2022 OLC Elections Start June 30: Meet the Board Candidates

OLC INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS: Your opportunity to vote in the OLC’s 2022 elections will run from June 30 through July 30. You will elect four members to the OLC Board of Directors, including one MLIS position, one library trustee position, and two at-large positions.

A link to your ballot was sent to your preferred e-mail address on June 30. Biographical information and candidate position statements is included with your online ballot for the Board of Directors.

If you are a member of an OLC Division, you will have the opportunity to vote for your respective action council leadership. You will receive a ballot for each Division in which you are a member. Biographical information will be included with your online ballot.

In order to cast your vote, you must enter your username (Voter ID) and password (Voter Key) provided in the e-mail. 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 2023).

Board Candidates:

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MLIS Director [one to be elected]:
Julianne Bedel, Director, Medina County District Library
William Rutger, Director, Avon Lake Public Library

Library Trustee Director [one to be elected]:
Robert Jenkins, Trustee, Bossard Memorial Library of Gallia County

At-Large Director [one to be elected]:
Sarah Clevidence, Director, Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, Incumbent

At-Large Director [one to be elected]:
Kathy Bach, Regional Manager, Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library