Category: New Hire

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 […]

Rona O’Banion new Director of Mississauga Library

The City of Mississauga has selected Rona O’Banion as Director, Mississauga Library, effective February 1, 2021. Ms. O’Banion replaces Lori Kelly, who is now the City’s Director, Human Resources. “I am pleased to welcome Rona to the leadership team,” said Shari Lichterman, Commissioner, Community Services. “She is joining at an exciting time as the Library […]

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 […]