Press: “President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts”
Posted by DPLA in March 9, 2012.
President Obama announced his intent to nominate a number of individuals to key Administration posts, one of whom is Luis Herrera, City Librarian of the San Francisco Public Library and DPLA Steering Committee member. From a March 9, 2012 White House press release:
“Luis Herrera, Nominee for Member, National Museum and Library Services Board
Luis Herrera is the City Librarian of the San Francisco Public Library, where he is responsible for the administration of the city’s 28 libraries. Previously, Mr. Herrera served as the Director of Information Services for Pasadena Public Library, the Deputy Director of the San Diego Public Library and Associate Director of the Long Beach Public Library in California. In January 2012, Mr. Herrera was named the Library Journal’s Librarian of the Year. Mr. Herrera serves as Chair of the California Council for Humanities and was appointed to serve on the Steering Committee for the Digital Public Library of America in 2011, and served on the Library Advisory Board of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Herrera earned his B.S. from the University of Texas at El Paso, an M.L.S. from the University of Arizona, and an M.P.A. from California State University.”