Tuesday, March 25, 2014

New State Librarian

Hello Library Directors,
The Governor appointed a new State Librarian today.  The appointment announcement is located at http://www.gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=18459.
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment.

Greg Lucas, 55, of Sacramento, has been appointed State Librarian. Lucas has been a senior editor for Capitol Weekly since 2011 and has written and edited California’s Capitol, a website he created focusing on California history and politics, since 2007. He was Sacramento bureau chief and a Capitol reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle from 1988 to 2007 and covered the Capitol for the Los Angeles Daily Journal from 1985 to 1988. Lucas has been a board member at the Friends of the California State Archives since 2012. He earned a Master of Arts degree in professional writing from the University of Southern California. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $142,968. Lucas is a Democrat.
Jarrid Keller
Chief Information Officer
California State Library
914 Capitol Mall, Room 218
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-323-9786 fax
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