2024 OLC Elections Start June 30: Meet the Board Candidates

Your opportunity to vote in the OLC’s 2024 elections will run from June 30 through July 30. OLC Individual Members will elect five members of the OLC Board of Directors, including one MLIS position, one library trustee position, and three at-large positions. Biographical information and candidate position statements will be included with your online ballot.

The OLC is pleased to announce the following slate of candidates for election to three-year terms on the OLC Board of Directors (terms begin January 2025):

MLIS Director

Elizabeth Muether, Director/CFO, Mercer County District Library


Library Trustee Director

Bernie Rochford, Trustee, Akron-Summit County Public Library
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At-Large Director

Kim DeNero-Ackroyd, Deputy Director, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library

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Andrew Harant, Director, Cuyahoga Falls Library

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At-Large Director

Monica Baughman, Director of Support Services, Worthington Libraries
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At-Large Director

William Rutger, Director, Avon Lake Public Library

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In addition to the OLC Board of Directors slate, the following individuals are running for ALA Councilor:

ALA Councilor

James Hill, Executive Director, Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library

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Tony Howard, Director, Pickerington Public Library

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Nick Tepe, Director, Athens County Public Libraries, Incumbent

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Division Action Councils
If you are a member of an OLC Division, you will also have the opportunity to vote for your respective Action Council leadership. Biographical information will be included with your online ballot.

Ballots via E-Mail
A link to your ballot will be e-mailed to you by June 30. In order to cast your vote, you must enter your Voter ID and Voter Key provided in the e-mail. If you have questions about voting, contact the OLC office at 614-410-8092.

Check your my OLC account now to verify your e-mail address.