New Jersey Library Association Garden State Children's Book Award Chair, 1991-1992 and 2003-2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Jersey Library Association Children's Services Section Member-at-Large, 2004-2007
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Libraries of Middlesex County Children's Section President, 1994
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Jersey Library Association Children's Services Section President 1992-1993
Tanya Ducker      Finchum       Professor/Librarian,           Associate Professor/Librarian-   Oklahoma State University, PhD Family    Government Documents Roundtable                                                                                Oklahoma Library Association                                                                                          Big 12 Faculty Scholarship (Awarded 2007). Fellowship to
                                promoted 2010,                 Oral History Research            Relations/Child Development, 2003;       Ad Hoc Oral History Committee. Chair. Appointed 2009-2010.                                                     Interlibrary Cooperation Committee. Chair. Appointed 2009-2010.         Oral History Assocaition Program Planning     Baylor University Institute for Oral History ($1200).
                                Oklahoma State                 Program, Oklahoma State          Oklahoma State University, Certificate   State and Local Documents/Legislation Committee. Liaison. Appointed 2008-2009.                                 Committee. Appointed 2010-2011, Article award Committee. Chair. Appointed 2009-2010.
                                University, Stillwater,        University, fall 2006-June       in Gerontology, 2002;                    Awards Committee. Elected 2007-2009.                                                                           Centennial Ad Hoc Committee. Co-Chair. Appointed June 2004-June 2008; Secretary. September 2003-2008; Project
                                Oklahoma                       2010                             The University of Tennessee, MSLS,       Federal Documents Task Force/Rare and Endangered Documents. Liaison. Appointed 2007-2009.                      leader. Focus on Libraries, http://www.oklibs.org/centennial/liblist.html. 2002-2008.
                                                               Associate Professor/Librarian-   1990                                     State and Local Documents Task Force/Rare and Endangered Documents. Liaison. Appointed 2006-2007.              Government Documents Roundtable. Chair. Elected 2005-2006; Chair Elect. Elected 2004-2005; Secretary. Elected 2001-
                                                               Government Documents             University of Cincinnati, MA             State and Local Documents Task Force. Secretary. Elected 2005-2006.                                            2003.
                                                               Dept, Oklahoma State             Rehabilitation Counseling, 1982          State and Local Documents Task Force/Cataloging Committee. Liaison. Appointed 2003-2005.                       Oklahoma Publications Clearinghouse Advisory Board. Appointed 2003-2007.
                                                               University, July 2005-Fall       East Tennessee State University, BSW     Advisory Council for “Capturing Our Stories” an Oral History Project. Appointed by ALA President Loriene Roy
                                                               2006                             Social Work, 1980                        2007-2008.                                                                                                     Oral History Association
                                                               Assistant Professor/Librarian-                                                                                                                                                           Program Planning Committee. Appointed 2010-2011.
                                                               Government Documents                                                      Selected Other ALA Activities:                                                                                 Article Award Committee. Chair. Appointed 2009-2010.
                                                               Dept, Oklahoma State
                                                               University, April 1999-June                                               Documenting and Celebrating Your Library’s History: An Oral History Approach. Invited panelist. Library
                                                               2005                                                                      History Round Table Invited Speakers Program. 2010.
                                                                                                                                         Women Elected to Serve in the Oklahoma Legislature. Selected poster. Association of College and Research
                                                                                                                                         Libraries/Women’s Studies Section. 2010.
                                                                                                                                         Many Stories, Many Options: Pushing out Your Digital Content in New Ways. Selected Grassroots program
                                                                                                                                         with Jesse Seay & Juliana Nykolaiszyn. 2009.
                                                                                                                                         Finchum, Tanya & Juliana Nykolaiszyn (2009). Using Oral History to Build Community On and Beyond the

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

Major Accomplishments                                                                 Publications                                                           Links for Further Information                     Statement of Professional Concern                                                            Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
During the first 10 years of my career, I focused on services to multicultural        "The Intersection of race and queer sexuality: what's out there.."     http://intranet.library.arizona.edu/users/jdiaz   25 years ago, I joined the best profession in the world because I believed that being a        1988                Academic       AZ      No                No
populations and diversity in libraries. I have published articles and book chapters   chapter in the book, MULTIRACIAL AMERICA: AN ANNOTATED                                                                   librarian would provide me with the tools I'd need to turn others on to reading and
on instruction in a multicultural/multiracial environment and building                BIBLIOGRAPHY, 2005                                                                                                       learning. I am proud to say I have spent the bulk of my career in public services doing just
multicultural library collections. I also founded the LAMA Diversity Officers         "Latin American" and "Latino Studies" in MAGAZINES FOR                                                                   that. In today’s high-tech world, with all of its gadgetry and ever-changing technology, I
discussion group and was a member of several ALA committees that focused on           LIBRARIES, various editions, 1997-2003.                                                                                  still believe that librarians have a key role to play in helping people pursue their dreams. I
diversity, including the Council Committee on Minority Concerns and Cultural          "Helping Teams Work: Lessons Learned from the University of                                                              don’t want the American Library Association to lose sight of this, and as a member of
Diversity and the LAMA Cultural Diversity Committee. During the second 10             Arizona Library Re-organization", co-authored with Chestalene                                                            Council, I will advocate for promoting lifelong learning, equity of access, diversity, and
years of my career, my focus has been on teaching my colleagues and others            Pintozzi, Library Administration and Management. Winter, 1999.                                                           freedom of information. I have already served on Council for one term, so I know the
about Latino and Latin American popular music. I have given many                                                                                                                                               ropes, and am eager to once again play a leadership role by participating as a member of
presentations at national, regional and local conferences. I have created web                                                                                                                                  ALA's governing body.
pages on Latin music, and have been involved in community organizations that
promote Latin music. Finally, I host a Latin music program at my local
community radio station and I have worked diligently to diversify the holdings
of the University of Arizona music collection. As a result of these efforts I am
now recognized nationally as an expert on Latin music.

Under the ALA umbrella, I have been active on several committees and task             Co-editor, Dobbs, A., Sittler, R., and Cook, D. (forthcoming)          Aaron the Librarian:                              As an advocate for ALA members, grassroots initiatives, libraries, library users, and the 2000                     Academic       PA      No                No
forces, including: Chair of the ALA Website Advisory Committee and                    LibGuides: Making Dynamic Web Design and Management Simple             http://aaron.thelibrarian.org/                    public good, I will move forward efforts re-thinking and improving how ALA disseminates
subcommittees which recommended migrating the ALA website to Drupal. As a             for Non Web-designers - A LITA Guide; Author, "Technologically         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awdobbs        our information savvy and technology prowess. In addition to guiding and encouraging
member of the Policy Manual Revision Task Force I collaborate with a group of         Indispensable: When you want to lead the team, not be the team."       Friendfeed: https://friendfeed.com/awdobbs        improvement of ALA services, ALA should be aware of and actively participate in national
excellent colleagues to simplify and clarify the ALA Policy Manual. I have served     in Crook, L. & Lowe-Wincentsen, D. (Eds.). (2011). Mid-career          Twitter: https://twitter.com/awd                  and international policy debates affecting libraries, library services and library users.
on several technology- and policy-related committees, including the Office for        Library and Information Professionals: A Leadership Primer; Lead                                                         Some relevant policies include: personal data (privacy, protection, aggregation, and use
Information Technology Policy (OITP) Advisory Committee, the Joint COL/OITP           author, "Using Rubrics to Qualitatively Assess Library Services." in                                                     thereof), preservation (physical, electronic, locked, obsolete technologies), orphaned
Telecommunications Subcommittee, and I am a technology-flavored voice on              Cook, D. & Farmer, L. (Eds.). (2010). Qualitative Assessment for                                                         works, and wiretapping. ALA's internal debate by keeping the Association aware of how
ALA Council as a Councilor at Large. I am also involved in tracking state-, and       Librarians; Author, "Connect with what's important to you on ALA                                                         technologies in use today could be affected, depending on the resolution of these policy
federal-level information technology policy discussions and decisions, especially     Connect." YALS (Young Adult Library Services) 8(2) Winter 2009.                                                          debates. I will be a conduit for ALA members to inform ALA debate on these and other
those relating to academic and library technologies, as an ACRL Legislative                                                                                                                                    issues. May I please have your vote?
Advocate and as a member of the COL subcommittee on E-Government
Services. Outside the ALA umbrella, I co-founded the Tennessee Digital Freedom
Network (TNDF). TNDF successfully used direct citizen action and group lobbying
to block the Tennessee version of the S-DMCA in 2002 on behalf of consumers
and library users.

As an access librarian in an academic research library, I strongly believe in                                                                                http://www.library.vcu.edu/about/vita/mtdohert    Simply stated, “books are for use” is the credo of libraries. We should always remember 2003                       Academic       VA      No                No
Ranganathan's fourth law of library science: "save the time of the reader." I                                                                                .html                                             to ask, when reviewing plans for new services, spaces, and programs, how will this impact
proposed eliminating the paperwork required by students borrowing equipment                                                                                  http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=27219     the ability of our patrons to use our resources? Perhaps an online service would provide
(laptops, cameras, e-readers, iPads, etc.) for each loan transaction. We treat                                                                               367                                               requested resources to some patrons, but would it also exclude those without the ability
such loans as we do other expensive-to-replace materials borrowed from us,                                                                                                                                     to access them via the platform required? Are we institutionalizing barriers to access for
such as art and art history books, materials in the STEM subjects, and older                                                                                                                                   some members of our community, such as those incarcerated or in detention, that we
monographs in our circulating collection. We expect patrons to return them                                                                                                                                     would not implement for those whom we consider our primary constituencies? I would
when due or pay fines and/or replacement costs. This process shows a                                                                                                                                           also encourage librarians to consider the Library Bill of Rights, and its intellectual freedom
commitment to recognizing the needs of our patrons (and staff as well). I also                                                                                                                                 impacts, when planning the future of libraries. We cannot afford to leave anyone behind
count as an accomplishment the implementation of an online group study room                                                                                                                                    in our society, even more so now in these times when we are asked to exchange our civil
reservation system in our libraries, which provides access to more than 30 study                                                                                                                               liberties for security.
rooms via an authenticated process available on our website and in a mobile
application. Together with a colleague in web applications, I brought this system
to our patrons and it is has been successful since day one.

Publication of the first Union of Serials in the State of New York:, 1966,; 2nd ed. Feinman, Valerie Jackson; "Five steps toward planning today for                                                            Drop off in ALA membership, the fact of fewer new positions, and the expected loss of     1978                     Academic       NY      No                No
1968, with LC entry for my name... before graduation.                               tomorrow's needs", Computers in Libraries (Information Today Inc),                                                         many present positions in this fractured economy should be issues of great concern to all
                                                                                    vol.19, no.1, Jan.1999.                                                                                                    librarians. We retirees are seeking ways to use our vast experiences to help ALA in
Published and presented 25 papers, 1978 to 2003. Seemingly the most                 Feinman,Valerie Jackson: "The Core Curriculum at Adelphi; A new                                                            productive ways, by continued involvement in learning, mentoring, networking, and
important of these, on Strategic Planning, was listed/cited in must-read            approach to library instruction", LOEX 21st National Conference.                                                           active engagement in professional leadership.
bibliographies of 43 library schools, in 12 countries on 5 continents, and in       Published in: "The Impact of Technology on Library Instruction",
several books on the topic..                                                        Library Orientation Series no.251, Editor: Linda Shirato; (Pierian                                                         My longtime participation in the ways in which libraries and librarians may utilize
                                                                                    Press) 1993.                                                                                                               computer technologies to aid, enhance and expand our library work began with the
At Adelphi, where I served as Library Faculty Senator for some 15 years, I was      Feinman, Valerie Jackson: "Dilemmas and consequences of                                                                    production of a Union List in1966 and continues today in dialogues with the new experts,
elected Senate Chairperson in 1997-98, 1998-99. This was the first time a           converting periodical holdings to microformat", Serials Librarian,                                                         such as Scott Nicholson, guru of library gaming.
Librarian/Faculty person had been so chosen.                                        (Haworth) vol.4, no.1, fall 1979.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               The advent of email, which enabled outreach, networking, and extensive participation,
My long service to LIRT was recognized when I was awarded Emerita status as a                                                                                                                                  has morphed into methods for virtual presence at conferences which are possible and
member of their Planning & Organization Committee.                                                                                                                                                             easy. As advances continue to emerge faster than we can utilize them, this requires
                                                                                                                                                                                                               constant thought and diligence.
Acting as a true faculty member and member of the university community
through Instruction has been my goal throughout; I have contributed to the
growth, complexity, literature, mentoring, discussions, symposia, and those
changes in systems which aid instruction.
 A children's librarian for 25 years, I have also authored bibliographies for         Co-author with Bridget Volz, Primary Genreflecting: A Guide to   www.encounteringenchantment.com                         Librarians face many challenges as they strive to serve the people in their communities.  2008                     Public         NJ      No                No
Libraries Unlimited, including: Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to                  Picture Books and Easy Readers                                                                                           In this difficult economic time finding funding and keeping funding is a paramount
Speculative Fiction for Teens; and with Bridget Volz, Primary Genreflecting: A        Author, Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to Speculative Fiction                                                         concern, but not the only one. As technology ushers in sweeping changes in how people
Guide to Picture Books and Easy Readers. I have presented programs on                 for Teens                                                                                                                not only retrieve information, but also access the printed word, librarians need to be
collection development at state and national conferences including: ALA, PLA,         Co-author with Bonnie Kunzel, Teen Reads: Tamora Pierce                                                                  flexible and adapt to the technological revolution. It is more important than ever that
AASL, NJLA, NJASL, and NJEA.                                                                                                                                                                                   children's librarians be given the tools of training and education in order to connect
                                                                                                                                                                                                               children and stories in any environment and to assist them in meeting their informational
                                                                                                                                                                                                               needs. ALA needs to be aware of the daunting issues of funding and technology and help
                                                                                                                                                                                                               provide its members with a variety of strategies to forge ahead into the future.
Was among the founding members of the Oklahoma State University Library's             Finchum, Tanya & Allen Finchum (2011). Not Gone with the Wind:                                                           With today's economy and digital environment, establishing and maintaining connections 1999                        Academic       OK      No                No
Oklahoma Oral History Research Program formally established in 2007.                  Oklahoma Libraries in the 1930s. Libraries & the Cultural Record,                                                        of various kinds is vital. Serving communities whose members have different degrees of
Finchum, Tanya & Juliana Nykolaiszyn (2011-2012). The “Big Top” Show Goes             46 (3): 276-294.Quinn, Aimee, Tanya Finchum, & Chuck Malone                                                              media literacy and different knowledge of communication devices is challenging. Personal
On: An Oral History of Occupations Inside and Outside the Canvas Circus Tent,         (2010). “Government Documents Collection and Management.” In                                                             contact is just as important to the fabric of humanity and to sustaining community as is
Archie Green Fellowship, Library of Congress, $36,000.                                Marcia J. Bates and Mary Niles Macck, Eds. Encyclopedia of Library                                                       keeping up with technology trends. Actively listening helps build connections. How do we
Finchum, Tanya, Shelia Kennison, & Juliana Nykolaiszyn (2010-2011). First             and Information Sciences, 3rd ed. New York: CRC Press, v. 3, p.                                                          know if we are making a difference in the lives of the people we serve if we are not
Person Psychology: Preserving and Disseminating Psychological Resources               1993-2004.                                                                                                               listening or even asking? Supporting life-long learning and building and sustaining
through Oral Histories, Association for Psychological Science, $5,000.                Finchum, Tanya (2010). Sharing Government Documents with the                                                             community is essential. Developing library leaders who can cultivate connections with
Finchum, Tanya & Juliana Nykolaiszyn (2008-2009). Survey of Oral History              People: An Oral History Project. DttP: Documents to the People, v.                                                       customers, co-workers, and community leaders is key. Leaders who have the ability to 'let
Collections in Oklahoma. Amigos Fellowship Program, $2,085.                           38 (1): 32-35.                                                                                                           people shine' (i.e. encourage creativity, let them be known for their work and
                                                                                                                                                                                                               accomplishments, etc.) and be happy to shine with them can only add value to the library

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name          Last Name   Current Position              Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications                 ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                     Honors and Awards
George J.           Fowler      Associate University          Head, Library System         University of North Texas, MLS, 1998           ALA Orientation, Development, and Training Committee (intern) 2005-2007                                     Arkansas Library Association, Chair, Information Technology Round Table, 2009-2010
                                Librarian for Information     Department, University of    University of North Texas, BS
                                Resources and                 Arkansas, 2006-2011          Information Science, 1997
                                Technology, 2011, Old         Systems Librarian, Temple
                                Dominion University,          University, 2002-2006
                                Norfolk, VA                   Electronic Services Manager,
                                                              Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
                                                              University, 1998-2002
Betsy               Fraser      Selector, 2010, Calgary     Community Outreach            University of British Columbia, MLS,            Member, Notable Children’s Books Committee, 2011-2012 (ALSC); Mentor, 2011-2012 (YALSA); Mentor, 2010- Canadian Library Association, Young Adult Book of the Year Award Committee Chair, 2003-2004; Canadian Library
                                Public Library, Calgary, AB Librarian, Calgary Public     1995                                            2011 (YALSA); Member, President’s Program Planning Task Force, 2010-2011 (YALSA); Member, Award of           Association, Member, Young Adult Book of the Year Award Committee, 1999-2004; Canadian Library Association,
                                                            Library, 2007 - 2010          University of Calgary, BA, 1993                 Excellence for Nonfiction for Young Adults Committee, 2008-10 (YALSA); International Representative, Virtual Convenor, Young Adult Services Interest Group, 1998-2000
                                                            Customer Services Librarian,                                                  Regional Advisory Board, 2008-2009 (YALSA); Member, Michael L. Printz Award Committee, 2006-2008
                                                            Calgary Public Library, 2004-                                                 (YALSA); Member, YA-Galley Committee, 2005-2007, (YALSA); Member, Best Books for Young Adults
                                                            2006                                                                          Committee, 2003-2005 (YALSA); Member, Teen Website Advisory Committee, 2001-2003 (YALSA)
                                                            Branch Librarian - Children,
                                                            Teen, and Families, Calgary
                                                            Public Library, 2001-2004
Martin L.           Garnar      Reference Services            Reference Librarian, Regis       University of Denver, MLIS, 2000;          ALA Committee on Professional Ethics: Chair, 2011-2012; Member, 2011-2013. ALA Intellectual Freedom         Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL): Past President, 2008-09; President, 2007-08; President-Elect, 2006-07. CAL           Club Advisor of the Year, Regis University, 2011; Alumni
                                Librarian, 2009, Regis        University, 1999-2009.           State University of New York at            Committee: Chair, 2009-10; Member, 2005-06, 2007-2011; Intern, 2003-04. ALA IFC Privacy Subcommittee:       Intellectual Freedom Committee: Chair, 2000-03; Member 1998-present. CAL Legislative Committee: Academic                      Master Scholar, Morgridge College of Education, University
                                University, Denver, CO        Adjunct Faculty, University of   Binghamton, MA History, 1995;              Chair, 2005-07; Member 2004-11. IFRT: Chair, Membership Promotion Committee, 2004-05; Eli M. Oboler         Representative, 2010-12; Member 2006-08. CAL Leadership Development Committee, 2008 - present. Colorado Academic              of Denver, 2009; Outstanding Adjunct Award, Morgridge
                                                              Denver Library and               State University of New York at            Memorial Award Committee, 2002-04; Member, 2001-04. GLBTRT: Juror, Over the Rainbow Book List, 2011-        Library Association: Board Member at Large, 2010-12. Colorado Library Educational Foundation: Scholarship Committee           College of Education, University of Denver, 2008; Intellectual
                                                              Information Science              Binghamton, BA History and                 2013; Liaison to IFRT, 2005-09.                                                                             Member, 2008-present. Leroy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund: Trustee, 2006-09.                                                   Freedom Award, Mountain Plains Library Association, 2004;
                                                              Program, 2005-present.           Geography, 1993.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     President’s Award, Colorado Association of Libraries, 2003;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    President’s Service Award, Regis University, 2002; American
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Association of University Professors Service Award (Regis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chapter), 2001. Phi Beta Kappa, 1993. National Merit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Scholar, 1989.

Jane                Glasby      Program Manager, 2011,        Adult Reference Librarian,       San Jose State University, California,     Social Responsibilities Round Table Coordinator 2011-2012 (currently)                                       California Library Association - member since 2002
                                Library for the Blind and     San Francisco Public Library,    MLIS, 2004                                 Social Responsibilities Round Table International Responsibilities Chair 2008-2010
                                Print Disabled, San           2005-2011                        University of Kent at Canterbury,          International Relations Round Table - member 2002-present
                                Francicso Public Library,     Associate Librarian, San         England, MSc in Computer Science,          ASCLA member 2011-present
                                San Francisco, CA             Francisco Botanical Garden       1996                                       ASCLA Library Services to People with Visual or Physical Disabilities Interest Group
                                                              Society, 2004-2009               University of Manchester, England,
                                                              Systems and Network              Diploma in Teaching English to
                                                              Manager, Portland de             Speakers of Other Languages, 1990
                                                              Venezuela, Caracas, 1998-        University of Leeds, England, BA in Fine
                                                              2000                             Art, 1983

Mario M.            González    Executive Director, Passaic                                    Harvard Business School, Executive         Member, ALA since 1985; ALA, Executive Board, 2006-2009; ALA, Councilor-At- Large, Present; Budget          ALA-APA, Executive Board, 2006-2009; ALA-APA, Council, 2003- present; Chair, BARC, 2010-2011, REFORMA (Life                   Mayor of the City of Passaic Recognition for Outstanding
                                Public Library, 195                                            Education Program; Columbia                Analysis & Review Committee (BARC), 2006-2008, 2010-2012 ; President Stevens Steering Committee, 2009-      Member): President, 1991-1992; Chair, Librarian of the Year Awards Committee, 1998-2000; Chair, Exhibits Committee,           Community Service, 2010; Outstanding Service, REFORMA
                                Gregory Avenue, Passaic,                                       University Teacher’s College, M.Ed.,       2010, ALA Campaign for America’s Libraries, 2009-present; ALA Nominating Committee, 2004; ALA               1st National Conference, 1995-1997; Northeast Chapter (CT, MA, NJ, NY, PA, RI): Founding Member, President, 1988-             Northeast Chapter Treasurer, 2008; Documentary Film, The
                                NJ                                                             Adult Education (in progress); Pratt       Committee on Committees, 2002-2003; ALA International Relations Committee, 2004-2006; ALA Chapter           1990; Executive Board, 1986-1992; Treasurer, 2002-2008; Founder REFORMA Puerto Rico Chapter; CALA, Life Member;               Town of Greenwich, Ct, Macmillan Films, 2001; Documentary
                                                                                               Institute, Graduate School of Library &    Relations Committee, ASCLA Rep., 2000-2003; ALA World Book/Goal Award Committee, 2001; ALA Literacy         Black Caucus of ALA- Member; APALA-member.                                                                                    Film, A Gift of Joy-Serving the Aging, 1999 (Produced by Tony
                                                                                               Information Science, M.L.I.S.; City        Assembly, EMIERT Rep., 1998-1999; ALA Planning & Budget Assembly, 1997-1999; ALA Committee on Pay                                                                                                                                         DeNonno); Manhattan Borough President Award for
                                                                                               College of New York, B.A., Spanish &       Equity, 1993-1995; ALA President’s Task Force on Elections, 2008- present; PLA, Board of Directors, 2004-                                                                                                                                 Outstanding Services to People with Disabilities, 1996;
                                                                                               Psychology.                                2007; PLA Nominating Committee, 2006; PLA/ALA Executive Board Liaison, 2006- present; PLA Leadership                                                                                                                                      Librarian of the Year Award for Outstanding Service to the
                                                                                                                                          Task Force, 2007- present; RUSA, 1992-1995: Executive Board; Finance Committee; Chair, Special User’s                                                                                                                                     Spanish Speaking in the U.S., awarded by REFORMA, 1994;
                                                                                                                                          Population Section; Library Services to the Spanish Speaking Guidelines Committee; Denali Press Award                                                                                                                                     Pura Belpre Award for Outstanding Service to the Spanish
                                                                                                                                          Committee, Co-Chair & Award Presenter; ASCLA, Board, 2001-2003; EMIERT, 1988-1992, Executive Board,                                                                                                                                       Speaking in Northeastern U.S., presented at the United
                                                                                                                                          President; EMIERT, Gale Research Multicultural Awards Committee, 1998-2001; ALA Awards Committee, ALA                                                                                                                                     Nations by REFORMA, 1993; N.E. Chapter Eleanor Roosevelt
                                                                                                                                          Executive Board Liaison, 2008-2009; ALA Research & Statistics, ALA Executive Board Liaison, 2006-2009;                                                                                                                                    Community Service Award (for Library Service to the
                                                                                                                                          Member of: ACRL, SRRT, YALSA, ALSC, LLAMA, ALTAFF, Intellectual Freedom RT, Freedom to Read Foundation.                                                                                                                                   Homeless), 1989.

Rhonda K. Puntney   Gould       Youth Services and Special    Youth Services Librarian,        University of Wisconsin-Madison, MA,       ALA Council (ALSC Division Councilor) 2010-12; Council Committee on Committees 2010-11; Conference          Wisconsin Library Association, President, 2011; Wisconsin Library Association Wisconsin Association of Public Librarians,
                                Needs Consultant, 2000,       Burlington (WI) Public           Library and Information Studies, 1996;     Planning and Coordinating Team 2009-2012 and Chair 2009-2010; ASCLA Conference Program Coordinator          Chair, 2008; Wisconsin Library Association Outreach Services Round Table, Chair, 2006; Wisconsin Library Association
                                Lakeshores Library            Library, 1998-2000.              University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA,       2009-2012; ALSC Board of Directors (Division Councilor) and Executive Committee 2010-12; ALSC Public        Youth Services Section, Chair, 2003; Wisconsin Library Association Conference Planning Committee, 2004, 2006, 2011;
                                System, Waterford,            Head Librarian, Grand            Art History, 1986.                         Relations Committee Chair 2009; Caldecott Award Selection Committee 2007-2008; ALSC Pre-Conference          Wisconsin Library Association Library Development and Legislative Committee, 2005-2008, 2010-2011; Wisconsin Library
                                Wisconsin                     Meadow (MN) Public Library,                                                 Planning Committee Co-Chair 2007; ALSC Budget and Planning Committee 2005-2006 and Chair 2006; PLA          Association WELead Mentor, 2004-2006; Wisconsin Library Association Children's Book Award Committee, 2000-
                                                              1997-1998.                                                                  Public Library Systems Committee Chair 2005-2007                                                            2001.Collaborative Summer Library Program, President, 2011-12; Collaborative Summer Library Program, Diversity
                                                              Information Specialist,                                                                                                                                                                 Committee, Chair, 2006-2010
                                                              Nelson Industries, Stoughton,
                                                              WI, 1994-1996.

Gail Guidry         Griffin     Library Media Specialist,     Same as above.                   Grambling State University, B. S.          ALA Division VP/ President-Elect of ALTAFF , ALA Division/Coretta Scott King Awards conference volunteer,   Louisiana Library Association/Louisiana Association of School Librarians membership chair, ALTAFF trustee-at-large,           1993 Region Seven Donald Bumpus Award as President of
                                A. C. Steere Elementary                                        (Elementary Education/Library Science,     Public Library Association (PLA-2012) Conference Program Co-Chair, ALTAFF Awards Committee and ALA          ALTAFF trustee section chair, ALTAFF VP/President-Elect,Trustee for Shreve Memorial Library in Shreveport, La. 1996 to        Technology Group.
                                Media Center, 1976 to                                          1976) and M.S. (Guidance &                 Committee on Appointments                                                                                   present and previously President of Caddo Association of School Librarians' in Shreveport, Louisiana.                         1998 Shreveport/Bossier Pride Residents Involved in
                                Present, Shreveport,                                           Counseling, 1984); Louisiana State         Advisory Committee Member from ALTAFF.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Developing Award Recipient.
                                Louisiana                                                      University, M.L. S. (Masters of Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2007 Cambridge Who's Who among Executives and
                                                                                               Science); Currently, pursuing Ph.D in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professionals Nominee.
                                                                                               Curriculum and Instruction.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Up to present a nominee for Citizen's Ambassador Program.

Susan K. S.         Grigsby     Teacher-Librarian, Elkins     Teacher-Librarian, Pickens       Georgia State University, MLMT, 1997                                                                                                                   Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) Professional Development Chair, 2010-present (responsible for our annual             Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year 2011; Metro
                                Pointe Middle School          County Schools (Tate             Georgia State University, BS in                                                                                                                        Summer Institute including program selection, venue selection, food & beverage orders, etc); GLMA President, 2009             District Library Media Specialist of the Year, 2011; Fulton
                                (Fulton County Schools)       Elementary), 2006-2007.          Commercial Music Recording &                                                                                                                           (responsible for all program decisions including speakers, scheduling, technical requirements, etc); GLMA President-Elect,    County Schools Library Media Specialist of the Year, 2011;
                                Roswell, Georgia              Teacher-Librarian, DeKalb        Production, 1992                                                                                                                                       2008; GLMA Library Media Specialist of the Year Committee Chairperson, 2005-2007; GLMA Communications                         Midvale Elementary School Teacher of the Year finalist, 2002,
                                                              County Schools (Midvale          Music Business Institute, Honors                                                                                                                       Chairperson and Editor of The NewsLeader, 2003-2004; GLMA Treasurer (for both the organization and Council of Media           2003, and 2004. Top 5 in Region 12 Arabian Horse Show,
                                                              Elementary), 2000-2006           Graduate in Recording & Production,                                                                                                                    Organizations annual professional development conference with a budget of over $100k), 2002. DeKalb County Teacher-           Arabian Hunter Pleasure, Adult Amateur Owner to Ride 50
                                                              Library Media Specialist,        1986.                                                                                                                                                  Librarian Advisory Council for a 2-year position in 2004. Atlanta Chapter Board of Directors for the American Sewing Guild,   and over, 2008.
                                                              Solomon Schechter Schools,                                                                                                                                                              2002
                                                              The Epstein School of Atlanta,

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

Major Accomplishments                                                                Publications                                                              Links for Further Information                      Statement of Professional Concern                                                             Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
Convened Arkansas Libraries Collaboration UnConference in 2009 and 2010              Co-Author with Phillip J. Jones, “The Limits of Democracy in                                                                 What is a librarian of the future? What is a librarian in the present? What is the role of    2002                  Academic       VA      No                No
                                                                                     Academic Libraries in a Revolutionary Age,” Declaration of                                                                   libraries in our society? I am eager to engage others in this discussion and help provide
                                                                                     Interdependence: The Proceeding of the ACRL 2011 Conference,                                                                 leadership in not only developing this understanding, but also implementing it. The
                                                                                     ed. Dawn M. Mueller (Philadelphia: ACRL, 2011);                                                                              essence of the other debates/issues is rooted in our distraction from the key concern we
                                                                                     Author, "Beyond Books and Bullets.," American Libraries, Volume                                                              all should have as librarians - what is our purpose. Once we determine this, the other
                                                                                     40, Issue 12, 2009.                                                                                                          concerns will practically take care of themselves.

I have worked in public libraries for more than fifteen years in both customer       Reality Rules: a guide to teen nonfiction reading interests. (Libraries                                                      We live in times of burgeoning technologies and troubled economies. Libraries need to be 1999                       Public         AB      No                No
services and administrative positions. During that time I have presented on the      Unlimited, June 2008.)                                                                                                       able to adapt to both: these require advocacy as well as the ability to attract and retain
year’s best books at local and provincial teachers’ conventions. I have been a       Forthcoming publication: Reality Rules II: a guide to teen nonfiction                                                        people to the profession while showing the public what we offer them.
reviewer for journals in both Canada and the United States and have served on        reading interests (Libraries Unlimited, December 2012.)
selection committees and juries for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre as well
as the American Library Association. I am very proud of the opportunities and
achievements afforded me by my membership in the American Library
Association and it would be an honor to serve as a Counselor.

Earned tenure in 2005.As president of the Colorado Association of Libraries,         Author, “Do They Know?”:A Gay Librarian at a Catholic                     http://www.facebook.com/martin.garnar.ALA          As a librarian and library educator, I'm proud of the principles that are protected by our 2000                     Academic       CO      No                No
established the CAL Leadership Institute, which graduated its first class of 22 in   University.In Tracy Nectoux (Ed.), Out Behind the Desk: Workplace                                                            association and our profession. I’ve dedicated my ALA activities to promoting intellectual
2009 and is on track to graduate another 17 in 2011. Selected as an inaugural        Issues for LGBTQ Librarians, 187-196. Duluth, MN: Library Juice                                                              freedom and diversity, and I’ve served as a member and chair of the Intellectual Freedom
participant in the Mountain Plains Library Association's Leadership Institute in     Press, 2011.                                                                                                                 Committee. My IFC work has honed my skills in collaboration and communication. As the
2002.                                                                                Co-Author, with Paul Betty. One University, Two Approaches: The                                                              new chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics, I've brought my expertise gained from
                                                                                     Regis Experience with Embedded Librarianship.In Cassandra                                                                    teaching that same subject at the University of Denver's LIS program since 2005, and am
                                                                                     Kvenild and Kaijsa Calkins (Eds.), Embedded Librarians: Moving                                                               pleased to have another opportunity to share with others our organization's ethical
                                                                                     Beyond One-Shot Instruction, 139-150. Chicago: Association of                                                                principles. On Council, I will work to ensure that ALA remains the greatest advocate for
                                                                                     College and Research Libraries, 2011.                                                                                        our profession and the communities we serve.
                                                                                     Co-Author, with Currie Meyer, The Colorado Association of
                                                                                     Libraries’ Leadership Institute: Perspectives from a Planner and a
                                                                                     Participant. Public Libraries 49 (3): 17-19, 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I am fortunate to be employed in a profession that can so closely mirror my personal          2002                  Public         CA      No                No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  concerns. For me librarianship embodies social justice, reflected in my membership of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SRRT. Most important to me are free and equal access for all. This involves actively
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  empowering people of different ethnicity, ability, economic status, and identity. As a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  feminist I am concerned with the status of women in librarianship, and in society. I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  immigrated to live and work in four countries, on three continents and strongly support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the rights of people of all languages and races. As an internationalist, I am a member of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  IRRT. I am a public librarian, working in the San Francisco Library for the Blind and Print
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Disabled, and am proud to be a member of ASCLA. With a Master’s degree in Computer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Science, I have a strong interest in technology as it supports the core values of
I bring to Council my experience as an active advocate and leader in local,          I have written, edited and presented numerous publications                                                                   I have been working in public libraries for more than half of my life providing services and 1985                   Public         NJ      No                No
regional, national and international forums concerned with library issues.           including “Looking at a Gift Horse in the Mouth: Gifts to Public                                                             outreach to all - children, young adults, people with disabilities and especially to the
Through this, I have gained the ability to have elected officials and stakeholders   Libraries”; “Services, Collections and Programs for Persons with                                                             traditionally underserved. I have taught library science programs. As a paraprofessional,
bring libraries to the forefront of funding priorities even in these difficult       Disabilities”; “Latinos and Latin American Bibliographies”; “Library                                                         faculty, trustee and administrator, I have consistently advocated for the importance of
financial times. The U.S. Department of State selected me to speak at library        Services to the Homeless”.                                                                                                   libraries as the informational and cultural center of the community, whether that
events in Kosovo, Costa Rica and Mexico. I appear in “A Gift of Joy”, a                                                                                                                                           community is a school, university, business or neighborhood. I am successful in bringing
documentary on library services to the aging by award-winning filmmaker Tony                                                                                                                                      together people of diverse backgrounds and interests to improve library and information
DeNonno, and have also been the subject in Who’s Who Among Hispanic                                                                                                                                               services. As a member of the ALA Council, I will continue to work hard for you by keeping
Americans, 1994 ed.; “New Yorkers that Make a Difference”, Newsday, 2/4/94;                                                                                                                                       ALA responsive to the needs and concerns of all its members; assuring a balance between
“Como Interesar a Sus Hijos en Leer” (How to Interest Your Child in Reading), La                                                                                                                                  functions of the ALA offices and membership units; keeping ALA focused on member-
Familia de Hoy, 11/90.                                                                                                                                                                                            driven priorities; and strengthening the voice of the Association in national forums.

