November 26, 2015

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries

Jaime Anderson, current Head of the Materials Management Division, and David Dodd, current Collections Manager, have been appointed to act as Interim Co-Directors of the Sonoma County Library, CA, until a permanent director can be hired.

Marlys Brunsting was appointed Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout Library, Menomonie. She was previously Automation Coordinator at the university’s Green Bay ­campus.

Adam Dodd was appointed Head of the Web Developer Group at the University of North Carolina’s Health Sciences Library, Chapel Hill. He has served as Interim Head for the library since July 2012.

Jeanne Goodrich announced her retirement as Director of the Las Vegas–Clark County Library District, NV, effective October 2014. She has been with the library for four years.

Gary Hausman was named South Asian Studies Librarian at Columbia University Libraries, New York. He previously held the same position at Princeton University’s Firestone Library, NJ.

Lupe Herrera retired as Circulation Coordinator at the Buda Public Library, TX. She had been with the library for 13 years.

Susan Kline was named Processing Archivist at Columbia University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New York. She was previously Project Archivist for the Council on ­Library and Information Resources Cataloging Hidden Collections Grant at Syracuse University’s Special Collections Research Center, NY.

Amy Pawlowskiwas named Deputy Director and E-resources Licensing Coordinator for OhioLINK, a consortium of 90 college and university libraries. She was formerly web applications manager, Cleveland Public ­Library.

Sonal Rastogi was named Director of the Norfolk Public Library, VA. She previously was Acting Director and has been with the library system since 1995.

Claudia Sumler has retired as Public Services Administrator, Harford County Public Library, Belcamp, MD. She had been with the library since 2006.

This article was published in Library Journal's November 15, 2013 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

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