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Young elected to ALA Executive Board

2/20/2009 —

Courtney L. Young, Penn State Beaver reference librarian and associate professor of women’s studies, has been elected to serve on the American Library Association (ALA) Executive Board. She was elected by the ALA Council in a vote taken at the 2009 ALA Midwinter Meeting held last month in Denver. Young will serve a three-year term beginning in July 2009 and concluding in June 2012.
Young is a reference librarian and professor of Women’s Studies at Pennsylvania State University, Beaver Campus, in Monaca, Pa.  She has been a member of ALA since 2002 and has served on Council as the New Members Round Table councilor (2005-2008) and has served as Councilor-at-Large since 2008. She is an active member of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and serves on several ACRL committees and the New Members Round Table where she is vice-president/president-elect. Young is a graduate of the College of Wooster and holds a master’s degree from Simmons College.

For information, contact Young at cly11@psu.edu or 724-773-3796.

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