PaLA President and Acting Interim Executive Director David Schappert received approval from the PaLA board at its December meeting to move forward with the search for Glenn Miller’s replacement. Glenn left the association in September to become the new Acting Deputy Secretary, Commissioner for Libraries.
The position has now been advertised at a number of appropriate sites and an updated job description is in place. David Schappert also appointed a search committee to guide the process and interview candidates. Members, in addition to David Schappert, are:
- Mary Garm, Administrator of the Lackawanna County Library System, chair
- Rob Lesher, Administrator of the Adams County Library System
- Jennifer Stocker, director of the Easton Area Public Library and District Center and 2016 PaLA President
- Janis Stubbs, District Consultant for Delaware County Libraries
- Jack Sulzer, Senior Associate Dean (Retired), Penn State University Libraries
- Jennifer Knisely, Executive Director of the Altoona Area Public Library and District Center.
Any of the committee members would be happy to answer questions or address concerns during the course of the search.