Samantha Lopez is the manager of marketing and membership for the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association.
Prior to joining PLA, Samantha worked as a membership coordinator for the Teamsters Local Union No. 703, where she provided dues and benefits support for members and managed the Local’s website. Samantha received her Master’s in English Literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her Bachelor’s in English Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She enjoys binging on Netflix, novels, and nuzzles with her Australian Shepherd, Ulysses.