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Board of Trustees

Libby Queen

REPRESENTATIVE OF THE THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Member of the Board of Trustees Libby Queen

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Queen of Alexander City, a 1959 Montevallo graduate, represents District Three on the UM Board of Trustees. She was appointed by Gov. Bob Riley in early 2010 to complete another member’s term, and has since been appointed to a 12-year term that will expire in 2023.

Queen has served the University in many capacities over the years. She was president of the UM National Alumni Association from 2002–2004. She was chair of the annual-fund campaign in 1996–1997 and vice chair of the annual-fund campaign in 1995–1996. She received the Alumna Loyalty Award in 1995 and was involved with Homecoming fundraisers to benefit the College of Arts and Sciences in 1995 and 1997.

After 27 years of service to the Alexander City Board of Education, Queen retired in 1993. Prior to her retirement, she was the coordinator of programs for exceptional students in Alexander City schools. Upon retiring, she spent much of her free time volunteering in the UM Alumni Office.

She earned a bachelor of science degree in speech pathology from Montevallo and a master of arts degree in speech pathology from the University of Alabama with advanced certification in special education administration and learning disabilities.

Queen is a former president of the Alpha Pi chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society and a former member of the Quota Club International, the American Association of University Women and the Business and Professional Women’s organization. She has served as a volunteer for Hospice, the Russell Hospital Auxiliary and the American Red Cross.