Catherine R. Friedman president-elect of the Library Leadership and Management Association

For Immediate Release
Fri, 05/04/2012

Contact:

Fred Reuland
Program Officer
Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)
1-800-545-2433 ext. 5032
freuland@ala.org

CHICAGO —The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) announced today that Catherine R. Friedman has been elected as president-elect.  She is associate university librarian for user services, University of California- San Diego Libraries.

After hearing of her election, Friedman said, “I’m really excited to have been elected at a time when LLAMA’s potential continues to grow.  Building on the leadership of current president Janine Golden, President-elect Pat Hawthorne and all the excellent past leadership, I believe LLAMA is poised to meet the needs of its members and library leaders in the future.”

Friedman will begin her term as president-elect in June 2012, and will become LLAMA president in June 2013.

About LLAMA

The mission of the Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) is to encourage and nurture current and future library leaders, and to develop and promote outstanding leadership and management practices. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.