February 17, 2018

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

Vincent Arcuri Jr. was named President of the Queens Library Foundation, NY, Board of Directors. He was most recently its Vice President.

Jane Blue was named Head Librarian/Branch Manager at Andrews Public Library, Nantahala Regional Library System, NC. She was previously Non-fiction Selector at Prince William Public Library System, VA.

Heidi Dolamore was named Assistant Director for San José Public Library, CA. She was previously Deputy Director of Public Services at Solano County Library, CA.

Cindy L. Grove was appointed Director of Rockport Public Library, MA. She was previously Head of the Reference Department at Tewksbury Public Library, MA.

Kate Hall was named Executive Director of Northbrook Public Library, IL. She previously held the same title at New Lenox Public Library, IL.

Suzanne Lasha was appointed Director of Cañon City Public Library, CO. She had been serving as Interim Director since December 2013, following Susan Ooton ’s retirement.

John Leahy was appointed Chief Financial Officer at Cengage Learning. He was previously Executive Vice President and CFO at Care.com.

Shawn Morin was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Ingram Content Group Inc. He has been Chief Operating Officer of the company since June 2012.

Joe Niese was promoted to Director of Chippewa Falls Public Library, WI. He was previously its Information Services Coordinator and Acting Director following Virginia Roberts ’s resignation in October 2014.

Mary Lee Schneider, President and CEO of Follett Corporation, was elected to the Chicago Public Library Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Marilyn Wood was promoted to Director, Monroe County Public Library, Bloomington, IN, following Sara Laughlin ’s retirement. She was previously its Assistant Director.


Jacqueline Freeburn, former Librarian at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY, and City College of New York, died on December 17. She was 81 years old.

Dorothy E. Marvel, retired Librarian at Adams Express Company, Baltimore, died on November 19. She was 84 years old.

This article was published in Library Journal's February 1, 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.