Canada: Danielle McDonald Named New CEO of Ottawa Public Library
From an OPL Announcement:
Danielle holds a Master of Arts, Public Administration from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Honours, Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Waterloo. Her educational background is complemented by more than 25 years of management experience, including strategic planning, finance, human resources and technology with the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Public Library.
Since joining the Library as Division Manager, Facilities and Business Services in January 2009, Danielle has led significant initiatives in library facilities planning and development including the delivery of $5.75M in renovations and new construction of branches; business services where she has been responsible for OPL budgets, finance, and risk management, as well as for public services in 18 Library branches, including all those which serve Ottawa’s rural communities.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.