Member of Wisconsin's LSTA Advisory Committee, 2004-2006; Presented                                                                                                                                               Advocating for literacy for children of all ages and abilities is a common objective of youth 1998                  Public         WI      No                No
several workshops on library services to Spanish speakers, marketing with                                                                                                                                         services librarians. Whatever the library setting and the job title, addressing the
electronic newsletters, summer library program                                                                                                                                                                    informational, technical, and recreational reading needs of all kids is a challenging goal
activities; Chaired two statewide summer reading program workshop planning                                                                                                                                        we accept and strive to meet. As President of the Wisconsin Library Association this past
committees, 2005 and 2007; Member of State Superintendent for Public                                                                                                                                              year, I saw how these advocacy efforts were critical during the state’s economic
Instruction’s International Education Council, 2004-2008                                                                                                                                                          downturn and legislative process. ALA Council plays considerable role in supporting and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  enhancing the work we ALL do. As a councilor-at-large, I will work to maintain and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  increase these advocacy efforts across ALA through cooperation amongst our colleagues.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  If elected, I will bring years of experience advocating for children and youth services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  librarians to this position and I will be an effective voice for children and youth services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  librarians in ALA's largest governing body.
Automation of all school libraries in Caddo Parish, Shreveport, Louisiana.           Gail Guidry Griffin, "Sugar Cane Farming in Southwest Louisiana:          The following websites are available for your     As a library media specialist I offer my support to:                                         1998                    School         LA      No                No
Restore state library supervisor position.                                           Ooh, Ooh, So Sweet the Process and Product" (publication in               review:                                           Restoring library media specialists jobs and other staff positions.
Added library clerks in all libraries.                                               progress).                                                                www.caddo.k12.la.us and click on A. C. Steere     Funding for all libraries.
Building of community based public libraries.                                        Gail Guidry Griffin, "Steps for Evaluationg a Fifth Grade Science         Elementary Library                                Reopening of community libraries.
The building of a new elementary school library.                                     Collection" , Journal of Library Media Connection, Mar/April 2011.        www.gggisar.blogspot.com                          Work to secure the necessary resources and technology needed for life-long library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 learners and readers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Educate the public in seeking ways for budget development to restore services cut in all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 types of libraries.
I assisted the GLMA with lobbying activities to keep library media specialists and   Susangrigsby.wordpress.com                                                http://susanksgrigsby.weebly.com/index.html       I believe that a successful school librarian has to embrace innovation, take risks with new 2002                     School         GA      No                No
library media programs in the forefront of educational law making from 2007 to       GLMA Blog (Monthly contributor), 2008 to present                          This links to my online resume for a more         ways of doing, and adopt a flexible, can-do attitude to inspire learners of all ages. The
present. I have also been instrumental in rallying librarians throughout the State   In the Trenches: *Wimpy Wednesday* Booklist's Quick Tips                  complete explanation/description of the           school library should be a comfortable, inviting place where ideas are exchanged and
of Georgia to contact senators and representatives both in local districts and       Newsletter, January 2010                                                  information requested above.                      information is discussed and explored. Students should be empowered to direct their
those sitting on educational funding committees to advocate for Georgia's            Keynote Speech: Delivered at Library Legislative Day, February            http://susangrigsby.wordpress.com Sisterhood of learning to satisfy their information needs and the school librarian should guide, nurture,
public school libraries. I am a frequent presenter at local and state conferences    2009                                                                      the Silver Shoes: A regularly updated blog        and look for innovative ways to address multiple literacies. Teaching should be
and was selected to present a concurrent session at the 2011 Computers in            Owly (review): Georgia Library Quarterly, Spring 2008                     discussing current trends in school librarianship approached with passion, knowing that learning through play is valid and valuable. School
Libraries Conference in Washington, D.C.                                             Library Media Specialist of the Year, DOE Media Matters, August           (while wearing attractive footwear).              librarians must also be teachers of information literacy, professional development
                                                                                     2007 (Volume 6, Issue 1)                                                  http://www.cafereadalatte.net/ Elkins Pointe      coordinators, and curriculum design specialists. School librarians must have the skills, the
                                                                                     Maintaining Focus: The Big6 Worksheet published in the Big6               Middle School Media Center online presence        attitude, and the desire to wear all three hats. I have no idea what libraries will actually
                                                                                     Online Journal, Spring 2002                                                                                                 look like in 20 years but I know I will want to be in one.
                                                                                     Editor/Writer, Georgia Library Media Association Newsletter, 2003-
                                                                                     Variations on the Banana Split Lesson Plan" The Big6 Collection:
                                                                                     The Best of the Big6 Newsletter by Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert
                                                                                     E. Berkowitz; Linworth Publishing, Inc., 2000

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name         Last Name   Current Position             Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications                 ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                   Honors and Awards
Kevin Bruce       Gunn         Coordinator of Religious     Humanities Librarian, The        The Catholic University of America,        Member, ACRL Committee on the Status of Academic Librarians. 2007 - 2011                                    Washington Theological Consortium, Convenor, Librarian Committee, 2003-2005.
                               Studies and Humanities       Catholic University of           Certificate in Computer Information        Member, ACRL, University Libraries Section, Executive Committee. 2010 - 2011
                               Services, 2003, The          America, 2001-2003.              Systems, 2000; McGill University,          Co-chair, ACRL, University Libraries Section, Procedures Committee. 2010 - 2011
                               Catholic University of       Acting Nursing/Biology           MLIS, 1995; University of Manitoba,        Member, ACRL, University Libraries Section, Procedures Committee. 2008 - 2011
                               America, Washington, DC      Librarian, The Catholic          MA Philosophy, 1992; University of         Member, ACRL, College Libraries Section, Research for College Librarianship Committee. 2008 - 2010
                                                            University of America, 1999-     Manitoba, BA Philosophy, 1987.             Volunteer, ALA Ambassador, ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA. 2008
                                                            2000.                                                                       Member, ACRL/College Libraries Section, Nominating Committee. 2007 - 2009
                                                            Bibliographer, The Catholic
                                                            University of America, 1996-

Meghan            Harper       Assistant Professor          Assistant Curriculum             Kent State University, Ph.D.Curriculum     ALA                                                                                                            Buckeye Children’s Book Award Council, Historian, 1992-Present
                               (Tenured) 2001 School of     Director/Director of Library     & Instruction, Instructional Technology,   Board of Examiners for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Appointed by the Ohio Educational Library Media Association, Programming Committee, 2006 – 2008
                               Library and Information      Media Services and               2003                                       Executive Board for the American Library Association (ALA) Three-year term. (July 2006) Reappointed for three- Annual Conference Committee, 2006
                               Science, Kent State          Technology) Wooster City         Kent State University M.L.S.Library        year term (July 2009).                                                                                         Membership Committee 2006-Present
                               University, Kent, Ohio       Schools, Wooster, Ohio 1997-     Science +K-12 School Library Media,
                                                            2001                             1991                                       AASL
                                                            High School Librarian, Middle    Kent State University, B.S.Elementary      Committee: AASL Research and Statistics Committee
                                                            School Librarian and             Education, 1990
                                                            Elementary Library
                                                            Coordinator, Coventry Local
                                                            Schools, Akron, Ohio 1993-
                                                            Elementary School Librarian,
                                                            Cleveland City Schools,
                                                            Cleveland, Ohio 1992-1993

Nanci Milone      Hill         Director, 2011, Boxford   Head of Reader Services.           Bradford College, B.A in Literature and ALA Rainbow Project Committee Member, 2010 - 2012                                                               Massachusetts Library Association, Co-Chair, Conference Planning Committee, 2004 - 2006
                               Town Library, Boxford, MA Nevins Memorial Library.           Philosophy, Minor in Creative Writing, ALA GLBTRT Representative to Diversity Council, 2011 - 2012                                                      Merrimack Valley Library Consortium, Evergreen Steering Committee, 2011
                                                         Methuen, MA, 2005 - 2011           1988                                    PLA Public Libraries Advisory Board, 2005-2009
                                                                                            Simmons College Graduate School of
                                                                                            Library and Information Science, MLS,
Marilyn L.        Hinshaw      Retired                      Eastern Oklahoma District       BSE and MLS, Emporia State University;                                                                                                                  Chair, Shirley Olafson Award committee, NMRT 1975; President, NMRT, 1976; President of Small and Medium Sized               Outstanding New Librarian of Texas, 1976; Distinguished
                                                            Library, Executive Director of Master Public Administration, Univ. of                                                                                                                   Section of PLA, 1978; Board member, PLA, 1978-79; PLA liaison to ALTAFF; Chair of ALA Awards Committee, 1979;               Service Award, Mountain Plains Library Association, 1999;
                                                            six county self taxing district Missouri-Columbia; Post Graduate                                                                                                                        member of PLA awards sub-committee, 1981; Chair of Drewes and Leisner ALA Award committee, 1987; ALA Council                Oklahoma Library Legend, the Oklahoma Library
                                                            with fifteen buildings,1982- Study, University of Wisconsin -                                                                                                                           member for three terms, ending in 2011, serving on the ALA-APA council concurrently; Member of ALTAFF awards                Association’s Centennial recognition of 100 top leaders in 100
                                                            2009; Head of Public            Madison                                                                                                                                                 committee, 2012; Member and Chair of Budget Analysis and Review Committee,2006-2009, liaison to two ALA offices,            years of association history, 2008. Lay leader, St. Paul United
                                                            Services, 1978-80, Assistant Certified public library administrator,                                                                                                                    one section and four round tables. Legislative committee, Missouri Library Association, 1981; President of Public Library   Methodist Church, 2008-2011.
                                                            Director, 1980-82 of Daniel State of Oklahoma since 1997.                                                                                                                               Section, Texas Library Association, 1977; Chair Legislative Committee, Oklahoma Library Association, 1986; elected Vice
                                                            Boone Regional Library,                                                                                                                                                                 President/President of Oklahoma Library Association, 1988-1990.
                                                            Columbia, MO;
                                                            Administrator, Texas Trans-
                                                            Pecos Library System, 1976-
                                                            77; Extension Coordinator, El
                                                            Paso Public Library, 1973-75;
                                                            Assistant LSCA Administrator
                                                            and Library Consultant, 1971-
                                                            73, Kansas State Library,
                                                            Topeka, KS; Reference
                                                            Librarian, Kansas State
                                                            Library 1970-1971.

Patricia M.       Hogan        Administrative Librarian,    Administrator, Itasca            Dominican University (formerly Rosary      ALA Executive Board, 2009-2012; ALA Council, Councilor at large 1995-' Chapter Councilor, 1988-92; BARC,    ALA Chapter Councilor for Illinois 1988-1992; co creator of LTA forum in ILA; project coordinator of 1997-78 ILA Illinois   Selected to participate in the first, "Teach Model Coach "
                               1989--;Poplar Creek Public   Community Library, 1981-         College), MALS, 1972; University of        2009-2011; American Libraries Advisory, 2001-2003, chair, 2001-2002; Constitution and By-laws, 1998-        Council Grant , "How Free Are Our Freedoms," co creator of "A Very Special Trust" for trustee orientation, 1976; charter    program, 2003-2004, funded by a grant from IMLA; Illinois
                               Library District,            1989; Information                Chicago, 1967, MA;Rosary College,          2002,chair, 2001-2002; Council Orientation, 2003-2004; Publishing Committee, 1994-1997; Pay Equity          member and member of the Board of the Board of the Kiwanis Club of Streamwood, 1999-; member, Hanover Park Illinois         State Library Fellowship, 1971=1972; elected to Beta Phi Mu,
                               Streamwood, Illinois         Librarian/Computer               1966, BA                                   Committee; 1991-1993; Planning and Budget Assembly, 198901992;2004-2006; RBB Guest Reviewer, 1977-          Sister Cities Project (sister cities in Capre Coast, Ghana, and Mexico). Member of the ALA-APA Executive Board, 2009-       1972; chosen to participate in a Personnel Performance
                                                            Coordinator, North Suburban                                                 1988;1998--; Learning RT (formerly CLENERT) Board, 1999-2001; Treasurer, 2003-2007, Rep. to Literacy        2012, member of the ALA-AOA Certification Committee, 2009-2012 Member of the Streamwood Commission on Cultural              Evaluation Institutes, sponsored by the Illinois State Library,
                                                            Library System,1975-1981;                                                   assembly, 2003-2007; Resolutions Committee, 2004-2006; Committee on Committees, 2003-2004; LAMA             Diversity., 2005-                                                                                                           1976-1978. Poplar Creek Public Library given an Excellent
                                                            Head of Public Services,                                                    SASS President, 1980-1981; LAMA Board, 1980-1981; PLAMLA President, 1987, PLA Executive Board, 1987-                                                                                                                                    rating in 1990; Poplar Creek Library awarded the first LJ
                                                            Schaumburg Township                                                         1988; JMRT (now NMRT)1975-1978; RASD (now RUSA) Monroe Award Comm, 1992-1995. Member, ASCLA,                                                                                                                                            Landmark Library status in 2011.
                                                            District Library, 1972-1975                                                 PLA ALTAFF, GODORT, IFRT,LEARNRT, RMRT

Jody K.           Howard       Associate Professor, 2010,   Adjunct Professor, University    Emporia State University, Emporia, KS,     Member of the AASL School Library Program of the Year Committee, 2011- present. ALA Joint Children's Book   Member of the New York City School Library Council 2010-present. Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL), Immediate         2011 Article: Relationship between School Culture and School
                               Palmer School of Library     of Denver, Morgridge College     Ph.D in Library and Information            Council Committee, Member, 2009-2011; AASL-ESLS chairperson 2011 to present; AASL-School Library            past president, 2009-2010; CAL president, 2008-2009; CAL president-elect, 2007-2008; CAL Legislative Committee, 2001-       Library Program selected as one of the Top Twenty Library
                               and Information Science,     of Education, Library and        Science, 2008; University of Denver,       Program of the Year Committee, Member, 2011 to present; AASL-ELMSS, Chairperson-Elect, 2010-2011; AASL-     2010; Colorado State Library Power Board, Member, 2000-2010; Colorado Library Advisory Board, 2004-2006; Colorado           Instruction articles by the Library Instruction Round
                               Long Island University,      Information Science, Denver      Denver, CO, Masters of Library Science     School Library Media Research Editorial Board, Member, 2009-present; AASL-Assessment Rubric Task force,     Association of School Libraries (CASL) Higher Education Board Representative, 2003-2007; Emporia State Ph.D. Student        Table.2007 Received a $25,000 LSTA grant: Celebrating a
                               Brookville, New York         CO, 2006-2010                    and Information Management, 1981;          Member, 2010; AASL--Research and Statistics Committee, Member, 2006-2008; AASL-Colorado                     Representative on the Doctoral Steering Committee, 2006-2007; Emporia State Ph.D. Student Representative on the             Winning Team: Principals and School Librarians: Ingredients
                                                            School Library Program           University of Colorado, Boulder, CO,       representative to Vision committee, 2006.                                                                   School of Library and Information Management Committee, 2006-2007; Emporia Diversity Initiative (EDI) Mentor of an          for Increased Student Achievement; 2007 Received a $2000
                                                            Manager and Instructor,          MA in Educational Media, 1975;                                                                                                                         SLIM student, 2006-2008.                                                                                                    Dissertation Research Fellowship from Emporia State
                                                            University of Colorado at        Adams State College, Teacher                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       University; 2007 Invited to attend the Library Research
                                                            Denver, School of Education,     Certification, 1971; Metropolitan State                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Seminar IV, Doctoral pre-conference at Western Ontario
                                                            2000-2006                        College of Denver, BA English, 1971.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               University in London, Ontario; 2004 Received recognition
                                                            School Librarian, District                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from Colorado State Library for serving as the Chairperson of
                                                            School Library Director,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Central Colorado Library System (CCLS); 2002 Received
                                                            Teacher, Adams County                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the CAL Distinguished Services Award.
                                                            District 12 Five Star Schools,
Amiya P.          Hutson       Youth Services Librarian,    Assistant to the Literacy    Central State University, BA, 1993             Spectrum Scholar                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WOW (works of wonder) Award, 2011, Cleveland Public
                               2011, Cleveland Public       Coordinator, 2006-2007,      University of Pittsburgh, MLIS, 2011           YALSA Mentee                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Library
                               Library, Cleveland, Ohio     Cleveland Public Library
                                                            Library Assistant - Adult
                                                            Reference, 2007-2009,
                                                            Cleveland Public Library
                                                            Library Assistant - Computer
                                                            Emphasis, 2009-2011,
                                                            Cleveland Public Library

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

Major Accomplishments                                                                Publications                                                            Links for Further Information                        Statement of Professional Concern                                                             Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
K.B. Gunn (Project Manager) and Jonathan Smith (Web Designer), Research              K.B. Gunn and Elizabeth Hammond, co-editors. The New Normal:            Blog: Humanities, Librarianship, and Technology      Our society rapidly is moving from information scarcity to information abundance. As a       1995                   Academic       DC      No                No
Advisory Tool, Catholic University of America Libraries, 2004 - present.             Leveraging Library Resources in a Brave New World of Fiscal Reality     (http://humanitieslibrarianshipandtechnology.blo     result, the success of any member of that society depends largely on his or her essential
(http://www.lib.cua.edu/rat/index.php)                                               and Institutional Change. Routledge. forthcoming.                       gspot.com/)                                          literacy or fluency with information. When you couple this with the rise of digital natives
Lecturer, Humanities Information, School of Library and information Studies,         K.B.Gunn, Ramon Llull Database (review), Journal of Religious and       Twitter: @KevinBGunn                                 but without a corresponding increase in information literacy, the educational role of
The Catholic University of America. Fall, 2008 - present.                            Theological Information vol. 11, iss.1-2 (2012).                        (https://twitter.com/KevinBGunn)                     librarians becomes paramount. Information fluency –the ability to choose between
                                                                                     "Student as Teacher: Creating LibGuides as a tool for professional                                                           significantly known alternatives–in the context of lifelong learning, should be our
                                                                                     development." Poster presented with Madison Bolls, Cecilia Cho,                                                              collective goal. To this end, I will support any initiative that enhances the foundation for
                                                                                     Elizabeth Deegan, Elizabeth Dodson, Vivicea Pattison, Jessica                                                                creating more critical consumers of information. From teaching how to search the catalog
                                                                                     Sprigings, and Kevin Gunn at the CUA SLIS Symposium: Bridging the                                                            for new patrons, demonstrating the difference between a scholarly and a popular article
                                                                                     Spectrum at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC                                                             to undergraduates, or making sense of an esoteric reference for a faculty member, we
                                                                                     on February 25, 2011.                                                                                                        must assume the responsibility of teaching individuals how mindfully to consume

In 1992, I began my career as an elementary school librarian in an inner-city        Reference Sources and Services for Youth. ISBN: ISBN 978-1-55570-       Kent State University School of Library and          As a councilor at large, my primary concerns are in the areas of advocacy and professional 1992                     Academic       OH      No                No
school in Cleveland, Ohio. This experience working in a high poverty school has      641-8 Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. 2011.                               Information Science www.slis.kent.edu                development of librarians serving youth. I intend to support the initiatives established in
become one of the highlights of my career and remains today a keystone in my         Invited Chapter: "Linking Audiovisuals with Multicultural Literature"   Virginia Hamilton Multicultural Literature           ALA’s strategic plan 2015, specifically in the areas of Advocacy and Education. My
efforts to advocate for access to high quality resources and technology for youth    IN Multicultural Literature and Response: Affirming Diverse Voices.     Conference http://virginia-hamilton.slis.kent.edu/   professional concerns include the following: 1. ensuring access to high quality resources
and the librarians that serve them. As a middle and high school librarian, I         Linworth Publishing, 2010.                                              Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award               for school and public librarians serving youth, 2. supporting and promoting librarians who
automated multiple libraries, focusing on the creation of technological              "Reach for Reference". School Library Media Activities Monthly.         http://www.bcbookaward.info/                         advocate for the use of technologies with youth, and 3. enhancing access to technology
infrastructures that would support access to electronic resources and                Article columns published August 2008, October 2008, December                                                                and learning for youth in all types of libraries. Another of my primary concerns is the
collaboration with teachers to improve academic achievement. As the School           2008, February 2009, March 2009, June 2009, October 2009,                                                                    advancement of ALA’s role in the legislative process. I strongly believe that the ALA and
Library Program Coordinator (KSU), I have designed and implemented an                December 2009, February 2010, and April 2010 issues.                                                                         AASL must work diligently to develop and promote legislation that supports the advocacy
electronic portfolio assessment system, aligned with state and AASL standards. I                                                                                                                                  efforts of professional organizations at the state level.
have concentrated my efforts in providing opportunities for teachers to pursue
School Librarianship as a career with an IMLS grant (486,621) with Drs. Brodie
and Byerly. As a member of the Virginia Hamilton Multicultural Literature
Conference Board, I have connected teachers and librarians to high quality
multicultural literature resources, print and electronic

Over eleven years experience in public and school libraries. Six years experience Hill, Nanci Milone. Reading Women: a Book Group Guide for                  http://nancimilonehill.blogspot.com                  As an ALA Councilor I will continue to fight for intellectual freedom; for diversity and      2000                  Public         MA      No                No
as a reviewer for Library Journal. Four years experience as a contributor to      Women's Fiction. ABC-CLIO. 2012.                                                                                                inclusion, both in our libraries and in our organization.

During tenure in last position, strategized and guided the initiation of mil levies State Association newsletter president’s letter; MPLA newsletter                                                              Just as weather patterns cross imposed political boundaries and financial fluctuations       1973                   Consultant     OK      No                No
that doubled the revenue for self taxing library district which allowed the         articles covering progress, then initiation of the new Leadership                                                             affect a global market, the need for objective information service has increased with
purchase and initiation of automation of the fifteen library buildings and          Institute.                                                                                                                    every stage of global upheaval in the last decade. We in the library profession have
strategized grant opportunities to raise the funds, then oversaw the completion                                                                                                                                   learned many lessons in renewing our own purpose and support systems. World events
of thirteen building projects within the district facility locations. During tenure                                                                                                                               bring us now, as never before, to the crossroads that will determine how we construct the
with the Texas Trans-Pecos Library System, activated regional campaign to                                                                                                                                         future of our profession. The need for access to reside in the hands of purposeful, careful,
approve Texas regional library systems. During tenure with the Daniel Boone                                                                                                                                       objective library and information professionals who are already seasoned protectors of
Regional Library, headed the automation project to integrate computers into the                                                                                                                                   that access is worldwide. While we continue to pit ourselves against the challenges of our
work of the library. During tenure with the Kansas State Library, secured                                                                                                                                         local and national evolution, we may also be making our calling the hope of the evolving
interdepartmental cooperation with the Kansas Department of Social Services                                                                                                                                       world. As leaders in our profession, we must become citizens of the world working to give
and secured federal funding to initiate a focused program of services to the                                                                                                                                      our message of service global appeal.
aging within the public libraries of the state.

During tenure as NMRT vice president, planned the round table’s beginning fund
raising efforts and with a small circle of other members (not yet a committee),
secured the funding for the 3M new librarian conference awards. As NMRT
president presided over fund raising and the initiation, during my term, of the
round table’s first conference social. During tenure as Mountain Plains Library
Association president, introduced the concept of long range planning for the
association. As MPLA Past President, chaired the committee that initiated and
raised funds for the MPLA Leadership Institute.
Have written articles, mentored students, and worked as a library consultant         Reviews in Reference Books Bulletin, which appear in Booklist; a                                                             In challenging times libraries need to stress their human as well as technological             1972                 Public         IL      No                No
(working with LPA as a founding member, 1985-2000. Taught in the LTA                 regular column in the library's website and newsletter, 'From the                                                            resources and to provide a place and be a connection to people. Collaboration among
program at the College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois. I am proud of my efforts     Desk of the Administrator". Also provide commentaries for the area                                                           agencies is needed , especially as different types of libraries, such as school libraries, are
both in my work and in the communities that I serve. Through the programs            publications/newspapers.                                                                                                     under assault. Libraries need to support their staff and provide benefits; we need to
that my Library has presented we have been able to celebrate the different                                                                                                                                        protect patron confidentiality, celebrate intellectual freedom, and be vigilant. My work
backgrounds of the patrons. And an award from the DuPage Library System,                                                                                                                                          has emphasized my concerns for how we respond to the changes that technology brings.
"Lighting the Fire,” Poplar Creek was able to initiate annual events and serve as                                                                                                                                 We need efficient delivery of services, continuing education and advocacy. I bring
a host for programs and develop materials to honor different racial and ethnic                                                                                                                                    experience, willingness to work, knowledge of ALA (both divisions and roundtables) and a
groups.                                                                                                                                                                                                           desire to mentor and help both the new library persons as well as those engaged in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  meeting the challenges. ALA needs to speak out clearly. I ask for your vote so I can use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  my knowledge, energy and strong voice on this governing body.

One of my major accomplishments was to represent all of the information              Author, "The School Librarian as Curriculum Leader," a chapter in My website, www.cisflo.com explains in more                Young people beginning their K-16 or K-20 education in September will graduate in either 1999                       Academic       NY      No                No
professionals in the state of Colorado as president of the Colorado Association of   The Many Faces of Leadership for the School Librarian (Libraries  detail my professional experience and my                   2027 or 2031. We have trouble preparing a strategic plan for five years, let alone knowing
Libraries in 2008-2009. During that year I established a revitalization taskforce    Unlimited) 2010. Author, "The Relationship between School Culture leadership ability.                                        what the future will bring in 16 or 20 years. The only constant we can rely upon is that
to examine the entire organization and make certain it was meeting the needs         and the School Library Program," School Library Media Research,                                                              change will occur. Every one of us who label ourselves as librarians or information
of its members. Specific changes were accepted by the Board in an effort to          Vol. 13, 2010. Co-Author, Action Research for the School Library                                                             professionals must be flexible enough and eager enough to relish in positive change for
make the organization more meaningful and relevant to the information                Media Specialist (Linworth Publishing) 2005.                                                                                 the good of society. The American Library Association (ALA) is the vehicle that many of us
professionals in Colorado. At the national level, working as chair and chair-elect                                                                                                                                use to prepare ourselves for our ever-changing society and to guide the patrons with
of the AASL's Educators of School Librarians Section (ESLS) has allowed me to                                                                                                                                     whom we interact. As an ALA Councilor, I will be able to work with other leaders in the
become more involved with my colleagues at other universities. We are working                                                                                                                                     field of information to help prepare ourselves and others for the changes we will
together to provide the best possible education for school librarians in our                                                                                                                                      encounter in the 21st century.
programs. This work has also allowed me to partner with others to continue
research that will assist school librarians in their professional growth and
program improvement.

Graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a 3.9 GPA                                                                                                      http://aphutson.webs.com/                            As a Spectrum Scholar, recent University of Pittsburgh graduate with an MLIS in Library       2009                  Public         OH      No                No
Spectrum Scholarship Recipient                                                                                                                                                                                    and Information Science and a newly hired Youth Services Librarian at Cleveland Public
10-11 YALSA Mentee                                                                                                                                                                                                Library, I would like to become more actively involved in ALA. As a new generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  librarian I have a lot to offer in the areas of diversity, leadership, and relevant youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  programming. My first professional concern (pc) is to make sure that the American
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Library Association and Librarianship in general continue its efforts at recruiting and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  maintaining a diverse workforce. Another pc is coming up with a successful format for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALA to develop librarian leaders after joining of the organization. My final pc is ensuring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  relevant, updated and exciting programming in libraries for all patrons, but especially for

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name         Last Name   Current Position              Previous Positions              Degrees and Certifications                  ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                           Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                     Honors and Awards
Florante Peter    Ibanez       Manager of Library            Library Computer Resource       UCLA, MLIS, 2006                            Molly Raphael's ALA Presidential Advocacy Initiative, Empowering Voices: Communities Speak Out for     LA as Subject - Archives Forum, Executive Committee, 2011- Present                                                            2007 ALA Emerging Leader
                               Computer Services, 2005,      Center Assistant, Loyola Law    UCLA, MA - Asian American Studies,          Libraries: Committee, 2011                                                                             Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), President, 2010-2011                                                   2006 JCLC Scholarship
                               Loyola Law School - Rains     School - Rains Library, Los     2006                                        ALA Emerging Leader Program, National Library Camp Project, Mentored by Loriene Roy, 2007 Ethnic and   Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), Vice President, 2009-2010                                              2005 Horn Award – UCLA Information Studies
                               Library, Los Angeles, CA      Angeles, CA 1992-2005           University of California at Irvine, BA -    Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT): Member, 2008 - Present                        Asian/Pacific American Librarians Assoc., Board Member At Large, 2006-2008                                                    2005 Union Bank of California Fellowship
                                                             Communications and              Comparative Cultures, 1977                                                                                                                         2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC 2012), Steering Committee - Publicity Committee Chair, 2007 –      2005 Gold Shield UCLA Alumnae Scholarship
                                                             Hardware Support Specialist,    Information Technology Institute,                                                                                                                  present                                                                                                                       2004 UCLA in LA Community Partnership Research Grant
                                                             Aston-Tate / Borland            Computer Repair Technician                                                                                                                         California Library Association, Scholarship Committee member, 2007 & 2008                                                     2004 SLA Affirmative Action Scholarship
                                                             International, Torrance, CA     Certificate, 1977                                                                                                                                  Filipino American Library, Volunteer Archivist & Webmaster, 2004 – present                                                    2003 AALL & WEST/Strait Minority Scholarship
                                                             1990-1992                       Computer Learning Center - Los                                                                                                                     Diversity Recruitment Summit for the Information Professions held at UCLA, Planning Committee, 2005–2006                      2003 APALA Scholarship
                                                             Assistant Director - Early      Angeles, Computer Programming                                                                                                                      Filipino American Arts & Culture (Fil-Am ARTS), Board of Directors, 2002-2010                                                 2003 CLA Edna Yelland Scholarship
                                                             Outreach Program,               Certificate, 1980                                                                                                                                  UC Irvine Kababayan Alumni Chapter, Past President, 2001-2006                                                                 2003 UCLA Asian American Studies–Philip Vera Cruz
                                                             University of California at                                                                                                                                                        UC Irvine Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2000-2004                                                                   Memorial Prize
                                                             Irvine, 1979-1982                                                                                                                                                                  Kayumanggi Lions Club, President, 1997-1998                                                                                   2003 UC Irvine Kababayan CoFounders Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lions Club, District 4-L3 Bone Marrow Committee Chair, 1994-1997                                                              2003 Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture Community Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lions Club, District 4-L3 Environmental Committee Chair, 1992-1996                                                            2003 San Pedro “Hope for Kids” – Community Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), Board of Directors, 1994-2000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                City of Carson Environmental Commission, Vice Chairperson, 1992-1998
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kababayan @ UC Irvine, Co-founder, 1974
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Samahang Pilipino UCLA, Co-founder, 1971
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cal State University Dominguez Hills, Associated Student Body, Community Services Director, 1970-1971
John M.           Jackson      Library Supervisor, 2009, Administrative Assistant,           San José State University, MLIS, 2011.      ACRL 2013 Conference Innovations Committee, Member, 2011-present.                                      Los Angeles City Historical Society, Board Member and Web Administrator, 2010-present.                                        ALA Emerging Leader, 2012.
                               University of Southern      University of Southern            University of Virginia, MA English          ACRL University Libraries Section, Member, 2010-present.                                               San Jose State University ALA Student Chapter, Program Coordinator, 2010-2011.                                                San Jose State University, ALASC Student-to-Staff
                               California, Los Angeles, CA California, 2007-2009.            Literature, 2007.                           ACRL Instruction Section, Member, 2010-present.                                                                                                                                                                                      Representative, 2011.
                                                           Project Assistant, Piers          Troy University, BA English Literature,     ACRL Literatures in English Section, Member, 2010-present.
                                                           Plowman Electronic Archive,       2005.                                       ACRL New Members Discussion Group, Member, 2010-2011.
                                                           2006-2007.                                                                    ALA New Members Round Table Footnotes Committee, Member, 2010-2011.

ShuYong           Jiang        Chinese and Korean            Chinese Studies Librarian and   Ph.D. in Chinese, University of          ALA Diversity Council, CALA Representative, 2009-2011                                                     Chinese American Librarians Association                                                                                       Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2008
                               Studies Librarian,            Cataloging Coordinator,         Wisconsin-Madison; dissertation title:                                                                                                             Board of Director, CALA (elected), 2011-2014                                                                                  Samuel Lazerow Fellowship for Research in Technical Services
                               International and Area        Asian Library, University of    “The Life of Literature: the Ontogenetic                                                                                                           Chair, Task Force for Jing Liao Memorial Fund, 2011                                                                           or Acquisitions
                               Studies Library, University   Illinois at Urbana-Champaign    Concept of Qi in Chinese Literary                                                                                                                  Co-Chair, International Relation Committee, CALA, 2010-2011                                                                   Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society (PTP), initiated August
                               of Illinois at Urbana-        2003-2011                       Thought,” 2005                                                                                                                                     CALA Representative to ALA Diversity Council, 2009-2011                                                                       28, 2010
                               Champaign, 2011-              Catalog Librarian Ryerson       M.A. in Library & Information Studies,                                                                                                             Treasurer, CALA (elected), 2008-2010
                                                             Library, Art Institute of       University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996                                                                                                              Editor, CALA Newsletter, 2007-2010.
                                                             Chicago 1998-2003               M.A. in Chinese, University of                                                                                                                     President, CALA Midwest Chapter, 2007-2008
                                                                                             Wisconsin, Madison, 1994
                                                                                             M.A. in Chinese, East China Normal                                                                                                                 OCLC Chinese Japanese Korean Users Group
                                                                                             University, Shanghai, China, 1984                                                                                                                  Member-at Large (elected), Executive Board 2007-2009
                                                                                             B.A. in Chinese, East China Normal
                                                                                             University, Shanghai, China, 1982                                                                                                                  Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC)/Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Coordinator, CJK NACO Project (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/CJK.html), Name Authority Cooperative Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (NACO), 2006- . NACO CJK Project is a funnel group of NACO. It is a group of East Asian libraries (or East Asian catalogers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                from various libraries) that have joined together to contribute authority records to the national authority file.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Society for Chinese Studies Librarians
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Charter member, Executive Board, 2010-2012
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chair of General Affairs, 2010-2012
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Member, Editorial Board, Journal of SCSL, 2010-
Darcel B.         Jones        Community Library             Children's Librarian, San       San Jose State University, Masters of       American Library Association Activities include:                                                                                                                                                                                     010 ALA Emerging Leader Alumni. Featured in At The Library,
                               Manager, Contra Costa         Francisco Public Library,       Library and Information Science, 2006       Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) Division - Member, 2009                                                                                                                                                          the San Francisco Public Library monthly newsletter – July
                               County Library, Pittsburg,    2006-2009                       University of California Berkeley,          Public Library Association - Member, 2009                                                                                                                                                                                            2007 & February 2008 April 2007 I was invited to be a
                               CA                            Media Center Library            Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies, 2000    Learning Roundtable - Member, 2009                                                                                                                                                                                                   panelist for the Infopeople training session: SUPPORT STAFF:
                                                             Assistant, Napa City-County                                                 Emerging Leaders Steering Committee - Member, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                   CHANGING ROLES, SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS, and
                                                             Library, 2005 – 2006                                                        Emerging Leaders Sub Committee - Member, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                        OPPORTUNITIES TO SHINE. Evaluations from participants
                                                             Library Associate, Solano                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        specifically listed my name as an inspirational speaker. Louise
                                                             County Library, 2005 – 2006                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jane Moses - Agnes Davis Memorial Scholarship, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Black Librarians Caucus – 2005 Leadership for Diversity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Scholarship, California School Library Association – 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Urban Libraries Council Scholar – 2004/2005 Academic year.

