April 19, 2018

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 06/29/12

Mary Elizabeth Antoine is the new Assistant Library Director, Dougherty County Public Library, Albany, GA.She was the Director of Library Services, DeVry University Atlanta.

Karen Armor, Children’s Services Supervisor, Campbell Library, Santa Clara County Library, CA, has retired after 35 years in the profession. She has worked at Campbell since 1993.

Dorothy Carlson, Head of Children’s Services, Radnor Memorial Library,Wayne,PA, has retired after 41 years of service.

Lana Hartzell, Head Librarian, Linesville Community Public Library, PA, Crawford County Federated Library System, has retired after 29 years of service.

Jay Jordan, President and CEO, OCLC, has postponed his retirement (which was previously announced) and will continue in his current role. Former Dynix executive Jack Blount was originally slated to take over on July 1.

Jason Kuhl is the new Director, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, IL, succeeding the retiring Paula Moore. He previously was the library’s Operations Director and Manager of Information Services.

Padraic McCracken, formerly Teen Services Librarian, Lewis and Clark Library, Helena, MT, is now Research Analyst, Montana Legislative Services Division.

Shawn Morin will serve as COO of Ingram Content Group Inc., effective immediately. He has been CIO since 2009.

Cathy Smith has been named Director, Rolla Public Library, ND. She has spent 32 years as a teacher and a school media specialist.

Jim Thomas, Director, Verona Public Library, NJ, has retired after 30 years of service.

Lisa Wagner has been appointed Branch Librarian, Milaca Community Library, East Central Regional Library, MN. She received her MLS in December 2011.

Michael Wick is the new Reference Librarian, Peabody Institute Library, MA. He comes from Wellesley Public Library, MA.

Atlas Systems has promoted two employees. Stephanie Spires has taken on the role of Director of Training and Library Solutions; she was Manager. Genie Powell, Chief Customer Officer, will assume the added role of Product Owner for all Atlas products.

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill Library has announced several new hires. Philip McDaniel is Geographic Information Systems Librarian; he previously was a Research Associate, Carolina Population Center, UNC. Jonathan McMichael is Undergraduate Experience Librarian, R.B. House Undergraduate Library (RBHUL); he was Instruction & Reference Librarian, University of Mississippi, Oxford. Suchi Mohanty is Head, RBHUL; she has served as Interim Head since January and was previously Undergraduate Collections and Research Services Librarian.

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