Susan Fraser is the Director of The LuEsther T. Mertz Library at The New York Botanical Garden where she oversees an exceptional staff and an outstanding collection of print and non-print resources. She also plays a pivotal role in the exhibition programme in the William D. Rondina and Giovanni Foroni LoFaro Gallery. Susan received her MLS from Columbia University and is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists. She is an active member of the Council of Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL), having served on the Board from 2005-2008. She is currently involved in several committees and has been the CBHL Archivist since 2000.