2016-2017 United for Libraries Board Members

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

PRESIDENT
Susan J. Schmidt, Friends of Montgomery County, Maryland, Inc.

PRESIDENT ELECT 
Steve Laird, President, Reference Division of Infogroup, Omaha, NE

SECRETARY
Donna McDonald, Director, Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System, Dardanelle, Ark.

DIVISION COUNCILOR
Christine Lind Hage, Director, Rochester Hills (Mich.) Public Library

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Ed McBride, Library & Research Publisher Professional

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

TRUSTEE AT LARGE 

  • Don Roalkvam, Treasurer, Indian Hills (Ill.) Public Library Board of Trustees
  • David Paige, Trustee, North Conway (N.H.) Library
  • Camila Alire, Past President, American Library Association.

FRIEND AT LARGE

  • Peggy Barber, Consultant, Library Communications Strategies, Inc.
  • Michael LaCroix, Dean, Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Veronda J. Pitchord, Director of Membership Development and Resource Sharing, Reaching Across Illinois Library System, Burr Ridge, Illinois

FOUNDATION AT LARGE

  • Deborah Doyle, Acting Executive Director, Friends of the San Francisco (Calif.) Public Library
  • Marcellus Turner, City Librarian, The Seattle Public Library, Seattle, WA
  • Virginia B. Ginny Moore, retired school librarian

CORPORATE AT LARGE

  • Kathleen McEvoy, Vice President of Communications, EBSCO Information Services
  • Skip Dye, Vice-President and Director of Sales Operations, Penguin Random House
  • MaryEllin Santiago, VP, Sales - Consortia & Special Markets, Gale-Cengage Learning

BOARD MEMBER AT LARGE

  • Patricia Glass Schuman, Past President, American Library Association
  • Peter Pearson, Lead Consultant, Library Strategies Consulting Group
  • Fred Stielow, Vice President/Dean Emeritus, American Public University System; Trustee, Anne Arundel County (Md.) Library System
  • Mark Smith, Director and Librarian, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Paula Beswick, Director, Bozeman (Mont.) Public Library Foundation