Oscar Gittemeier currently works as the program manager at the San Diego Public Library in California. He received a BA in Sociology and an MA in Women’s Studies from Georgia State University, and a master’s in Library and Information Science with a certificate in Leadership and Management from Florida State University. Oscar is a former Beard Scholarship recipient and a graduate of the Georgia Public Library Service PINNACLE Leadership Institute. Over the last ten years he has worked as a library associate, youth services librarian, and branch manager. Oscar was also formerly the Georgia Library Association Vice-President for Membership. In his free time Oscar enjoys snuggling with his labradane Jasper and hunting for the world’s greatest French toast.