Paula Brehm-Heeger has worked in public libraries for nearly two decades. Currently an administrator with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Paula is professionally active on a local, state and, national level. She has served as President of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, as a member of the Ohio Library Council Board of Directors, and is currently serving as a member of ALA Council. Paula has contributed writings to the Public Library Association’s Public Libraries, VOYA, School Library Journal, and YALSA’S Young Adult Library Services Journal. She is the author of ServingUrban Teens (Libraries Unlimited, 2008), and the 2010 article she co-authored for Public Libraries, “Remaking One of the Nation’s Busiest Main Libraries”, was named a Feature Article of the Year.