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Amigos Trustees Announce New Members, Elect Officers

Amigos Trustees Announce New Members, Elect Officers
Dallas, TX – Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that four new members have been elected to serve three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Trustees. New Librarian Trustees are:
• Jennifer Crawford Goodson, Library Director, Fort Smith Public Library, Fort Smith, AR
• Anne Prestamo, Associate Dean of Libraries for Collection and Technology Services, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
• Carla J. Stoffle, Dean, University Libraries and Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

The new Non-librarian Trustee is Oliver J. Delaney, Oklahoma City, OK.

The new Trustees join those currently serving three-year terms. Librarian Trustees include:
• Carolyn Henderson Allen, Dean of Libraries, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
• Shirley Dickerson, Library Director, R.W. Steen Library, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
• Bill Hair, Associate Dean and Director of University Libraries, Baylor University, Waco, TX
• Rita Hamilton, Library Director, Scottsdale Public Library System, Scottsdale, AZ
• Sharon Jenkins, Director of Library Services, New Mexico Junior College, Hobbs, NM
• James Karney, Director, Waco-McLennan County Library System, Waco, TX

Non-librarian Trustees currently serving are:
• Patrick Heath, Boerne, TX
• Ken Morris, Okmulgee, OK

The Board has elected officers of Amigos for 2009-10. They are:
• Carolyn Henderson Allen, Chair
• James Karney, Vice Chair
• Shirley Dickerson, Treasurer
• Bill Hair, Secretary

About Amigos Library Services
For more than thirty years, Amigos Library Services,, has helped its members obtain affordable services and share library resources and knowledge. With over 700 members, Amigos is the largest consortium of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the southwestern United States. Through membership in Amigos, libraries collectively gain access to the latest innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities for continuing professional education; leverage their buying power; and preserve the region’s rich cultural heritage. This collaboration strengthens each member’s ability to serve and lead its community in the creative and effective use of information resources. ###

Media Contact:
Terri Maguire Mertz
Amigos Library Services, Inc.
14400 Midway Road
Dallas, TX 75244-3509
972-340-2855 (direct)
1-800-843-8482, ext. 2855
[email protected]