Eleven candidates for the Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees have been slated for the 2012 election by the Nominating Committee, composed of Trustees Judith Platt, Chris Finan, and James G. Neal, Chair. There are five vacancies on the Board to be filled. Trustees are elected to two-year terms.
Candidates for Freedom to Read Foundation Board, 2012—2014
J. Douglas (Doug) Archer, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Carol Brey-Casiano, U.S. Department of State, Brasilia, Brazil
Christopher Bowen, Westmont, IL
Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Pamela R. Klipsch, JeffersonCountyLibrary, High Ridge, MO
Charles Kratz, The University of Scranton Weinberg Library, Scranton, PA
Mary Minow, LibraryLaw.com, Cupertino, CA
Judith Platt, Association of American Publishers, Washington, DC
Raymond Santiago, Miami-Dade County Library System, Miami, FL
Eric Suess, Marshall Public Library, Pocatello, ID
Dr. Nancy P. Zimmerman, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Ballots will be mailed April 1 to all persons holding paid memberships in the Foundation as of that date. To join the Freedom to Read Foundation or renew your membership, call (800) 545-2433 x4226 or visit http://www.ala.org/groups/affiliates/relatedgroups/freedomtoreadfoundation/ftrforg/joinftrf/joinftrf.