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New BCR Board, Officers Installed for FY 2008-2009
At the September 26, 2008, BCR Board of Trustees meeting, incumbent Board chair, Greg Cotton, Interim College Librarian, Cole Library, Cornell College (IA), welcomed new and returning members to the BCR Board of Trustees.
Ann Joslin, Idaho State Librarian, is serving her second consecutive year as the BCR Board of Trustees vice-chair. Cotton and Joslin, in addition to their duties during regular Board meetings, are joined on the BCR Executive Committee by newly elected representative Ann Marie Clark, Director, Arnold Library, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle (WA). Returning Executive Committee members include Gina Millsap, Executive Director, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (KS); and Mary Wegner, Iowa State Librarian. Brenda Bailey-Hainer, BCR President and CEO, serves as secretary-treasurer.
Four newly elected trustees participated in orientation activities prior to the Board meeting. New members are R. Cecilia Knight, Catalog Librarian, Grinnell College (IA), academic library trustee; and Jamie LaRue, Director, Douglas County Libraries (CO), at-large trustee. Nancy Allen, Dean and Director, Penrose Library, University of Denver (CO), research library trustee, and Gina Millsap, Executive Director, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (KS), public library trustee, both were elected to a second term. All will represent BCR member libraries through June 2010.
BCR would also like to welcome two new state library representatives to the Board of Trustees. Patti Butcher, Director, Statewide Resource Sharing, is sitting on the Board on behalf of the Kansas State Library; and Sarah McHugh, Statewide Projects Manager, is representing the Montana State Library.
Dr. Lorraine Haricombe, Dean of Libraries, University of Kansas, Watson Library, Lawrence, was elected as BCR delegate to the OCLC Members Council, for a three-year term. She is joining Claudia Thornton-Frazer, Digital Initiatives Coordinator, Librarian, Cowles Library, Drake University (IA); and Sheryl Taylor, Director of Library Services, John & Louise Hulst Library, Dordt College (IA), in representing BCR on the OCLC Members Council.
BCR brings libraries together for greater success by expanding their knowledge, reach and power. They offer a broad range of solutions and their hands-on, personal attention to each member enables them to deliver effective and timely solutions that help libraries keep pace with new developments in technology and services. BCR is the nation’s oldest and most established multistate library cooperative. Since 1935, the BCR team has helped libraries learn new skills, reach patrons, increase productivity and save money. BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit headquartered in Aurora, Colorado. For more information, visit www.BCR.org or email info@BCR.org.