February 17, 2018

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

Tim Frommeyer, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Nationwide Financial, was elected to the Columbus Metropolitan Library, OH, Board of Trustees. His term will run through December 31, 2019.

Tonya Head was promoted to Director of Library Collections at Lexington Public Library, KY. She was previously its Central Library Manager.

Tony Howard was promoted to Public Services Director for Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Main Branch, OH. He was previously Manager of the Northern Lights Branch.

Asa Kachan was appointed Chief Librarian and Chief Executive Officer at Halifax Public Libraries, NS, Canada, effective November 1. She is currently Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management and Registrar at Dalhousie University, Halifax.

Rebecca Lemons was appointed Executive Director of Huntington City-Township Public Library, IN. She was previously Library Services Manager at Marathon County Public Library, WI.

Eric Price was named Vice President of New Business Development at Melville House. He was previously Director of Sales and Marketing at Quercus.

Sean Quimby was appointed Director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Columbia University, New York. He was previously Senior Director of Special Collections at Syracuse University Libraries, NY.

Mary Sauer-Games was named Vice President of Product Management at OCLC. She was previously Senior Director at the American Psychological Association.

Erin Shea was named Supervisor of the Harry Bennett and Weed Memorial and Hollander Branches at Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT. She formerly served as Head of Adult Programming at Darien Library, CT.

Lynn Stainbrook was appointed Executive Director of Rockford Public Library, IL, effective after contract approval at an October 27 meeting. She is currently Director of Brown County Library, Green Bay, WI.


Paul K. Sybrowsky , cofounder of Dynix, Inc., died on September 10. He was 70 years old.

This article was published in Library Journal's November 1, 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.