Deputy County Librarian, Alameda County Library
Deb Sica, MFA, MLIS, has been in research, education and libraries since 1993. She has been an archivist, an academic and a public library administrator in both the Texas Gulf Coast and San Francisco Bay Area. She spent the last decade in public libraries working to transform dated, discordant policy into socially just, fully inclusive practice. Sica has been politically active for more than 25 years and continues the fight for equity, diversity and inclusion in libraries and in life. She currently serves on the Executive Board of GLBTRT, is a member of the Freedom to Read Foundation and is part of Jim Neal’s ALA Presidential Advisory Council. She now serves as the deputy county librarian for Alameda County Library.