Nova Scotia Association of Library Technicians5 Lakehead CourtLower Sackville, NSB4C 3V6 Press Release May 17, 2008 NSALT CONFERENCE CHAIR RECEIVES CANADIAN LIBRARY TECHNICIAN INTEREST GROUP AWARD OF MERIT (LTIG)The CLA/ACB Library Technician Interest Group Award Committee announced on May 8, 2008 that Carmelita Cousins has been selected as the winner of the 2008 CLA/ACB Library Technician Interest Group Award of Merit. Carmelita is the Facilitator of Library Support for the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board in Sydney, Nova Scotia. She has been with the Board for 25 years and has served 14 years as the Facilitator. Carmelita is also the Conference Program Chair for the Nova Scotia Association of Library Technicians first annual conference to be held in Cape Breton this October. The purpose of this award is to acknowledge a library technician who demonstrates outstanding professional achievement and leadership in the library and information community at a regional, provincial or national level. The Nova Scotia Association of Library Technicians, together with Carmelita's colleagues would like to express sincere appreciation for her dedication, hard work and commitment. The award will be presented at the LTIG Business Meeting on May 23 during the CLA/ACB 2008 National Conference and Trade Show, in Vancouver, BC held May 21 -24.