Ann K. Symons
Symons’ career includes many notable achievements and awards. With a career spanning over 40 years, primarily with the Juneau (Alaska) School District, she has also done international library work in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey, Latvia, Russia, Germany, Brazil and Peru. She is a both a past treasurer and a past president of ALA. Her writings include "Protecting the Right to Read: A How-To-Do-It Manual for School and Public Librarians," with Charles Harmon (Neal-Schuman, 1995), "Speaking Out: Voices in Celebration of Intellectual Freedom" with Sally Gardner Reed (ALA Press, 1999) and various articles.