April 24, 2014

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 5/24/13

Jill Bourne is now Director of the San José Libraries, CA. She was formerly Deputy City Librarian for the San Francisco Public Library.

Susan Brown was appointed Director of the Chapel Hill Public Library, NC, effective May 20. She is currently Marketing Director for the Lawrence Public Library, KS.

Moira Danehy was named Lending Services Manager for Greenwich Library, CT. She was most recently Manager of the Cable News Network’s ­library.

Sue Hagfeldt retired as Branch Manager of the Dayton Memorial Library, WA, after 30 years of service. Amy Rosenberg, former Branch Supervisor for Prescott Library, WA, will take over the position.

Ed House announced his retirement as Director of Beaverton Public Library, OR, effective in June. He has been in the position for 13 years.

Marsha LeClair-Marzolf retired as Associate Director for Salt Lake City Library Services. She had been with the library for almost 37 years.

Joseph Lucia was promoted to Dean of Libraries at Villanova University, PA. He was previously Director of the school’s Falvey Memorial Library.

Kathy Naftaly is now Director of Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY, effective May 1. She has been with the library for 12 years and served as Acting Director.

Skye Patrick was named Director of the Broward County Libraries Division, Fort Lauderdale, FL, effective April 29. She was formerly Assistant Director of the Queens Library, Jamaica, NY.

David Seleb is now Executive Director of the Oak Park Library, IL, effective May 1. He was Director of the Indian Trails Library District, Wheeling, IL.

Phyllis Self retired as Dean of Western Illinois University Libraries, Macomb. She had been in the position for seven years.

Sophia Serlis-McPhillips is now Director, Middle Country Public Library, Centereach, NY. She was formerly the library’s Assistant Director.

Virginia Steel was named a Librarian for the University of California, Los Angeles. She previously held the same title at the university’s Santa Cruz campus.

Linda Tillson was appointed Director of the Eagle Village Library District, CO. She previously held the same position at the Park City Library, UT.

Seton Hall University Libraries, South Orange, NJ, has made the following hires: Jeff Barry was named Associate Dean of University Libraries, and Jody Lee Drafta was appointed Assistant to the Dean of University Libraries.

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