Lanza-Galindo withdraws candidacy for 2022-25 ALA treasurer

For Immediate Release
Tue, 12/21/2021


Sheryl Reyes



American Library Association

CHICAGO — Oscar Lanza-Galindo, associate dean, Library and Learning Commons, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, has withdrawn his candidacy for treasurer of the American Library Association (ALA).

"It is with a heavy heart that I must officially withdraw my candidacy for ALA Treasurer. I look forward to continuing to serve ALA as a Councilor-at-Large, and through the different committees I am currently involved in." said Lanza-Galindo. “I am sincerely grateful to all who have supported my candidacy. I will continue to advocate for and with you in different ALA channels." Peter Hepburn, head librarian at the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California, is the remaining candidate for ALA treasurer.

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