February 17, 2018

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Martha Brogan was appointed City Librarian and Executive Director of the New Haven Free Public Library, CT. She was previously Associate University Librarian and Director of Collection Development at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

John J. Callahan III retired as Director of Palm Beach County Library System, FL. He has worked in the field for 42 years.

Katie Ester was named Director, Shelby Township Library, MI. She was previously Coordinator of Adult Services at Southfield Public Library, MI.

Kristy Kilfoyle was named Coordinator of Library Programs at Lee County Library System, Fort Myers, FL. She was previously Senior Librarian of Youth Services at Lakes Regional Library, Fort Myers.

Katy Klettlinger was named Library Consultant in the Library Programs and Development Department at the State Library of Ohio, Columbus. She was previously Records Manager & Archivist at Licking County Government, OH.

Laila Miletic-Vejzovic retired as Head of Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando. She’d held the position for six years.

Michael Sand was named Vice President and Publisher of Adult Trade at Abrams. He was previously Executive Editor at Little, Brown.

Diana Sills was appointed Head of Youth Services at the Warren-Newport Public Library District, Gurnee, IL. She previously held the same title at Bellwood Public Library, IL.

Greta Southard was named Director of Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN. She previously held the same title at Boone County Public Library, Burlington, KY.

Victoria Strickland-Cordial was named Director of the Chesapeake Public Library System, VA. She had been serving as Acting Director since August 2013.

Jordana Vincent was appointed Division Manager of Collection Development at Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs. Vincent, a 2012 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, was previously a Collection Librarian at Arapahoe Library District, CO.

In Memoriam

Cal Melick , Librarian at Washburn University, Topeka, KS, died on August 13. He was 66 years old.

This article was published in Library Journal's September 15, 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.