Hepburn Elected ALA Treasurer

April 13, 2022

Peter Hepburn, head librarian at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California, has been elected treasurer of the American Library Association (ALA) for 2022–2025.

Hepburn received 8,947 votes in the uncontested election.

Hepburn will step into his role as treasurer at the close of the 2022 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Washington, D.C. Upon learning the outcome of the election, Hepburn said, “What an incredible honor to be able to serve our association in this capacity and to collaborate with such remarkable member leaders and the dedicated ALA staff. I greatly look forward to the work ahead.”

Hepburn has chaired ALA’s Budget Analysis and Review Committee (2019–2021), was a member of the ALA Executive Board (2014–2017) and the Finance and Audit Committee (2015–2017, 2019–2021), was an ALA councilor-at-large (2017–2020), and has served as the Rainbow Round Table councilor (2010–2016). He is currently a member of the Committee on Organization (2021–2023).

Hepburn is an active member of the Association of College and Research Libraries, the American Association of School Librarians, and the Public Library Association. He is involved with the Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table, the Intellectual Freedom Round Table, the Rainbow Round Table, the Social Responsibilities Round Table, the Sustainability Round Table, and the New Members Round Table.

Additionally, Hepburn holds an EdD from Arizona State University in Tempe, an MLIS from McGill University in Montréal, and a bachelor’s degree from University of Victoria in British Columbia.

For more election results, including those for Council, divisions, and round tables, watch for updates on the ALA website.


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