|Ms. Billie Durham|
|Dr. Karl Schleunes|
The new Vice-Chair/Chair Elect is Karl Schleunes of Greensboro, Professor Emeritus of History at UNCG, where he specialized in Modern German History and the Holocaust. Schleunes taught for 45 years, including 39 years at UNCG. Major publications include The Twisted Road to Auschwitz: Nazi Policy toward German Jews, 1933-1939 and Legislating the Holocaust: The Bernhard Loesener Memoirs. An avid library user and supporter, Schleunes is also a collector of travel accounts by American travelers to the Holy Land (Palestine) during the 19th century and the early 20th century (up to 1948). He is married to the Brenda Schleunes, Founder and Director of the Touring Theatre of North Carolina. They have one daughter and two grandchildren. Schleunes notes that he has been a denizen of UNCG’s Jackson Library since the tower went up in 1973, and can often be found there working in his faculty study on the 8th floor.
Newly elected to the Board for three year terms were Kate Barrett and Mae Douglas of Greensboro. Re-elected to a second term were Robin Sutton Anders, David Arneke, Ned Cline, Carol Douglas, Nancy Fuller, and Jim Schlosser, all of Greensboro.