Alys              Jordan       Distance and Instructional    Reference                       Nova Southeastern University, ABD,     ACRL Dr. E. J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Committee, Member, Appointed, 2011-2013                        National Diversity Advisory Board, Member, Appointed, 2011                                                                    ACRL Virtual National Conference Scholarship, 2007
                               Librarian, Nova               Librarian/Outreach Librarian,   Doctor of Education in Organizational  ALA Committee on Education, Member, Appointed, 2011-2013                                                    Broward County Diversity Advisory Council, Member, Appointed, 2011; Executive Board, Treasurer, 2011-                         Black Caucus of the American Library Association Sponsorship
                               Southeastern University,      2005–2007, Florida              Leadership, 2007-                      JCLC 2012 Proceeding Committee, Member, 2011-2012                                                           Global Education Conference, International Advisory Board, Member, Appointed, 2011                                            to the Emerging Leaders Institute, 2006
                               2007 - Present.               Agricultural and Mechanical     Florida State University:              ALA Cavendish, Clift, & Hoy Scholarship Jury, Appointed, 2011-2012                                          Worldwide Library 2.011 Online Conference, International Advisory Board, Member, Appointed, 2011                              Delores Auzenne Fellowship/FSU, 2003-2005
                                                             University.                     Master of Arts in Religion, 2004       ACRL Liaison to ALA Scholarships and Study Grants, Member, Appointed, 2011-2012                             League of Women Voters of Broward County, Board of Director Member, Appointed, 2009-2011                                      J Chungam Yau Scholarship/FSU, 2002
                                                             Instructor and Teaching         Specialist in Education in Library     ACRL/Liaisons Training & Development Committee, Member, Appointed, 2010-2012                                                                                                                                                              King’s Daughter Scholarship/FSU, 2004
                                                             Assistant, 2001-2005, Florida   Science, 1999                          ACRL/Friends Fund Disbursement Subcommittee, Member, Appointed, 2010-2012                                                                                                                                                                 Department of Religion Graduate Assistantship/ FSU, 2001-
                                                             State University Department     Certificate in School Library Media    ACRL/IS Mentoring Program Committee, Member, Appointed, 2009-2011                                                                                                                                                                         2005
                                                             of Religion.                    Specialist, 1999                       ALA Emerging Leaders Interest Group, Member, Appointed, 2009-2010
                                                             Reference Librarian,            Master of Science in Information       ALA Telecommunications (Ad Hoc Subcommittee), Member, Appointed, 2009-2010
                                                             2000–2001, Florida              Studies, 1997                          BCALA Dr. John C. Tyson Award Committee, Chair, Appointed, 2008-2010
                                                             Agricultural and Mechanical                                            ALA Drewes, Hornback, and Leisner Jury, Juror, Appointed, 2007-2009
                                                                                             Bachelor of Science in Political Science,
                                                             University.                     1996                                   ALA Membership Committee: Scholarships and Study Grants Committee, Member, 2007-2009
                                                                                                                                    ACRL/College Libraries Section, Program Planning Committee, Member, 2007-2009
                                                                                             Languages                              BCALA Executive Board, Member, Elect, 2007-2009
                                                                                             Spanish and French (basic reading      RUSA/History Instruction and Research Committee, Member, Appointed, 2007-2009
                                                                                             competency in both)                    ALA Annual Conference, Ambassador, Volunteered, 2008
Jessica           Kayongo      Anthropology Librarian        Anthropology Librarian,                                                ANSS Conference Tyson Award Committee, Member, Appointed, 2007-2008
                                                                                             University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A. BCALA Dr. John C.Program Planning Committee, 2011-present                                                                                                                                                                                  ALA Discovering Librarianship Recruiter, 2010-2013
                               and Head, Hesburgh            University of Notre Dame,       Library & Information Studies, 2002    ALA Discovering Librarianship Recruiter, 2010-2013                                                                                                                                                                                        ALA Emerging Leaders, Class of 2010 ARL Leadership &
                               Library Commons; 2011;        2007-present                    University of Nebraska College of Law, ALA Emerging Leaders, Class of 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                       Career Development Program Fellow, Vanguard Class, 2009-
                               University of Notre Dame;     Catholic Studies Librarian,     J.D., 1998                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       10
                               Notre Dame, IN                University of Notre Dame,       South Dakota State University, B.A.    Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS), 2009-present                                                                                                                                                                                   ALA Student to Staff Program, 2002
                                                             2004-2007                       Sociology, 1996                        Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), 2009-present
                                                             Librarian-in-Residence,                                                Reference & User Services Association (RUSA), 2002-08
                                                             University of Notre Dame,                                              ALA Student to Staff Program, 2002

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

Major Accomplishments                                                                Publications                                                            Links for Further Information                        Statement of Professional Concern                                                             Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
2011 ALA Annual - APALA President's Program Chair, "Communities & Libraries          Co-Author, "Filipinos in Carson and the South Bay", (Arcadia            http://flashpoint-design.nethttp://flashpoint-       I have been a community activist / advocate for most of life and would like to now direct 2004                      Academic       CA      No                No
Challenge Adversity through Community Activism and Coalition Building"               Publishing), 2009.                                                      design.net/images/CV-fpi-Teach09.pdf                 my energy towards our profession. As a past ALA Emerging Leader and the Immediate
American Library Association (ALA) Diversity Fair, Presenter, 2006, 2007, 2008,      Contributing Author, "Great Lives from History: Asian Americans &       http://filipinoamericanlibrary.org/http://flashpoi   Past President of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, I would like to
2009, 2011                                                                           Pacific Islanders", (Salem Press), expected 2012.                       nt-design.net/images/Resume-fpi-grad07.pdf           encourage more inclusiveness among our ranks, not just in terms of diversity but as
2009 Association of Asian American Studies Conference (AAAS), Panel Chair /          Director & Producer, "Got Book? Auntie Helen’s Gift of Books",          http://flashpoint-design.net/FilipinosInCarson-      colleagues with the common vision of knowledge for all for the betterment of all. I believe
Presenter - "Filipino American Archives: Traditional to Digital"                     Video Documentary on Helen Summers Brown founder of the                 SB/index.htm                                         in the concept of "Knowledge is Power" and want to spread that opportunity to everyone I
2008 Society of American Archivists Conference (SAA), Panel Co-Chair /               Filipino American Library, (UCLA Ethnocommunications)                   http://www.facebook.com/florante.ibanez              can connect with utilizing all media and technology available. I feel blessed to be part of
Presenter - "Creating Memory and Representing Identity:Archives in the Asian                                                                                 http://wikis.ala.org/spectrum/index.php/Florante     our noble profession and believe we all share in the spirit of ALOHA........ I invite you to
American Community"                                                                  Selected for film festival screening at:                                _Peter_Ibanez                                        join me at the 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) in Kansas City,
2007 ALA Annual - APALA Panel Presenter, "Asian/Pacific American Archives"                                                                                   http://nationallibrarycamp.blogspot.com/             MO - September 19-23, 2012 - A Conference for Everyone!!!
California Library Association Conference (CLA), Presenter 2005 & 2007                 * Pacific Media Expo, Long Beach, CA, 2005
2006 1st National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC), Presenter            * Pinoy Visions/Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture, Los Angeles,
"Filipino American Library"                                                          CA, 2005
Filipino American National Historical Society Conferences (FANHS), Panel Chair /       * Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Presenter, 2002 & 2006                                                                 * Filipino American Cine Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2009.
2005 Association of Asian American Studies Conference (AAAS), Presenter -
"Libraries & Information Organizations"
2005 Society of American Archivists Conference (SAA), Presenter - “Pluralizing
the Archival Paradigm: The Role of Graduate Education.”

"Riding the Long Tail: Leveraging a Niche to Build a Network," The Library 2.011     Jackson, John, "Getting the most out of graduate school: Building    http://inkandvellum.com                                 I am primarily concerned with building communities and creating opportunities that help 2009                        Academic       CA      No                No
Worldwide Virtual Conference, November 2-4, 2011, Organizer and moderator.           communities online," SLIS Descriptor, 2011, available at             http://twitter.com/johnxlibris                          young professionals bridge the gap between graduate work in library science and
"Grow Thyself: Making the Transition from Student to Professional," UCLA, Los        http://slisdescriptor.blogspot.com/2011/01/getting-most-out-of-                                                              professional employment.
Angeles, California, June 3, 2011, Panelist and workshop presenter.                  graduate school.html
                                                                                     Jackson, John. "The humanities crisis in academia," SLIS Descriptor,
                                                                                     Volume 6, Number 6, 2010.

Dr. Jiang is the Chinese Studies Librarian and Cataloging Coordinator in the         Jiang, Shuyong, “Into the Source and History of Chinese Culture,        http://www.library.illinois.edu/people/bios/shyjia Diversity in the workplace is not new in academic libraries; much attention has been given 2001                       Academic       IL      No                No
Asian Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2003 and       Knowledge Cataloging in Ancient China,” Library & Cultural              ng/                                                to recruitment, retention policies (ref. TOP), and library services to minority students.
achieved the rank of Associate Professor in 2009. Dr. Jiang has published more       Records, v. 42, no.1 (2007); 1-20.                                      http://www.library.illinois.edu/China/             However, to be culturally diverse in academic libraries cannot stop at the entrance; an
than twenty articles in various scholarly journals on libraries and Chinese          Jiang, Shuyong, “Examining the Core Values of Libraries Using the                                                          interculturally conscious library should also address the barriers for cultural interactions
literature. She is the winner of 2008 Samuel Lazerow Fellowship for Research in      New Economic Model of Open Access," Chinese Librarianship, an                                                              and communications, as “diversity is essentially about cultural norms and values”(Nicola
Technical Services or Acquisitions from Association of College and Research          International Electronic Journal, no. 25 (June 2008). URL:                                                                 M. Pless and Thomas Maak). The AAMES can be a place for many area studies librarians
Libraries (ACRL). Dr. Jiang is an expert on Non-Roman material cataloging with       http://www.iclc.us/cliej/cl25.htm.                                                                                         to advocate a diverse intellectual environment by promoting culturally rich services and
extensive knowledge of cataloging rules and policies and significant experience      Jiang, Shuyong, associate editor, Chinese Studies in North                                                                 resources, and addressing diversity issues in academic libraries.
in cataloging non-Roman materials. Dr. Jiang is also very active in professional     America—Researches and Resources. China Book Company, 2010.
organizations and has been elected to various offices in Council on East Asian
Libraries, Chinese American Librarians Association, and Society of Chinese
Studies Librarians. Since 2008, she has been the Project Director and Principle
Investigator for the grant project “Think Globally, Act Globally, China-US
Librarian Collaboration”, the first government funded project between the
library communities in China and the United States.

According to my staff I successfully manage two library locations and I am well      Vol. 111 Iss: 5/6, pp.250 - 252"A Year in the Life of One Emerging                                                            ALA is not only an organization, but an organism; ever evolving, meeting changes in       2009                     Public         CA      Yes               No
loved by all who meet me. They have a tendency to embellish a bit. I've met one      Leader", New Library World                                                                                                   culture, political climate, and information needs of the communities we serve. Evolution
or two people who don't like me but they are the minority. Seriously I think my      Vol. 112 Iss: 3/4, pp.171 – 177 Emerald Group Publishing Limited                                                             creates new challenges. I am excited to serve and help create dynamic and exciting results
greatest accomplishment is to transform the library into a community gathering       "ALA Midwinter: a first-timer's viewpoint", New Library World, Vol.                                                          to these challenges. I am also motivated to help create practical solutions as well.
space. As a children's librarian and now a manager I have a knack for helping        111 Iss: 5/6, pp.250 - 252 Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
turn a 'quiet unbusy library' to a bustling place of community learning. And thats   Contra Costa Marketplace Magazine                                                                                            One of my goals as councilor-at-large will be to help promote many different participation
no exaggeration.                                                                     Regular contributor. (April 2009 – March 2010)                                                                               outlets for all ALA members. The part-time librarian without means to travel to
                                                                                     Wrote articles discussing library events and promoting literacy                                                              conferences has a voice, just as important as the dedicated council member whom hasn’t
                                                                                     within the community. Circulation of 100,000 readers within the                                                              missed a conference in over a decade.
                                                                                     West Contra Costa County region.
                                                                                     www.marketplacecontracosta.com                                                                                               Just like many of you I am the part-time librarian with a young family, a tight budget, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  travel challenges. It is your ALA. I would love to represent you. I would appreciate your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vote. Together we can help ALA continue to evolve.
Recipient of the 2007 ALA Emerging Leaders Institute Initiative which has aided      “Black Catholics.” Entry in Encyclopedia of the Great Migration,        http://nova.academia.edu/AlysJordan                  As a Distance and Instructional Librarian, my focus and concerns lie in actively recruiting, 2005                   Academic       FL
me in preparing for a leadership role in the ALA. In addition to being a member      edited by Steven A. Reich. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2006.                                                                  retaining and promoting fellow librarians through both affordable and professional
of the Executive Board of the BCALA, I have also served on the Dr. E. J. Josey       "Mary Baker Eddy." Entry in Encyclopedia of Women and America                                                                development initiatives. It is my belief, that in our effort to develop the most successful
Spectrum Scholar Mentor, Membership and Scholarships and Study Grants                Politics, edited by Lynne E. Ford. New York: Facts on File, 2007.                                                            academic libraries of the future, we must have the most hands on and committed
committee, and Committee on Education. While at Nova Southeastern                    "Melville J. Herskovits." Entry in Encyclopedia of African American                                                          professional workforce in our field to facilitate such a transformation. Along with this
University and Florida A&M University, I worked collaboratively with faculty and     History, edited by Leslie Alexander and Walter Rucker. Santa                                                                 transformation, it is vital to remain true to the American Library Association’s core goals
administrators to embed library instruction in core undergraduate and graduate       Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2008.                                                                                                     of Diversity, Advocacy for Libraries and the Profession as well as Education and Lifelong
courses synchronously and asynchronously. A recent outreach initiative                                                                                                                                            Learning. Doing so, ensures that the American Library remains the standard for the
designed to reach distance students face-to-face and online that encompasses                                                                                                                                      development, promotion and improvement of information distribution. If given the
research, writing, APA, and Endnote workshops aimed at gauging students                                                                                                                                           opportunity to serve, my focus would be promoting policies and initiatives that are aimed
overall ability to access information and conduct library research. Furthermore, I                                                                                                                                at giving librarians the resources needed to better serve their respective institutions as
am a participant in the National Diversity Advisory Board, Broward County                                                                                                                                         well as the general population.
Diversity Advisory Council, Member, and Kids in Distress of Broward County.

ALA Discovering Librarianship Recruiter, 2010-2013                                   Kayongo, Jessica and Clarence Helm. “Relevance of Library                                                                    I enjoy acquiring knowledge and information. Through my profession, academic                 2002                   Academic       IN      Yes               No
ALA Emerging Leaders, Class of 2010 ARL Leadership & Career Development              Collections for Graduate Student Research: A Citation Analysis                                                               librarianship, I have found that not only am I able to assist users with their research, via
Program Fellow, Vanguard Class, 2009-10                                              Study of Doctoral Dissertations at Notre Dame,” College & Research                                                           reference consultations and instruction, but I also am able to spend some time conducting
Notre Dame Faculty Research Program Grant, 2008                                      Libraries (Forthcoming, 2011).                                                                                               my own research which in turn informs and improves my interactions with users.
Nebraska State Bar Admittance, 1999                                                  Kayongo, Jessica and Elizabeth Van Jacob. “Burning the Midnight                                                              Libraries have seen tremendous change in the recent past. The advent of the Internet has
                                                                                     Oil: Librarians, Students and Late Night Chat Reference at the                                                               been marked by transitions, particularly where access to information is concerned. The
                                                                                     University of Notre Dame,” Internet Reference Services Quarterly                                                             challenges in librarianship vary continuously making it an exciting time to be an
                                                                                     (Forthcoming, 2011).                                                                                                         information professional. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to serve the ALA
                                                                                     Smith, Cheri and Jessica Kayongo. “Senior Thesis Camp:                                                                       as an ALA Councilor, as the ALA is an organization that advocates on behalf of users and
                                                                                     Partnerships in Practice at the University of Notre Dame,” Journal                                                           their access to information.
                                                                                     of Academic Librarianship, Vol. 37, Issue 5, p. 437-442, September,

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name         Last Name   Current Position              Previous Positions             Degrees and Certifications               ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                    Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                Honors and Awards
Robin              Kear        Reference/Instruction         Reference Librarian, Nova     San Jose State University, MLIS, 2002.    Round Table Representative to the ALA Website Advisory Committee, 2007-2011.                                    Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia ACRL Chapter Program Committee, 2009-11.                                              Library Journal Mover & Shaker, "Global Thinker", 2008.
                               Librarian, 2007, University   Southeastern University, Fort Chatham College, BA Global Policy         Chair of the Humphry/ OCLC/ Forest Press Award for International Librarianship Subcommittee of the ALA                                                                                                                                   Emerging Leader, ALA International Relations Round Table
                               of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh,    Lauderdale, FL, 2003-2007. Studies, 1997.                               International Relations Committee, 2007-2009.                                                                                                                                                                                            sponsorship, 2008.
                               PA                            United Nations HABITAT                                                  Intern for the ALA International Relations Committee, 2005-07.                                                                                                                                                                           ACRL Immersion Institute for Information Literacy
                                                             Agency, Nairobi, Kenya,                                                 Intern for the ALA Conference Committee, 2007-09.                                                                                                                                                                                        participant, 2008.
                                                             Information Services Intern,                                            Executive Board Member-At-Large, ALA International Relations Round Table, 2011-13.                                                                                                                                                       Outstanding Alumna, San Jose State University, School of
                                                             Spring 2003.                                                            Co-Chair of the ALA International Relations Round Table International Posters Committee, 2011-13.                                                                                                                                        Library & Information Science, 2007. Nominated and selected
                                                             Library Technician, Monterey                                            Co-chair of the ALA International Relations Round Table International Exchanges Committee, 2007-2011;                                                                                                                                    as one of 40 outstanding alumni over 40 years.
                                                             Peninsula College, Monterey,                                            Member 2005-07.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thinking Outside the Borders National Leadership Grant
                                                             CA, 2000-2003.                                                          Web Editor for the ALA International Relations Round, 2007-09; Assistant Web Editor, 2005-07.                                                                                                                                            participant, a program of the Mortenson Center for
                                                                                                                                     Member of the ALA Library Instruction Round Table Web Advisory Committee, 2009-13.                                                                                                                                                       International Library Programs at the University of Illinois at
                                                                                                                                     Member of the ACRL Instruction Section Awards Committee, 2010-2012; Intern 2009-10.                                                                                                                                                      Urbana-Champaign and the Illinois State Library, 2006.
                                                                                                                                     Jury Member to select programs for the ALA Grassroots Program, part of the ALA Annual Conference 2010.                                                                                                                                   Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute participant,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Florida, 2004-2005.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ACRL Biennial Conference Scholarship Recipient, 2005.

Lynda M.           Kellam      Data Services and             Library Technical Assistant,   University of North Carolina at          ALA International Relations Office, Near East and South Asia Subcommittee, Member, 2011-2013                    North Carolina Library Association, Government Resources Section, Chair, 2011-2013                                       American Library Association’s Emerging Leaders Program,
                               Government Information        University Libraries,          Greensboro, MLIS, 2007;                  ACRL, Law and Political Science Association, Membership Committee, Member, 2010-2011                            North Carolina Library Association, Government Resources Section, Vice-Chair / Chair-Elect, 2009-2011                    Government Documents Round Table sponsorship, 2010
                               Librarian                     University of North Carolina   University of Wisconsin-Madison, MA      Government Documents Round Table, Education Committee, Web Master, 2010-present                                 North Carolina Library Association, Government Resources Section, Secretary-Treasurer, 2007-2009                         NC State Library Career Enrichment Award, 2009
                                                             at Greensboro, Jan.            Political Science, 2000;                 Government Documents Round Table, Education Committee, Member, 2009-2010                                        North Carolina Library Association, Reference and Adult Services Section, Executive Committee, College and University    Association of College and Research Libraries National
                                                             2006–May 2007.                 University of North Carolina at          Government Documents Round Table, Conference Planning Committee, Member, 2008-2009                              Director, 2009-2011                                                                                                      Conference Librarian Scholarship, 2009
                                                                                            Greensboro, BA Political Science, 1997                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fulbright Student Fellow to study and conduct research in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Zagreb, Croatia, January – October 2002
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Phi Beta Kappa, inducted 1998.

Victoria (Viccy)   Kemp        Technical Services            Collection Development         University of North Texas, M.L.S., 1999 2011 ALA Mentoring Program                                                                                       2009 – Present, Polaris Users’ Group (PUG)                                                                               Tall Texans, Class of 2002
Carlson                        Manager, 2006, Flower         Specialist, Irving Public      George Washington University, M.A.      2009 LLAMA Committee Member                                                                                      1993 – Present, Texas Library Association                                                                                B Dalton Chairmans Club, 1985 (first class inducted)
                               Mound Public Library,         Library, 2005-2006             International Studies, 1976             1994-Present, Public Library Association (PLA)                                                                   1. Chair of TLA Intellectual Freedom Committee, 2009-2011
                               Flower Mound TX               Materials Selector, Fort       Austin College, B.A. Western European                                                                                                                    2. Vice-chair, TLA Lariat List Committee, 2010
                                                             Worth Public Library, 2002-    Studies, 1974                                                                                                                                            3. Chair of TLA Membership Committee, 2007-2010
                                                             2005                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Vice-chair, TLA Intellectual Freedom Committee, 2008-2009
                                                             Collection Management                                                                                                                                                                   5. Program Committee, 2008 Conference, Dallas
                                                             Coordinator, Carrollton                                                                                                                                                                 6. Chair, Public Library Division, TLA, 2006 – 2007
                                                             Public Library, 1999-2002;                                                                                                                                                              7. TLA Membership Committee member, 2006 – 2009
                                                             Reference librarian, 1993-                                                                                                                                                              8. Editor, TLA Reference Resources
                                                             1999                                                                                                                                                                                    9. Public Library Division treasurer, 2004 – 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     10. Program Committee, 2004 Conference, San Antonio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     11. Tall Texans, Class of 2002
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     12. Local Arrangements co-chair, 2002 Conference, Dallas
Kate               Kosturski   Institutional Services   Outreach Specialist,                Pratt Institute, MSLIS, 2010             ACRL, Member, 2007 - present                                                                                    Past President (2009Collection Development Round Tableof the Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     13. Acquisitions and - 2010) and Treasurer (2008 - 2009)                                                                 Beta Phi Mu National Library Science Honor Society, Theta
                               Coordinator, Europe,     Outreach and Participation          York College of Pennsylvania, BA         GODORT, Member - 2009 - 2011                                                                                    ("Pratt-SILS") student chapter                                                                                           Chapter
                               2011, JSTOR, New York NY Services, JSTOR, 2011               Government/Public Administration,        LITA, Member, 2010 - present                                                                                    American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) Leadership Committee Member and Membership Chair         2011 ALA Emerging Leader, sponsored by Reference and
                                                        Independent Consultant,             2000                                     NMRT, Member, 2011 - present; Co-Chair, NMRT Student and Student Chapter Outreach committee;                    for the New York Metropolitan Area chapter                                                                               User Services Association (RUSA)
                                                        Outreach and Participation                                                   Member, NMRT Online Discussion Committee                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pratt Circle (Graduation Honors)
                                                        Services, JSTOR, 2010-2011                                                   RUSA, Member, 2010 - present; Chair, RUSA Structure Taskforce                                                                                                                                                                            Association of College and Research Libraries “Member of the
                                                        Reference and Circulation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Week” for the week of March 22, 2010.
                                                        Intern, Middlesex Public                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Alpha Chi National Honor Society
                                                        Library, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society

Jim                Kuhn        Head of Collection            Head of Technical Services,    Kent State University, MA Philosophy,    Committee Intern, ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee, 1998-2000; Committee Member, ALA Intellectual             Trustee, Leroy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund, 2004-2007; Committee Chair, Ohio Library Council Intellectual Freedom       Beta Phi Mu, 1989; Phi Beta Kappa, 1988.
                               Information Services,         Folger Shakespeare Library,    2002; Kent State University, MLS,        Freedom Committee, 2000-2004, 2010-present; Committee Member, AFL/CIO-ALA Joint Committee on                    Committee, 1996-1997; Committee Member, Ohio Library Council Intellectual Freedom Committee, 1994-1996;
                               2006, Folger Shakespeare      1998-2006; Head of             1989; Case Western Reserve               Library Service to Labor Groups, 1993-1997; Director, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, 2005-2007;              Treasurer, Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Public Library, 1999-Present; Member, University of Akron Faculty
                               Library, Washington DC.       Cataloging, Folger             University, BA Philosophy, Asian         Secretary, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, 2001-2003. Divisional and Section Memberships: Association of      Senate, 1997.
                                                             Shakespeare Library,           Studies,1988.                            College and Research Libraries (Arts, IGIR, RBMS); Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
                                                             November 1997-1998;                                                     (AS, CMMS, CRS, PARS); Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (Friends); Library
                                                             Tenured Assistant Professor                                             and Information Technology Association. Round Table Memberships: Ethnic and Multicultural Information
                                                             of Bibliography and                                                     Exchange Round Table; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table; Intellectual Freedom Round
                                                             Cataloger, University of                                                Table; Library History Round Table; Social Responsibilities Round Table.
                                                             Akron, 1990-1997.
Elisabeth          Leonard     Market Research Analyst, Associate Dean for Library          University of North Carolina at Chapel   LLAMA Marketing Communications Committee, member 2010-present, chair 2011-2012                         North Carolina Library Association (NCLA) Leadership Institute, subcommittee on the Leadership Unconference (2010).
                               SAGE Publications Inc,   Services, Western Carolina          Hill, Coursework toward PhD in           LLAMA SASS Management Practices Committee, member 2010-present                                         North Carolina Library Association (NCLA) Executive Board, 2001- 2004.
                               Thousand Oaks CA         University, Cullowhee NC            Information and Library Science begun    LLAMA Strategic Planning Implementation Committee, member 2006 –2010.                                  North Carolina Library Association (NCLA) Leadership Institute, co-chair, 2001- 2004.
                                                        Head of Reference,                  August 2007.                             LLAMA Strategic Planning Taskforce, member 2005.
                                                        Instruction, and Outreach           Wake Forest University, Master of        BRASS Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities Committee, 2008-
                                                        Social Sciences & Humanities        Business Administration, May 2002.       2010.
                                                        Library, University of              University of North Carolina at Chapel   BRASS Business Program Planning Committee, Chair, 2007-2008.
                                                        California, San Diego, 2004 –       Hill, Master of Science in Library       RUSA Program Planning Committee, member 2007-2008.
                                                        2006                                Science, 1997.                           CODES Liaison with Users committee 2003- 2007, chair 2005-2007.
                                                        Head of Reference/Business          Salem College, Bachelor of Arts in       RSS Education & Professional Development for Reference Committee, member 2005-2006.
                                                        Librarian, Wake Forest              Foreign Language Management, 1994.       BRASS Education committee, member 2003-2007.
                                                        University, 1998 – 2004                                                      BRASS Business Reference Sources committee, member 2003-2005.

Chihfeng P.        Lin         Associate Professor,          University Librarian, Shih     DA, GSLIS, Simmons College, Boston,    Long-term member of ALA, LLAMA, CALA, APALA                                                                       Committee Member, ALA-IRC-East Asia & Pacific Subcommittee (2011-2012)                                                 Outstanding Service Award, 2011 from Library Association of
                               Department Head of            Hsin University (2002-2004)    MA, USA (1993-2000)                    Regular attendee of ALA Mid-Winter and Annual Conferences                                                         Committee Member, ALA-IRC-Americas Subcommittee (2009-2011)                                                            The Republic of China in Taiwan
                               Information &                 Department Head of             MA, School of Education, University of Serving on several Committees                                                                                     Committee Member and Chair, ALA-IRC-East Asia & Pacific Subcommittee (2007-2009)
                               Communications, Shih          Information &                  Montana, Missoula, MT, USA (1982-                                                                                                                        Committee Member and Chair, ALA-IRC-IRRT Membership Committee (2006-2008)
                               Hsin University               Communications, Shih Hsin      1984)                                                                                                                                                    President, ASIS&T Taipei Chapter (2007-2008)
                                                             University (2004-2008)                                                                                                                                                                  Standing Committee Member and Secretary, Section of Asia & Oceania, IFLA, 2009-2011, 2011-2013)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Standing Committee (Corresponding) Member, Section of Education & Training (2007-2011)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Standing Committee Member, Section of Information Literacy, IFLA (2011-2013)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Committee Member, LIS Education in Developing Countries, Special Interest Group, IFLA (2005-2012)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Trainer, for Training Trainers of IFLA “Building Strong Library Association, BSLA Program” since 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Committee Member, Committee on Standards, IFLA (2012-2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Committee Member and Chair, International Relations Committee, Library Association of The Republic of China in Taiwan,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     LAROC (2009-2011, 2012-2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Executive Board Member, Library Association of The Republic of China in Taiwan, LAROC (2011-2013)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Executive Board Member and Chair of Committee on Scholarly Communication, Chinese Association of Library &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Information Education, CALISE (2008-2011)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Executive Board Member and Vice President, Chinese Association of Library & Information Education, CALISE (2012--2013)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Executive Board Member and Vice President, Association of Information & Communication Taiwan (2012-2014)

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Major Accomplishments                                                               Publications                                                           Links for Further Information                  Statement of Professional Concern                                                                Member of ALA since   Library Type   State    Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
I have served the International Relations Round Table (IRRT) over the last seven  Co-Author, Adams, P.; Hadebe, T.; & Kear, R. (2009). [Book            http://www.linkedin.com/pub/robin-                We need a strong, vibrant, and diverse ALA to respond to the continually changing                2001                  Academic       PA
years in various roles, including my recent election as executive board member-   Chapter] Cultural Lessons: Academic Outreach Across Borders in        kear/5/31/aaa                                     landscape of information, privacy, copyright, and technology that we all live with on a
at-large. I was co-chair of the International Exchanges committee for 4 years. In Academic Library Outreach: Beyond the Campus Walls edited by          http://twitter.com/rkear                          daily basis. In our personal and professional lives, we all connect how these forces
that role, I co-sponsored and planned an ALA annual 2010 program on               Nancy Courtney and published by Libraries Unlimited, 31-42.                                                             influence our cultural library tradition. Our core library values are vital to preserve a
international librarianship with the IRRT Sister Libraries committee that was     Author, (2006). "Jobs in international librarianship." In: G. M.                                                        knowledge culture. I believe in ALA and the flexibility of the organization to shape this
broadcast around the world to 41 countries by the U.S. State Department.          Eberhart (Ed.), The whole library handbook 4: Current data,                                                             landscape. We are the organization and I want to contribute through the Council to
                                                                                  professional advice, and curiosa about libraries and library services                                                   represent you. I am very familiar with the larger structure of ALA as well, its divisions, its
I was selected and then reappointed to represent all round tables on the ALA      (pp. 507-8). Chicago: American Library Association.                                                                     round tables, its committees, and activities through my IRRT work, the Website Advisory
Website Advisory Committee starting in 2007. I assisted with the IRRT web         Contributor, (Fall 2011). Contributor for Instruction/Information                                                       Committee, and my internships with the International Relations Committee and
pages from 2005-2007 and then continued as the principal Web Editor from          Literacy Terms for the Public Services Section. In: M. Levine-Clark                                                     Conference Committee. I would love the chance to use my knowledge of ALA and our
2007-2009. I served a half-year as an information services intern for the United (Ed.), The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science. Chicago:                                                     professional concerns to contribute to our larger voice in society.
Nations in Nairobi, Kenya in 2003. I enjoy publishing, presenting, being involved American Library Association.
in ALA, and contributing to international librarianship. I was named an ALA
Emerging Leader for 2008 with IRRT sponsorship and named a Library Journal
Mover and Shaker in 2008 for having a global focus.

With the assistance of the executive committee of the North Carolina Library        Kellam, L. & Peters, K. (2011). Numeric Sources and Services for the   Personal Blog: http://lyndamk.com/              As a 2010 Emerging Leader I met many new librarians from a variety of fields. That    2005                            Academic       NC       Yes               No
Association's Government Resources Section, I organized a series of successful      General Reference Librarian. Oxford: Chandos Publications.             UNCG Dataland Blog:                            experience demonstrated the usefulness of becoming more familiar and involved with the
webinars called "Help! I'm an Accidental Government Information Librarian!"         Hayslett, M. & Kellam, L. (2009/2010). The American Community          http://uncgdataland.blogspot.com/              issues facing librarians of all types. For that reason I am running for ALA Council.
                                                                                    Survey: Benefits and challenges. IASSIST Quarterly, 33/34 (1 & 2),     Twitter: @lyndamk
                                                                                    31-39.                                                                                                                My primary professional interests include data and information literacy. As a librarian
                                                                                    Kellam, L., Cox, R. & Winkler, H. (2009). Hacking Blackboard:                                                         who teaches daily (both in the classroom and one-on-one) I have a strong interest in the
                                                                                    Customizing access to library resources through the Blackboard                                                        training of the next generation of librarians to be skilled and thoughtful teachers
                                                                                    Course Management System. Journal of Web Librarianship 3(4),                                                          regardless of their primary position. Librarians of the future will need to teach our patrons
                                                                                    349-363.                                                                                                              skills for finding and using the information they find in all of its formats, whether written
                                                                                                                                                                                                          word or data, and from all sources, whether library collection or otherwise.

Migrated three library systems: two from Classic Dynix and another from Dynix                                                                                                                             The American Library Association needs to come to the table with publishers regarding      1994                        Public         TX
Horizon; implemented Horizon, Innovative Interfaces and Polaris                                                                                                                                           the delivery of electronic content. There are too many balls being juggled and ALA has not
                                                                                                                                                                                                          stepped up to the plate. Publishers need to understand business plans now require new
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ways of thinking, not 19th century ways. Copyright and intellectual property rights must
                                                                                                                                                                                                          be maintained, but equity requires access across the board, not the old "one book, one
                                                                                                                                                                                                          reader" paradigm.

