Link to April 20 Kenosha News article, Community Library District to get new director".
Excerpt: LeeAnn Briese, who has been interim director since the Library Board demoted previous director Mary Ellen Close, accepted the director’s job Monday, according to Patrick O’Connell, who led the board’s search committee.
O’Connell said Briese was chosen from among two finalists.
“She’s got the experience,” he said. “During the interview process, she really stood out.”
Before being named interim director, Briese was the head of technical services for the library district, which includes Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake.
Community Library in the news.
A Library Board Appointment Not According to Hoyle. (4/13/2010)
Former Library Director Sues for Wages after Firing. (3/16/2010)
Position Announcement: Library Executive Director, Community Library, Salem, Wisconsin. (2/5/2010)
Former Director of Community Library: From Demotion to Dismissal. (1/29/2010)
Community Library Board Member Wields Machete to Address $1,000 Deficit. (12/06/2009)
New Community Library Representative to Wilmot School Board. (11/11/2009)
Demoted director to fight for job. (10/30/2009)
Library Board confirms interim director. (10/27/2009)
Community Library Soap Opera Continues. (10/23/2009)
Community Library Update: "What we have here is...failure to communicate. (10/09/2009)
Community Library Board of Trustees: Riding Roughshod? (10/01/2009)
Library Board's "Positive Direction" Takes an Immediate Detour. (9/30/2009)
West county library group under fire. (1/29/2009)