Federal Librarian Summer 2009
FAFLRT President-Elect wins DCLA Award
The District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) presented its Community Service Award this year to FAFLRT President-elect Richard Huffine. This award honors those who have volunteered their library expertise to develop or improve a library service, program or facility unrelated to their employment.
Richard was recognized for his dedicated leadership of the Federation of Friends of the D.C. Public Libraries. He works tirelessly to advocate for adequate library funding and encourage citizen involvement in public library services across D.C. In addition to being the Presidentelect of FAFLRT, Richard serves as President of the Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library and is the Vice President/President Elect of DCLA. He is also active with other ALA committees and with the Special Libraries Association, and volunteers with the Lubuto Library Project.
By day, Richard is the National Library Coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey, and has worked previously for the Environmental Protection Agency and the General Services Administration.