Debra Lucas has been the Head of Library Services at D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY, since 2002. She has been an online instructor in Library Studies since 2012, working for organizations such as Library Juice Academy, Simmons College, and RUSA. She routinely guest lectures in the field of librarianship and research (2007-). She graduated from the Western New York Library Resources Council Leadership Institute (2006-2007) and was a Leadership Institute Graduation Keynote Speaker (2009). She was awarded a Sabbatical in 2014, a Fellowship Award in 2015-2016, and was then promoted to full-librarian in 2016. She also serves as Faculty Senate Parliamentarian. Lucas is the author of Marketing the 21st Century Library: The Time is Now, (2015) as well as an author of numerous articles in book chapters in a variety of library science journals and publications.