Sr. Program Planning Specialist (Librarian)
Office of the Superintendent of Documents, Government Publishing Office
Washington, District of Columbia
Cynthia Etkin is the Senior Program Planning Specialist in the Office of the Superintendent of Documents (SOD), U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO). She brings to this position 23 years of experience at GPO and almost 15 years of experience managing Federal depository and law library operations in academic libraries. Etkin’s job focuses on policy and planning for the public information programs of the SOD, directly supporting GPO’s mission of “Keeping America Informed” and the public’s right to freely access its government’s information. Recent efforts include developing the National Plan for Access to U.S. Government Information, the National Collection of U.S. Government Public Information: A Strategy Framework Document, and models for collaboration among Federal depository libraries.