Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Director of the University of South Florida Polytechnic Library, was voted chair-elect of the Academic Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). Her three year term starts in January.
Created in 2009, the Academic Division has more than 570 members. Lavallée-Welch has been serving as Chair of its Awards Committee for the past two years.
SLA is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. SLA serves about 11,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic, and government information specialists.