Director Search Committee

Because the work of the MBLC affects library services for all types of libraries and all residents, the Search Committee is a diverse group with representatives from school, academic, special and public libraries. The Massachusetts Library System, Boston Public Library as the Library for the Commonwealth, the automated networks and the various organizations that support libraries are also represented.

Commissioner Mary Rose Quinn
Carol Caro
Massachusetts Library Association Ruth Urell, Past President
Massachusetts School Library Association

Amy Short, Director of Library Media for the Boston Public Schools

Talking Book Libraries Kim Charlson, Director, Perkins Library
Massachusetts Library System Greg Pronevitz, Executive Director
Automated Networks Ron Gagnon, Executive Director, NOBLE
Boston Public Library
(Library for the Commonwealth)
Gianna Gifford, Manager of Reference & Instruction
Western Massachusetts Library Advocates Molly Fogarty, Library Director, Springfield City Library
State Advisory Council on Libraries Roland Ochsenbein, Library User
Simmons College GSLIS Dr. Em Claire Knowles, Assistant Dean for Student Services
MBLC Staff Representative Paul Kissman, Library Information Systems Specialist
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