Jeremy Johannesen is the Executive Director of New York Library Association. Having served as a Deputy Director of New York Library Association (NYLA) from 2005 – ‘08, Johannesen left to lead the New York State (NYS) Alliance for Arts Education. Jeremy returned to NYLA in 2012, assuming the role of Executive Director. Johannesen holds his BS in Arts Education from the College of Saint Rose, and is recognized as a Certified Association Executive (CAE) by the American Society of Association Executives. When not working for libraries, Jeremy volunteers for them, serving as the President of his hometown Friends of Bethlehem Public Library.