Category: New Hire

Congrats to Sarah Douglas-Murray, new CEO at Milton PL

Milton Public Library Board Appoints Sarah Douglas-Murray as New CEO MILTON, ON – The Milton Public Library Board is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sarah Douglas-Murray as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective November 6, 2023. Sarah brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record in the public and non-profit sector, making […]

Anthea Goffe is the new Executive Director of Coquitlam PL

The Board of the Coquitlam Public Library is pleased to announce Anthea Goffe as the new Executive Director. Anthea brings a wealth of talent and experience to her new role. She has been working in the library sector for over twenty years, with the last eight years holding the title of Director, Community Engagement at […]

Anthea Goffe, new Interim Executive Director, Coquitlam PL

Anthea Goffe has been appointed to serve as Interim Executive Director, while the CPL Boardundertakes a recruiting process to select a replacement (expected to take a number of months)  In the over eight years Anthea has been with CPL – first as Director Community Engagement, then as Deputy Director – she has become well known for her leadership and commitment to library services.

Chrissy Hodgins, new CEO at Idea Exchange

The Cambridge Public Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Chrissy Hodgins, as the new Chief Executive Officer of Idea Exchange. Chrissy will be starting in the position on Monday, February 6, 2023. “When we, the board, started the search for a new CEO after learning that Helen Kelly would be […]

Congrats to Sonia Bebbington, new CEO at Ottawa PL

OTTAWA – At a special meeting of the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) Board held this evening, October 4, 2022, the OPL Board appointed Sonia Bebbington (BA, MA, MLIS) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective October 31, 2022.  “This is great news for Ottawa Public Library”, said Vice-Chair Kathy Fisher. “Sonia Bebbington has a record of […]

Richard Togman new CEO at Thunder Bay PL

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 (Thunder Bay, ON) — The Board of the Thunder Bay Public Library is pleased to announce that the new CEO has been selected.  An extensive national search, facilitated by an executive search firm, has resulted in the appointment of Richard Togman as the CEO for Thunder Bay Public Library.  Dr. Togman will […]

Congrats to Kelly Kipfer, new CEO Waterloo PL

The Waterloo Public Library Board is excited to announce that Kelly Kipfer has been selected as the library’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective August 29th, 2022. Kipfer joined the Waterloo Public Library (WPL) in June 2013 as the Manager, Community Engagement & Children’s Services. Her exceptional leadership skills, visionary mindset and dedication to providing innovative […]

Karin Borland, new Manager of Library Services, Winnipeg Public Library

Please join me in congratulating and welcoming Karin Borland in her appointment as the new Manager of Library Services! Karin has worked with the Winnipeg Public Library since 1986 where she began as the Area Children’s Librarian in the East Kildonan/Transcona District, and she continued in that role for the Assiniboine Park/Fort Garry District until […]

Ben Hyman, new Executive Director, VIRL

Vancouver Island Regional Library announces new Executive Director Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) has hired a new Executive Director. Ben Hyman is currently the Chief Librarian at Vancouver Island University, and will assume the role on August 25, 2021 after four years at VIU. “On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am pleased to […]