2023 OLC Election Results

August 16, 2023 — The OLC’s 2023 elections have concluded and the results have been certified by Tom Dillie, Chair of the Nominations Committee. Congratulations to the following members who have been elected to serve:

Board of Directors:

(three-year terms beginning January 1, 2024)

MLIS Director
Travis Bautz, MidPointe Library System

Library Trustee Director
Sandra Hedlund Tunnell, Ashland Public Library

At-Large Director
Mary Ellen Icaza, Stark Library

At-Large Director
Stacey Russell, Muskingum County Library System

Division Action Councils:

(two-year terms beginning January 1, 2024)

Children’s Services Division

  • Laura Erwin, Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library
  • Kelly Halleen, Medina County District Library

Customer Service and Support Staff Division

  • Lynn Fleure, Way Public Library
  • Matthew Lawson, Greene County Public Library

Digital and Media Services Division

  • Missy Littell, North Canton Public Library
  • Jimmy Walters, Greene County Public Library

Human Resources Division

  • Kacy Cox, Southwest Public Libraries
  • Beth Hatch, Upper Arlington Public Library

Information Technology Division

  • Jimmy Walters, Greene County Public Library

Library Accounting Division

  • Robert Dolan, Cuyahoga County Public Library
  • Dylan Markins, Scioto County Public Library

Management and Administration Division

  • Beth Donaldson, Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
  • Stephanie Freas, Muskingum County Library System

Marketing and Public Relations Division 

  • Becca Lachman, Athens County Public Libraries
  • Courtney Lewis, Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library

Outreach and Special Services Division

  • Drew Pearson, Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library
  • Linda Toohey, Dover Public Library

Small Libraries Division

  • Patty Marsh, Bellevue Public Library
  • Brenda Miller, New Madison Public Library

Special Collections Division

  • Eugene Rutigliano, Columbus Metropolitan Library
  • Chad Statler, Westlake Porter Public Library

Technical Services Division

  • Christopher Hill, Greene County Public Library
  • Jessica C. Williams, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library

Teen Services Division

  • Anjanette Hook, Greene County Public Library
  • Rachel Rausch, Delaware County District Library

Please note: There were no ballots this year for the Adult Services and the Reference and Information Services Divisions due to their merger in 2024. The new division will be called the Adult and Reference Services Division.