Marketing and Public Relations Division

Action Council | Goals and Objectives

The Marketing and Public Relations Division provides a forum for sharing and developing new ideas to engage the public, promote library services, and educate communities.

Action Council

Linette Porter-Metler, Coordinator (2018)
Public Library of Mt. Vernon & Knox County
Work: (740) 392-2665  x243
E-Mail: LPM@knox.net

Colleen Bauman, Assistant Coordinator (2018)
Pickerington Public Library
Work: (614) 837-4104  x221
E-Mail: cbauman@pickeringtonlibrary.org

Elaine Willis, Secretary (2018)
Porter Public Library
Work: (440) 250-5447
E-Mail: elaine.willis@westlakelibrary.org

Nicole Fowles (2019)
Delaware County District Library
Work: (740) 363-4639
E-Mail: nfowles@delawarelibrary.org

Ryan Ireland (2018)
Greene County Public Library
Work: (937) 736-7081
E-Mail: rireland@gcpl.lib.oh.us

Heather Johnson (2019)
Athens County Public Libraries
Work: (740) 592-4272
E-Mail: hjohnson@myacpl.org

Board Liaison: Suzanne Cline
PDC Liaisons: Tim Hagen, Hayley Tracy-Bursley

Goals and Objectives

  • Continue efforts to reinvigorate the Division and improve communication among the Marketing and Public Relations Action Council.
  • Explore development of an online gallery, portfolio, or blog of marketing & PR best practices with examples from across the state.
  • Explore creation of an online toolkit of promotional templates that can be available to libraries to personalize (eg., brochure, flyer, bookmark).
  • Submit educational programs for the 2018 Convention and Expo and OLC events.
  • Develop a stand-alone webinar about library marketing.