Deborah Doyle is a writer, editor and fundraiser, who has been an active library advocate, as a professional and volunteer, at local, state and national levels. She currently serves as president of California Public Library Advocates, has been president of the California Library Association and worked in both staff and volunteer roles — including executive director and board chair — at Friends of the SF Public Library. She also chairs ALA/United for Libraries' Advocacy Committee. She is the only person to receive the California Library Association’s President’s Award twice — the highest honor given to an individual for significant contributions to libraries. Deborah has worked in marketing recruiting and research. She is a performer who currently plays Queen Elizabeth I at renaissance faires and events throughout Northern California. Deborah holds a BA from University of Virginia with high honors and an Executive MLIS from San Jose State University. She and her husband live in Windsor. She represents the County of Sonoma on the Library Commission and serves as the vice-chair of the commission.