Yolanda Glass resigned as Administrative Assistant for Statistics and
Assessment, effective July 15, 2011, to accept a position back home in
California that builds upon her recent degree in graphic design from the
Art Institute of Washington.
Charles B. Lowry, ARL Executive Director, announced his decision to retire at
the end of December 2012.
Kristin Riccard completed her one-year appointment as ARL Law and Policy
Fellow at the end of August 2011. Her fellowship was supported by her current
employer, the Washington, DC, law firm Ropes & Gray.
Judy F. Ruttenberg has been appointed Program Director for Transforming
Research Libraries (TRL), effective November 1, 2011. She is currently Program
Officer for Collections at the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN).
Lindsay Sarin resigned as ARL Program Assistant in September 2011 to take a
position as a reference librarian at the University of the District of Columbia. She
recently earned her MLS from the University of Maryland.
ARL Visiting Program Officer Transition
Jolie Ogg Graybill was appointed as an ARL Visiting Program Officer, assisting
with ARL Diversity Programs and Leadership Initiatives effective September
2011. Graybill is Image & Multimedia Collections Coordinator and Assistant
Professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.
Other Transitions
IFLA Governance: Ingrid Parent (British Columbia) transitioned into her role as
President of IFLA at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Puerto
Rico in August 2011.
LYRASIS board: Two ARL member representatives—Jay Schafer (Massachusetts
Amherst) and Julia Zimmerman (Florida State)—were elected to the LYRASIS
Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2011.
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