Presented at ALA Annual Conference, ACRL Conference, InfoCamp Seattle and           Kosturski, Kate. "Cash for Christmas." Library Journal 135.20          http://www.katekosturski.com                   In my professional world, I notice strong partnerships between librarians and vendors, but 2007                        Special        NY       Yes               No
for Pratt-SILS Instructional Technology Class.                                      (2010): 13.                                                            http://www.twitter.com/librarian_kate          more can be done. Both are dependent upon each other but gaps in understanding and
Previous volunteer with the Museum of Modern Art (2004 - 2011) and the York         Kosturski, Kate, and Frank Skornia. "Handheld Libraries 101: Using     http://www.linkedin.com/in/librariankate7578   awareness remain. ALCTS' establishment of the Publisher-Vendor-Library Relations
College of Pennsylvania New York Metro Area Alumni Chapter (2006 - 2011)            Mobile Technologies in the Academic Library." Computers in             PDF Version of CV available for download at    Interest Group is a great start, and more can be done. As Councilor, I hope to bring those
                                                                                    Libraries 31.6 (2011): 11-13.                                          http://tinyurl.com/kosturskicv                 two worlds even closer together. And as a recent graduate, I can act as mentor and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          educator for students and new professionals to enlighten them on the benefits of having
                                                                                                                                                                                                          an MLS and working for a vendor. Librarians and vendors need each other, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          camaraderie will help both to survive and thrive. I can make that happen, and our
                                                                                                                                                                                                          profession will be all the better for it.

                                                                                    "'A hawk from a handsaw:' Collating Possibilities with The                                                            I am running for ALA Council as a longtime intellectual freedom advocate, as a special           1994                  Special        DC       No                No
                                                                                    Shakespeare Quartos Archive," in New Technologies in Renaissance                                                      collections technical services librarian, as an academic librarian with degrees in
                                                                                    Studies, edited by Tassie Gniady, Kris McAbee, and Jessica Murphy.                                                    philosophy, and as friends group treasurer for my town's public library. During my
                                                                                    Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, forthcoming.                                                     professional career I have worked in cataloging, in systems librarianship, in digitization
                                                                                    Academic Freedom: A Guide to the Literature. Co-authored with                                                         and digital preservation, and in special collections. I also have been active for more than
                                                                                    Stephen H. Aby (University of Akron). Westport, Connecticut:                                                          two decades in support of the central role of libraries in a participatory democracy,
                                                                                    Greenwood Press, 2000. ISBN 0-313-30386-X.                                                                            serving proudly in a variety of leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels.
                                                                                    "U.S. Military Spending: A Survey of Analysis and Critique." With                                                     If elected to Council I would be honored to bring these varied perspectives to bear in
                                                                                    Stanley Akers (University of Akron). Reference & User Services                                                        support of the essential work of the American Library Association.
                                                                                    Quarterly vol. 37, no. 2. (Winter 1997): 137-145.
Throughout the course of my career, I have been responsible for strategic           Leonard, Elisabeth, editor. (2011). ALA Guide to Economics &           http://www.elisabethleonard.com/               My focus, if elected to ALA Council, will be to make ALA processes and messages more         1998                      Consultant     CA       No                No
planning and program development; administering the library's budget;               Business Reference. ALA Publications.                                                                                 representative. What makes ALA so powerful, its diverse membership, is also what can
managing staff resources and personnel programs; assessing library programs         Leonard, E. (2010). “Librarian as marketer: learning to promote                                                       sometimes make it seem so impersonal and distant. Libraries are under pressure to
and services; creating library services and programs (to include a credit based     reference and outreach services” In: Reference Reborn: Breathing                                                      demonstrate their value. There are lots of stakeholders willing to help, from publishers to
information literacy course and program) overseeing facilities management and       New Life into Public Services. Diane Zabel ed. Libraries Unlimited.                                                   librarians to ALA itself, but ALA’s unique position is one where it can help provide best
space planning; leading library communications, publicity, and marketing            Invited author.                                                                                                       practices and tools to help librarians better promote their value and the value of their
programs; mentoring staff and librarians; teaching (management to library           Moran, B., Leonard E., and Zellers, J. (2009) “Women                                                                  library. I have worked for this throughout my career with librarians from all types of
science students and marketing to professionals through a RUSA online course);      Administrators in Academic Libraries: Three Decades of Change.”                                                       libraries. Currently, I listen to librarians and help find the path for publishers to us all
and managing.                                                                       Library Trends. 58(2): 215-228.                                                                                       reach our goals of making research more accessible. In the end, I hope I can offer ways for
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALA to leverage all our individual voices for a greater common good.

   * One of three original conveners, “International Conference on “Asia-Pacific       * Chihfeng P. Lin (December 2011) “Cultivating Competitive        http://ic.shu.edu.tw/index.php                      * Continuing professional development to keep up with the information and               1993                        Academic       Taiwan   No                No
Library & Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP)”, 2007 in Singapore, 2008     Intelligence for Information Service Professionals – A Case Study of                                                  communication technologies.
in Taipei, 2009 in Tokyo, 2011 in Malaysia, next will be in 2013 will be in         “Business Intelligence” Course of Continuing Education Program at                                                        * Connection of the Library & Information Profession in various channels, such as
Bangkok, Thailand.                                                                  Shih Hsin University (SHU) presented in the 3rd Conference of                                                         services of Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Records (GLAMR) for a sector of
   * Convener,” International Conference on Information Capital, Property, and      Information Capital, Property and Ethics (ICPE) in Sun-Yat-Sen                                                        total information service.
Ethics, 2008 in Taipei, 2010 in Tampa, Florida, 2011 in Guangzhou, China, next      University, Guangzhou, China                                                                                             * Provide Library & Information Science (LIS) education and training with global sense
will be in 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.                                                       * Chihfeng P. Lin (August 2011) "Curriculum Based Teaching and                                                     knowing what LIS professions are in other parts of the world.
   * Chief Organizer, “The 10th Cross-Strait LIS Education Conference” which        Learning Activities of LIS Education in East Asia" presented in IFLA                                                     * Outreach to other organizations and institutions, such as IFLA, ALISE, ASIS&T which
lead about 100 participants from Taiwan to attend the Conference to meet 250        2011, WLIC, San Juan, Puerto Rico.                                                                                    are related to Library & Information profession and seek for collaboration and
Chinese participants in Nanjing University in July, 2010                               * Chihfeng P. Lin (October 2010) “Issues of Information Ethics in                                                  corporation.
                                                                                    Teaching Information Literacy at College Settings – A Cast Study of                                                      * Keep pace onto development of intellectual property and copy right in terms of world-
                                                                                    Shih Hsin University, Taiwan” presented in The Second                                                                 wide organizations, such as World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO, International
                                                                                    International Conference on Information Capitol, Property and                                                         Federation of Reproduction Rights Organization (IFRRO), and International Publishers’
                                                                                    Ethics (2nd ICPE) Tampa, Florida, USA, October 20-22, 2010                                                            Association (IPA).
                                                                                       * Chihfeng P. Lin (August, 2010) “Planting Information Literacy                                                       * Playing a leading role of advancing the LIS profession in terms of countries and
                                                                                    into Curriculum Planning and Practice – A Case Study of the                                                           regions.
                                                                                    Implementation in University Settings in Taiwan” The World Library
                                                                                    and Information Congress (WLIC) of International Federation of
                                                                                    Library Association and Institutes (IFLA) General Conference and
                                                                                    Council, A Satellite Meeting of Section of Information Literacy,
                                                                                    August 7-9, 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name         Last Name        Current Position              Previous Positions                Degrees and Certifications                 ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                   Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                               Honors and Awards
Olivia M. A.      Madison           Dean of the Library, 1998, Associate Director for Public        University of Missouri at Columbia,        American Library Association                                                                                   Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA)                                                                                 Margaret Mann Citation, 2010
                                    Iowa State University,     Services and Collections,            MA, Library Science, 1975                  Human Resources and Recruitment Office Advisory Committee, Chair, July 2005 – June 2007                        Planning & Organization Committee, Chair, January 2010 to date
                                    Ames, Iowa                 Iowa State University, 1997 –        Iowa State University, BS, History,        Scholarship and Grants Committee, Member, November 2005 – June 2007                                            Past Chair, October 2003 – December 2004
                                                               1998Assistant Director for           1972                                       Planning and Budget Assembly, Member, July 1998 – July 2001                                                    Chair, October 2002 – September 2003
                                                               Public Services, Iowa State                                                                                                                                                                    Chair-elect, October 2001 – September 2002
                                                               University, 1991 – 1997Head,                                                    Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)                                              Budget & Finance Committee, Chair, October 2003 – December 2004
                                                               Cataloging Department, Iowa                                                     Past President, July 2003 – June 2004
                                                               State University, 1989 – 1991                                                   President, July 2002 – June 2003                                                                               International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
                                                                                                                                               Vice President/President-Elect, July 2001 – June 2002                                                          Standing Committee of the Section on Cataloguing, Elected U.S. representative, 1989-1997
                                                                                                                                               Executive Committee, July 2001-July 2004; Chair, July 2002 – June 2003                                         Chair, August 1993 – August 1995
                                                                                                                                               Board of Directors, Member, July 1998-July 2004; Chair, July 2002 – June 2003                                  Study Group on Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records, August 1991– September 1997;
                                                                                                                                               Budget and Finance Committee, Chair, July 1998 – June 2001                                                     Chair, August 1991 – August 1993 and August 1995 – September 1997
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Division of Bibliographic Control, Coordinating Board, August 1993 – August 1995
                                                                                                                                        ALCTS Cataloging and Classification Section
                                                                                                                                        CC:DA/ACRL Joint Subcommittee, Preconference on Bibliographic Control of Conference Proceedings, Co-
                                                                                                                                        chair, January 1992 – July 1994
                                                                                                                                        Margaret Mann Citation Committee, Chair, July 1991 – June 1992
                                                                                                                                        Executive Committee, Member-At-Large, July 1988 – June 1991
                                                                                                                                        Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA), Member, July 1981 – July 1985
Jason             Martin            Associate Librarian, 2003, Assistant Librarian, Louisiana University of Central Florida, Ed.D,      Secretary,Membership Committee, Chair, 2010-Present 1985
                                                                                                                                        ACRL ULS July 1983 – June 1984; Chair, July 1984 – July                                                               Florida Library Association Leadership Development Committee, Chair, 2008-2009                                          ACRL Immersion, 2007
                                    University of Central      State University, 2001-2003 Educational Leadership, Higher               ACRL EBSS Research Committee, Member 2009-2011                                                                        State Library and Archives of Florida Leadership Planning Committee, Member, 2009                                       Frances Coleman/Thomson Gale Grant for SELA Annual
                                    Florida, Orlando, FL       Graduate Assistant,            Education Policy Studies, May 2011        ACRL Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group, 2010-2011                                                 Florida Library Association Conference Committee, Member, 2006-2007                                                     Conference, 2006
                                                               University of South Florida,   University of South Florida, MA, Library New Member’s Round Table (NMRT) Orientation Committee, Member, 2002-2004                                               Florida Library Association Continuing Education Committee, Chair, 2005-2007                                            Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute, 2004-2005
                                                               2000-2001                      and Information Science, December         BRASS Business Reference in Academic Libraries Committee, Member, 2002-2004                                                                                                                                                                   Beta Phi Mu, 2010
                                                                                              2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kappa Delta Pi, 2008
                                                                                              University of South Florida, BA, History,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Phi Kappa Phi, 2001
                                                                                              May 1998                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Phi Alpha Theta, 1998

Linda Louise      Martin            Media Specialist, 2001,       Children's Librarian, Assistant   University of Georgia, Ed.S.,           ALSC Notable Children's Recordings Committee member, 2011- present                                                Hall County Library Association Board, Programming Chair, 2005-2006                                                     School Library Journal Leadership Summit, 2011
                                    Sugar Hill Elementary         Branch Manager, Branch            Instructional Technology, 2005          ALSC National Institute Task Force member and presenter, 2008-2010                                                Board Member, Southern Order of Storytellers, 1995-96, 2010-present                                                     ALSC Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship, 2009
                                    School, Gainesville, GA       Manager, Atlanta-Fulton           Vanderbilt University, MLS, 1982        ALA Storytelling Discussion Group member, 2009- present                                                           Southern Order of Storytellers, Producer, "Tellabration: the National Night of Storytelling" Atlanta event, 1994        Georgia School Library Media Specialist of the Year, 2007
                                                                  Public Library, 1987-2001         University of North Carolina-Charlotte,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Northeast Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year, 2007
                                                                  Library Director, Southern        B.A. History, 1980                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hall County Library Media Specialist of the Year, 2007
                                                                  Arkansas University – El
                                                                  Dorado, 1984-1987
                                                                  Assistant Director, Columbia
                                                                  Lafayette Ouachita Calhoun
                                                                  Regional Library, 1982-1984

Susan J.          Matveyeva         Associate Professor,          Library Weekend Supervisor, Wayne State University, MLIS, 2001;              ALA International Relations Committee. Europe Subcommittee, 2011-2013, member; ALA International               Chinese American Librarian Association. Annual Program Committee, member, 2007-2009; Mountain Plains Library            ALA International Relations Committee Bogle-Pratt
                                    Catalog & Institutional       Center for Creative Studies  Institute of Philosophy for Russian             Relations Committee, Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund Award Subcomittee, member, 2010-2011;       Association. Continuing Education Committee, member, 2003-2005; Wichita Area Library Association. Board of Directors,   International Library Travel Fund Award, 2010; State Library
                                    Repository Librarian, 2002-   College of Art and Design,   Academy of Sciences, Ph.D. in                   ALA International Relations Round Table. Publication Committee, member, 2006-2010; ALCTS International         director, 2004-2008; Newsletter Editor, 2003-2006; Philosophic Society for USSR Academy of Sciences Section of          of Kansas ILDP Competitive Grant, 2007-2008; Wichita State
                                    current, Wichita State        Detroit, MI, 2000-2001;      Philosophy of Culture, 1985; State              Relations Committee, chair, 2008-2010; member 2011; ALCTS Cataloging & Classification Section. Cataloging      Philosophy of Culture, vice-chair, 1990-1992                                                                            University Technology Grant, 2003-2005; WSU Libraries Lee
                                    University, Wichita, KS       Researcher, Michigan State Conservatory by A.V. Nezhdanova,                  Norms Discussion Group, co-chair, 2006-2007; vice co-chair, 2005-2006                                                                                                                                                                  Riley Grant, 2011; Marquis Who's Who in America 2012;
                                                                  University, E.Lansing, MI,   Odessa, USSR, BA, Theory & History of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In Russia: Russian Foundation of Fundamental Research grant
                                                                  1996-1999; Leading           Music (Summa cum Laude), 1970;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (investigator), 1992-1995; Russian Foundation for Humanities
                                                                  Researcher, Russian          Russian Ministry of Culture.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and Social Sciences grant, 1994-1996 (investigator); The
                                                                  Independent Institute for    Certification of Artist: Lecturer-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Interdisciplinary Academic Center for Social Sciences
                                                                  Social & Nationalities       Musicologist; Artist of Chamber                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Intercenter) grant (investigator)
                                                                  Problems, Moscow, Russia, Ensemble First Category, 1977-1987
                                                                  1992-1995; Researcher,
                                                                  Russian Academy of Sciences
                                                                  Institute of Philosophy,
                                                                  Moscow Russia, 1981-1992;
                                                                  Editor, Gnesin Academy of
                                                                  Music, Moscow, Russia, 1971-

Linda             Mielke            Director, Butte County      Director, Carroll County            MSLS Wayne State, 1972                     ALA Councilor 2000, PLA President 1996, PLA Budget and Finance Committee, PLA Technology Committee,            Member ALA-APA Committee 2007, Member California Library Association - received CLA Award for local community           PLA President
                                    Library since 2009 -        Public Library 1994-2004            BA Wayne State, 1970                       PLA Liaison to Trustees                                                                                        involvement.                                                                                                            Wayne State Alumna of the Year
                                    Oroville, California        CEO, Indianapolis Marion            Harvard, Kennedy School of
                                                                County Public Library 2004-         Government program for State and
                                                                2007                                Local Government, 1996
                                                                Director, Butte County
                                                                Library 2009-present
Courtney          Mlinar            Academic Support            Assistant Library Director          Texas Woman's University MLS Library ACRL Instruction Section: Web Site Design Implementation Taskforce, Feb. 2008- 2010.                                 Missouri Library Association: Past-Chair of M-ACRL Division 2010, Chair of M-ACRL Division 2009, Vice-Chair of M-ACRL   Beta Phi Mu, 2006, Texas Woman’s University chapter.
                                    Services/Reference          2007-2009, Cottey College,          Science, 2006; Texas Christian                                                                                                                            Division 2008. Medical Library Association: Program Chair for Pharmacy and Drug Information Section for 2013 Annual
                                    Librarian, Liaison to the   Nevada, MO. Orchestral              University MM Music Performance,                                                                                                                          Meeting.
                                    Colleges of Pharmacy,       Librarian 2006-2007, Fort           2002; Southern Methodist University
                                    Dental Medicine,            Worth Youth Orchestra, Fort         BM Music Education and Performance,
                                    Optometry 2009-present, Worth, TX. Manager, Student             1980
                                    Health Professions Division Orchestra Library Summers
                                    Library, Nova               2004-2006, Aspen Music
                                    Southeastern University, Festival and School, Aspen,
                                    Fort Lauderdale, FL         CO.

Kathleen          Moeller-Peiffer   Associate State Librarian,    Grants Specialist/Deputy          Florida State University, MSLS, Library    ALA Division/Committee Offices: ALA E-rate Task Force, 2008-present, ASCLA Legislative Committee: member,      North Carolina Alliance of Information and Referral Services: board member, 1986-1988; President, 1988-1989, North      ALA/Junior Members Round Table Shirley Olofson Award:
                                    Office of Legislative         Director/Director, Library        Science, 1977, University of South         2011-2012, ASCLA Membership Promotion Committee: member 2008-2010; Chair, 2010-2011, ASCLA                     Carolina Library Association: Finance Committee: 1990-1992, Public Library Section, Personnel Committee: Chair, 1988-   1984, Durham County Library Achievement Appreciation
                                    Contacts, Grants and          Development Bureau, New           Carolina, BA, English and Psychology,      President's Program Committee: member, 2008-2009, ASCLA/SLAS: Chair, 2009-2010, LAMA-PAS Supervisory           1989, Representative to JMRT Affiliates' Council, 1983-1987, Representative to Public Library Association Network       Award for "Best-Trouble-Shooter": 1993 and 1996, Durham
                                    Special Projects, 2011,       Jersey State Library, 2003-       1976, North Carolina Public Library        Skills Committee: 1983-1987, LAMA Publications Committee: intern, 1987-1988, member, 1988-1989, PLA            Committee, 1986-1988, Technology and Trends Round Table, Board Member: 2001-2002, Orange County Human Services          County Commissioners' Anchor Award winner for exceptional
                                    New Jersey State Library,     2011, Automation                  Certification, 1979, Pennsylvania Public   Orientation Committee, 1981-1982, PLA Organization Committee, 1981-1985, PLA Technology in Public              Advisory Commission: member, 1982-1986; Chair, 1984-1985, Orange County Literacy Council: Board member, 1987-           customer service: 1999.
                                    Trenton, New Jersey           Coordinator/System                Librarianship Certification, 2002, New     Libraries Committee, 1987-1989, YASD Ideas and Activities Committee, 1982-1983, YASD Youth Participation       1989, Southeastern Library Association: Member of Steering Committee formed at 1980 conference to form an active
                                                                  Administrator/Library             Jersey Professional Librarian              in Library Decision Making Committee, 1983-1985, JMRT 3M Professional Development Grant Committee:             JMRT organization within SELA, Secretary, SELA/JMRT: 1983-1984 .
                                                                  Systems Manager, Durham           Certification, 2003                        member, 1981-1982, JMRT Booth Committee: member, 1981-1982; Chair, 1982-1983, JMRT Cognote
                                                                  County Library, 1989-2002,                                                   Committee: assistant editor, 1983-1984; editor, 1984-1985, JMRT Affiliates Council: 2nd Vice-President/Suite
                                                                  County Librarian, Orange                                                     Coordinator, 1986-1987 .
                                                                  County Public Library, 1979-

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

Major Accomplishments                                                                  Publications                                                           Links for Further Information                 Statement of Professional Concern                                                             Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
My major accomplishments encompass three decades of national and                       Madison, Olivia, “Utilizing the FRBR Framework in Designing User-                                                    To know me well is to appreciate my strong commitment to organizations and how they 1979                            Academic       IA      No                No
international commitment and leadership for bibliographic standards                    Focused Digital Content and Access Systems.” Library Resources &                                                     can collaboratively build and strengthen communities. Given my long-term commitment
development. I have chaired two influential cataloging committees (ALA                 Technical Services 50(1) 2006:11-16.                                                                                 to ALA, I believe it is time to ask you to provide me the honor and opportunity to serve on
Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access and the IFLA Section on                Madison, Olivia, “The Origins of the IFLA Study on Functional                                                        ALA Council, the governing body of ALA. ALA is a rowdy, committed, influential, trusted
Cataloging); chaired two seminal studies that explored fundamentals of and             Requirements for Bibliographic Records.” In: Functional                                                              and serious organization to be reckoned with. Under its broad organizational umbrella
future roles for bibliographic and access control; and published broadly in the        Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR): Hype or Cure-All?                                                     resides an incredible range of organizational communities that specifically address the
area of cataloging standards. I chaired CC:DA during the revision process that         Patrick Le Boeuf, Editor. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly                                                      broad scope of the library and information science profession and services while
led to AACR2 Revised. I chaired the IFLA Functional Requirements for                   39,no.3/4 (2005):15-37.                                                                                              promoting excellence and innovation. Moreover, ALA contributes to, influences and
Bibliographic Records (FRBR) Study and worked closely with the study                   Byrum, John D. and Olivia Madison, editors. Multi-script,                                                            supports a vast network of fellow organizational “travelers” as we collaboratively
consultant as they undertook a wide-reaching study. In addition to                     Multilingual, Multi-character Issues for the Online Environment:                                                     promote and help build literate, well-informed constituencies with open access to
recommending core data elements, FRBR defined a new bibliographic                      Proceedings of a Workshop Sponsored by the IFLA Section on                                                           information within an ethical infrastructure of trust. I believe that ALA Council provides
framework. Since its publication, FRBR has provided a conceptual basis for             Cataloguing, Istanbul, Turkey, August 24, 1995. Vol. 85, IFLA                                                        high-profile opportunities to promote and ensure this vision.
Resource Description and Access (RDA); influenced key recommendations in On            Publications. Munich: K.G. Saur, 1998.
the Record (2008) by the LC Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic
Control (which I co-chaired); and provides a framework for new discovery tools
seeking to yield meaningful yet disparate search results.

I successfully defended my dissertation in January 2011 and was awarded a              Book Chapter                                                           http://library.ucf.edu/Staff/mjmartin/        The profession of librarianship faces an ever changing world in how information is made, 2001                       Academic       FL      No                No
Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Policy                                                                                                                                   accessed, delivered, and desired. The challenge of librarianship is to be flexible enough to
Studies. I have been promoted twice at the University of Central Florida, from         Martin, J. (2008). A future place for us: Results of a survey on the                                                 meet the ever changing information needs of our patrons, but yet stable enough to
Instructor to Assistant Librarian and from Assistant to Associate Librarian. I         academic library “as a place.” In J. M. Hurlbert (Ed.), Defining                                                     remain true to our core values and principles. The job of the American Library Association
currently serve as the Interim Department Head of the Curriculum Materials             relevancy: Managing the new academic library (pp. 65-81).                                                            is to provide the leadership necessary to navigate these changes. This is a daunting task
Center where I supervise three Senior Library Technical Assistants, six student        Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.                                                                                   which requires collaboration between all areas of librarianship. Together we can make
assistants, and oversee a collection of almost 30,000 volumes.                                                                                                                                              our profession better and stronger.
                                                                                       Refereed Articles

                                                                                       Martin, J. (2008). The information seeking behavior of
                                                                                       undergraduate education majors: Does library instruction play a
                                                                                       role?. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 3(4), 4-17.
                                                                                       Martin, J. (2006). I have shoes older than you: Generational
                                                                                       diversity in the library. The Southeastern Librarian 54(3), 4-11.

Doctoral student, University of Georgia in Adult Education, projected graduation       Author, "Your Stories, My Stories are Our Stories," Library Media                                                    My career path has taken me from community college libraries to urban public libraries to 2005                      School         GA      No                No
2012.                                                                                  Connection (Linworth Press), Volume 27, Number 5, 2009; Author,                                                      rural school systems, serving those on the other side of the digital divide – whether first
Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year, 2007                                     "Storytelling as a Summative Assessment: A Whole New                                                                 generation college students, immigrant populations, or students in the free/reduced
Presenter at:                                                                          Collaboration," Knowledge Quest (AASL), Volume36, Number 5,                                                          lunch program. These clients need information literacy skills, open access to information,
Georgia Library Media Association Summer Institute (2010, 2011)                        2008;                                                                                                                and instruction in technology in order to succeed. I would like to see the council promote
National Storytelling Conference - Pacific Region (2009)                               Author, "The Story Bracelet Manual," (QOTL Productions), 2007.                                                       partnerships and cross training opportunities between different types of libraries to
American Association of School Librarians Conference (2008)                                                                                                                                                 enable staff members of all levels to personalize their learning networks and enhance
Georgia Educational Technology Conference (2006)                                                                                                                                                            their skills according to individual needs, in order to best serve this clientele. The
Founder and Director of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Storytelling Festival (1989-                                                                                                                          transliteracy needs of these patrons require a new paradigm of training and cooperation
1995)                                                                                                                                                                                                       between library agencies. This evolutionary period provides us with challenges as well as
                                                                                                                                                                                                            great opportunities for creative forward thinkers. It is an exciting time to work in our
Storytelling performances:                                                                                                                                                                                  field.
ALA National Storytelling Concert (2010)
Maui CommunityState University institutional repository SOAR (Shocker Open
Leading Wichita College - National Storytelling Conference (2009)                      Author, "A Role for Classification: the Organization of Resources on wichita.academia.edu/SusanMatveyeva             This is a challenging time for American libraries and librarians. How do we reorganize    2001                      Academic       KS      No                No
Access Repository) from its implementation in 2007. Completed several                  the Internet." MLA Forum, v.1, no.2, 2002; Co-author, "From          wichita.academia.edu/SusanMatveyeva/Curriculu   priorities in order to remain relevant in the fast changing new informational ecosystems?
digitization projects at Wichita State University (Virtual Herbarium, 2010; WSU        Scratch: Developing an Effective Mentoring Program". Chinese         mVita                                           If elected, I will focus on the following goals to:
Course Catalog, 2010; Lambda Alpha Journal; 2008). Led implementation of the           Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal, 24, 2007.
ALCTS program "Online Course Award for Library Professionals from Developing           Co-author, book "Fears in Russia: Past and Present". Novosibirsk:                                                      1. increase the role of American libraries as a producer of knowledge and a promoter of
Countries" as chair of ALCTS International Relations Committee, 2008-2010.             Sibirskii Chronograf, 2000.- 184 p. In Russian; Co-author,"Ethnic                                                    open access to information;
Led update the charge of ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norm Discussion Group as co-             Conflicts in in Russia." Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences,                                                    2. promote the role of librarian as information professional working in all settings and
chair of this group, 2006.                                                             v.65, no.7, 1995.                                                                                                    industries;
                                                                                                                                                                                                              3. concentrate on the ALA role in the implementation of standards for access to and
In Russia: Promoted a new theory of socio-cultural dynamics of Russian society                                                                                                                              exchange of information in a digital environment;
by helping its author Aleksandr Akhiezer to publish his three-volume monograph                                                                                                                                4. enhance connections between ALA divisions and work on the development of inter-
and writing first analytical articles about the new theory included in the book                                                                                                                             divisional programs;
"Russia: Critique of its Historical Experience" (1st ed. 1991; 2nd ed. 1998; 3rd                                                                                                                              5. contribute to success of the programs of Midwestern libraries as a resident of Kansas;
ed. 2008). Led research group on Russian modernization (collective monograph                                                                                                                                  6. strengthen the ALA collaboration within worldwide community of librarians and
"Modernization in Russia and Conflict of Values". Moscow, 1994 is included to                                                                                                                               international association of librarians and information professionals.
the International Bibliography of Sociology, 1996). Research and article
"Conservative Liberalism in Contemporary Russia" (included to the International
Bibliographty of Political Science, 1994.)

Made lemonade out of lemons at the Butte County Library - kept libraries open          Swimming Upstream - Change in public libraries. Public Library         www.lindamielke.com                           Keep libraries open and accessible especially during economic downturns. Work with            1972                  Public         CA      No                No
and accessible. Added 47 hours of service a week. Circulation is up double             Quarterly                                                                                                            staff to stretch open hours. Work with unions to understand that libraries need to be
digits.                                                                                                                                                                                                     open.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Public relations and marketing of public library services are important during this
                                                                                                                                                                                                            economic downturn to highlight all services we offer for job seekers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Continue the fight for intellectual freedom.

Redesigned library web sites: Cottey College 2007; NSU Health Professions              Mlinar C. 2010. Medicine is mobile. The Beacon 12: 3-4.                http://www.nova.edu/hpdlibrary/               Libraries are called to play an increasingly vital role in the lives of our stakeholders and   2006                 Academic       FL      No                No
Division 2009-2010. Redesigned web site for Miami Health Science Libraries                                                                                                                                  users. We often read articles, even from fellow librarians, which question the relevancy of
Consortium 2010-2011. Played key role in developing new curriculum for NSU                                                                                                                                  our profession in the current information environment. We need to consider taking a
College of Pharmacy 2010-2011. Organized program for M-ACRL division for                                                                                                                                    more strategic approach to library advocacy and also in evaluating the impact we make in
2009 Missouri Library Association 2009 that resulted in greater collaboration                                                                                                                               the lives of our users. When we bring faculty together to collaborate on a library initiative,
between librarians from different type libraries.                                                                                                                                                           share stories with children and their family members, help seniors find authoritative
                                                                                                                                                                                                            health information or help a single mother locate and print a government form- we are
                                                                                                                                                                                                            making an impact- sometimes without ever meeting the user in person. We need to
                                                                                                                                                                                                            discover ways to empower libraries and their librarians to advocate for our profession,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            giving them tools that quantitatively measure and prove the impact we make in our
                                                                                                                                                                                                            diverse communities.
As County Librarian at the Orange County Library, I wrote bid specifications and       Author, "Novel Approaches to Overdues": Library and Archival                                                         My professional concerns are that we stay relevant to the needs of our communities;           1977                  Special        NJ      No                No
selected new library furnishings; supervised the move to a new facility;               Security; volume 6, number 2/3, Summer/Fall 1984, pages 29-39.                                                       continue to be good stewards of the funds and resources entrusted to us by our
organized the first Friends of the Library organization; wrote bid specifications      Also published in: Library Overdues: Analysis, Strategies and                                                        community; continue, with the assistance of the American Library Association and other
and selected a new bookmobile; oversaw the first-ever preparation of staff job         Solutions to the Problem: Haworth Press; 1984, pages 29-29.                                                          professional library organizations, to educate, inform and advocate for the programs,
descriptions; organized and supervised the first-ever inventory of the library         Author, "You Can Do It Too!": Voice of Youth Advocates; volume 7,                                                    materials and services we believe to be in the best interests of our communities; and
collections; wrote specifications for and oversaw the completion of a vendor-          number 6, February 1985, pages 313-314.                                                                              continue to seek out sources of supplementary funding for our agencies, as well as
keyed retrospective conversion of the library shelflist; and wrote successful          Author, Practical Help for New Supervisors. Chicago: American                                                        retaining old and encouraging new partnerships both within and outside of the library
grant proposals for computer equipment and a video collection. As Library              Library Association, 1990. Chapter on "Communication", pages 19-                                                     profession.
Systems Manager at the Durham County Library, I wrote successful LSTA and              26.
Gates Foundation grants for computer hardware, software, telecommunications
equipment and computer furniture; created the library's first-ever Technology
Unit to support the library's hardware, software, technology training and
website creation; oversaw the creation of the library's Ethernet network;
supervised the public Internet access project; and was involved in the library's
Y2K planning. In my current position I have responsibility for legislative contacts,
grants and special projects working in conjunction with the State Librarian.

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

First Name            Last Name   Current Position              Previous Positions                 Degrees and Certifications                ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                   Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                               Honors and Awards
Virginia B. (Ginny)   Moore       Librarian I 1997 Prince       Librarian, Anacostia Senior Winston-Salem (NC) Tchrs. College                ALA Councilor-At-Large,1983-1991; 1996---; Member: ALA Grassroots Subcommittee on Legislation, 2011;           DC Association of School: Librarians (DCASL) - Chair, Intellectual Freedom Committee, 1983-1995; Chair, Legislation     Cited: Liu, Mimi. "Exhibit honors Sojourner Truth School."
                                  George's County               High School, Public School  (WSSU) BS, 1954; University of                   Trustee, Leroy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund, 2003-2006; Committee On Committees, 205-2006; Resolutions         Committee,1990; President, 1971-1973; Chair and Presenter, Conferences and Workshops, 1966-1995;                        Washington Post, The (DC) 7 Jul.2011, F, Home-LocalLiviing:
                                  Memorial Library System       System (DCPS), Washington, Maryland, MLS, 1971                               Committee, 2002-2004; Council Orientation Committee, 1992; Director, Intellectual Freedom Round Table,         Chair,DCASL/World Book, Inc. City-wide Book Cover Design Contest, 1986-1994. Membership: ALA(Life), DCLA, AASL,         T14. NewsBank. Web. 23Dec. 2011. "Outstanding Church
                                  Oxon Hill Branch Library      DC, 1980-1995; Librarian,                                                    1989-1991; Chair, ALA/SRRT Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Task Force, 1999-; Member, AASL National School     YALSA, PLA, RUSA, SRRT, Black Caucus, Freedom to Read Foundation, Maryland Library Association; Chair, SIRS (Social     Librarian Award" Church & Synagogue Library
                                  Oxon Hill, MD                 Kramer Jr. High School,                                                      Library Media Month Committee, 1984-1988;                                                                      Issues Resourcs Series) City-Wide Essay Contest,1986-1994; President, Nu State (DC) , Delta Kappa Gamma Society         Association,,2001; American Libraries, March 2005, October,
                                                                Ballou SHS, Miner and Davis                                                                                                                                                                 International, 1997-1999; President, League of Women Voters, Prince George's County, MD, 2000-2005; Member, League      1988; ALA/ALTA National Advocacy Honor Roll, 2000;
                                                                Elem. Schools, DCPS,                                                                                                                                                                        of Women Voters United States Lobby Corps, 2004-2007; Presenter, Church & Synagogue Library Council 1975-1980,          Freedom to Read Roll of Honor, January 1999; "Outstanding
                                                                Washington, DC, 1965-1980;                                                                                                                                                                  1983, 1999.                                                                                                             Library/Media Specialist Award" DC Association of School
                                                                Teacher, Young and Carver                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Librarians/DC Public Schools,1988. "AASL Celebrates First
                                                                Elem. Schools, DCPS, 1958-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          National School Library Media Month," School Library Media
                                                                1965, Washington, DC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quarterly, Spring, 1985; "On the Cutting Edge --Library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Media bu Rosalind Miller, Today's Eduation Annual Edition,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1984-1985; U.S. Congressional Record, Hon. Major R. Owens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (D-NY) May 24, 1984.

