On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am happy to announce that Leslie Bednar has been appointed Executive Director of the Illinois Heartland Library System. Leslie brings a diversity of experience to this position, including work at the National Council of Teachers of English, the Champaign Public Library and Southwestern Illinois College. Her work at the Lewis and Clark Library System has included positions as a cataloger, database coordinator, GateNet Manager and Executive Director. This appointment is effective Wednesday, August 24, 2011.
Those of us who have worked with her have come to know and appreciate all that Leslie brings to systems. Please join me in wishing her all the best in her new role!
----Karen Bounds, Board Chair
Illinois Heartland Library System