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.
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).
newly elected trustees joined the following members to form the FTRF Board for
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
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.