Janice Debbie         Murray      Librarian I, 2001, Brevard    Reference Librarian,               University of South Florida, Masters of This is my first available opportunity to participate in ALA and /or ALA-APA Activities.                         Library Association of Brevard, Vice President / President Elect 2010-present.                                          American Library Association, Spectrum Scholar 2007
                                  County Library System,        Melbourne Public Library,          Library & Information Science, 2010;                                                                                                                     Library Association of Brevard, Treasurer, 2005-2008.                                                                   Brevard County Extra Mile Award 2007
                                  Cocoa, Florida                Melbourne, Florida, 2009 to        Golden Gate University, Master of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Distinguished Military Graduate, Army Reserve Officer
                                                                Present.                           Public Administration,1988; Florida A                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Training Corps, Rattler Battalion, Florida A&M University
                                                                Reference Librarian, Dr.           & M University, Bachelor of Science in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1980
                                                                Martin Luther King Jr. Public      Social Welfare,1980.
                                                                Library, Melbourne, Florida,
                                                                2001 to Present.
                                                                Platoon Leader: XVIII
                                                                Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg,
                                                                North Carolina 28307 from
Toni                  Negro       Librarian, Priddy Library,    School Library Media               B.S. Secondary Education Fordham          American Association of School Libraries (AASL):                                                               AASL Division Counselor 1998-2003
                                  Universities of Shady         Specialist and Coordinator         University, New York 1955                 Intellectual Freedom Committee 2004-                                                                           AASL Board of Directors At Large Representative 1994-1997
                                  Grove, 9636 Gudelsky          1967-1998, Montgomery              MLS Rutgers University, New               Legislation Committee 2004-                                                                                    Maryland Educational Media Organization, President-Elect, President 1986-1990
                                  Drive, Rockville, Maryland    County Public Schools, 850         Brunswick, N.J. 1958                      AASL University Press Books Committee-Member/Chair 2003-
                                  2008 to present               Hungerford Drive, Rockville,       ED.Specialist Western Michigan            3M Grants Application Evaluator 2003-2004
                                                                Maryland, Extended Hours           University, Kalamazoo, Michigan 1967      Board of Directors and Executive Committee 1998-2003
                                                                Library, Professional Library,                                               AASL Representative on ALA Council 1998-2003
                                                                Montgomery County Public                                                     Awards Committee--Member and Chair 1995-1998
                                                                Schools 1998-2007                                                            National Program Committee 1996-1998
                                                                                                                                             University Press Committee--Member and Chair 1990-1996
                                                                                                                                             By Laws Committee --Member and Chair 1986-1990
                                                                                                                                             Leadership Development Committee--Member and Chair 1982-1984
                                                                                                                                             Legislation Committee 1980-1982
                                                                                                                                             Resource Development Committee—Member and Chair 1976-1980
                                                                                                                                             Media Center Facilities Committee 1973-1976

                                                                                                                                             American Library Association (ALA):
                                                                                                                                             Committee on Legislation: Copyright Subcommittee 2009-2011
                                                                                                                                             Office of Literacy and Outreach Advisory Committee 2004-2006
                                                                                                                                             ALA Council Committee on Organization 2004-2007
                                                                                                                                             ALA Councilor at Large 2004-2011
                                                                                                                                             AASL Councilor 1998-2003
                                                                                                                                             ALA Councilor at Large 1990-1998
                                                                                                                                             Council Orientation Committee Chair 1990-1992
Angela                Nolet       Online Services Project       Online Services Advocate,    University of Washington, MLIS, 2002                                                                                                                           ALSC Program Planning Committee Chair, 2011-2012                                                                        Library Journal Mover & Shaker, 2011
                                  Specialist, 2011/             2008-2010, King County       University of Washington, BA, 2000                                                                                                                             ALSC Program Planning Committee Member, 2010-2011                                                                       ALA Emerging Leader, 2010
                                  Children's Librarian, 2002,   Library System, Issaquah WA                                                                                                                                                                 Learning Round Table Board Member, 2010-2012                                                                            ALA Spectrum Scholar, 2000
                                  King County Library           Student Children's Librarian                                                                                                                                                                Washington State Collaborative Summer Library Program Delegate, 2007-2009
                                  System, Issaquah WA.          Intern, 2000-2002, King                                                                                                                                                                     Washington State Library Association, Incoming Chair/Chair/Chair Emeritus, Children's and Young Adult Services Board,
                                                                County Library System                                                                                                                                                                       2006-2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Washington State Library Association, Secretary, Children's and Young Adult Services Board, 2004-2006
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Washington State Library Association, Children's and Young Adult Services Board iSchool Liaison, 2001-2002
Barbara Jo            O'Hara      Associate Director, 2009,     San Antonio Public Library         University of Kentucky, MSLS, 1993        PLA Intellectual Freedom Committee Chair--2002-2004                                                            Indiana Library Federation Presentation 2010                                                                            New Leaders Travel Grant
                                  New Albany Floyd County       Branch Services Coordinator        University of Cincinnati, M.A.,           SRRT member                                                                                                    Arizona Library Association Conference Presenter 2002                                                                   Grants from ALA Public Programs Office
                                  Public Library, New           2007-2008                          Literature,1983                           Feminist Task Force                                                                                            North Bay Cooperative Library Association Reference Chair 2005-6                                                        IMLS and NEA Grant for Latino Outreach
                                  Albany, Indiana               Sonoma County Public               University of Kentucky, B.S.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Big Read, One Book, and California Reads Committee
                                                                Library Adult Services             Psychology, 1979                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 "Lives Worth Knowing" grant
                                                                Coordinator 2003-2007                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               "National Connections" Grant
                                                                Maricopa County Public
                                                                Library Adult Services
                                                                Coordinator 2001-2003
Mary                  Page        Associate Director for        Assistant University Librarian Rutgers University, M.L.S., 1983;             ALCTS, Board of Directors, Director at Large, 2009-2012; ALCTS, Continuing Resources Section, Policy &         NASIG, The North American Serials Interest Group, President, 2005-2006; NASIG. President-Elect 2004-2005; NASIG,        ALA, Library Instruction Round Table, Annual Award for
                                  Collections & Technical       for Technical Services,        Douglass College, Rutgers University.         Planning Committee, Member, 2006–2008; ALCTS, Continuing Resources Section, Ulrich’s Award in Serials          Executive Board, Member at Large, 2000 – 2003; PALINET, Board of Trustees, Member, 1999-2001; New Jersey Library        Outstanding Article in Bibliographic Instruction,1994,with
                                  Services. 2010--.             University of California,      B.A., English literature, 1981.               Librarianship Jury, Chair, 2006-2007; ALCTS, Continuing Resources Section, Chair, 2004-2005. Chair-Elect       Association, Executive Board, Member, 1994-1996; New Jersey Library Association, Secretary, 1995-1996.                  Martin Kesselman. Beta Phi Mu, 1983; Phi Beta Kappa,
                                  University of Central         Davis, 2008–2010; Head of                                                    2003-2004; Beta Phi Mu Award Jury, Member, 2001-2002; ACRL, Science & Technology Section, Committee                                                                                                                                    1981.
                                  Florida, Orlando, FL          Acquisitions, Rutgers                                                        on Bibliographic Access to Science Materials, Member, 1996-1998; LLAMA, Statistics Section Executive
                                                                University, 2000–2008; Head                                                  Committee, Member, 1994-1996.
                                                                of Collection Services,
                                                                Rutgers University,

Suzy Szasz            Palmer      Dean of the Greenwood         Deputy Librarian of Virginia       Syracuse University School of             Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA): Nominating Committee 2010-2011; State     Virginia Library Association (VLA): Publications Committee, Chair 2008-2012; Serve on VLA Council as Publications     Phi Kappa Phi, 1976; Phi Beta Kappa, 1976.
                                  Library, 2011, Longwood       (last position held), Library of   Information Studies, MLS, 1978.           Library Agency Section (SLAS), Secretary (elected) 2008-2010, Vice President/President Elect (elected) 2010-   Committee Chair.
                                  University, Farmville, VA     Virginia, 2007-2011.               Syracuse University College of Arts and   2011.                                                                                                          Richmond Academic Library Consortium (RALC): Vice-President/President Elect 2009-2011.
                                                                Associate Dean for                 Sciences, A.B. political philosophy,      Reference and User Services Association (RUSA): Hot Topics in Front Line Reference Discussion Group, Chair     Kentucky Library Association (KLA): Academic Library Section 2003-2007; Special Library Section 2003-2004, Membership
                                                                Collections, Preservation &        summa cum laude, 1976.                    2008-2010, Vice-Chair/Chair Elect 2007-2008.                                                                   Committee; Chair, Subcommittee on Intellectual Freedom.
                                                                Digital Initiatives (last          7 Habits of Highly Effective People,      Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS): Administration of Collection Development     Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL): Collection Development Working Group 2004-2007.
                                                                position held), University of      Signature Program, 2011                   Committee (CMDS) 2005 2007; International Relations Committee 2004-2006; Reproduction of Library               State Assisted Academic Library Council of Kentucky (SAALCK): Collections Committee, co-chair 2005-2007.
                                                                Louisville, 2003-2007.             COSLA (Chief Officers of State Library    Materials Section (RLMS); Electronic Imaging Technologies Committee 1991-1993; Micropublishing                 Eastern New York Chapter, Association of College & Research Libraries (ENY/ACRL): Past-President, Nominating Chair
                                                                Head of Public Services,           Agencies, Executive Leadership            Committee, Subcommittee on Reporting ; Missing/Incomplete Titles 1992-1993; Copying Committee,                 2002-2003; President 2001-2002; Vice President/Program Chair 2000-2001; Librarian of the Year Award Committee 1999-
                                                                Division of Rare &                 Institute, 2007                           Subcommittee on Micrographics Equipment 1991-1993.                                                             2001l; Program Planning Committee 1998-2000.
                                                                Manuscript Collections (last                                                 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL): Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), Public          South Central [NY] Research Library Council (SCRLC): Planning Committee 1998-2000; Ad Hoc Committee on Conservation
                                                                position held), Cornell                                                      Services Discussion Group 2000-2004, Chair 2003-2004; RBMS Membership & Professional Development               and Preservation 1991-1992; Reference Services Advisory Committee 1986-1989.
                                                                University, 1979-2002.                                                       Committee 2001-2004, Liaison to ACRL Membership Committee.                                                     New York Library Association (NYLA): Reference and Adult Services Section, RASSMATAZZ (Newsletter) Advisory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Committee 1990-1994.

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2012 Councilor-at-Large

Major Accomplishments                                                                   Publications                                                              Links for Further Information                     Statement of Professional Concern                                                              Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
Honoree, 200 Years of Education in the Nation's Capital, 1804-2004, Delta               "The Photographic Record," The School Librarian's Workshop,                                                                 Throughout the years, I have held our Association in highest esteem. Having retired as a 1972                        Public         MD      No                No
Chapter (DC), Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (Key Women)                       February 1996; Writer's Voices Series: A Plus for Adult Literacy,                                                           school librarian now a front line/grassroots public librarian, I continue my commitment
Educators, 2005; Delegate, ALA/SLA Legislative Day with the Friends of the DC           VOYA, February 1991; "Black Literature/Materials," VOYA,                                                                    and dedication to provide maximum service to all library customers through collaboration
Public Library, 1993-1994; Member, First People to People Library and                   February 1987; Researcher, Books by African American Authors                                                                with colleagues in school, public, academic, and special libraries. Also, efforts continue in
Information Science Delegation to the People's Republic of China, 1985.                 and Illustrators for Children and Young Adults by Helen E. Williams,                                                        successful cooperation with members of the educational, business and civic organizations
                                                                                        1991.                                                                                                                       as well as local and national elected officials. If elected, I would endeavor to support the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALA Officers and Executive Board in their visionary leadership to accomplish Association
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    goals and strategic objectives with a strong advocacy for children and youth, 21st Century
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    literacy, lifelong learning, diversity, equity of access, and intellectual freedom along with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    increased funding for libraries and additional benefits for library workers.

Husband, Joseph Murray and I are the proud parents of one senior high-school                                                                                                                                        Libraries improve the quality of lives and I am committed to ensuring that all people have 2007                      Public         FL      No                No
student and two West Point Military Academy graduates; now serving as                                                                                                                                               equitable access to information worldwide. It is a privilege and responsibility to serve as a
military officers.                                                                                                                                                                                                  role model for potential members of the profession. Serving as ALA councilor at large
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    allows me to fulfill the ALA goal of increased participation of and leadership by Spectrum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Scholars in the association. ALA councilor at large will allow me to assist our members
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and contribute to the safety of our code of ethics. I look forward to making a continued
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    contribution to the library profession by representing the Association membership.

During my professional career I have been able to gain experience and an                                                                                                                                            Librarians today face 3 major challenges that the ALA continues to address. The first is the 1963                    Academic       MD      No                No
understanding of several types of libraries. I have worked with young children,                                                                                                                                     prominence of electronic resources and their impact on delivery of services, funding and
adolescents, college students and teachers in a special library setting.                                                                                                                                            relevance of libraries as the major source of information. The recent developments in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    publishing and legislation threaten libraries. The recent opposition by ALA and AASL to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    restrictive actions by law makers, commercial entities and organizations is evidence of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    success of the organization in outreach and proactive support for libraries. Retention and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    recruitment of members is essential for the future viability of the ALA to speak for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    librarians and provide leadership to assure access to information, intellectual freedom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and funding for its programs. Maintaining a cohesive and proactive community of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    librarians regardless of distance and circumstance requires innovative channels of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    communication and participation that today’s technologies provide. With the leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of ALA, libraries need to take on new information roles and service delivery models
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    commensurate with the social and economic conditions of the 21st century. Partnerships,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    consortiums and collaborative agreements must become the trademark without regard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for type of library or governance. Improvement of libraries needs to be in the forefront of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    local community activism from preschool to post graduate programs. As a member of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALA Council I will support promote and support decisions that address these concerns.

                                                                                        Author, "Lights! Camera! Action! Using Video to Promote Your              Library Journal Mover & Shaker, 2011              The future of libraries is changing and ALA is working hard to ensure that libraries will be   2002                  Public         WA      No                Yes
                                                                                        Library," Alki, December 2010.                                            http://www.libraryjournal.com/csp/cms/sites/LJ/   as valued in the future as they have been in the past. As a librarian working to integrate
                                                                                                                                                                  LJInPrint/MoversAndShakers/profiles2011/mover     technology into everyday library services, I appreciate the challenges facing ALA as an
                                                                                                                                                                  sandshakersNolet.csp                              organization and the profession as a whole. I would advocate for programs that help the
                                                                                                                                                                  Long Face Productions, Providing multimedia       membership bridge the technology divide. I have a unique perspective working both in a
                                                                                                                                                                  solutions to libraries and nonprofits,            branch and at the administrative level which allows me to stay grounded with the day to
                                                                                                                                                                  http://longfaceproductions.com/                   day realities and the bigger picture ideas.

Outreach to Latino Populations in 3 States: Arizona, California, Indiana.                                                                                                                                           As libraries change and alter their services to the public, I am concerned that public    1993                       Public         IN      No                No
Diversity Workshops and Training Committees                                                                                                                                                                         libraries remain community gathering places, and encourage discussions, meetings, and
Library Leader and Administrator --10 years                                                                                                                                                                         awareness of local issues. I'm interested in civic engagement and awareness, and in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    education part of our mission. With the increase in technology, we need someone to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    champion our archival and historical missions, as well as our belief that we strengthen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and empower people to lead lives that matter. Local advocacy and political strength as an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    organization do matter. ALA is such a large organization. I'd be interested in helping it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    become even more relevant and helpful to libraries that are suffering budget cuts and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    closing branches.
Serving as NASIG President, 2005-2006. Serving on the Athletic Academic                 “Electronic Resources Rocked My World! What’s Changed and How                                                               With great enthusiasm, I seek your vote to join ALA’s Council. My decades of service in        1983                  Academic       FL      No                No
Oversight Committee at Rutgers University, which reviewed and approved                  We Manage,” Against the Grain, 18 (2), April 2006, p. 1;                                                                    ALA have taught me to honor and value how our profession advances. My background
admissions for Division I scholarship athletes and monitored academic progress,         "Access to Conference Proceedings in a Science Research Library,"                                                           includes positions in a state library, where I worked with public libraries, and positions at
2004–2008. Participating in the Technology Task Force of my home                        In Bibliographic Control of Conference Proceedings, Papers, and                                                             three research universities. We now face fundamental challenges to library funding at a
community's public schools. Volunteering as a tester in a fair housing program.         Conference Materials. Chicago: ALA, 1996;                                                                                   time of increased use of our libraries. ALA is positioning itself to address these issues, and
Being a librarian for more than twenty-five years!                                      "Library Processing Practices by Discipline: Are Some Books More                                                            I pledge to advance this agenda in meaningful and substantive ways. Please give me the
                                                                                        Equal Than Others?" Library Resources and Technical Services 37                                                             opportunity to use my experience to serve ALA as a member of its legislative body. I
                                                                                        (4) April 1994, pp. 161-167, with Melinda Ann Reagor.                                                                       promise to honor our fundamental principles; to listen carefully; to assess issues as they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    affect libraries, librarians, and our users; and, then, to urge that we act decisively. It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    would be an honor to serve you, the ALA membership. Thank you.

Thirty-plus years of experience library experience in both academic                     Palmer, Suzy Szasz. "In Our Visitors' Footsteps: Using a 'Visitor                                                           The current downturn in the economy has had, and will continue to have, profound            1999                     Academic       VA      No                No
environments and a large state library and archive.                                     Experience' Project to Assess Services and Facilities at the Library of                                                     consequences for all types of libraries. However, I believe the biggest challenge facing
Experience in reference and instruction, collection development, special                Virginia," in Proceedings of the 2008 Library Assessment                                                                    libraries is not the lack of funds but the lack of a continuously renewed vision. To put it
collections and archives, and management                                                Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment.                                                          differently, we must keep focused on maintaining relevance in a rapidly changing
Management and budget experience, including reorganization and                          (Washington, DC: ARL, 2009): 85-94.                                                                                         information environment, yet open to new ways of providing services and materials. And
consolidation of departments and library functions                                      Barnes, Matt, Clayborne, Jon, and Palmer, Suzy Szasz. "Book                                                                 we must always be user-centered. Libraries have embraced technology as a tool that
Mentoring programs for support staff and professional librarians, and a                 Pricing: Publisher, Vendor, and Library Perspectives," Collection                                                           makes our work more efficient, but we have not completely understood the digital
commitment to professional development and training                                     Building. v. 24, no. 3 (2005): 87-91.                                                                                       revolution and the transformation in publishing. The e-book market is soaring, but the
Record of presentations (regionally, nationally, and internationally) on a wide         Palmer, Suzy Szasz. "Reference Service: What Makes it Good?,                                                                publishing industry still sees individuals rather than libraries as their target market for
range of topics related to librarianship: outreach in special collections, the ethics   What Makes it Ethical?," Journal of Information Ethics, v. 8, no. 2                                                         content. Libraries, working together, must be more demanding of publishers with respect
of reference service, the future of the book, scholarly communication, collection       (1999):46-58.                                                                                                               to e-books, or we will find ourselves facing "big deals" as we did with e-journals.
analysis, print versus electronic resources, and assessment of services

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First Name          Last Name       Current Position              Previous Positions              Degrees and Certifications                ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                             Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                              Honors and Awards
Kimberly A.         Patton          Teen Librarian, Central       Young Adult Specialist,         Master of Library Science, Emporia        YALSA Immediate Past President, 2011- present                                                            KLA                                                                                                                    2006 Baker Alumni Scholar
                                    Youth Services, Kansas        Lawrence Public Library,        State University, Projected graduation    YALSA Board President, 2010-2011                                                                         KS Young Adult Librarians Roundtable Founder and Co-chair, 2005-Present                                                2007 Spectrum Scholar
                                    City (MO) Public Library,     Lawrence, KS (1998 -2008)       January 2013                              YALSA Board President-Elect, 2009-2010                                                                   KPLACE Roundtable Secretary,, 2004-05                                                                                  March, 2008 Macmillan Publishing Librarian of the Month
                                    Kansas City, MO               Youth Services Assistant,       Master of Science in Management,          Member, Board of Directors, 2006-present                                                                 Social Responsibilities Round Table Chair, 2001-04
                                                                  Lawrence Public Library,        Baker University                          50th Anniversary Task Force, 2006-2007
                                                                  Lawrence, KS (1990 - 1998)      Bachelor of Business Administration,      Programming Planning Committee, 2002-05                                                                  CSLP
                                                                                                  Baker University                          Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers Committee, 2003-06                                                     YA Manual Committee Chair, 2002-2007
                                                                                                  KPLACE Level III Certification, Kansas    Trainer, Serving the Underserved (SUS), 2001-Present
                                                                                                  Progressive Librarians Acquiring
                                                                                                  Continuing Education, Emporia State       EMIERT
                                                                                                  University                                Coretta Scott King book Award Jury, 2005-2007
                                                                                                                                            Coretta Scott King Committee, 2001-Present

Susan Clifton       Paul            Information Specialist,       Information Specialist,         Argosy University-Sarasota, Ed.D.,        2007 ALA Spectrum Scholar                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chosen as Teacher Leader for theDoDEA Leadership Academy
                                    2009-Present, Kadena          Kadena Middle School, 2003-     Educational Leadership, 2010;Florida                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      from the Okinawa School District, 2010-2012, (Participation
                                    High School, Department       2006                            State University, MLIS, Library and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in a two year Leadership Academy)
                                    of Defense Education          School Library Media            Information Science, 1987; Florida                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Superintendent's Cash Award for Performance 2008-2011
                                    Activity, Okinawa, Japan      Specialist, Pence Elementary    State University, BS, Elementary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Superintendent's Cash Award for Performance 2003-2006
                                                                  School, 2001-2003               Education, 1985.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cash Performance Award for Library Director, 2000-2001
                                                                  Library Director, Marine
                                                                  Corps Community Services,
                                                                  Camp Pendleton, CA, 2000-

Lessa Kanani'opua   Pelayo-Lozada   Part-Time Young Readers       Part-Time Reference           University of California, Los Angeles,                                                                                                               Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, Secretary, 2011-present.                                                American Library Association Emerging Leader, 2011
                                    Librarian, 2010, Palos        Librarian, Redondo Beach      MLIS, 2009; University of California,                                                                                                                Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, Chair, Family Literacy Focus Committee, 2010-present.                   Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, Travel &
                                    Verdes Library District,      Public Library, 2010-present. Los Angeles, BA Sociology, 2007                                                                                                                      Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, Board Member At-Large, 2010-2011.                                       Research Award, 2010
                                    Rolling Hills Estates, CA     Children's Librarian,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate Opportunity
                                                                  Woodcrest Library, County of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fellowship Program, 2007-2008
                                                                  Los Angeles Public Library,
                                                                  Library Aide, Lomita Library,
                                                                  County of Los Angeles Public
                                                                  Library, 2006-2010.

Floyd Clark         Pentlin         Instructor, 2009,             Librarian, Lee's Summit         Bethany College, BA, German, 1969;        2010-2011 Presidential Task Force on Equitable Access to Electronic Content; 2009-2011 AASL Treasurer,   Missouri Association of School Librarians, Editor, "Connections: Newsletter of the Missouri Association of School      2011, Outstanding Educator Award: College of Education and
                                    University of Central         North High School, 1995-        Central Missouri State University, MA,    2007-2008 AASL, Member-at-large to AASL Board; 2006-2007 AASL Annual Conference Co-Chair; 2005-2007      Librarians;" 1998-2005, MASL Board of Directors; 1998-2002, Missouri Task Force for the Implementation of National     Department of Educational Leadership and Human
                                    Missouri, Warrensburg,        2005, Librarian, Lee's Summit   History, 1974; Central Missouri State     AASL Membership Committee Review Task Force; 2005-2007 AASL Region III Director; 2003-2005 AASL,         Standards; 1996-1997, MASL Spring Conference Chair; 1993-1996, MASL Board of Directors, Parliamentarian; 1990-1996,    Development, University of Central Missouri; 1990, Eli M.
                                    MO                            High School, 1979-1995,         University, EdS, Learning Resources,      Region III Director-Elect; 2001-2004, AASL Co-Chair 11th National Conference, 2001-2002 AASL Officer     MASL delegate to the AASL Affiliate Assembly; 1986-1993, MASL, Co-editor, "Media Horizons: Journal of the Missouri     Oboler Award from the American Library Association's
                                                                  Social studies teacher,         1982                                      Nominating Committee; 2001-2002 AASL Co-chair AASL Awards ABC-CLIO Subcommittee; 1998-1999 AASL          Association of School Librarians;" 1989-1990, MASL President; 1989-1990, MASL, President-elect; 1985-1986, MASL        Intellectual Freedom Roundtable; 2002, Progressive School
                                                                  Clinton High School, 1974-                                                Member of program committee 10th National Conference; 1995-1996 AASL, Chair of the Affiliate Assembly    Spring conference committee; 1984-1986, MASL, editor, "Media Horizons: Journal of the Missouri Association of School   Library Award, Missouri Association of School Librarians;
                                                                  1979                                                                      and AASL Board Member; 1995-1996, AASL, Chair of the Affiliate Assembly; 1991-1993 AASL, Region III      Librarians;" 1983-1984, MASL Spring conference chair; 1982-1997, MASL Board of Directors                               1994, Special Service Award, Missouri Association of School
                                                                                                                                            Coordinator                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Librarians; 2000, Outstanding Media Program Award, Lee's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Summit North High School; 1991, Outstanding Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Program Award, Lee's Summit High School

Gina                Persichini      Networking Consultant,        Assistant Director, Northeast   Master of Arts, Library and Information  ALA, Member 1994-present                                                                                  Florida Library Association                                                                                            Snowbird Leadership Institute, 2000
                                    Idaho Commission for          Florida Library Information     Science, University of South Florida,    Chapter Councilor, 2007 – present                                                                         Member, 1995-2001                                                                                                      Southeastern Institute on Collaborative Library Leadership,
                                    Libraries, 2001-Present       Network (NEFLIN), 1998-         1995                                     Council Forum Co-Convener, 2012 – present                                                                 Continuing Education Committee Chair, 1998-1999                                                                        2001
                                                                  2001                            Bachelor of Arts, English, Florida       ALA Planning & Budget Assembly, 2011 - present                                                            Board Intern, 1998-1999
                                                                  Member Service Coordinator,     Atlantic University, 1991                Chapter Relations Committee, 2009-2010
                                                                  Central Florida Library         Associate of Arts, Business, 1990        ASCLA, 1995-present                                                                                       Idaho Library Association
                                                                  Cooperative (CFLC), 1995-                                                Executive Board, 2009-present                                                                             Member 2001 – present
                                                                  1998                                                                     Library Development Interest Group, Chair, 2012-present                                                   Academic and Special Libraries Division Chair 2002
                                                                  Adjunct Librarian, Valencia                                              ASCLA State Library Agencies Section (SLAS), 2001-2011                                                    Executive Board Member, 2002, 2007 - present
                                                                  Community College (Florida),                                             Chair, 2010-2011                                                                                          ALA Chapter Councilor, 2007 - present
                                                                  1998                                                                     ASCLA Interlibrary Cooperation and Networking (ICAN), 1995-2011
                                                                  Technology Trainer, Self                                                 Planning and Membership Chair, 2006-2007                                                                  Association of Library and Information Science Students, 1994-1995
                                                                  Employed, 1995-2001                                                      Gay Lesbian Bisexual & Transgender Round Table, 2010 - present                                            President, 1994-1995
                                                                                                                                           NMRT, 1995-1997, 2010 - present
                                                                                                                                           Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), 2008-2010                                                 Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative, 2005 - present
                                                                                                                                           Rethinking Resource Sharing Committee, Chair, 2008-2010                                                   Chair, 2010-2011
                                                                                                                                           Continuing Library Education and Network Exchange (CLENE) Round Table, 1998-2002                          Board Member, 2007-present
                                                                                                                                           Secretary/Board, 2000-2001                                                                                Policies Committee Chair, 2008-2010
                                                                                                                                           Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) – 1995-1997
                                                                                                                                           Research Committee – 1996-1997, Chair 1997
Dorothy (Dottie)    Persson         Embedded Librarian,           Head Librarian, Psychology      University of Iowa, Ph.D. (Higher        ALA Council, ILA Chapter Councilor, 1999-2002                                                             Iowa Library Association, President, 1993                                                                              University of Iowa Improving Our Workplace Award, April,
Marie                               Education/Psychology          Library, University of Iowa,    Education), 1985                         ALA Lippincott Award Jury, 2011                                                                           ALA/LAMA/LOMS Chair-Elect, Chair and Past Chair, 1994-1997                                                             2006
                                    Librarian, 2010, University   1979-2009                       Indiana University, MLS, 1972            ALA Constitution and Bylaws Committee, 2004-2005                                                          American Psychological Association Excellence in Librarianship Award Committee, 2011                                   Iowa Governor's Volunteer Award, June, 2010
                                    of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa      Head Librarian, Physics         Ohio University, BA in Political Science ALA/ACRL/EBSS Membership and Orientation Committee, 2008-2012                                             American Psychological Association, Library Advisory Council, 2004-present                                             University of Iowa Libraries' Arthur Benton Excellence in
                                                                  Library, University of Iowa,    and Economics, 1971                                                                                                                                Shelter House (non-profit homeless shelter), Board President, 2002-2010                                                Reference Services Professional Development Award, 2010
                                                                  1989-1999                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 United Way of Johnson County Woman of Conviction Award,
                                                                  Adjunct Assistant Professor,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2011
                                                                  Educational Policy and
                                                                  Leadership Studies
                                                                  Department, College of
                                                                  Education, University of
                                                                  Iowa, 1992 to the present

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Major Accomplishments                                                                 Publications                                                         Links for Further Information             Statement of Professional Concern                                                             Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
                                                                                      Co-Author with Alessio, A Year of Programming for Teens 2. ALA                                                 As an active member in both state and national library organizations I will bring a voice of 1995                   Public         MO      No                Yes
                                                                                      Editions: 2011.                                                                                                experience in library services in both a public and school library setting to children, teens
                                                                                      Co-Author with Alessio, A Year of Programming for Teens. ALA                                                   and families with a vision of transformative programs and services. As a past President of
                                                                                      Editions: 2007.                                                                                                the Young Adult Library Services Association, (YALSA) and a former Board member I bring
                                                                                      Author, Penguin Young Readers Group African American Discussion                                                the knowledge that my fellow librarians have faith in my organizational skills and my
                                                                                      Guide. Penguin Young Readers Group: August 2005.                                                               leadership ability. I believe that it is important for divisions to work together within the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     framework of ALA to help our professionals advocate for services in their communities as
                                                                                                                                                                                                     they compete for funding and support both locally and nationally.

I have been in the field of Library Science for 25 years. Meeting my United States                                                                                                                   Librarians must provide the foundation for continuous change by remaining current and 2008                          School         Japan   No                No
Marine Corps husband in Sicily while working for the Department of Defense                                                                                                                           customer oriented. Dynamic library leaders who use research based practices, current
Dependents Schools has allowed me career opportunities around the globe. I                                                                                                                           resources, and provide exceptional customer service have the ability to alter a library’s
have three children, 18, 16, 14 and I have taught in Florida,Sicily, Okinawa,                                                                                                                        destiny by building positive public perception. An integral component in all libraries is
Mainland Japan, Missouri, and California. I held supervisory positions in public                                                                                                                     excellent service. The librarian who understands the patron’s need and its importance,
libraries in Virginia and California. My major accomplishments include modeling                                                                                                                      while readily helping him/her to find the information sought, ensures guaranteed
exceptional library practices by providing resources, collaboration, research, and                                                                                                                   satisfaction. The need may be technology, print or service related, but it is important to
using instructional strategies designed to assist students and teachers in building                                                                                                                  the patron. Providing service in a non judgmental, just in time, manner makes a librarian
educational foundations. I am a technology leader and have trained many new                                                                                                                          indispensable. It is through training, mentoring, modeling, and allocation of resources
librarians. Numerous technology and methodology classes, along with my                                                                                                                               that libraries will remain critical to society. As an ALA Councilor-at- Large, I will continue
doctorate in educational leadership, provided professional growth                                                                                                                                    campaigning for library funding, adequate professional staffing and salaries that
opportunities. I am currently a Continuous School Improvement Co-Chair at my                                                                                                                         encourage quality people to enter or remain in the library field.
school and have served on NCA and AdvancED accreditation committees for
middle and high schools.

One of my biggest accomplishments has been my work with the Asian Pacific                                                                                  http://www.lessalibrarian.wordpress.com   As a person of part-Native Hawaiian descent, I have had a professional mission to         2007                      Public         CA      Yes               No
American Librarian Association's Family Literacy Task Force, Talk Story: Sharing                                                                                                                     promote early literacy and life-long learning to the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander
Culture, Sharing History. The program is geared towards Asian Pacific American                                                                                                                       (NHPI) Community through libraries. By combining my love of children's librarianship and
and American Indian/Alaskan Native children and their families to promote                                                                                                                            my love for my community, I hope to make community members aware of the resources
early and life-long literacy as well as intergenerational sharing. As a committee                                                                                                                    available to them, especially through programs such as APALA/AILA's Talk Story: Sharing
member in the program's infancy, I helped to write the manual for the program                                                                                                                        Culture, Sharing History.
as well as contributed to the bibliography in the area of Pacific Islander
children's literature. As Chair of the committee, I am in the process of securing                                                                                                                    An additional area I am interested in is helping un-employed and under-employed library
funding to continue the program by giving out grants to libraries and community                                                                                                                      school graduates build their resumes through professional associations, online course-
organizations across the country.                                                                                                                                                                    work, and other avenues they may not think of while job hunting. As a recent graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                     who has not had the opportunity at full-time employment, I find it important to help
                                                                                                                                                                                                     those who are currently struggling in these difficult economic times.

Leader in professional development at the local, state, and national level for        1998-2005, "Connections, Newsletter for the Missouri Association                                               The plight of school libraries has been in the headlines across the nation. The scurrilous    1981                  Academic       MO      No                No
school librarianship since 1979                                                       of School Librarians;" 1993, "Media Horizons:"                                                                 attack on librarians in the Los Angeles Unified School District is but only the most high
                                                                                      Telecommunications: Today, the District; Tomorrow, the World;                                                  profile case of a creeping epidemic that is sweeping the United States. School libraries
                                                                                      Pondering Information Skills in an Electronic Environment; 1992:                                               stand at a cross roads andit is imperative that all librarians come together in defense of
                                                                                      "Media Horizons:" Expanding Information Within a District at the                                               the critical need for school libraries and certified school librarians. Without a unified
                                                                                      State Level                                                                                                    support from the profession we will all be weakened with the demise of school libraries.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Librarians and libraries are not expendable. Students deserve better.

                                                                                                                                                                                                     I am interested in working toward an improved ALA. Since the birth of the organization,       1994                  Special        ID      No                No
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ALA has grown and changed. It will continue to do so; but there is a question of speed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Can we move quickly enough to keep up with the trends? Can we move purposefully
                                                                                                                                                                                                     enough to make informed and strategic decisions minimizing risk? I believe I can play a
                                                                                                                                                                                                     valuable role in representing the members’ needs for progress while maintaining the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     strength of the Association. My experience is the result of a career based in multi-type
                                                                                                                                                                                                     library collaboration, introduction of new technology tools, and a service to both urban
                                                                                                                                                                                                     and very rural libraries. I will use that experience to help ALA to be a current, future-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     oriented, and responsive association.

I have used my professional training and leadership skills from my state and          Persson, D., et. al., PsycINFO Tutorial: A Viable Instructional                                                I am concerned about the perception and future of librarianship and the economic              1974                  Academic       IA      No                No
national library association involvement to benefit the most vulnerable in our        Alternative. Reference & User Services Quarterlyv. 44 no. 1 (Fall                                              realities that currently exist. I am willing to use my professional training and leadership
community--those who are homeless. In 10 years (8 years as Board President), I        2004)p. 67-77Persson, D. M.Psychology and psychiatry serials: a                                                skills to advocate and fight hard, if necessary, for our profession.
worked with the local homeless shelter to change the image of the shelter and         bibliographic aid for collection development. Haworth Press, 1990.
homelessness, won four lawsuits (one that went all the way to the Iowa                121 p
Supreme Court), planned and built a new shelter, and planned and implemented          Washington-Hoagland, C., et. al., Identifying the Resource and
new services for shelter clients. By my volunteer contribution, I improved the        Service Needs of Graduate and Professional Students: “The
perception of librarianship among the other professionals on the homeless             University of Iowa User Needs of Graduate Professional Series”.
shelter board as well as interacted with other concerned citizens to improve the      Portalv. 2 no. 1 (January 2002) p. 125-43
quality of life for all in our city and county.

