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    May 25th, 2011LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    Dallas, TX — The Amigos Library Services Board of Directors is pleased to announce that four members have been elected to serve three-year terms on the board. The directors, whose terms run through 2014, are:

    • Ms. Shirley Dickerson, Library Director, R.W. Steen Library, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
    • Mr. Bill Hair, Associate Dean and Director of University Libraries, Baylor University, Waco, TX
    • Ms. Polly McCord, Librarian, New Mexico Office of the State Engineer Library, Santa Fe, NM
    • Mr. Joel Valdez, University of Arizona Foundation, Tucson, AZ, Independent Director

    Ms. Dickerson and Mr. Hair were re-elected to their second three-year terms. The newly elected directors will join those currently serving three-year terms. They are:

    • Mr. Oliver Delaney, Oklahoma City, OK, Independent Director
    • Ms. Jennifer Goodson, Library Director, Fort Smith Public Library, Ft. Smith, AR
    • Mr. Patrick Heath, Boerne, TX, Independent Director
    • Ms. Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan, Library Manager, Los Alamos County Library System/Mesa Public Library, Los Alamos, NM
    • Mr. Art Lichtenstein, Library Director, Torreyson Library, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
    • Mr. Bill Parton, Library Director, Pendergraft Library, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
    • Dr. Anne Prestamo, Claud D. Kniffin Professor of Library Service and Education, Associate Dean for Collection And Technology Services, Oklahoma State University Libraries, Stillwater, OK
    • Ms. Carla Stoffle, Dean, University Libraries and Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

    Board officers for 2011-12 are:
    • Dr. Anne Prestamo, Chair
    • Ms. Jennifer Goodson, Vice Chair
    • Ms. Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan, Secretary
    • Mr. Patrick Heath, Treasurer

    About Amigos Library Services
    For more than 35 years, Amigos Library Services has helped its members obtain affordable services and share library resources and knowledge. With over 600 members, Amigos is one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. Through membership in Amigos, libraries collectively gain access to the latest innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities for continuing professional education; leverage their buying power; and preserve the region’s rich cultural heritage. This collaboration strengthens each member’s ability to serve and lead its community in the creative and effective use of information resources.

    Media Contact:
    Terri Maguire Mertz
    Amigos Library Services