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James Rettig's picture

COO in the news

Congratulations to current COO member Gina Persichini and COO alumnus (several times over) Peter Hepburn--on Monday both of them were elected to a three-year term on the ALA Executive Board.  Their terms begin at the conclusion of the 214 Annual Conference.

It may be that COO has been part of the experience of more EB members in recent years than any other committee.  Probably not cause and effect, but I like to think it is more than coincidence!  Other include Stephen Matthews, Janet Swan Hill, John Moorman, and me.

Jim Rettig

Patricia H. Smith's picture

.,,and I was on COO before my 2nd term on the ALA Executive Board. Congrats Gina!

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Gina Persichini's picture

Thanks! I'm really looking forward to it.  Peter and I will do all we can to make COO proud!


Teri Switzer's picture

Congrats, Gina! You will love being in the Board! Teri Switzer

Teri R. Switzer, Ph.D.
Dean, Kraemer Family Library
University of Colorado
Colorado Springs

Teri R. Switzer, Ph.D.

Dean, Kraemer Family Library, UCCS

Peter Hepburn's picture

COO is such an excellent place to learn about the association and its inner workings.  Thanks, Jim, for the congratulations.  I'm looking forward to the work ahead and thrilled that Gina is coming on board (pun intended), too!

Teri Switzer's picture

Gee, Peter, I didn’t know you were a COO lerker.  Congratulations to you, as well.  We have some good executive board members to keep us all in line!


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Teri R. Switzer, Ph.D.

Dean, Kraemer Family Library, UCCS