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First Name         Last Name     Current Position              Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications                  ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                    Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                    Honors and Awards
Jeannette E.      Pierce         Head of Reference, 2006-, Research Services Librarian,         Saint Louis University, MA History,         ALA 2007 Conference Coordinating Team, 2005-2006                                                                Consortium of Academic & Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), Chair, Electronic Resources Working Group, 2008-2010.       Phi Beta Kappa, 1992
                                 Loyola University Chicago, Johns Hopkins University,           2000                                        ALA International Relations Committee Bogle/Pratt International Travel Award Subcommittee, 2000-2002            Friends of the Canton Library (Baltimore, Maryland), Treasurer, 2002-2006                                                    Phi Alpha Theta, 1990
                                 Chicago, Illinois          2002-2006                           University of Illinois at Urbana-           (Chair)                                                                                                         Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma of Missouri, Saint Louis University, President, 2000-2001
                                                            Reference Librarian, Saint          Champaign, MSLIS, 1993                      RUSA Professional Development Committee, 2010-                                                                  Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma of Missouri, Saint Louis University, Treasurer, 1998-2000
                                                            Louis University, 1993-2001         University of Illinois at Urbana-           RUSA Organization & Planning Committee, 2009-2011                                                               Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma of Missouri, Saint Louis University, Secretary/Treasurer, 1995-1998
                                                                                                Champaign, BA History, 1991                 RUSA History Section, 2006-2009 (Member-at-Large)                                                               Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma of Missouri, Saint Louis University, Historian, 1994-1995
                                                                                                                                            RUSA History Section Bibliographies & Indexes Committee, 2002-2003 (Chair)
                                                                                                                                            RUSA History Section Bibliographies & Indexes Committee, 2001-2004
                                                                                                                                            IRRT Emerging Leader Projects, 2009- (Mentor)
                                                                                                                                            IRRT Advisory Award Committee on the ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects,
                                                                                                                                            2009- (Chair)
                                                                                                                                            IRRT Endowment Campaign Committee, 2008-
                                                                                                                                            IRRT, 2007-2008 (Member-at-Large)
                                                                                                                                            IRRT, 2005-2006 (Chair)
                                                                                                                                            IRRT, 2001-2003 (Secretary/Treasurer)
                                                                                                                                            IRRT Publications Committee, 2001-2005
                                                                                                                                            IRRT Chair's Program Committee, 2000-2001
                                                                                                                                            IRRT International Exchanges Committee, 1997-1998 and 1999-2000 (Chair)
                                                                                                                                            IRRT International Exchanges Committee, 1994-2000
Sue               Polanka        Head, Reference &             Coordinator of Reference and Kent State University, MLS, 1995                Chair, Reference Books Bulletin Editorial Board, 2007 - 2010                                                    Academic Library Association of Ohio, Vice President/President Elect, 2011-2013                                              2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker
                                 Instruction, 2004-, Wright    Instruction, University of   University of Dayton, BA                        Reference Books Bulletin Editorial Board Member, 2005 – present                                                 Academic Library Association of Ohio Annual Conference Planning Committee Member, 2006 and 2007                              1st place, academic blog category for No Shelf Required,
                                 State University Libraries,   Dayton Roesch Library,       Communication/Marketing, 1990                   Booklist Advisory Board Member, 2007-2010                                                                       OhioLINK User Services Committee, Chair, 2009-2010                                                                           Salem Press Blog Awards 2010
                                 Dayton, Ohio                  Dayton, Ohio, 1999-2004                                                      Dartmouth Award Selection Committee, 2007-2010
                                                               Government Documents                                                         RUSA Reference Publishers Advisory Council 2010-2011
                                                               Librarian; Continuing
                                                               Education Consultant, Texas
                                                               State Library and Archives
                                                               Commission, Austin, Texas,
                                                               1996 - 1998
                                                               Reference Librarian, Dayton
                                                               Metro Library, Dayton, Ohio,
Celise Ann        Reech-Harper   Youth Programming &                                            University of Tennessee, MSIS, in           EMIE Roundtable Member
                                 Public Relations                                               progress; Northwestern State                FAFL Roundtable Member
                                 Coordinator, Beauregard                                        University, MA English with                 GLBT Roundtable Member
                                 Parish, DeRidder, LA                                           Concentration in American Literature,       IF Roundtable Member
                                                                                                2008; Northwestern State University,        LSSI Roundtable Member
                                                                                                BA English, 2005                            SR Roundtable Member

Alexandra P.      Rivera         Student Enrichment and        Outreach and Instruction         University of Michigan, MSLIS 2004;         ALA Committee on Diversity - Member 2009/2011 Chair: 2011/2012;                                                                                                                                                                              Association of Research Libraries Leadership and Career
                                 Community Outreach            Librarian, University of         Northern Arizona University, BS             ALA Committee on Education Diversity Working Group - Committee on Diversity Representative, 2011/2012;                                                                                                                                       Development Program Fellowship - 2011/12
                                 Librarian, 2011, University   Arizona Library, Tucson AZ,      Telecommunications-                         ALA ACRL University Libraries Section - Academic Outreach Committee - Chair: 2010/2012;                                                                                                                                                      Technology and Research Initiative Fund Grant - Higher
                                 of Michigan Library, Ann      2005-2011.                       Broadcasting/Production, 1995               ALA University Libraries Section Executive Committee - Liaison for Academic Outreach Committee, 2010-2012;                                                                                                                                   Education for Rural Southern Arizona Initiative - May 2009
                                 Arbor, MI                     Substitute Librarian, Chelsea                                                ALA ACRL Instruction Section - Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee - Intern: 2006/2007, Member:                                                                                                                                    University of Arizona Faculty Fellow - 2009 - 2011
                                                               District Library, Chelsea, MI,                                               2007/2008, Chair: 2008-2010;                                                                                                                                                                                                                 University of Arizona International Travel Grant - August
                                                               2004-2005.                                                                   ALA ACRL Instruction Section Executive Committee - Liaison for Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee,                                                                                                                                2007
                                                               Executive Assistant, Public                                                  2008-2010;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ACRL Conference Travel Grant - March 2007
                                                               Services Division, University                                                Joint Conference for Librarian of Color II Executive Steering Committee - REFORMA Representative 2007 -                                                                                                                                      Minnesota Leadership Institute - August 2006
                                                               of Michigan Library, Ann                                                     2012;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thomas E. Alford Award - for exhibiting strong leadership
                                                               Arbor, MI, 1994-2005.                                                        REFORMA Executive Board –Member-At-Large July 2001 – June 2002                                                                                                                                                                               skills in the area of public libraries and services to under-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         represented minority users - 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Public Library Association Travel Grant - 2003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ALA Spectrum Scholar - 2001

Michael Allen     Rogalla        Librarian II, Children's      Youth Services and Outreach      University of Illinois, MS, Library and     ALSC, Notable Children's Books Committee, member, January 2009 to January 2011.                                 Illinois Library Association, member, iREAD (Illinois Reading Enrichment and Development) Summer Reading Program
                                 Services, 1993,               Coordinator, Scott County        Information Science, 1989; University                                                                                                                       Committee, 2000-2002.
                                 Champaign Public Library,     Library System, Eldridge,        of Illinois, BA, Russian Area Studies,                                                                                                                      Illinois Library Association, member, Youth Services Forum Planning Team, 2002-2007.
                                 Champaign, Illinois           Iowa, 1989-1993.                 1986.                                                                                                                                                       Illinois Library Association, elected manager, Youth Services Forum, 2003-2004.

John C.           Sandstrom      Acquisitions                  Branch Manager/Head              University of Texas - El Paso, Masters      GLBTRT Councillor, 2007 - 2010                                                                                  ALA-APA Publications Committee - 2004 - 2011, Chair 2009 - 2011                                                              Border Regional Library Association, Librarian of the Year,
                                 Librarian/Assistant           Technical Services/Head          of Public Administration, 2010              OLOS Advisory Committee - 2011 - 2013, Chair 2012; American Libraries Advisory Committee - 2009-2011,           Border Regional Library Association - Chair, Publicity Committee 2010 - current; Chair, Dia de los Ninos/Dia do los Libros   2007
                                 Professor, 2011, New          Collection Development and       University of Oklahoma, MLIS, 1987          Chair 2009; Diversity Council - 2010 - 2011, Chair 2011; Committee on Committees - 2009 - 2010; Publications    2009 - 2010; Chair, Library Appreciation 2004 - 2006; REFORMA Liaison 2010 - current                                         Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society for Public Administration, 2009
                                 Mexico State University,      Acquisitions, El Paso Public     University of Tulsa, BA History, 1984       Committee - 2004 - 2006                                                                                         El Paso Chapter REFORMA - President 2011 - 2012; Vice President/President Elect 2010 - 2011;
                                 Las Cruces, New Mexico        Library, 2003 - 2010.                                                        LLAMA - Publication Committee - 2006 - 2008                                                                     REFORMA National Conference III Chair, Exhibits 2006 - 2008
                                                               Collection and Staff                                                         GLBTRT - Male Co-Chair - 1989 - 1991; Councillor - 2007 - 2010; Book Award Brunch, Chair - 2005 - 2007;         Handweavers Guild of America - West Texas Representative 2010 - current
                                                               Development Consultant,                                                      Book Award Committee - 1987 - 1988                                                                              Society for Creative Anachronism - Outlands Region - Vice-president 2010 - current
                                                               LSSI, LLC, 2001 - 2003
                                                               Senior Collection
                                                               Development Librarian,
                                                               Baker & Taylor, 1998 - 2001

Gail              Schlachter     President, 1985,            Assistant University Librarian     University of Minnesota, Ph.D., Library     ALA Council (Councilor-at-Large, Council Forum Co-Convener, Council Resolutions Committee member;               California Library Association, Assembly Representative-at-Large;                                                            "Distinguished Alumna of the Year," University of Wisconsin's
                                 Reference Service Press, El for Public Services, University    and Information Science, 1971;              Committee on Committees member);                                                                                California Library Association, Awards and Scholarships Committee, Chair;                                                    SLIS;
                                 Dorado Hills, California    of California, Davis, 1976-        University of Southern California,          ALA Membership Committee, member;                                                                               California Library Association, Librarians/Publishers/Vendors Committee, Chair;                                              "Resolution of Appreciation for Gail A. Schlachter, RUSQ
                                                             1981;                              M.P.A., Public Administration, 1976;        ALA Publishing Committee, Chair;                                                                                California Library Association, Professional Standards Committee, Chair;                                                     Editor," RUSA;
                                                             Head, Social Sciences              University of Wisconsin, M.A., Library      American Libraries Advisory Committee, Chair;                                                                   Chapter of Academic and Research Librarians (CARL), President;                                                               "Editor's Choice Award," Reference Books Bulletin (for the 4-
                                                             Department Library,                Science, 1967;                              RUSA (RUSA President, RUSQ Editor, RUSQ Reference Book Review Editor, RUSA Board of Directors, RUSA             CREDO, Board of Directors;                                                                                                   volume Minority Funding Set by Gail Schlachter and R. David
                                                             California State University,       University of Wisconsin, M.A.,              Division Councilor, RUSA Planning and Finance Chair);                                                           IBPA, the Independent Book Publishers Association, member;                                                                   Weber);
                                                             Long Beach, 1974-1976;             American Colonial History, 1966;            LLAMA Publications Committee, Chair;                                                                            Independent Reference Publishing Group, member;                                                                              "Louis Shores/Oryx Press Award for Excellence in Reviewing,"
                                                             Library School Faculty             University of Wisconsin, M.A.,              Independent Librarians Exchange Round Table, Executive Board Member;                                            REFORMA: California Gold (The Sacramento Valley Chapter), founding member                                                    RUSA;
                                                             member, University of              Education, 1966;                            Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT), Treasurer                                                                                                                                                                "Isador Gilbert Mudge Award for Distinguished Service to
                                                             Southern California, 1971-         University of California, Berkeley, B.A.,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reference Librarianship," RUSA;
                                                             1974                               1964                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     "Best Professional Book," RQ, for The Service Imperative;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         "Award for Library Literature," American Library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Association/Knowledge Industry Publications;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         "Best Reference Book of the Year Award," Library Journal (for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Financial Aid for the Disabled & Their Families);
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         "Outstanding Professor," University of Southern California

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Major Accomplishments                                                                   Publications                                                           Links for Further Information                      Statement of Professional Concern                                                            Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
Managing change in a dynamic information environment is a constant in my        Co-author with Fred D. Barnhart, "Becoming Mobile: Reference in                                                                   ALA is more vital today than ever before. ALA is our collective voice, espousing the value 2001                    Academic       IL      No                No
professional life. Working with colleagues to open a new, student-centered      the Ubiquitous Library," Journal of Library Administration, Volume                                                                of libraries locally, nationally, and internationally. The current financial concerns we all
Information Commons at Loyola University Chicago is among the most              51, Number 3, 2011.                                                                                                               face both personally and professionally are indeed a threat to libraries everywhere and to
rewarding and challenging experiences of my career. As Chair of IRRT, I focused                                                                                                                                   our very profession. I will work with purpose and collaboratively to ensure that ALA
on member engagement and mentoring new leaders. My current ALA activities                                                                                                                                         remains a strong voice for our profession and to help ALA change organizationally in ways
include: working with RUSA's Professional Development Committee to offer high                                                                                                                                     that will meet the needs of our membership now and in the future. ALA must always
quality RUSA sponsored webinars and online courses; working with the IRRT                                                                                                                                         continue to support professional development while refocusing our efforts to recruit new
Endowment Campaign Committee to raise $25,000.00 to establish an                                                                                                                                                  members to speak up and help us evolve in the 21st century. The question isn't "Will ALA
endowment fund; mentoring emerging leaders; and Chairing the IRRT Advisory                                                                                                                                        change?" The question is "How will ALA change?"
Committee on the ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library

Created the award-winning blog, No Shelf Required, a blog about the issues              No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books.           http://www.libraries.wright.edu/noshelfrequired/ 1. Establishing sustainable business models and equitable licenses for digital content;      2004                    Academic       OH      No                No
surrounding eBooks for libraries and publishers.                                        Chicago: ALA Editions, Editor, 2012.                                   http://core.libraries.wright.edu/handle/2374.WS 2. Designing library products and services that best serve our users, particularly those
Edited three books, one Library Technology Report, and served as guest editor           E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries: Issues and       U/3122                                          with disabilities;
for a special issue of the Journal of Library Administration.                           Concepts. Hershey, PA: IGI Publishing, Editor, 2012.                                                                     3. Demonstrating the ongoing value of libraries to our schools, communities,
Columnist for Booklist magazine - "Off The Shelf," highlighting electronic              No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries. Chicago: ALA Editions,                                                        universities and organizations;
reference products, services and issues.                                                Editor, 2011                                                                                                             4. Educating our communities on the benefits of open educational resources, creative
Columnist for ONLINE magazine - "eBook Buzz."                                                                                                                                                                  commons licensing, and open access materials;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 5. Transforming libraries from print to digital format without losing our identity, values,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               and purpose;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 6. Mentoring and creating leadership opportunities for our future library leaders so they
                                                                                                                                                                                                               may be prepared for the challenges that await our profession

I am a founding member of the Louisiana Young Reader's Choice Selection                                                                                                                                           As both an information science student and a rural library employee, I am aware of the   2010                      Public         LA      No                No
Committee. The Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Awards were conceived in                                                                                                                                           varying levels of activity from various subgroups within ALA. As a Councilor-at-Large, I
2009, and the first youth votes were held in 2011. The selection committee                                                                                                                                        wish to represent rural library staff as well as the large student contingent of ALA. My
members also create booktalks and speak to area school students and youth                                                                                                                                         primary concerns are the communication procedures throughout the organization and
organization members prior to the youth votes which are conducted at public                                                                                                                                       the development of stronger ties between the organization's individual members and the
libraries throughout the state of Louisiana.                                                                                                                                                                      communities we serve.

Of major import to my professional perspective/identity were the fifteen years I        Andrade, Ricardo; Rivera, Alexandra, "Developing a Diversity-                                                             The world is experiencing challenging times; our communities are undergoing extensive        2001                  Academic       MI      No                Yes
worked within libraries as a classified staff person and the transition to librarian.   Competent Workforce: The UA Libraries' Experience," Journal of                                                            change and ALA’s guiding principles are now, maybe more than ever, particularly salient.
The work has been a labor of love and has been marked by many high points               Library Administration (Routledge), Volume 51, Number 7/8, 2011.                                                          We must work to diversify the profession to better reflect and thus better serve our
which include:                                                                          Alire, Camila; Downing, Karen; Rivera, Alexandra; Welburn, Janice;                                                        communities. Libraries need to more closely collaborate, particularly in the area of K-18
Serving REFORMA in multiple capacities including being elected and serving as           Welburn, William; et. al. "Memory, Authenticity and Cultural                                                              education, to prepare future generations for an increasingly complex information
Member at Large for the Executive Committee while I was in library school and           Identity: The Role of Library Programs, Services and Collections in                                                       environment. We must steadfastly adhere to ALA’s treasured core values of intellectual
now as a REFORMA representative to the Joint Conference for Librarians of               Creating Community, " 75th IFLA General Conference and Council,                                                           freedom and advocacy to raise awareness of all that libraries fight for, stand for, and have
Color 2012 Steering Committee                                                           August 2009.                                                                                                              to offer. It is critically important that ALA, as an organization, continue to improve its
Active engagement in providing quality library and information services to              Downing, Karen; Hall, Tracie; Offord, Jerome; Rivera, Alexandra; et.                                                      policy and practice to become more approachable and responsive to members’ needs as
communities of color particularly in promoting diversity within the profession          al. "Library Leadership Development: Institutional Commitment,                                                            we all strive to better serve our constituencies.
and outreach and instruction to K-12 and college students of color                      Increasing Underrepresented Populations and Impacting the
Helping to raise awareness about the importance of academic library outreach            Information Profession." Continuing Professional Development:
                                                                                        Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World, (IFLA
                                                                                        publications) Volume 126, 2007.

Chosen by ALA to receive the “Go Figure” traveling math exhibit for the                                                                                                                                           During this time of increasing calls for austerity throughout all components of our nation, 1989                   Public         IL      No                No
Champaign Public Library.                                                                                                                                                                                         the American Library Association has no more pressing need than to provide added value
Awarded an Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Grant to integrate science with picture                                                                                                                                     and resources to its members, as they perform their enduring and vital role amongst the
books.                                                                                                                                                                                                            educational institutions, diverse communities, and economic centers of a free society.
Awarded, with area middle school teachers, a Champaign-Urbana Schools                                                                                                                                             Despite our continued success evolving along with technology and a transformed world,
Foundation Grant to develop a curriculum for the history, arts, and culture of                                                                                                                                    we must not lose sight that we are a values-based organization, centered on individual
the 1920s and 1930s.                                                                                                                                                                                              liberty; a brand which will set us apart.

New Mexico State University - Developed and oversaw implementation of a new             “Collection Development “U.S. Citizenship” the Long and Winding                                                           As a member of Council I would like to address two main issues. First is EDUCATION, both 1988                      Academic       NM      No                No
ledger for the materials budget; Coordinated physical move of Technical                 Road”, Library Journal, May 1, 2008.                                                                                      internal and external. Internal because as a supervisor and a library educator I am finding
Services.                                                                               “Swine – Juvenile Literature”, Radical Cataloging, McFarland, 2008                                                        that many newcomers to our profession are really well prepared in technical areas, but
El Paso Public Library - Oversaw building and opening the Jose Cisneros - Cielo         “Where’s Harry”, Perspectives Column, Public Libraries, Vol. 42, #6                                                       under prepared in basic reference and cataloging skills. External because there is still a
Vista Branch Library; Developed and implemented online ordering system.                                                                                                                                           woeful lack of understanding about what libraries and librarians can do for an institution,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  whether that institution is pre-K – 12, academic, public, or special.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  My second major issue is DIVERSITY. Far too often Diversity and diversity issues are being
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  marginalized by being separated into their own little niches, committees, offices, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Instead I believe Diversity should be recognized, encouraged, and accepted throughout
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  out institution and the institutions we work for and with.

During the past three decades, I have had the opportunity to look at                    How to Pay for Your Degree in Library & Information Studies,           You can find additional information about my       To borrow an over-used but never-truer literary phrase, it is the best and worst of times 1975                     Special        CA      No                No
librarianship from practically every angle: as a reference librarian, library           Reference Service Press, 2010- (biennial);                             professional activities and views by following     for libraries. On the one hand, more Americans have a library card than ever before, the
educator, library administrator, author of reference materials, and most                Directory of Financial Aids for Women, Reference Service Press,        these links:                                       vast majority are satisfied with their libraries and believe they will play an important role
recently as publisher of electronic and print library-oriented reference materials.     1978- (biennial);                                                                                                         in their futures, well over 90 percent of public libraries provide Internet access, and
In the process, I have been reminded, repeatedly, of the important role that ALA        Minority Funding Set (4-volume set): Financial Aid for African           1. For more information about my background      circulation is booming. At the same time, the budgetary crisis has resulted in cutbacks and
and state library associations play in the field. As a result, I have made ALA and      Americans, Financial Aid for Asian Americans, Financial Aid for        and commitments, go to:                            closures at libraries throughout the country. This weak economy will directly affect ALA's
the California Library Association my primary professional commitments (see             Hispanic Americans, Financial Aid for Native Americans, Reference      www.rspfunding.com/GailSchlachter.html and         ability to focus on its key action areas of diversity, education and continuous learning,
my list of activities in the ALA and state association sections above). In an           Service Press, 1985- (biennial)                                        www.linkedin.com/in/gailschlachter                 equity of access, intellectual freedom, and literacy. The decisions ALA Council makes
attempt to at least partially "pay back" a field that has both challenged and                                                                                    2. For more information about the reference      during these times can have lasting effects for the field. I believe I have the time, energy,
stimulated me, I have established and funded two annual professional awards:                                                                                   works I've written, go to:                         drive, and experience to help make the right decisions for the association.
the $3,000 Reference Service Press Fellowship (to prepare library school                                                                                       www.rspfunding.com/prod_prodalpha.html
students for reference/information positions) and the $2,500 Reference Service                                                                                   3. To read reviews of these works, go to:
Press Award (to recognize the most outstanding article published each year in                                                                                  www.rspfunding.com/reviews.html
Reference and User Services Quarterly).                                                                                                                          4. For a copy of the speech I gave when I
                                                                                                                                                               received the "Alumna of the Year Award," about
                                                                                                                                                               changes in library technology and consistency in
                                                                                                                                                               our values, go to:

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First Name         Last Name   Current Position           Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications                  ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                             Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                            Honors and Awards
Vicky Lee         Schmarr      School Librarian; 2003 -   School Librarian (7-12),         Kent State University, Master's of          ALA Councilor-at-Large, 2009 - 2012; Council Orientation Committee, member, 2012 - 2013; ALA Committee   Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA), President, 2007; Vice President & Conference Chair, 2006;      Pi Lambda Theta, International Honor Society in Education,
                               present; Olentangy High    Columbus Academy, 1999 -         Library Science (MLS), 1998;                on Legislation (COL) Copyright Subcommittee, member, 2011 & 2012; ALA Committee on Legislation (COL),    Scholarship & Awards Committee Chair, 2010, 2009, 2005 & 2004; Conference Bookstore Coordinator, 2012, 2011, 2008, Central Ohio Chapter, 2006 - present;
                               School, Lewis Center, OH   2003;                            Ohio State University, Master's of          intern, 2008 - 2010; AASL Legislation Committee, member, 2010 - 2012; AASL Parent Outreach Task Force,   2004 & 2003                                                                                                        Library Leadership Ohio, leadership education & training
                                                          Graduate Assistant, School of    Education (MA), Curriculum &                member, 2008 - 2009; AASL Quantitative Measures Task Force, member, 2007 - 2008 & 2008 - 2009; AASL                                                                                                                         program, Class of 2004;
                                                          Library & Information            Instruction, 1990;                          Affiliate Assembly Region III Representative, 2006 & 2007 & 2008; NMRT/3M Professional Development                                                                                                                          Beta Phi Mu, International Library Science Honorary, Rho
                                                          Science, Kent State              Ohio State University, Bachelor of          Grant Committee, member, 2000 & 2001                                                                                                                                                                                        Chapter (Kent State University), President, 2001; Vice
                                                          University, 1997 & 1998;         Science (BS), English Education, 1979                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   President, 2000; Member, 1998 - present.
                                                          English/Language Arts
                                                          Teacher, Walnut Springs
                                                          Middle School, Westerville
                                                          (Ohio) City Schools, 1988 -
Karen G.          Schneider    Director for Library       Director, Librarians’ Internet   BA, Barnard College                                                                                                                                  Board member, Project Information Literacy, 2009 – present                                                           2011 “Above and Beyond” Award for exemplary service, Holy
                               Services, Holy Names       Index                            MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-                                                                                                             Interim Secretary, GLBTRT, 2011 - present                                                                            Names University
                               University                 Director, US EPA Region 2        Champaign                                                                                                                                            Member, GLBTRT Bylaws Task Force, 2009 - 2011                                                                        Accepted Electronic Frontier Foundation 2000 Pioneer Award
                                                          Library                          MFA in Writing, University of San                                                                                                                    Member, LITA Forum 2009 Committee, 2008 – 2009                                                                       for library profession
                                                          Director, Brunswick              Francisco                                                                                                                                            LITA Internet Resources Interest Group, “Ultimate Debate” panelist, 2008-2010                                        1998 Leadership Award, U. Illinois Graduate School of Library
                                                          Community Library, NY                                                                                                                                                                 Mentor, Florida State Leadership Program, November 2007 – June 2008                                                  and Information Science
                                                          Assistant Director for                                                                                                                                                                Member, Jim Rettig ALA Presidential Implementation Task Force, 2006 - 2008                                           Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf
                                                          Technology, Shenendehowa                                                                                                                                                              Member, ALA Special Task Force on Member Participation, 2006 – 2009                                                  clusters(1985-1991)
                                                          Public Library, NY                                                                                                                                                                    Founding co–chair, LITA Blogging/Wiki Interest Group (BIGWIG), 2005 – 2006
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Trend Expert, LITA Top Technology Trends panel, 2004 –– 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Member, ALA Web Advisory Committee, and Chair, Design Subcommittee, 2003 – 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chair, California Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee, 2002 – 2003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chair, New York Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee, 2000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Councilor, American Library Association, 1997 – 2001, 2002 – 2004, 2004 – 2006
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Expert witness for 1999 First Amendment case, Mainstream Loudon vs. Board of Trustees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Co–moderator, PUBLIB, discussion list for public librarians, 1996 – present
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Founding member, New Jersey Library Association Gay and Lesbian Roundtable, 1993
Michele Beth      Seikel       Associate                  Head, Catalog Dept.,             San Jose State University, MLIS, 1999       ALCTS Cataloging & Classification Section, Policy & Planning Committee, member, 2011-2013                North American Serials Interest Group, Member, Publications Committee, 2002-2005                                     NASIG Horizon Award, 1999
                               Professor/Cataloger,       Oklahoma Panhandle State San Jose State University, BA English,              ALCTS CCS Cataloging Norms Interest Group, Co-Chair, 2010-2011                                           North American Serials Interest Group, Electronic Handouts Coordinator, 2003-2005
                               appointed 2001,            University, 2000-2001            1996                                                                                                                                                 Mountain-Plains Library Association, Member, Electronic Community Working Group, 2006/2007
                               Oklahoma State             Serials Acquisitions Specialist,                                                                                                                                                      Mountain-Plains Library Association, Chair, Membership Committee, 2007/2008
                               University, Stillwater,    Stanford University, 1987-                                                                                                                                                            Oklahoma Library Association, Chair, Technical Services Round Table, 2004/2005 & 2006/2007
                               Okla.                      1999                                                                                                                                                                                  Oklahoma Library Association, Chair, University & College Division, 2008/2009
                                                          Copy Cataloger, University of                                                                                                                                                         Oklahoma Library Association, Chair, Constitution & Bylaws Committee, 2010/2011
                                                          Oklahoma, 1981-1987                                                                                                                                                                   SIGALO, Chair, 2006/2007-2007/2008

Gary L.           Shaffer      Chief Executive Officer,   Library                          Pratt Institute, MLIS, 2005; University     PLA Board of Directors, Director at Large 2008-2012; PLA Legislative Day Committee Member, 2011; ALA                                                                                                                          Keynote Speaker, Oklahoma Library Association iCon
                               2010, Tulsa City-County    Administrator/Director of        of Southern California, MPW (Master         2015 Environmental Scan, committee member, 2009-2010: PLA Partners (vendor relations) Committee                                                                                                                               Conference (technology conference), 2011.
                               Library, Tulsa, Oklahoma   Marketing &                      of Professional Writing), 2003;             member, 2006-2008; PLA Smartest Card (advocacy) Task Force, member, 2005-2007.                                                                                                                                                Ph.D. Student, Managerial Leadership in the Information
                                                          Communications,                  University of Idaho, BS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Professions, Simmons College, Boston, MA, 2008-Present.
                                                          Sacramento Public Library,       Communications, 1987.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fellow, Urban Libraries Council, Executive Leadership
                                                          2007-2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Institute, Baltimore, MD, 2006-2007.
                                                          Public Services Librarian,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Library Journal Movers & Shakers, 2006.
                                                          County of Los Angeles Public                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Beta Phi Mu, Honor Society, 2006-Present.
                                                          Library, 2006-2007                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Keynote Speaker, fall meeting of the Library Public Relations
                                                          Librarian Trainee, Brooklyn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Council, Strategic
                                                          Public Library, 2004-2005                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Partnerships in Libraries, 2005.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fellow, Public Urban Library Service Education (PULSE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Program, Brooklyn Public Library/Pratt Institute 2004-2005

Win               Shih         Director, Integrated       Head, Library Systems,           Degrees -                                   ALA Committees -                                                                                         Chinese American Librarians Association -                                                                            Frye Leadership Institute, 2009 Fellow;
                               Library Systems, 2010 -    University at Albany             University of Illinois, Advanced Studies,   ALA Council International Relations Committee, Member, 2007-2009;                                        CALA Southern California Chapter, Vice President / President-Elect, 2011-2012;                                       United University Professions, State University of New York,
                               present, University of     Libraries, State University of   Library and Information Science, 1993;      ALA Representative to IFLA Health and BioSciences Libraries Committee, 2007-2011.                        CALA Presidential Initiative Task Force, 2011-2012;                                                                  Individual Development Awards, Spring 2010; Spring 2009;
                               Southern California, Los   New York, 2007 – 2010;           University of Illinois, MSBA, 1989;                                                                                                                  CALA Mentorship Program, Mentor, 2008- Present;                                                                      Fall 2008;
                               Angeles, CA                Head, Systems and                University of Illinois, MSLIS, 1987;     ALA Division/Committee Offices -                                                                            CALA Organizational Manuals Taskforce, Member, 2008-2009.                                                            EBSCO ALA Conference Sponsorship, 2011;
                                                          Databases, University of         National Taiwan University, B.A., 1983.  ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program, Mentor, 2005-2006;                                                                                                                                                          BioOne Annual Travel Grant to attend BioOne Publishers and
                                                          Colorado Denver, Health                                                   ACRL Research Committee, Intern, 2003-2004;                                                                 EDUCAUSE - Midwest Regional Conference Planning Committee, Member, 2002-2003.                                        Partners Meeting, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008;
                                                          Sciences Library, 2004 –         Certificates -                           LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award Committee, Member, 2007-2008;                                        Innovative Users Group - 2006 IUG Conference Local Arrangement Group, Member, 2005-2006.                             ASLS (Academic and Special Libraries Section) / Ridley’s Book
                                                          2007;                            Frye Leadership Institute, Leadership in LITA Frederick G. Kilgour Award Committee, Member, 2008-2009;                                               Rocky Mountain Regional Innovative Users Group - Planning Committee, Member, 2004-2007.                              Bindery 2009 Student Internship Grant, New York Library
                                                          Assistant University Librarian   Higher Education, 2009;                  LITA National Forum 2007 Planning Committee, Member, 2006-2007;                                                                                                                                                                  Association, 2009;
                                                          for Automation Services,         University of Missouri - St. Louis,      LITA National Forum 2004 Planning Committee, Member, 2003-2004;                                                                                                                                                                  Sylvia Chu Scholarship, State University of New York
                                                          Saint Louis University           Chancellor’s Certificate in Linux        LITA / OCLC and LITA / LSSI Minority Scholarship Committee, Member, 2005-2006;                                                                                                                                                   Librarians Association, May, 2009.
                                                          Libraries, 1999 – 2004.          Administration, 2004;                    LITA Publications Committee, Member, 2001-2004;
                                                                                           Microsoft, Certified Systems Engineer LLAMA Building and Equipment Section Library Interiors, Furnishings and Equipment Committee, Member,
                                                                                           (MCSE), 1999;                            2011-2013;
                                                                                           Microsoft, Certified Professional +      LLAMA Website Advisory Board, Member, 2009-2010;
                                                                                           Internet (MCP+I), 1999.                  RUSA BRASS Business Reference Committee, Member, 1999-2003;

                                                                                                                                       ALA Round Table/Committee Offices -
                                                                                                                                       IRRT Executive Board, Secretary/Treasurer, 2009-2011; 2011-2013;
                                                                                                                                       IRRT Endowment Fund Raising Champaign Ad Hoc Committee, Member, 2009-2011;
                                                                                                                                       IRRT International Exchanges Subcommittee, Member, 2003-2004;
                                                                                                                                       IRRT International Librarian Pre-conference Committee, Chair, 2009-2010;
Daniella          Smith        Assistant Professor, 2010, Research Program                 Florida State University, Doctor of         Committee Member, AASL School Library Month Committee, 2010- present                                     Florida Association for Media in Education, Region 1 Chairperson, Jim Harbin Film Festival Committee, 2007-2010      Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Florida State
                               University of North Texas, Coordinator, (PALM)              Philosophy, Library and Information         Member, AASL Leadership Development Committee, 2011- present                                             Florida Association for Media in Education, Reader, Sunshine State Young Readers Award Committee, 2008-2009          University, 2008
                               Denton, Texas              Partnerships Advancing           Studies, 2009                               Member, AASL Essential Links Editorial Board, 2011- present                                              Florida Association for Media in Education, Committee Member, Sunshine State Young Readers Award Committee, 2009     Project Athena Scholarship, College of Information, Florida
                                                          Library Media Center, Florida    Florida State University, Specialist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      State University, 2007
                                                          State University, 2009-2010      Degree, Library and Information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Project LEAD Doctoral Fellowship, College of Information,
                                                          School Librarian, Leon County    Studies, 2003                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Florida State University, 2006-2009
                                                          School Board, 2007-2008          Florida State University, MLIS, 2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Medal, United States Army, 1997
                                                          School Librarian, Suwannee       Florida State University, BS, Political
                                                          County School Board, 2004-       Science and Social Science, 2000
                                                          2006                             Florida State University, Certificate,
                                                                                           Public Administration, 2000
                                                                                           Florida Department of Education,
                                                                                           Certificate, Educational Media
                                                                                           Specialist (K-12), 2004- Present
                                                                                           Florida Department of Education,
                                                                                           Certificate, Prekindergarten/Primary
                                                                                           Education (Prek-3), 2007-Present

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Major Accomplishments                                                                 Publications                                                              Links for Further Information          Statement of Professional Concern                                                           Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), Library/Media, 2004 - 2014                                                                                                                                    These challenging economic times, when libraries are faced with budgetary constraints,      1997                  School         OH      No                No
                                                                                                                                                                                                       present an opportunity to demonstrate the important role of libraries -- school, public,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and academic -- to our communities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       As a school librarian, I understand how strong library programs encourage and support
                                                                                                                                                                                                       student learning. That's why it's essential that ALA champions library services for all
                                                                                                                                                                                                       young people -- regardless of the demographics or the relative wealth of their families
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and communities. As an ALA Councilor-at-Large, I have supported policies and resolutions
                                                                                                                                                                                                       that reinforce quality education and the important role of librarians in developing
                                                                                                                                                                                                       tomorrow's citizens and leaders. I am seeking re-election to continue my direct
                                                                                                                                                                                                       participation on ALA Council to promote and to improve library services for all.

