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FTRF Board of Trustees election results

Posted By FTRF Staff, Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012

In the April election, five trustees were elected to two-year terms on the Freedom to Read Foundation Board:

Carol Brey-Casiano (Brasilia, Brazil) is an information resource officer at theU.S.Embassy in Brazil and is a past president of the American Library Association.

Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. (Washington, D.C.) is an information research specialist at the Library of Congress.

Mary Minow (Cupertino, Calif.) is a library law consultant and is Follett Chair at Dominican University's Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Judith Platt (Washington, D.C.) is the director of free expression advocacy at the Association of American Publishers.

Nancy P. Zimmerman (Columbia, S.C.) is associate dean for academic affairs at The Graduate School, University of South Carolina.

Brey-Casiano, Minow, and Platt were re-elected. Jefferson and Zimmerman were newly elected (Jefferson served previously on the board as an ex-officio member due to his status as chair of ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Committee).

The newly elected trustees joined the following members to form the FTRF Board for 2012–2013:

Helen Adams

Jonathan Bloom

Chris Finan

Christine Jenkins

Herbert Krug

Candace Morgan

Ex-Officio members of the 2012–2013 FTRF Board:

Maureen Sullivan, ALA President

Pat Scales, ALA IFC Chair, 2011–2012

Keith Michael Fiels, ALA Executive Director

Barbara Stripling, ALA President-Elect

Barbara M. Jones is the FTRF secretary and executive director. The officers for 2012­–2013 will be selected at the FTRF Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA on June 21.

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