Ann K. G. Brown named RUSA's President for 2018-19

For Immediate Release
Fri, 04/14/2017


Melissa Tracy

Marketing & Programs Specialist

Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

CHICAGO - Ann K. G. Brown, Instruction, Ourtreach and Reference Librarian at George Washington University, GW Libriraries in Washington D.C. named President-Elect for the Reference and User Services (RUSA) division of the American Library Association (ALA). 

"RUSA has given me the opportunity to serve our profession and a chance to work with amazing people. We’ve been drawn together by our love of librarianship and our diverse roles in serving our patrons. Having recently served as chair of RUSA Membership and been involved both with RUSA Board and Budget & Finance, I’m in a unique position to continue the work of past RUSA presidents and lead the association forward", Brown said.

In her 20 years as an ALA member, Brown has been a very involed member of RUSA including roles on the Organization and Planning Committee, Budget and Finance Committee, Chair of the Membership Committee, Chair of the RSS Section Nominating Committee and Chair of RSS Section among many other roles. Brown is also a member of the LLAMA and ACRL divisions of ALA. 

See all the 2017 election results for RUSA. 

What is RUSA
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, represents librarians and library staff in the fields of reference, specialized reference, collection development, readers’ advisory and resource sharing. RUSA is the foremost organization of reference and information professionals who make the connections between people and the information sources, services and collection materials they need. Learn more about RUSA.