Aside from leading several organizations through change management and                I have published 2 books and over 100 essays and articles in library Free Range Librarian,                       If elected to Council I will work hard on behalf of the common themes that have informed 1992                     Academic       CA      No                No
technology “shifts,” my professional association work has included the                and literary publications. Highlights include:                       http://freerangelibrarian.com               my professional life: intellectual freedom, the right to privacy, equitable access to
following:                                                                            The Internet Access Cookbook, Neal Schuman, 1996                     Facebook, http://facebook.com/kgschneider   information in all forms, advocacy for libraries and library workers, and an abiding
Organized a librarian-led investigation of Internet filtering software in the 1990s   A Practical Guide to Internet Filters, Neal Schuman, 1998                                                        commitment to the profession. I have worked in nearly every type library—from small,
As chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee of the California Library              American Libraries, “Internet Librarian” columnist, 1995-2002                                                    semi-rural public libraries to large research libraries—in both technology and
Association (2002-2003), partnered with the ACLU on an informational                  Essay, “The Outlaw Bride,” The Best Nonrequired Reading 2009,                                                    administrative roles, which gives me a perspective and balance particularly useful to an at-
campaign about the Patriot Act                                                        Dave Eggers, ed.                                                                                                 large Councilor, a role I have served in twice before in my two decades of service in the
Frequent speaker, including a five-state tour of Australia presenting about open      Essay, “Range of Desire,” The Best Creative Nonfiction Volume II,                                                American Library Association.
source software                                                                       Lee Gutkind, ed.
Three prior terms on ALA Council                                                      Still Life on the Half-Shell, published originally in Gastronomica
                                                                                      (2009), to be republished in The Cassoulet Saved My Marriage,
                                                                                      Caroline Grant and Lisa Harper, editors (forthcoming)

As a professional cataloger, I am particularly proud of having provided               “Why do you still use Dewey?: academic libraries that continue                                                   During this time of tremendous change, librarians need to think in terms of making the        2008                Academic       OK      No                No
bibliographical descriptions for many state, federal, and international               with Dewey Decimal Classification,” Library Resources & Technical                                                riches housed in our collections more visible, and that surely means making our catalogs
government documents, special collections materials, microforms, and media            Services (American Library Association), v. 49:2 (Apr. 2005)                                                     more directly accessible on the World Wide Web, the meeting place of the world. But to
resources which might otherwise not be represented in WorldCat.                       “No more Romanizing: the attempt to be less anglocentric in RDA”,                                                accomplish this, we will have to move the millions of records in our catalogs and in
                                                                                      Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (Haworth Press), v. 47, no. 8                                              WorldCat into a new, more web-friendly format. I hope that we catalogers will have a role
                                                                                      (2009)                                                                                                           to play in creating, testing, and ultimately using such a format to bring library records out
                                                                                      “How MARC has changed,” Technical Services Quarterly (Haworth                                                    into the world, where they will link with other data and make our collections more
                                                                                      Press), v. 28, no. 3 (July 2011)                                                                                 accessible than ever before.

I have led cross-disciplinary teams in libraries that have:                           Author: Getting the Word Out! A Marketing Toolkit. California             www.garyshaffer.com                    As an ALA councilor my chief goals will be to ensure libraries remain relevant to the        2004                 Public         OK      No                No
Established the first and only library-based 826 (Dave Eggers affiliated) Writing     Library Literacy Services (a division of the California State Library),                                          people we serve; that our colleagues will be adequately compensated, as well as
and Tutoring lab at the Williamsburgh Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.          2008.                                                                                                            representative of their constituencies; that the association will offer ample opportunity
Established a five-night evening author series hosted by the County of Los            Co-Editor: Libraries Prosper with Passion, Purpose and Persuasion:                                               for member engagement; and that the citizens of the United States and Canada will have
Angeles Public Library in conjunction with the Los Angeles Times Festival of          A PLA Toolkit for Success (Advocacy Manual), Public Library                                                      the best chance for attaining 21st Century literacy skills. With more public, academic, and
Books during National Library Week.                                                   Association, 2007.                                                                                               special libraries in the US and Canada than McDonald’s and Starbucks combined, I wish to
Created a traveling learning lab for children titled, "County of LA Public Library:   Author: Stop the Presses! A Hip New After-School Program…,                                                       make sure we receive the recognition and funding we deserve. I believe we have only
Where Science, Magic & Learning Meet!" used as an ongoing community                   School Library Journal, 2006.                                                                                    scratched the surface of showcasing our absolute worth to academia, the private sector,
outreach tool by the library.                                                                                                                                                                          as well as our nations' leaders and citizens. I wish to use my marketing skill, honed in the
Created the first Digital Library Festival, featuring the Overdrive Digital                                                                                                                            private sector, to ensure our voices resonate on Wall Street, K Street, and Main Street.
Bookmobile and 27 booths, each promoting a different library electronic
Secured the only library exhibition of Freedom's Sisters, a Smithsonian Traveling
Developed a library website, delivered on time and within budget:
Secured the library as site-host for TEDx Youth Day 2010, and library director
speaker slot.
Created a 3-part (18 month-long) advertising campaign to increase community
standing of the library.
Secured Google (Adword) Grants, valued at up to $120,000 per year, for two
My participation in ALA has traversed several divisions, committees, programs,        Shih, W., "Virtual Evidence: Analyze the Footsteps of Your Users,"        e-Portfolio and curriculum vitae:                                                                                                  1990                  Academic       CA      No                No
and round tables. Furthermore, I have served as an ALA representative to IFLA         Journal of Hospital Librarianship (Haworth Press), Volume 6,              http://works.bepress.com/win_shih      Our rapidly evolving information landscape has exposed libraries to many challenges and
Health and Biosciences Committee, along with participating in CALA,                   Number 4, 2006.                                                                                                  unprecedented opportunities. I maintain exigency warrants ALA and its grassroots
EDUCAUSE, and regional professional organizations. As IRRT                            Shih, W., & Allen, M., "Working with Generation-D: Adopting and                                                  constituency to work together in strengthening advocacy of library services’ value;
Secretary/Treasurer for the past 3 years, I have worked closely and successfully      Adapting to Cultural Learning and Change," Library Management                                                    lobbying for more sustainable financial support; ensuring equal, open information access
with Board members towards: Growing membership; Raising $25,000 for IRRT              (Emerald), Volume 28, Number 1/2, 2006.                                                                          to everyone; nurturing broader and more diverse patron communities; and exercising
endowment fund; Building The ALA International Strategic Plan 2011-2015;              Shih, W., "ERes - how an instructional technology department is                                                  increasing proactive roles cultivating and educating our patrons.
Mentoring emerging leaders and Spectrum Scholars; and hosting programs for            only as effective as its resources," Journal of Interlibrary Loan,
international visitors at Annuals.                                                    Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve (Haworth Press), Volume                                                   Guided by ALA’s 2011-2015 Strategic Plan and 2015 International Strategic Plan, my
                                                                                      15, Number 1, 2004.                                                                                              professional goals focus on: 1. Leveraging new technology to innovate our services in the
My career trajectory has extended from public services, to technical services, to                                                                                                                      growing digital environment; 2. Promoting librarianship and scholarship; 3. Recruiting,
technology, and to management. It further allows me to conduct workshops and                                                                                                                           reconnecting, and retention of members; and 4. Strengthening local, national, and
presentations throughout Australia, Canada, China, South Korea, Taiwan, and                                                                                                                            international collaboration and exchange.
Vietnam, as well as facilitated placement and visit of library directors and IT
professionals from abroad. I deeply and intrinsically recognize the leadership                                                                                                                         I contend my career trajectory and professional experience have prepared me for
roles and influences performed by ALA across the world arena, as well as the                                                                                                                           contributing meaningfully to the ALA Council as it advances making strategic decisions.
plenary value of collaboration with our global partners in advocating and
advancing library interests.

My three greatest accomplishments are my family, serving in the military, and   Smith, D. & Ennis-Cole, D. (2011). An exploration of the special       Daniella Smith's Homepage:                      I believe that the work of a librarian is a calling that enables one to impact many issues   2007                 Academic       TX      No                No
the completion of my PhD. I have been married for over 17 years to a wonderful  services that school librarians offer to teachers of students with     http://courses.unt.edu/dsmith/homepage/Home.    affecting the well being of society. Whether a librarian is a quite advocate for literacy or
husband. I also have three beautiful children. In 2006, I started a journey     Autism and ASD. In D. Loertscher & B. Woolls (Eds.), Knowledge         html                                            an outspoken champion of intellectual freedom, their presence reinforces the meaning of
towards a PhD. With the encouragement of my family, the ability to accept       Building in the Learning Commons: moving from Research to                                                              democracy. I feel privileged to be a librarian, a LIS educator, a member of AASL
rigorous challenges that I developed while in the military, and plenty of hard  Practice to Close the Achievement Gap (pp. 191-207). Salt Lake                                                         Committees, and a YALSA member because I know the work that I complete every day,
work, I was able to graduate in 2009.                                           City, UT: Hi Willow.                                                                                                   makes a difference in at least one life and the future of our country. If elected to the ALA
                                                                                Smith, D. (2011). Educating pre-service school librarians to lead: A                                                   Council, I will continue to advocate for matters that emphasize the importance of libraries
While I was proud of my career as a K-12 librarian and educator, I also wanted study of self-perceived transformational leadership behaviors.                                                          in society. These subjects include:
to have a greater impact on education and society. The PhD has afforded me the SLMR, 14, Retrieved from
opportunity to continue to improve education for our youth while having an      http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmr                                                        Intellectual freedom
impact on the training of the professionals who teach them 21st century skills. b/slmrcontents/volume14/smith.cfm                                                                                      Equal access to information
Now I am a librarian, educator, and a researcher who uses multiple perspectives Smith, D. (2010). Making the case for the leadership role of school                                                    Tolerance and multiculturalism
to provide empowerment that enriches the quality of living of in our country.   librarians in technology integration. Library Hi Tech, 28(4), pp. 617-                                                 Collaborative relationships between libraries
                                                                                631.                                                                                                                   Teaching multiple literacies to youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Adapting to the changing formats of information and information retrieval
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Funding for libraries
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Teaching librarians to be resilient leaders

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First Name         Last Name   Current Position                Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications                ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                   Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                                      Honors and Awards
Nancy J.          Snyder       Public Library Manager,         Youth Specialist, Derby Public   University of North Carolina,             Newbery Committee, 2011; ALSC Program Organizer ALA, 2009; ALSC Public Awareness Committee, 2007-09; Wichita Library Area Library Association Board, 2011; KLA member, 2009 - present; NCLA Early Literacy Workshop                           Reader's Club Reviewer Spotlight @ CML, 2008; Nina Lyon
                               2011, Wichita Public            Library, 2009-11                 Greensboro, MLIS, 2001; Central State     ALSC Institute speaker for "Kids @ your library" advocacy campaign, 2006; ALSC Programs and Services for presenter at Annual Conference, 2004; NCLA member, 2008; NJLA member, 1989-1998                                                      Spirit Award @ CML, 2006; Director's Award @ CML, 2001;
                               Library, Wichita, KS            Children Services Manager,       University, Certificate in Learning       School Age Children Committee, 2003-07; Caldecott Committee, 2004; ALSC Division member, 2001 - present;                                                                                                                                      Carla Dupuy Scholarship @ CML, 2000
                                                               Charlotte Mecklenburg            Disabilities, 1987; Central State         YALSA Division member, 2001 - present
                                                               Library, 2001-09                 University, MEd, Special Education,
                                                               Youth Specialist, Charlotte      1975; Central State University
                                                               Mecklenburg Library, 1998-       Certificate in Emotional Disturbance,
                                                               01                               1975; Bowling Green State University,
                                                                                                BA, Sociology (major), Pyschology
                                                                                                (minor), 1972

John              Stachacz     Dean of Library Services,       Libary Director, Indiana         University of New Mexico, B.A.,           College Library Section, Association of College and Research Libraries, Nominations and Elections Committee    Indiana Cooperative Library Services Authority (INCOLSA) – President – Board of Directors, 2007-2008: Indiana
                               2088- , Wilkes University,      University Kokomo, 2004-         Geography, 1975; University of            2005: Chair, ACRL Presidential Candidates Forum, American Library Association Midwinter Conference,            Cooperative Library Services Authority (INCOLSA) – Vice President – Board of Directors, 2006-2007: Academic Libraries of
                               Farley Library, Wilkes-         2008                             Kentucky, M.A., Geography 1977;           Philadelphia, PA January 26, 2003: Delaware Valley Chapter of Association of College and Research Libraries-   Indiana (ALI) _ Board of Directors, 2005-2008: PALINET Educational Program Advisory Group – 2008-2009: 2003-2004:
                               Barre, PA. 18766,               Librarian, Dickinson College,    University of Kentucky, M.S.L.S., 1978.   President, 2001-2002: Delaware Valley Chapter of Association of College and Research Libraries- Vice-          ACLCP consortium 2004: Nominations and Elections committee member Chairperson – General Policy Committee
                                                               1981-2004                                                                  President, 2000-2001.                                                                                          (President) of the consortium, Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania 1990-92.
                                                               Serials/Reference Librarian,
                                                               Washburn University, 1978-

Carolyn Jo        Starkey      School Librarian, 2011,         Assistant Professor Library      University of Alabama, ABD for Ph.D., AASL NCATE Coordinating Committee Member (2010-2012)                                                               Alabama Library Association (ALLA), Co-Chair, Children's and School Library Division, 2011-2012.                               Kappa Delta Epilson, University of Alabama, March, 2009.
                               Buckhorn High School,           Media and Technology,            Instructional Leadership with a         AASL Publications Committee Member (2011-2013)                                                                   Alabama Library Association (ALLA), Member, Education Committee, 2005-2006.                                                    The University of Alabama Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, October
                               New Market, AL.                 Alabama State University,        concentration in Instructional          AASL Blog Co-Manager (2011-2014)                                                                                 Alabama Library Association (ALLA), Registrar, Education Committee Teleconference, 2006.                                       5, 2008.
                                                               2006-2011.                       Technology, 2006-present.                                                                                                                                Alabama School Library Association (ASLA), Secretary and Journal/Newsletter Editor, 2009-2011.                                 Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Xi
                                                               School Librarian, Sloman         Alabama State Univeristy, Ed.S., School                                                                                                                  Alabama School Library Association (ASLA), Journal Editor, 2011-2012.                                                          Chapter, University of Alabama, November, 2007.
                                                               Primary School, 1999-2006.       Library Media, 2006 (Included AA Level                                                                                                                   Alabama School Library Association (ASLA), Chair, Program of the Year Committee, 2009-2010.                                    Golden Key International Honour Society, University of
                                                               Teacher of the Gifted,           Certification).                                                                                                                                          Alabama School Library Association (ASLA), Chair, Scholarship Committee, 2007-2010.                                            Alabama Chapter.
                                                               Marshall County School           Jacksonville State University, A Level                                                                                                                   Alabama School Library Association (ASLA), Member, Nominating Committee, 2009-2010.                                            Graduate Student of the Year in Secondary Education,
                                                               System, 1988-1999.               Certification in School Library Media,                                                                                                                   Alabama School Library Association (ASLA), Member, By-Laws Committee, 2009-2010.                                               University of Alabama in Birmingham, 1988.
                                                                                                1999.                                                                                                                                                    Alabama School Library Association (ASLA), Volunteer Facilitator, Winter Conference 2009.
                                                                                                University of Alabama in Birmingham,                                                                                                                     International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Media Specialists Special Interest Group (SIGMS), Chair,
                                                                                                A Level Certification in Gifted                                                                                                                          Newsletter Committee, 2010-2011.
                                                                                                Education, 1991.                                                                                                                                         International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Media Specialists Special Interest Group (SIGMS), Member,
                                                                                                University of Alabama in Birmingham,                                                                                                                     Newsletter Committee 2009-2010.
                                                                                                MA in Education, 1989 (Included A                                                                                                                        International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Media Specialists Special Interest Group (SIGMS), Member, ISTE
                                                                                                Level Certification in Earth and Space                                                                                                                   2011 Conference Paper Review Committee, 2010-2011.
                                                                                                Science).                                                                                                                                                International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Media Specialists Special Interest Group (SIGMS), Member,
                                                                                                University of AlabAma in Birmingham,                                                                                                                     Newsletter Committee 2009-2010.
                                                                                                BS in Geology, 1982.                                                                                                                                     International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Media Specialists Special Interest Group (SIGMS), Member, Social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Networking Committee 2009-2010.
Eboni M.          Stokes       Senior Children's               Senior Librarian, District of  Tuskegee University, BA, 2002; Clark        New Members Round Table- Member. 2003-2009                                                                     ALA-APA- Appointed Member, 2010-2011
                               Specialist, 2009, District of   Columbia Public Library, June Atlanta University, MLS, 2004                ALSC- Chair for Local Arrangements Annual Conference Washington D.C. 2007                                      ALA-APA- Appointed Chairperson, 2011-2012
                               Columbia Public Library,        2007-October 2009                                                          ALSC, Member, 2004-2009                                                                                        District of Columbia Library Association- Children's, YA, and School Media Specialist, Chairperson, 2006-2011
                               Washington, DC                  Children's Librarian, District                                             PLA, Member, 2005-2009
                                                               of Columbia Public Library,                                                ALA-Children's Book Council Joint Committee, 2010-2011
                                                               August 2004-June 2007
                                                               Archive Assistant, Atlanta
                                                               History Center, May 2004-
                                                               August 2004

Eric D.           Suess        Director, 2011, Marshall        Director, 2005-2010,             University of Michigan, MLIS, 1987        ALA Council, 2008-2011; ALA Committee on Legislation, 2008-2009; ALA Committee on Legislation          Idaho Library Association, IFC Chair 2011-, Michigan Library Association IFC Chair, 2001-2002; Membership Committee
                               Public Library, Pocatello,      Commerce Township                University of Notre Dame, BA,             Subcommittee on Grassroots Advocacy, 2008-2012 (Chair 2009-2010); ACRL LPSS Publications Committee,    Chair, 2006-2007.
                               ID                              Community Library,               Government, 1983                          1988-1990; ALCTS Esther J. Piercy Award Jury, 1989-1990; LAMA FRFDS Program Committee, 2003-2005;
                                                               Commerce Twp., MI                                                          LAMA SASS Acquisitions Systems Committee, 1989-1991; LITA Vendor User Group, 1994-1995; IFRT Executive
                                                               Director, 2004-5, Wayne                                                    Committee, 2006-2008 and 2010-2012; IFRT Publications & Communications Committee, Chair, 2011-2012,
                                                               Public Library, Wayne, NJ                                                  IFRT Organization and Bylaws Committee, 2005-2009; IRRT Nominating Committee Chair, 1988-1989.
                                                               Director, 1996-2004, Fraser
                                                               PL, Fraser, MI

James K.          Teliha       Job Seeker, 2011,               Associate University Librarian University of Oklahoma MLIS 1997,           ALA Membership Committee member 2011-present, American Libraries Oversight Committee member 2009- Idaho State Intellectual Freedom Chair 2009-2011, Libraries of Rhode Island Interlibrary Loan Working Group 2002-2004                       Member Phi Alpha Theta
                               Cranston, RI                    for Public Services, Idaho     University of Colorado MA 1993,             2011, Intellectual Freedom Committee member 2005-2009, Intellectual Freedom Committee Privacy             (chair 2003-2004)
                                                               State University 2008-2011, University of Colorado BA 1982.                Subcommittee member 2007-2011, Intellectual Freedom Committee Impact of Media Concentration on
                                                               Head of Access Services,                                                   Libraries Subcommittee member 2006-2007, LLAMA liaison to OIF 2009-present, member ACRL Committee
                                                               University of Rhode Island                                                 on the Status of Librarians 2005-2009, IFRT Eli M. Oboler Award Commitee Chair 2010-present, IFRT Program
                                                               2000-2007, Access Services                                                 Committee 2002-2007, IFRT ProQuest/SIRS State and Local Intellectual Freedom Award Committee 2003-
                                                               Librarian, Oregon Institute of                                             2004, IFRT John Phillip Imroth Memorial Award Committee2002-2004, IFRT Publications Committee1999-
                                                               Technology 1998-2000.                                                      2001.

Thomas H.         Teper        Assoc. Univ. Librarian for      John "Bud" Velde Endowed University of Pittsburgh, MLIS                    ALCTS Nominating Committee: Member (2007)                                                                      Committee for Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Shared Print Repository Collections Committee: Member (2011 - Present            Association of Research Libraries: Research Libraries
                               Collections and Assoc.          Professorship in the           Preservation Administration, 2000.          ALCTS Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Award Jury: Member (2006)                                                  Committee for Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Center for Library Initiatives Conference Planning Committee: Member             Leadership Fellows, 2009 - 2010
                               Dean of Libraries,              University Library; Head of    College of Wooster, BA History, 1997.       PARS Nominating Committee: Chair (2007)                                                                        (2011)                                                                                                                         John "Bud" Velde Endowed Professorship, 2005 - 2009
                               Appointed in 2007,              Preservation and Associate                                                 PARS Executive Committee: Secretary (2004 - 2006)                                                              Versita Publishing: Library Advisory Board (2011 - Present)                                                                    Honorable Society of Kentucky Colonels, 2001
                               University of Illinois at       Professor of Library                                                       PARS Reformatting Committee: Chair (2003 - 2004)                                                               HathiTrust Collections Working Group: Member (2011 - Present)                                                                  University of Pittsburgh Information Ethics Fellow, 2000
                               Urbana-Champaign                Administration, UIUC, 2005 -                                               PARS Preservation and Reformatting Section Discussion Group: Co-chair (2002 - 2004)                            Committee for Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Cooperative Purchasing Working Group: Member (2009)                              Beta Phi Mu, 2000
                               (UIUC), Urbana, IL              2009.                                                                      PARS Reformatting Committee: Member (2001 - 2006)                                                              Ithaka Optimal Overlap Project Steering Committee: Member (2008)                                                               Phi Beta Kappa, 1997
                                                               Head of Preservation and                                                                                                                                                                  Council of Directors of State University Libraries in Illinois (CODSULI): Cooperative Coll. Dev. Working Group: Chair (2008)
                                                               Assistant Professor of Library                                                                                                                                                            Committee for Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Collection Development Officers/Electronic Resource Officers Committee:
                                                               Administration, UIUC, 2001 -                                                                                                                                                              Member (2007 - Present)
                                                               2005.                                                                                                                                                                                     Future of Preservation in ARL Libraries Workshop Planning Task Force: Member (2006)
                                                               Preservation Reformatting                                                                                                                                                                 Committee for Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Preservation Officers Committee: Member (2001 - 2009).
                                                               Librarian, University of                                                                                                                                                                  Oakland Library Consortium Preservation Working Group: Member (1999 - 2000)
                                                               Kentucky, 2000 - 2001.                                                                                                                                                                    Infinity, The University of Pittsburgh's Student Preservation Organization: President (1999 - 2000)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Student Chapter of American Library Association: Co-Chair (1999 - 2000)

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Major Accomplishments                                                                 Publications                                                         Links for Further Information                   Statement of Professional Concern                                                               Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
CML contributions: Big Read Committee, 2008-09; Novello Team, 2007-09; Staff          "A Novel Approach: Library Builds House from Weeded Books,"                                                          Yes, in today's world we cannot ignore the state of the economy and the importance of        2001                     Public         KS      No                No
Support Team, 2007-09; Novello Reading Festival Volunteer, 1999-09; System-           Children & Libraries, Winter 2008; "And the Winner Is...," Taking                                                    funding to give excellent service to our patrons. Tough choices are being made in order to
wide Strategic Priorities Team, 2006-07; Internet Use Team, 2006; Project             Care: News and Information for Early Childhood and School-Age                                                        prioritize library's services. However, I feel the most pressing issue facing our profession
Coordinator of "So Much to See" county library card campaign, 2005-06; Grow           Professionals, Spring 2003                                                                                           is to remain relevant to our respective communities. Communities are not static, but
& Learn Website Team, 2004; Picture Book Collection Development Team                                                                                                                                       constantly growing and changing. All libraries must strive to keep abreast of these
Captain, 2003-04; Kid Lit for Adults facilitator, 2003-09; Mother & Daughter                                                                                                                               changes and tailor services to meet ever-changing needs. Community outreach programs
Book Club facilitator, 2003-09; Collection Policy Review Team, 2000-01; Young                                                                                                                              within a library provide a unique opportunity for excellent collaborative efforts with
Adult Task Force, 2000-01; Story Vine Storyteller, 1999-09; Book Reviewer for                                                                                                                              community leaders, groups, and organizations that will enhance service to non-users, the
Book Hive and Reader's Club, 1999-09;                                                                                                                                                                      under-served, and those with special needs. If elected to ALA council, I promise to be a
                                                                                                                                                                                                           voice for youth services on a national level and to "communicate relentlessly" for
                                                                                                                                                                                                           enriching communities, big and small, through empowering our children and teens.

Program manager for creation of the Alden Learning Commons and general                The role of the library in the first college year, edited by Larry                                                   Despite the economic climate and projections of being obsolete, libraries continue to           1976                  Academic       PA      No                No
renovation of Farley Library, Wilkes University. Program manager of a $12             Hardesty “The Library and the First-Year Experience Over Time at                                                     thrive. The future is on our hands and the profession is moving forward and adapting to
million expansion and renovation of Dickinson College Library. Program                Dickson College.” Role: Co-Author with Christine Bombaro,                                                            new technologies and services to meet that future. I am a passionate advocate for the
manager of creation of Learning Commons at Indiana University Kokomo. Book            Publisher: National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience                                                    role of libraries in today’s society and as an ALA Councilor-at-Large I will work hard to
Reviewer of CHOICE magazine - Review reference books in areas of Geography            and Students in Transition. University of South Carolina 2007:                                                       ensure that libraries continue to play an important role in our ever changing world.
and Earth Sciences. Over one hundred published reviews to date.                       College and Research Libraries News, Vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 120-122.
                                                                                      “Recruiting Students to Careers in Academic Libraries “Role: Co-
                                                                                      Authored with Joseph Fennewald, Publisher: ACRL February 2005:
                                                                                      Research Strategies, Vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 14-21. “Bibliographic
                                                                                      Instruction in Undergraduate Biology Courses.” Role: Co-Authored
                                                                                      with Dr. Thomas Brennan, Publisher: Mountainside Publishing,
                                                                                      Inc.Winter 1990.

Received certification in Library Media from the National Board of Professional       Author, "Sarah Fanning Literacy and Learning Center: A Photo Essay   Full vitae available at http://www.jojo-        In this time of fiscal challenge in our country, libraries must practice resourcefulness,   2007                      School         AL      No                No
Teaching Standards in 2003.                                                           of Buckhorn High School’s Crown Jewel." The Alabama School           starkey.com/Carolyn_Jo_Starkey_Vitae_Update_    creativity, and ingenuity in our mission to provide free and open access to our patrons.
Editor of new and expanded publication, 'The Alabama School Librarian',               Librarian, 1(2), 16-27, Spring 2011.                                 11-11.pfd                                       Our ALA leadership must be transformational, creating a vision for the future that
combined journal and newsletter of the Alabama School Library Association             Author, "Taking the Lead: Revisiting Digital Citizenship with        Ph.D. portfolio available at http://www.jojo-   safeguards the position of the library, whether in a physical or virtual locale, as a
(ASLA). 2010-present. Developed editorial guidelines, publication calendar, and       Teachers." ISTE SIGMS Scanner, 2, 3-4, May 2010.                     starkey.com/UA_PhD_Portfolio/01UA_PhD_Portf     foundational public institution. As a candidate for ALA Councilor-at-Large, my professional
author’s guidelines, edited issues v1n1; v1n2; v1n3, and constructed and              Lead Author, "Building an Online Professional Development Peer       olio_Introduction.html.                         concerns include the following:
maintained journal pages of ASLA website.                                             Facilitator Corps: The eLearning for Educators Alabama
Editor of 'The Scanner', newsletter of the International Society of Technology in     Experience." In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational                                                         * Reaffirmation of the library in all its forms as a necessary component in the creation
Education (ISTE) Media Specialist Special Interest Group (SIGMS). 2010-2011:          Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications                                                                        and sustenance of a society of lifelong learners and achievers.
Chaired newsletter committee and developed author’s guidelines and                    2009, 2470-2475. Chesapeake, VA: AACE, 2009.                                                                           * Adequate public funding to ensure institutional solvency for all libraries.
publication calendar, edited issues v2n1 (Theme: Tools of the Trade); v2n2                                                                                                                                   * Intellectual freedom advocacy for patrons of all ages.
(Theme: Teaching and Learning); v2n3 (Theme: Preconference and Professional                                                                                                                                  * Privacy protection in an increasingly open digital society.
Development), and maintained SIGMS newsletter wiki page.                                                                                                                                                     * Continuing professional development to support members in rapidly-changing digital
Frequent presenter at professional conferences including Computers in Libraries                                                                                                                            environments.
2011; Alabama Library Association 2010 and 2011; Alabama School Library
Association 2009, 2010, and 2011; Alabama Educational Technology Conference
2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011, Alabama Library Symposium 2010 and 2011;
LiveText Alabama User’s Group Meeting 2010; E-LEARNING 2009, and ED-
MEDIA 2009.

                                                                                                                                                                                                           I have worked professionally for 7 years for D.C. Public Library, starting out as a Children’s 2004                   Public         DC      No                No
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Librarian and moving up to my current position as Senior Children’s Specialist with
                                                                                                                                                                                                           expertise in Professional Development. I have been working in libraries for over ten years,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           starting out as a work-study student at Tuskegee University’s department of interlibrary
                                                                                                                                                                                                           loans. I have worked in academic, special, and public libraries however the public library
                                                                                                                                                                                                           setting as been the most rewarding. I have shown remarkable leadership capabilities in
                                                                                                                                                                                                           various organizations, as evidence by my roles within BCALA, ALA, ALA-APA, ALSC and

                                                                                                                                                                                                           My concern is will ALA be able to address the lack of library services to low income and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           literacy in communities across the nation during these hard economic times. Will they
                                                                                                                                                                                                           continue to promote and see the need for diversity throughout the library profession.

In Michigan, I helped create a community's first library. Much attention was                                                                                                                               My first term as ALA Councilor was very rewarding. As a Councilor-at-Large I did not have 1987                        Public         ID      No                No
placed on having strong policies which supported intellectual freedom and                                                                                                                                  a specific community to represent, so I tried to reach out to the membership in general. I
incorporated the principles of the Library Bill of Rights. We had a strong focus of                                                                                                                        have tweeted Council actions from the Council floor at each session. I have based my
the highest levels of professional service. The library has succeeded and                                                                                                                                  voting on upholding the principles of professional ethics, intellectual freedom and privacy.
continues to grow.                                                                                                                                                                                         I pledge to continue considering each issue in light of these principles. Rather than
                                                                                                                                                                                                           pushing a specific agenda, I vow to listen to your concerns and reflect them to the Council
In Idaho, in addition to careful review of policies and development of a planning                                                                                                                          at large. I see re-election to Council as a commitment to serve both the profession and
process, I have worked with mentoring a number of new librarians and have                                                                                                                                  those who practice it. Specifically, I would like to work toward encouraging and mentoring
supported them in becoming very active professionally.                                                                                                                                                     students and new librarians. I would be honored to get your vote.

                                                                                                                                                                                                           We must continue to strengthen and support both libraries and librarians. We must               1997                  Academic       RI      No                No
                                                                                                                                                                                                           stand up for the principles of Intellectual Freedom and free and open inquiry in providing
                                                                                                                                                                                                           our users with what they need from libraries. Finally, while ALA's focus on new
                                                                                                                                                                                                           professionals and mentoring is laudable, there are a greater number of experienced
                                                                                                                                                                                                           librarians who need the Association's support - and we're not dead yet.

As the Associate University Librarian for Collections, I worked closely with          Page, Julie. Thomas F.R. Clareson, and Thomas H. Teper. 2008         Please see my profile at www.linkedin.com.      My first love as a librarian has always been preservation, and as our community                1999                   Academic       IL      No                No
members of the Library’s administration and other personnel to develop and            Disasters Know No Borders: The Crucial Nature of Disaster Planning                                                   increasingly embraces a digital future, I find that my interest in the preservation of library
manage the University Library’s collections. Duties include: providing leadership     in Thinking Outside the Borders: Library Leadership in a World                                                       materials continues to play an important part in my professional life. It is important not
in all aspects of collection development and management; overseeing                   Community, A Manual for Professional Development, 90 – 109.                                                          only because of what it means for our broader culture, but because preservation is rooted
administration of $15.5-million materials budget in coordination with fifty           Urbana: Mortenson Center for International Library Programs at                                                       in the belief that individuals need to have access to information in order to learn and
subject specialists; coordinating collection policy; advocating on behalf of the      the University of Illinois.                                                                                          grow.
Library’s collections and their needs to campus, local, state, and national           Teper, Thomas. “Current and Emerging Challenges for the Future of
benefactors; working closely with the Library’s technical services units;             Library and Archival Preservation,” in Library Resources & Technical                                                 I consider that to be a fundamental principle of librarianship - the provision of information
articulating future directions for the Library’s collection development and           Services, 49(1): January 2005, pp. 32 – 39.                                                                          - and I believe that I can successfully work as a member of Council to further that aim.
management practice.                                                                  Teper, Thomas and Beth Kraemer. “Long-term Retention of
                                                                                      Electronic Theses and Dissertations,” College and Research
Prior to my arrival at the University of Illinois, the University Library never       Libraries 63(1): January 2002, pp. 61 – 72.
employed a full time preservation administrator. During my tenure as the Head
of Preservation, I coordinated preservation policy, developed aspects of the
program ranging from daily operations to strategic initiatives, participated in
development activities, grant and funding initiatives, and other programs as
required while establishing a new preservation program, successfully engaging
in research and service to support my candidacy for promotion to associate

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First Name         Last Name   Current Position             Previous Positions              Degrees and Certifications               ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                            Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                  Honors and Awards
Min               Tong         Reference/Instruction                                        University of British Columbia, MLIS,    Member, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2013 Invited Papers Committee, 2011-2013   Member, Board of Directors, Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), 2011-2012                      ALA Class of 2011 Emerging Leader
                               Librarian, 2007 - present,                                   2007; Beijing Language and Culture       ALA Class of 2011 Emerging Leader                                                                       Co-chair, Best Book Award Committee, Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), 2011-2012             Excellence in Librarianship Award, University of Central
                               University of Central                                        University, MA Linguistics, 1999; East                                                                                                           Chair, Continuing Education Committee, Florida Library Association                                         Florida, April 2010
                               Florida Libraries, South                                     China Normal University, BA English,                                                                                                             President, Southeast Chapter, Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), 2010-2011                    Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 14th
                               Lake Campus, Clermont,                                       1992                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        National Conference Librarian Scholarship Award, January
                               FL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Diversity Activity Grant, Office of Diversity Initiatives,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        University of Central Florida, October 2008

Temitope A.       Toriola      PhD Student Information      Chaoticfox L.L.C. – Phoenix,    Purdue University – Center for        Intern member on the ALA Committee on Professional Ethics 2010 - 2012                                                                                                                                                 ALA Emerging Leader 2011
                               Security at Purdue           AZ 01/2009 -                    Education and Research in Information ALA Emerging Leader 2011
                               University                   presentContracted Search        Assurance and Security, PhD
                                                            Engine Evaluator/Information    Information Security, expected
                                                            Architect Search and            05/2014
                                                            Retrieval – Provide             University of Pittsburgh, Master of
                                                            comparative analysis of sets    Library and Information Science,
                                                            of search engine results.       12/2008
                                                            U.S. Pentagon – Technical       University of Colorado, Bachelor of
                                                            Services Library – Arlington,   Liberal Arts Degree, 05/2000
                                                            VA 09/2008 -
                                                            12/2008Technical Services
                                                            Library Intern Performed
                                                            original and copy cataloging
                                                            on monographs, audio books,
                                                            DVD videos, atlases, serials,
                                                            and government documents.
                                                            Apollo College – Library –
                                                            Phoenix, AZ 10/2007 -
                                                            08/2008Library Assistant
                                                            Established a special
                                                            collection allied health
                                                            academic library.

