Melissa Gardner is the school librarian at Campbell County Middle School in Alexandria, Kentucky. She is a member
of AASL and is currently a member of the Knowledge Quest Editorial Board and the AASL Inspire Disaster Recovery Fund Jury. She was guest co-editor of the September/October 2018 issue of Knowledge Quest. She also serves as the constitution/handbook chair for the Kentucky Association of School Librarians (KASL) and is a past-president of KASL. In 2017 she was awarded KASL’s Barby Hardy Lifetime Achievement.