2019 OLC Elections: Meet the Candidates

Your opportunity to vote in the OLC’s 2019 elections will run from June 30 through July 30. All members will elect four members of the OLC Board of Directors, including one MLIS position, one library trustee position, and two at-large positions. Biographical information and candidate position statements will be included with your online ballot.

If you are member of an OLC Division, you will have the opportunity to vote for your respective action council members. Please note that you will receive a separate ballot for each Division in which you are a member.

A link to your ballot(s) will be e-mailed to you on or before June 30, 2019 to your preferred e-mail address. In order to cast your vote, you must enter the username and password provided in the e-mail for each ballot.

If you prefer to receive a paper ballot instead of voting online, contact the OLC office at 614-410-8092 by Fri., June 21.

If you have questions about voting, contact the OLC office at 614-410-8092.


The OLC is pleased to announce the following slate of candidates for election to three-year terms on the OLC’s Board of Directors (terms begin January 2020):

MLIS Director Position (one to be elected):

  • Kacie Armstrong, Director, Euclid Public Library [incumbent]
  • Kellen Freeman, Technology Training Specialist, Delaware County District Library

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Kacie Armstrong

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Kellen Freeman

Library Trustee Director Position (one to be elected):

  • Ronnie Choudhary, Trustee, MidPointe Library System
  • Chad Seeberg, Trustee, Marysville Public Library [incumbent]

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Ronnie Choudhary

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Chad Seeberg

At-Large Director Position (one to be elected):

  • Paula Brehm-Heeger, Director, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
  • Lauren Hagan, Chief Financial Officer, Columbus Metropolitan Library

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Paula Brehm- Heeger

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Lauren Hagan

At-Large Director Position (one to be elected):

  • Sarah Clevidence, Assistant Director, Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
  • Jed Grisez, Trustee, Archbold Community Library

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Sarah Clevidence

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Jed Grisez