Tracy-Lyn         Van Dyne     Head of Teen Services,       Children's/Teen Librarian,      Long Island University, Library          Presently ALA Intern for ALA Conference Committee                                                       2012 Treasurer Young Adult Services Division of Suffolk County
                               2011, Brentwood Public       Connetquot Public Library,      Administration Certificate, May 2011     2009-2011 Grants Committee for ALSC                                                                     2012 Past-President Suffolk County Library Association
                               Library, Brentwood NY        April 2005 - December 2011      St. John's University, MLS, January      2007-2009 Education Committee for ALSC                                                                  2011 President Suffolk County Library Association
                                                            Youth and Family Services       2005                                     2007-2009 Penguin Young Reader's Award Committee for ALSC                                               2011 Committee Long Island Authors Unlimited
                                                            Librarian, Hauppauge Public     St. Joseph's College, BA Psychology,     2007-2008 Preconference Committee for YALSA                                                             2010 Vice-President/President Elect Suffolk County Library Association
                                                            Library, September 2003 -       January 2001                                                                                                                                     2010-present Newsletter Editor Youth Services Section of NYLA
                                                            present                                                                                                                                                                          2010 Past-President Young Adult Services Division of Suffolk County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2009 President Young Adult Services Division of Suffolk County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2009-2011 Publication Committee Youth Services Section of NYLA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2008 Vice-President Young Adult Services Division of Suffolk County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2008-present Exhibits Chair Long Island Library Conference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2006-2011 Newsletter Editor Teen Talk - Young Adult Services Division of Suffolk County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2006-2008 Program Chair for the Long Island Library Conference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2005-2006 Newsletter Editor of The Trumpet for the Children's Library Association of Suffolk County
Jamie             Watson       Collection Development   Assistant Materials Manager, Kent State University, MLS, 2006                YALSA Michael L. Printz Committee, 2010                                                                                                                                                                            Library Journal Mover and Shaker, 2008
                               Coordinator, Baltimore   Harford County Public         The Ohio State University, BS in               ALSC Robert F. Sibert Committee, 2008                                                                                                                                                                              Harford County Public Library, Roenna Fahrney Award, 2004
                               County Public Library,   Library, Belcamp, MD. 9/03- Textiles and Clothing, 1988.                     YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2003-2006, Chair, 2006
                               Towson, MD               3/10                                                                         YALSA Preconference Co-Chair, 2006, 2009, Committee Member 2007
                                                        Librarian II, Collection                                                     ALSC Notable Childrens Software, 2000-2002
                                                        Development, Enoch Pratt                                                     YALSA Local Arrangements, 2010
                                                        Free Library, Baltimore, MD                                                  YALSA Publishers Liaison, 2007-2009.
                                                        Librarian I, Children's
                                                        Librarian, Enoch Pratt Free
                                                        Library, Baltimore, MD 10/97-
Sandy             Wee          Branch Manager, Millbrae Branch Manager, Manor         ALA/APA, Certified Public Library              Committee on Diversity Member (2010-present)                                                            Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, President: 2011-present
                               Library, 2008, San Mateo Branch Library, San Leandro Administrator Program (CPLA), 2008               Spectrum Scholarship Juror Member (2011)                                                                Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Youth Literature Awards Member: 2011-present
                               County Library, San      Public Library, 2007-2008.    San Jose State University, San Jose,           ALSC Liaison with National Organizations Serving Children and Youth Committee Member (2010-present)     Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, Program Committee Member: 2009-present
                               Mateo, California        Youth Services Supervisor,    MLS, 1994                                      LLAMA, Membership Committee Member (2009-2011)                                                          Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Vice-President/President-Elect: 2010-2011
                                                        Los Gatos Public Library,     California State University, Hayward,          ALA’s President Camila Alire’s Presidential Leadership Initiative Member (2008-2010)                    Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Board Member-at-Large: 2007-2009
                                                        1997-2007.                    Children's Literature Certificate,1990         Diversity Committee Member (2005-2007)                                                                  Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Literary Awards Committee Member: 2004-2009
                                                        Children's Librarian, San     University of California, Berkeley, BA         PLA Baker & Taylor Award Jury Member: 2006-2008 (Chair 2008-2009)                                       Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Awards Chair: 2006-2007
                                                        Francisco Public Library,     Psychology, 1989                               PLA, Highsmith Library Innovation Award Jury Member: 2005-2008 (Chair 2007-2008)                        Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Scholarship Committee Member: 2001-2005 (Chair 2003-2005)

Joan S.           Weeks        Sr. Instruction Librarian, Reference Librarian, Library      Catholic University of America, School   ALA Committees:                                                                                         Beta Phi Mu, 1998-Present, IOTA Chapter President 2009                                                     Outstanding Graduate Award Catholic University of America,
                               2000, Library of Congress, of Congress, 1998-2000. (full     of Library and Information Science       Committee on Library Advocacy (Member, 2010 - 2012)                                                                                                                                                                School of Library and Information Science, 1998
                               Washington, DC             time)                             MSLS, Library Systems and Technology,    International Relations Round Table (Chair 2008, Exec. Board Member-at-Large 2010-2012.                                                                                                                            Sustained Outstanding Performance Award, Library of
                                                          Adjunct Faculty, Catholic         1998.                                    IRRT International Sustainable Development Interest Group (Co-founder and chair 2002-2004)                                                                                                                         Congress, 2011
                                                          University of America, School     American University, MA International    IRRT Ad Hoc 2015 Strategic Planning Committee
                                                          of Library and Information        Relations, Middle East Studies, 1974
                                                          Science 2004 - Present (part-     Marshall University, MA Education,
                                                          time)                             1969
                                                          Computer Labs Manager,            Wheeling Jesuit, BA Political Science,
                                                          Catholic University of            1965
                                                          America, School of Library
                                                          and Information Science
                                                          1998 - Present (part-time)

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Major Accomplishments                                                                  Publications                                                           Links for Further Information                        Statement of Professional Concern                                                            Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
As President of the Southeast Chapter, Chinese American Librarians Association,        Tong, M., & Kisby, C.(2009). A Partnership approach to multi-                                                               In a climate of dwindling public appropriations and skepticism about the continuing value 2007                     Academic       FL      Yes               No
I planned, organized, and hosted the inaugural chapter conference in April 2011,       campus library services. Collaborative Librarianship, 1(4), 133-144.                                                        of libraries, no library can afford to be alone if libraries are going to survive, let alone
which featured an outstanding opening keynote address delivered by Dr. Hwa-            Tong, M. (2009). In Zhang, W. & Alon I (Ed.), Biographical                                                                  flourish. Libraries need to step up their collaboration, not only with the same type of
Wei Lee, the former Chief of Asian Division, Library of Congress and Dean of           Dictionary of New Chinese Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders.                                                               libraries but also with other types of libraries. Working in a unique three-way (university,
Library Emeritus, Ohio University                                                      Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing.                                                                                       community college and public) joint use library has equipped me with a good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   understanding of the needs and interests of a diverse library community. My goal as an
As Chair of the Continuing Education Committee, Florida Library Association, I         Entries Authored:                                                                                                           ALA Councilor would be to actively explore new venues to promote the communication
approached and invited 5 library directors and managers from FLA award                 Yufeng Chi, p. 22-23Xianchen Guo, p. 47-48Zhanying Mu, p. 125-                                                              and collaboration between different types of libraries.
libraries for a Round Table program, which I facilitated during FLA 2011 Annual        126Ning Pan, p. 134-136Weibin Wang, p. 180-181

As Chair of the Continuing Education Committee, Florida Library Association, I
led the committee to conduct a statewide library staff continuing education
needs assessment survey, which had not been done in more than five years in
I have been an active member of ALA since beginning library school in 2007. I          American Library Association Emerging Leaders Project 2011             ZooWiki - http://www.zoo-wiki.com                    With copyright policy initially designed for print-based materials, technological            2007                  Academic       IN      No                No
am an intern member on the Committee for Professional Ethics and a 2011                http://connect.ala.org/node/146087                                     ZooWiki Blog - http://zoowiki.blogspot.com           advancements have created a digital environment that harbors unprotected intellectual
Emerging Leader. Presently I am a PhD student at Purdue University studying            http://www.delicious.com/librarysins                                   CERIAS -                                             property. The issues at matter are how can copyright law be modified to protect
Information Security. I am a Technical Services Librarian. I received my MLIS          Master’s Degree Project 2008 Website: http://www.zoo-wiki.com          https://www.cerias.purdue.edu/site/people/stud       intellectual property and how can these new laws be enforced? One issue concerning
from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008. While in library school I participated      Blog: http://zoowiki.blogspot.com                                      ents/view/1154                                       intellectual property at the moment is cloud computing. Copyright is being violated
in field research project at the Pentagon Library in the Technical Services                                                                                                                                        through unauthorized duplication and distribution of digital intellectual property. As
department. During my time at the Pentagon Library I was able to work in                                                                                                                                           specialists in the Information Science field Librarians should become familiar with
several departments on various projects, although the majority of my time was                                                                                                                                      techniques currently used to violate copyright law on digital intellectual property,
spent on original and copy cataloging. While completing my MLIS, I also had                                                                                                                                        determine how copyright print law can be modified to protect digital materials,
another unique opportunity to work on an independent project. I was granted                                                                                                                                        understand obstacles that are preventing digital intellectual property from being
course credit for my project which is called ZooWiki (see http://www.zoo-                                                                                                                                          completely protected, and explore current and proposed methods of deterrents to
wiki.com and http://zoowiki.blogspot.com). ZooWiki is a Wiki database of                                                                                                                                           copyright violations in cloud computing.
wildlife. It consists of images and information on various wildlife species.

                                                                                                                                                              Living the Book Life - blog -                        The field of librarianship is a continuously evolving profession. Library professionals are 2000                   Public         NY      No                No
                                                                                                                                                              http://livingtheyabooklife.blogspot.com/             constantly asked to remain abreast of these changes while striving to serve our patrons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   with the best possible resources that we can. We have to prepare ourselves to do what is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   necessary to remain vital and relevant in this increasingly technological but economically
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   challenged time. We are currently in a battle to prove our necessity to our community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   members and our government officials. I seek election to Council because I have become
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   concerned about the future of librarianship. As Councilor-at-Large I hope to be able
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   become a more vocal proponent for our profession and for our new members as well as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   making sure that ALA works to equip library professionals with the knowledge that we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   need to stay current.

                                                                                       Holley, Pam Spencer, Quick and Popular Reads for Teens,YALSA,                                                               ALA, and indeed the library profession at large, needs to concentrate on being the most       1999                 Public         MD      No                No
                                                                                       2009. Wrote introductory chapter on the history of Quick Picks for                                                          nimble organization it can be. It's almost cliché to evoke "rapid change" but it is the truth
                                                                                       Reluctant Young Adult Readers.                                                                                              and our libraries need to be repositioning themselves to take full advantage of this change
                                                                                       Blogger, adlit.org, 2007-2009.                                                                                              in order to survive. We are an organization of thinkers and doers and it can be done!

I am currently the Millbrae Library Branch Manager of the San Mateo County                                                                                                                                         We need to continue to exercise and advocate the right to information for all ages,            1994                Public         CA      No                No
Library System. The majority of my public library career has been overseeing a                                                                                                                                     gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Information literacy is a necessity regardless
department or running a branch library. I have had the privilege to participate in                                                                                                                                 of differences in individuals. It is our duty to strive for equity to access and close the
professional activities ranging from management and staffing to project                                                                                                                                            digital divide for all. Committees, divisions, and affiliates must develop ongoing concerted
management and multi-ethnic services. I enjoy mentoring and coaching staff to                                                                                                                                      efforts in advocating for equitable access to information. Through partnerships and
meet their personal goals. Throughout my career, I have worked in libraries that                                                                                                                                   collaborations, we can bridge the gap between the haves and have nots. It is often easy to
have varied in size, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. My various job titles                                                                                                                                    focus on one’s interest or specialty instead of the larger picture. In addition, we need to
have included overseeing a Youth Services Department, being an adult services                                                                                                                                      do more than recruit future librarians and support staff in our field and association. We
librarian, and youth services librarian. Since the beginning of my library career, I                                                                                                                               need to mentor and encourage our future leaders to be involved and engaged in our
have been active in our professional association. I have been privileged to chair                                                                                                                                  various library associations, divisions, committees and affiliates. It is our roles as current
and serve on various committees. Currently, I am the 2011-2012 APALA                                                                                                                                               leaders to ensure this happens.
President. Being involved with ALA's various divisions, committees, and
affiliates (member of AILA, ALSC, APALA, BCALA, CALA, EMIERT, PLA, LLAMA,
REFORMA, and YALSA) has given me the opportunity to grow professionally and

I co-founded the International Sustainable Library Development Interest Group      Joan S. Weeks, "Catch the International Library Development Bug!"          I am the IRRT webmaster at:                          Throughout 2010-2011, I worked on an IRRT ad hoc committee to develop and align               1998                 Special        DC      No                No
with a mission to raise awareness of and participation in global sustainable       Colorado Libraries, Issue 35, June 2011.                                   http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/irrt/index.cfm      international strategic plans to ALA 2015 Strategic Plan. Currently, I am charged with
library development projects. We have changed the focus of many major              Joan S. Weeks, "Aspects of Persian Culture Professor Addresses             . I also started and maintain the IRRT blog at:      developing implementation initiatives for this strategic plan. If elected to council, I would
international programs at ALA annual to library development issues.                8,000-Year Legacy," [ Seyyed Hossein Nasr], Library of Congress            http://alairrt.blogspot.com/ and the IRRT wiki at:   work on ways to implement not only the international strategic goals and objectives, but
                                                                                   Information Bulletin (LCIB), Vol. 54, No. 16, September 4, 1995.           http://irrt.ala.org/wiki/index.php?title=IRRT_Wiki   also the full range of ALA strategic priorities by establishing stakeholders, timelines and
As chair of IRRT I worked with all the IRRT committee chairs to implement the      Joan S. Weeks, "The Rule of Law: The Essential Ingredient for a            :Community_Portal .                                  targets with realistic milestones along the way.
2007-2010 strategic plan by establishing stakeholders, timelines and milestones. Democratic Eastern Europe," [John D. Scanlon]" LCIB, Vol. 54, No.            My Catholic University School of Library and
We succeeded in implementing several strategic priorities while I was chair.       22, December 11, 1995.                                                     Information Science web page is at:                  As adjunct faculty and a sr. instruction librarian I am concerned about the scarcity of
                                                                                   Joan S. Weeks, "The Future of Hungary Ambassador Says                      http://slis.cua.edu/directory/weeks.cfm .            resources allocated to libraries in communities with underserved populations both here
I chaired the International Reception at the Library of Congress that Librarian of Democratic Transition Has Been Easier than Economic One,"                                                                       and abroad. If elected to council I would raise awareness of global library development
Congress hosted for international librarians during ALA Annual in DC in 2010.      [Gyorgy Banlaki] LCIB, Vol. 54, No. 22, December 11, 1995.                                                                      issues and develop grass roots advocacy strategies to bring pressure to bear on decision
At the Library of Congress I developed many Cataloger's Desktop online
webinars, tutorials and instructional materials at:                                                                                                                                                                I am also concerned about ongoing professional development for librarians and
http://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop/web-faqs.html for worldwide users. For the                                                                                                                                          opportunities for minority students to enter the profession.
School of Library Science at Catholic University I have taught "Information
Literacy and Instructional Design," "Online Information Retrieval" and "Internet
Searches and Web Design: Tools and Technologies."

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First Name         Last Name   Current Position              Previous Positions               Degrees and Certifications             ALA and/or ALA-APA Activites                                                                                    Offices held in the ALA-APA, state, & regional library associations, & other associations                         Honors and Awards
Tena J.            Wilson      Acting Public Services        Marketing and                    Kent State University, MLIS, Library   Member, ALA Training, Orientation and Leadership Development Committee, 2008 – present; Member,                 Member, Ohio Library Council, 2008 - present.                                                                     2009 Public Relations Society of America Cleveland Rocks
                               West Team Leader,             Communications                   Management, 2006; Tennessee            Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS - ALA Affiliate), 2006 - present; Board, Association of   Member, Kent State Alumni, School of Library and Information Sciences, 2006 - present.                            Award for "Save Ohio Libraries" Public Service Campaign for
                               Cleveland Public Library,     Administrator, Cleveland         Temple University, BS Business         Bookmobile and Outreach Services, 2008 – 2010; Chair, Dr. Bernard Vavrek Scholarship Committee, ABOS,                                                                                                                             Cleveland Public Library; Public Relations Society of America
                               Cleveland, OH, Sept 2011      Public Library, Cleveland, OH,   Administration and Secondary           2009; Chair, Exhibits Committee, ABOS, 2007 and 2008; Chair, ALA Subcommittee on Bookmobiles, 2006 –                                                                                                                              Cleveland Rocks Awards for the 2009 and 2010 Cleveland
                                                             2008-2011                        Education, 1985.                       2008; Member, Library Administration and Management Association & Public Relations Section                                                                                                                                        Public Library Annual Report
                                                             Branch Manager, Cleveland
                                                             Public Library, Cleveland, OH,
                                                             Library Associate, Stark
                                                             County Library District,
                                                             Canton, OH, 2005-2006
                                                             Library Consultant for Mobile
                                                             Outreach, Matthews
                                                             Specialty Vehicles,
                                                             Greensboro, NC, 1996-2004

Patricia "Patty"   Wong        County Librarian/Chief        Deputy Director, Stockton-       UC Berkeley, MLIS, 1984                ALA, Molly Raphael Presidential Initiative Planning Committee, Co-chair, 2010-2012                              NorthNet Library System, member at large, administrative council and steering committee, 2011-present             2011 CASH/AIA Leroy Greene Design and Planning Award for
                               Archivist, since 2008, Yolo   San Joaquin County Public        UC Berkeley, BA Women's Studies,       ALA, Camila Alire Presidential Initiative Planning Committee, Co-chair, 2008-2010                               Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, President (1999) and life member.                                  Specialized Facility, Award of Excellence for Winters
                               County Library, Woodland,     Library (CA), 2001-2007          1983                                   ALA Council, councilor-at-large,1996-2007                                                                       Chinese American Librarians Association, President, California Chapter, 1993, life member.                        Community Library, Yolo County
                               CA; Faculty, 2006-present,    Youth Services Coordinator,                                             ALA Executive Board, member, 2001-2005                                                                          Chinese American Librarians Association, Chair, Board of Directors, 1991-1993                                     2010 Raul and Estela Mora Award for Día de los Niños/Día de
                               San Jose State University,    Oakland Public Library (CA),                                            ALA Committee on Committees, member, 1998-1999                                                                  USBBY, Treasurer (1998) and member, Board of Directors, 1995-1996                                                 los Libros for Turner Community Library, Yolo County
                               School of Library and         1999-2001                                                               ALA, Budget and Review Committee, Chair 2005-2007, member 2002-2004                                             REFORMA, Member, National Conference II Planning Committee, 1998-1999, life member.                               2010 Woman of the Year nominated by Senator Lois Wolk
                               Information Science, San      Supervising Librarian,                                                  ALA, Advocacy Advisory Committee, members 2008-2009                                                             Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, member. Jane Addams Childrens Book Award Committee, 1993-     (CA -5th district)
                               Jose, CA                      Berkeley Public Library (CA)                                            ALA Presidential Task Force on Graduated Dues Study, Co-chair, 2007-2008                                        2000                                                                                                              2009 High Five Award for Collaboration, First 5 Yolo County
                                                             1989-1999                                                               ALA, Scholastic Award Jury, Member, 2007-2008                                                                   California Library Association, member and Chair (1993), Edna Yelland Minority Scholarship Committee, 1991-1994   2008 Friend of the Year Award, West Sacramento Friends of
                                                                                                                                     ALA, American Libraries Advisory Board, Chair, 2000, member 1999                                                                                                                                                                  the Library
                                                                                                                                     ALA, Spectrum Advisory Committee, member, 2006-2008                                                                                                                                                                               2007 Mover and Shaker, LIBRARY JOURNAL
                                                                                                                                     ALA, Spectrum Scholarship Jury, member 1998                                                                                                                                                                                       2006 APALA Library Advocacy Award, Joint Conference of
                                                                                                                                     ALA, Booklinks Advisory Board, 1993-1995                                                                                                                                                                                          Librarians of Color
                                                                                                                                     ALA Mary Somerville, Presidential Initiative Planning Committee, member 1995-1997                                                                                                                                                 1997, 2004 Gale/EMIERT Multicultural Award
                                                                                                                                     ALA Nominating Committee, member, 1996-1997                                                                                                                                                                                       1983 Louise Giles Minority Scholarship, ALA
                                                                                                                                     ALA Committee on Minority Concerns, member 1991-1993
                                                                                                                                     ALSC, Pura Belpre Award Committee, 1996-1998
                                                                                                                                     ALSC Newbery Award Committee, 1993-1994
                                                                                                                                     ALSC, Membership Committee, Network Representative and member, 1990-1993
                                                                                                                                     ALSC, Filmstrip Evaluation Committee, member 1988-1990
                                                                                                                                     LLAMA, Education and Training Committee, Public Relations Section, member 1995-1996
Vance D.           Wyatt       Trustee, 2011, North          Wyatt Solutions,             National-Louis University, Business                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Youngest Library Trustee Ever April 2011
                               Chicago Public Library,       CEO/chairman, 2011-current Management, March 2013
                               North Chicago, IL             Advanced Resources,
                                                             Assistant/PPM Support, 2011-
                                                             Crossmark, Assistant Store
                                                             Manager/Lead Event
                                                             Specialist, 2010-2011

Courtney Louise    Young       Head Librarian, 2010,    Reference Librarian, Penn             Simmons College, MLS, 1997            ALA Executive Board, Member, 2009-2012                                                                           Michigan Library Association Electronic Publishing Committee, Chair 2001-2002                                     Library Journal Mover & Shaker, 2011
                               Penn State Greater       State Beaver, 2004-2010               The College of Wooster, BA English,   ALA BARC, Executive Board representative, 2010-2012                                                              Michigan Library Association Electronic Publishing Committee, Member, 1999-2002                                   Plaque of Appreciation New Members Round Table,
                               Allegheny, McKeesport PA Social Sciences Librarian,            1996                                  ALA Spectrum Initiative Student Chapters Task Force, 2010-2011                                                                                                                                                                     American Library Association, 2010, 2011
                                                        Penn State University Park,                                                 ALA Councilor-at-large, 2008-2011                                                                                                                                                                                                  Staff Achievement Award Libraries, Michigan State
                                                        2002-2004                                                                   NMRT Past President, 2010-2011                                                                                                                                                                                                     University, 2002
                                                        Assistant Instruction                                                       NMRT President, 2009-2010                                                                                                                                                                                                          Certificate of Achievement, Training Institute for Library
                                                        Librarian, Michigan State                                                   NMRT President-elect, 2008-2009                                                                                                                                                                                                    Science Interns and Residents, University of Minnesota
                                                        University, 1999-2002                                                       ALA Resolutions Committee, Member, 2008-2009                                                                                                                                                                                       Libraries, 1998
                                                                                                                                    ALA Task Force on Electronic Member Participation, Member, 2007-2009
                                                                                                                                    NMRT Councilor, 2005-2008
                                                                                                                                    NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award, Chair, 2004-2005
                                                                                                                                    NMRT Diversity Committee, Chair, 2003-2004
                                                                                                                                    NMRT Diversity Committee, Member, 2002-2003
                                                                                                                                    NMRT Liaison Coordination and Support Ad Hoc Committee, Member, 2002-2003
                                                                                                                                    ACRL Scholarship Committee, 2009 ACRL National Conference, Member, 2008-2009
                                                                                                                                    ACRL AFAS Conference Program Planning Committee, Member 2003-2005, 2006-2008
Liana H.           Zhou        Director of Library and       Head of Library, The Kinsey                                            ACRL WSS Instruction Committee, Women’s
                                                                                              Indiana University, Bloomington, MLS, Member, ALA Councilor-at large, 2007-2010 Studies Section, Member, 2003-2005                                     President, Chinese American Librarians Association, 2001                                                          ALA (American Library Association) Equality Award, 2008
                               Archives, The Kinsey          Institute, Indiana University,   Library and Information Science, 1990 Member, ALA Council Effectiveness Taskforce, 2009-2010                                                           Chair, CALA 2010 Strategic Plan Taskforce, Chinese American Librarians Association, 2009                          Chinese American Librarians Association Distinguished
                               Institute for Research in     1998-2006                        Earlham School of Religion, Richmond, Chair, the Award Committee, First Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, 2001-2007                             Chair, CALA 2015 Strategic Plan Taskforce, Chinese American Librarians Association, 2010                          Service Award, 2007
                               Sex, Gender and               Head of Technical Services,      IN, Graduate Studies, 1986-1988       Member, Steering Committee, First Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, 2001-2007                             Chair, CALA President's Initiative Taskforce, Chinese American Librarians Association, 2009                       Chinese American Librarians Association President’s Award,
                               Reproduction, Indiana         The Kinsey Institute, Indiana    Nanking University, China, Graduate   Member, ALA Diversity Council, 2005-2007                                                                         Member, CALA Board of Director, 2004-2007                                                                         2004
                               University, Bloomington,      University, 1990-1998            studies, Western Philosophy, 1984-
                               Indiana                                                        1986
                                                                                              Sichuan University, China, BA,
                                                                                              Philosophy, 1984

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Major Accomplishments                                                                Publications                                                        Links for Further Information          Statement of Professional Concern                                                                 Member of ALA since   Library Type   State   Emerging Leader   Spectrum Scholar
Tena Wilson's experience has revolved around organizational leadership, team                                                                                                                    Libraries are the best kept secret in most communities. Only after working very closely       2006                      Public         OH      No                No
management and community relations. For 15 years, Tena marketed and                                                                                                                             with and in libraries did I come to realize the immense impact potential of libraries.
designed mobile libraries, medical, science and computer labs. A graduate                                                                                                                       Libraries really do change lives. That’s big. Librarians know the stories because the stories
degree in Library & Information Science allowed her to bring her management                                                                                                                     draw us deeper into our love for the profession; however, we often fall down when it
experience from the corporate world into the library profession. Bringing a fresh                                                                                                               comes to intentionally articulating those stories to the funders, the legislators, and the
perspective into library administration has proved to be of value.                                                                                                                              leaders in the community.

Numerous opportunities for internal leadership have come her way, including                                                                                                                     Libraries must adapt as the world around us evolves, all the while protecting and
working with a Levy Campaign Team (vote carried by 65%), leading an Internal                                                                                                                    archiving the past. How creatively the library addresses the needs of our community – the
Communication Task Force and an Adult Services Innovation Team. Under her                                                                                                                       economically challenged, students, seniors, parents and teachers – will determine
leadership, media exposure for the library have been expanded and focused, key                                                                                                                  whether we remain relevant. We need to move faster, make better decisions, attract
community partnerships have been developed and fostered, internal and                                                                                                                           talent, program with intention, and focus our priorities.
external communications have been increased; and library programs continue
to draw patrons with over 14,000 programs per year.

Her newest appointment as acting manager of the 14 branches on the West side
of Cleveland allows her to focus her energies on excellent customer service, best
practices and staff performance.

ALA: I introduced the creation of the Member Forum listserv to give members a        Patricia M. Wong with Dr. Julie Todaro, "Frontline Advocacy is                                             I am concerned about ALA's fiscal health, YOUR organization's financial sustainability, our 1984                        Public         CA      No                No
stronger voice and an opportunity to engage. As an Executive Board member we         Everybody's Job", American Libraries (Chicago), May 2010                                                   increased need to preserve equitable access, and to develop library leaders at all levels for
fought CIPA and the Patriot Act and other erosions to intellectual freedom.          Patricia M. Wong, et al. CALIFORNIA CULTURAL CROSSROADS.                                                   our future.
While a Budget leader, we increased ALA's reserves through careful and               California State Library (Sacramento, CA), 2007
judicious planning and strengthening relationships with the Divisions and            Patricia M. Wong, et al. JOINT VENTURES: THE PROMISE, POWER                                                I am a knowledgeable ALA leader, former Board member with a strong background in
Roundtables.                                                                         AND PERFORMANCE OF PARTNERING. California State Library                                                    ALA finances. I support Spectrum and am active in the ethnic affiliates with a wide
                                                                                     (Sacramento, CA), 2001                                                                                     network throughout the association. I work to engage frontline staff and communities to
Professional: Grants, fundraising and awards to libraries and nonprofits totaling                                                                                                               become stronger advocates for our libraries. I work closely with my state library and my
more than $12.0 million since 1990                                                                                                                                                              California Chapter to build sustainability.

Capital improvement and construction projects totaling $19 million since 2008                                                                                                                   I am a bridge builder. I connect people to build support for a stronger profession, and a
resulting in two new libraries and one major renovation in three years                                                                                                                          better ALA. I value a progressive and inclusive approach to our democratic process and
                                                                                                                                                                                                believe that everyone can and does make a difference. I will be your champion and
Lead role in City of Stockton's Youth and Education Action Team resulted in the                                                                                                                 advocate and I ask for your vote. Please vote for Patty Wong.
youth-led training of more than 2000 city (including all health and safety staff)
and school district employees and other adult allies in youth and asset

Community: Science Olympiad lead for local elementary, middle and high
schools since 2004 with more than 7 state championships, board participation
on several cultural arts and community organizations
Spearheaded the retention of quality Library Workers, as the Board dealt with                                                                            www.vancewyatt.com                     I would clarify that my Library is not a part of Chicago. We are a much smaller city to the 2011                        Public         IL      No                No
an employment service change over                                                                                                                                                               north, named the City of North Chicago. Unlike the much larger Chicago library system,
Voted to expand and update the library’s computer                                                                                                                                               we do not have an exorbitant amount of funding. Therefore, we must plan for years to
Voted and introduced proposals to purchase a Tablet for Patrons Use                                                                                                                             acquire new material and technology that will enhance our community.
Passed proposals to Digitize Board’s Packets and will save nearly $3000 to
$6000 a year                                                                                                                                                                                    As a Councilor, I will push to use the ALA to be the median for intergovernmental
Acquired free Books and eBooks for the Library while attending the 2011                                                                                                                         agreement between libraries to save money and enhance the communities, since a larger
American Library Association Annual Conference                                                                                                                                                  pool of money is better than a few puddles.
Introduced new Polices that revolutionize and advance the North Chicago Public
Library                                                                                                                                                                                         I will push for eBooks and other digital media to be readily available for libraries especially
Spearheaded the introduction of American Library Association National Game                                                                                                                      since there as been backlash from companies. I will fight for the Right of knowledge and
Day to North Chicago                                                                                                                                                                            for a child’s right to inspire, As Councilor I want to make a difference within America and
                                                                                                                                                                                                KNOWLEDGE is the key.
                                                                                     Ciszek, Matthew P. and Young, Courtney L. "Diversity Collection     http://librarycourtney.blogspot.com;   Since joining ALA, I have been an active and contributing member of the association. I            2002                  Academic       PA      No                No
                                                                                     Assessment in Large Academic Libraries." Collection Building,       @librarycourtney                       have committed myself to ALA, developing a progressive understanding of our divisions,
                                                                                     Volume 29, Number 4, 2010: 154-161.                                                                        round tables, committees, and affiliates. I recognize the importance of building bridges
                                                                                     Guertin, Laura A. and Young, Courtney L. “Using Flickr to Connect a                                        between our diverse membership and its many important parts. I am dedicated to
                                                                                     Multi-Campus Honors Community.” Journal of the National                                                    diversity in all forms in our profession and our organization. ALA's membership is a
                                                                                     Collegiate Honors Council, Volume 10, Number 2, Fall/Winter                                                diverse group of librarians and library school students interested in continuing the
                                                                                     2009: 57-60.                                                                                               profession while at the same time changing it. I would like to continue my service to the
                                                                                     Young, Courtney L. “Incorporating Undergraduate Advising in                                                profession and the Association as a member of Council. I want ALA to continue moving
                                                                                     Teaching Information Literacy: Case Study for Academic Librarians                                          forward and maintain its relevance to all library professionals.
                                                                                     as Advisors," Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 34,
                                                                                     Number 2, 2008: 139-144.

I am honored to have served as CALA President in 2001 and to have served,            Consulting editor and contributor for Encyclopedia of Gender and                                           ALA's 2015 Strategic Plan states the vision and plan for this organization. If elected, I will 1996                     Academic       IN      No                No
from 2001-2007, as the Award Committee Chair for the 2006 Joint Conference           Sexuality (General Editor: Fedwa, Multi- Douglas), Thomason/Gale,                                          be a strong advocate for this plan and its implementation. In particular, I would like to
of the Librarians of Color (JCLC). JCLC was an extraordinary and empowering          2007                                                                                                       play a leadership role that will help the Association continue to advance important issues
experience for me professionally and I was pleased and proud of my roles in          Co-author: Who is Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey. Guangxi Normal University                                          such as diversity, intellectual freedom, equality, accessibility, and effective use of
raising funds for the Travel Scholarships, and for working with a diverse group of   Press, China, 2007.                                                                                        technology. I will work with ALA members and the Association in realizing the ALA’s
ALA members in organizing, publicizing and promoting this conference.                Co-editor. Bridging the Cultures: Chinese American Librarians and                                          priorities in strengthening libraries, the profession and the public’s access to information
                                                                                     Their Organization: A Glance at the Thirty Years of CALA, 1973-                                            and knowledge.
                                                                                     2003. Guilin: Guanxing Normal University Press, China, 2004
                                                                                     Translator of Dr. John Money’s Sex Errors of the Body and Related
                                                                                     Syndromes: A Guide to Counseling Children, Adolescents and Their
                                                                                     Families, Renti De Xing Quexian.(Guangxi Normal University Press,
                                                                                     2003. (First Chinese edition of Dr. Money’s work in China.)

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