Raphael Wins Presidency; Neal Elected Treasurer

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Raphael Wins Presidency; Neal Elected Treasurer


Molly Raphael, former director of libraries at Multnomah County (Ore) Library, has been elected ALA president.

"I am honored to be elected president of the American Library Association for the year 2011-2012," Raphael said. "Libraries are truly essential for learning and essential for life. Today, libraries face serious economic, political, social, and technological challenges. ALA is the only organization that speaks for all libraries; therefore, I call on all those who work in, use, and support libraries to join together to ensure that the critical roles of libraries in our society are sustained."

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Raphael received 5,857 votes out of the total 10,256 votes cast for president and will serve one year as vice-president/president-elect before she takes over at the end of the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. A total of 10,858 ballots were cast in the election that included the Association's governing Council and division and round table leaders.

Raphael recently retired after six years as director of libraries at Multnomah County Library. She previously served as director of the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) from 1997 to 2003, after holding various positions at DCPL, beginning in 1970 as an assistant children's librarian.

She defeated Sara Kelly Johns, school library media specialist for grades 6-12 at Lake Placid (N.Y.) Middle/High School, who received 4,399 votes.

Neal is new treasurer.

James Neal, vice president for information services and university librarian at Columbia University in New York City, will serve a three-year term as ALA treasurer beginning at the conclusion of the 2010 Annual Conference in "Washington, D. …

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