Slate announced for 2015 FTRF trustee election

For Immediate Release
Tue, 03/24/2015


Jonathan Kelley

Program Officer

Freedom to Read Foundation

Freedom to Read Foundation


Twelve candidates for the Freedom to Read Foundation board of trustees have been slated for the 2015 election by the Nominating Committee. Six trustees will be elected to two-year terms in this spring's election. Ballots will be mailed April 1 to all current (2015) FTRF members. To join or renew your membership, or confirm your membership status, please call (312) 280-4226 or visit

Candidates for Freedom to Read Foundation Board, 2015–2017 Term

J. Douglas Archer, peace studies, global affairs and political science librarian, Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

Charles Brownstein, executive director, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, New York

John Chrastka, executive director, EveryLibrary, Berwyn, Illinois

John "Mack" Freeman, marketing and programming coordinator, West Georgia Regional Library, Carrollton, Georgia

Alexia Hudson-Ward, associate librarian, Penn State Abington College, Abington, Pennsylvania

Jim Neal, university librarian emeritus, Columbia University, New York

Henry Reichman, first vice-president/chair, Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, American Association of University Professors, Albany, California

Neil M. Richards, professor of law, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Loriene Roy, professor and graduate advisor, School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Sophia Sotilleo, assistant professor/access services librarian, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, The Lincoln University, Lincoln University, Maryland

Julia Warga, associate director for research and instruction, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio

Michael Wright, director, Dubuque County Library District, Dubuque, Iowa