THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 29 April 2013—OCLC Global Council has elected Berndt Dugall, Direktor/Librarian at Universität Frankfurt's Universitätsbibliothek Johann Senckenberg, Universität Frankfurt, Germany, to the OCLC Board of Trustees.
Mr. Dugall has served the OCLC membership since 2004 in a variety of Global Council roles, most recently as President (2011–2012) and Vice President (2010–2011). As Global Council Past President, he will continue to serve on the Global Council Executive Committee through June 2013. He was also Chair of the very first EMEA Regional Council.
He is a past lecturer on the Faculty of Economics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, and is currently the Chair of the German document delivery service Subito and of the Standardization Committee at the German National Library. His professional experience prior to these roles includes Chief Librarian Justus Liebig University, Giessen (Hesse); Deputy Librarian, Philipps University, Marburg (Hesse); and Subject Specialist at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University.
Mr. Dugall's term on the Board of Trustees will begin in November. He will replace Kathleen Imhoff, Library Consultant, whose term expires. Currently, 10 of the 16 members of the Board of Trustees are librarians, six of whom have been elected by Global Council.
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