Dr. Naidoo Appointed 2017-18 ALA Representative to USBBY

SLIS would like to congratulate Associate & Foster-EBSCO Endowed Professor Dr. Jamie Campbell Naidoo on his recent appointment by the Executive Board of the American Library Association as ALA representative to the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) Board of Directors. This appointment is for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2017 and concluding December 31, 2018. As a member of the USBBY Board, Dr. Naidoo will represent ALA at three USBBY meetings per year: in February at the children’s Book Council in New York city, at ALA Annual Conference, and at either the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in November (in even years) or the USBBY Regional Conference in October (in odd years).