Trustees Approve Interim Director; Committee Hires Search Firm

CANFIELD — At a regular meeting on June 8, 2017, in the Canfield Library meeting room, Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) approved Susan Merriman to serve as interim director during the period that it takes to install a new director after the departure of Heidi M. Daniel, Library Executive Director, July 21. Ms. Daniel is leaving to take the position of CEO at the Enoch Pratt Library  in Baltimore, MD. She has been at PLYMC since July of 2012.  Mrs. Merriman, currently retired, had served for 23 years as the Library’s fiscal officer. Salary has not yet been determined for the interim director.

The Trustee Search Committee, which met prior to the full board meeting, approved hiring the firm of Bradbury Miller Associates for the search for a new Library Executive Director at a fee of $20,000.

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