Human Resources and Trainer Development Division

Action Council | Goals and Objectives

The Human Resources and Trainer Development Division works to enhance Ohio’s library excellence through training and human resource development for all library staff members.


Action Council

Cheryl Kuonen, Coordinator (2018)
Mentor Public Library
Work: (440) 255-8811

Nanette Clary, Assistant Coordinator (2018)
Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library
Work: (740) 702-4159

Matthew Dyer, Secretary (2018)
State of Ohio

Miriam Matteson, Past Coordinator (2018)
Kent State University- SLIS
Work: (330) 672-2782

Emily Bowen (2020)
Southwest Public Libraries
Work: 614-875-6716 x 158

Tim Hagen (2019)
Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Laurie Marotta (2019)
Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library
Work: (216) 932-3600

Tina Raffelson (2018)
Guernsey County Library, Crossroads Branch
Work: (740) 432-7536

Kris Ward (2018)
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
Work: (419) 259-5288

Board Liaison: Lynn Mercer
PDC Liaison: Kim Bishop, Cheryl Kuonen


Goals and Objectives

  • Sponsor and develop programs for the 2018 OLC Convention & Expo
  • Sponsor and develop programs for the 2018 conferences on management, children’s/teen and adult/reference.
  • Explore more permanent relationship with existing OLC training pieces such as the New Directors Workshop, Library Fiscal Officer 102, etc.
  • Be an HR voice for other OLC divisions/committees (for example: small library division).
  • Draw on knowledge base of other HR organizations to stay current with emerging trends.
  • Consider removing “Trainer” from our title.