Patricia Elizabeth Muir

Title: Administrator
Company: American Library Association
Location: Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

Patricia Elizabeth Muir, Administrator at the American Library Association, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in library services.

A consultant since 2000, Ms. Muir has amassed nearly 60 years of professional experience in her areas of expertise. Prior to this position, she was a reading tutor at Foirveit Elementary School from 2011 to 2012 and office manager at Federal Documents Clearing House from 1998 to 2000. In addition, she served the American Library Association in several capacities from 1977 to 1998, including as staff liaison of the government documents round table, staff liaison of the armed forces library round table, staff liaison of the federal library round table, and administrative assistant. She commenced her career as an assistant secretary at the Independent Telephone Pioneer Association and traffic manager at the American Storage Company in the 1960s.

Passionate about her community, Ms. Muir has served her local churches in several roles, including as a reading educator in the social justice committee at St. Andrews Church since 2012, representative of fellowship churches at St. Andrews Church since 2010, and a reading educator at Fairview Elementary School from 2011 to 2012. She has additionally served St. Peter’s Church in numerous positions, including as a member of the education and spiritual development committee from 1986 to 2006, a coordinator of Bible study from 1999 to 2003, chair from 1988 to 1991, and a member of the parish council from 1987 to 1991. She has further been a volunteer at St. Peter’s Inter-parish School Reading Program from 2001 to 2002. Earlier in her career, she was vice president and president of the Friendship House Child Development Center from 1978 to 1983.

To prepare for her career, Ms. Muir received a diploma from Our Lady of Victory College in 1948 and she completed coursework at The George Washington University and the Washington School for Secretaries between 1948 and 1950. A columnist of The Independent Pioneer from 1969 to 1976, she has further maintained affiliation with the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc., where she has served as a member of the national resolutions committee since 2014, the national constitution committee from 1998 to 2012, the national elections committee from 1998 to 2010, the national rules of order committee from 2000 to 2002, and the national budget committee from 1996 to 1998. She was president of the order from 1991 to 1997.

In recognition of her exceptional achievements, Ms. Muir was selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Women. She enjoys traveling, studying genealogy, reading and writing, collecting antique dolls, and collecting books in her spare time.

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