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SLA Announces 1996 Election Results

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SLA Announces 1996 Election Results

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Judy Field, management consultant and senior lecturer, Library and Information Science Program, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, has been elected 1996/97 president-elect of the Special Libraries Association.

Selected to other SLA offices for the coming year were:

* Chapter Cabinet chair-elect--Peter S. Moon, manager, Technical Resource Center, Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co., Hartford, Connecticut

* Division Cabinet chair-elect--Rebecca B. Vargha, library coordinator, SAS Institute, Inc., Cary, North Carolina

* Board of Directors--Stephen K. Abram, director, corporate information, Micromedia Limited, Toronto, Ontario; and Sharyn J. Ladner, associate professor and Gold Fund business librarian, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Highlights of Field's extensive contributions to SLA include serving as chair of the SLA 1994 Atlanta Conference Program committee, serving on the Board of Directors as Division Cabinet chairelect and chair (1975-77), serving on the SLA Board of Directors (1986-89), and serving on numerous committees. She was named an SLA Fellow in 1994. Currently, she is SLA representative to the Association for Library & Information Science Education.

In addition, Field has held a variety of positions at the chapter and division levels. She is a past president of the Michigan Chapter (1981-82) and served as chair or member of several committees. She also is a past chair of the Library Management Division (1983-84) and has served in numerous capacities for the Business & Finance Division and Information Technology Division.

Elected as SLA Chapter Cabinet chairelect, Peter Moon currently is chair of the Engineering Division. He is a past president of the Connecticut Valley Chapter (1993-94) and a past program chair. He was named the chapter's 1994-95 member of the year.

SLA's incoming Division Cabinet chair, Rebecca B. Vargha, is a past chair of SLA's 1993 Cincinnati Conference Program Committee. She is a past president of the North Carolina Chapter (1990-91) and a past chair of its Government Relations Committee and Education Committee. She is also a past chair of the Museum, Arts, and Humanities Division (1994-95) and past chair of its Long-Range Planning Committee and Professional Development Committee. …

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