Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Denyvetta Davis

By |2019-03-08T17:40:18+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Executive Board|

Denyvetta Davis, Immediate Past PresidentDenyvetta Davis is a retired administrator from the Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Denyvetta was the systems’ first African American administrator serving as Director of Library Operations supervising managers of 19 libraries serving citizens of Oklahoma County.Prior to this position, Denyvetta served as Manager of the prestigious [...]

Fayrene Muhammad

By |2019-03-08T17:29:03+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Executive Board|

2017 – 2019 Executive Board MemberFayrene Muhammad recently retired as Assistant Director of Rockford Public Library in Rockford, Illinois. She has a Master of Science Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois @ Urbana Champaign.Fayrene has worked in public, academic and special libraries in Joliet, Warrenville, Evanston and Rockford, [...]

Cyndee Sturgis Landrum

By |2019-03-08T17:14:24+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Executive Board|

Cyndee’s CVInstitution: Evansville Vanderburgh Public LibraryYour Job Title: CEO-DirectorLibrary type: PublicOfficer Seats: NoneBoard Seat Category: GeneralPlease list all BCALA involvement::2005 Recipient of E.J. Josey Scholarship2015 ALA Annual BCALA Presentation: And A Librarian Will Lead Them2015 NCAAL Managing in Troubled WaterCommunity ServiceEvansville African American Heritage Trail-Steering CommitteeEvansville Alumnae Chapter- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.-Treasurer/Arts [...]

Kim McNeil Capers

By |2019-03-08T17:04:59+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Executive Board|

Kim’s CVInstitution: Queens LibraryYour Job Title: Director of Community EngagementLibrary type: PublicOfficer Seats: NoneBoard Seat Category: GeneralPlease list all BCALA involvement:Executive Board Member since 2015Program Committee MemberPresenter at NCAAL 2015Professional Activities & Extra-Curricular: (Volunteer, offices held, honors/awards, publications, etc.):Association of Bookmobiles and Outreach Service Executive BoardAmerican Red Cross VolunteerAccomplishments/Awards & Honors: Mover and [...]

Jina DuVernay

By |2019-03-08T16:59:54+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Executive Board|

Jina DuVernay is the Special Collections Librarian at Alabama State University’s Levi Watkins Learning Center and serves on the Steering Committee for ASU’s National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture. DuVernay also proudly serves on the board of the Black Caucus American Library Association, the Alabama Writer’s Forum [...]

Nichelle Hayes

By |2019-03-08T16:57:01+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Executive Board|

Nichelle M. Hayes MPA, MLS is the leader of the Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC), Indianapolis Public Library. Hayes graduated from Indiana University – School of Library & Information Science (SLIS) with her MLS.She began her library career as a Library Media Specialist at an Elementary School in Indianapolis. Later she worked [...]