Category: New Hire

Laurie Davidson, new Executive Director, CELA

From CELA: We are pleased to announce that Laurie Davidson will be joining the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) as our new Executive Director, effective September 21, 2020. Laurie brings more than 20 years of experience working as a librarian and technologist to the Executive Director position. In addition to working as a librarian […]

Congratulations to Rebecca Raven, new Executive Director, CFLA/FCAB

It is with great pride in the work of our Search Committee that I can announce that we have chosen and installed Rebecca Raven in the position of CFLA-FCAB Executive Director. Rebecca starts today (July 2) and is on a one year contract with CFLA-FCAB until July 1 2021. Please join me in welcoming Rebecca […]

Congrats to Darren Solomon, new CEO, Richmond Hill PL

June 25, 2020 – The Richmond Hill Public Library Board is excited to announce Darren Solomon as the new CEO of Richmond Hill Public Library (RHPL), effective July 6, 2020. Solomon was chosen after an extensive search of leaders in various industries. “Throughout our recruitment process, Darren presented himself as a strong believer in the […]

Lori Kelly leaving Mississauga Library

The City of Mississauga is pleased to announce Lori Kelly as the new Director, Human Resources effective April 6, 2020. Kelly is the Director, Library, a position she has held since 2018. “I am very delighted to welcome Lori to Corporate Services where she will be leading the Human Resources division,” said Gary Kent, Commissioner, […]

Laura Carter appointed Chief Librarian/CEO at Kingston Frontenac Public Library

November 11, 2019 After a nation-wide recruitment process, the Board of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Carter to the position of Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer effective December 1. Ms. Carter has held the role of Director, Branch Experience with the Kingston Frontenac Public Library since 2015. She […]

CELA Appoints Rina Hadziev as Executive Director

On behalf of the Board of Directors I am delighted to announce that Rina Hadziev has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA). Rina brings over 15 years of experience in public library leadership, most recently as Collections & Technical Services Coordinator at Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) […]

Congratulations to New Minister of Canadian Heritage

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council / Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada sent a letter to The Honourable Pablo Rodríguez to congratulate him on his appointment as the new Minister of Canadian Heritage and share their support of the National Heritage Digitization Strategy. CULC-CBUC Congratulations to Rodríguez