The Corcoran's Jacqueline Protka Elected President of the District of Columbia Library Association

June 4, 2012

Jacqueline L. Protka, the Corcoran's digital assets librarian & media coordinator, has been elected president of The District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA). As president, Jacqueline is the chief executive and spokesperson for the association. She is responsible for substantive and administrative decisions regarding the association’s plans and activities. In addition, Jacqueline presides over the DCLA executive board and its 360 active members.

Established in 1894, DCLA is a chapter of the American Library Association. DCLA members work in various type of libraries, including academic, federal and military, museum, public, and school libraries.

Jacqueline has a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute in New York City and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the College of William & Mary. Jacqueline has worked at the Corcoran Library since September 2008.