[Libs-Or] New State Librarian

Libtechlady libtechlady at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 11:40:15 PDT 2019


Hear!  Hear!  Thank you, all, indeed.

 Margaret Alexander
 Librarian at Large
 Eugene, OR
 libtechlady at gmail.com

On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 11:36 AM Penelope Hummel <penny at pennyhummel.com>
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> Wow! I am really looking forward to meeting Jennifer and working with
> her.
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> But today, Caren, I want to thank you for your service as interim state
> librarian.  I honor  the grace and intelligence you have contributed to
> Oregon library land at a time of flux and uncertainty.  I also appreciate
> all you (and the rest of the staff at the state library) have done to keep
> the wheels on the bus.  I am sure it hasn’t been easy at times and I thank
> you so much.
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> Penny Hummel
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> *From: *Libs-Or <libs-or-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us> on behalf of
> Caren Agata via Libs-Or <libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us>
> *Reply-To: *Caren Agata <caren.agata at state.or.us>
> *Date: *Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 11:28 AM
> *To: *"libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us" <
> libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us>
> *Subject: *[Libs-Or] New State Librarian
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> Greetings
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> We’re proud to announce that Jennifer Patterson will take over as the next
> Oregon State Librarian pending Senate confirmation. Jennifer has managed in
> public and academic libraries since 2004 and comes to us with over 20 years
> of library experience. Prior to her current role as the Associate Dean of
> Learning Resources at Edmonds Community College, she was the Head of Access
> Services at the University of Washington Bothell, Customer Experience
> Manager at the Pierce County Library System in Tacoma, Washington, and
> Public Services Director at The Seattle Public Library. Jennifer recently
> obtained a second master’s degree in Public Administration in December of
> 2018 from the University of Colorado Denver.
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> Having grown up in Colorado Jennifer has a passion for hiking and
> exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Jennifer has a natural draw and
> passion for Oregon having immediate family in Portland and having spent
> summers throughout junior high and high school in Oregon. She currently
> lives in Washington and has for the last 15 years with her spouse and her
> soon to be graduating high school senior! Jennifer mentioned she is
> absolutely thrilled and honored to accept the position. She looks forward
> to working with State Library staff, the Governor's Office, the Oregon
> Legislature, State Agencies, the State Library Board, the Oregon Library
> Association, and libraries and communities throughout the state.
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> Jennifer’s first day with the Oregon State Library will be Monday May 13th,
> pending senate confirmation which takes place May 8.
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> Please help me welcome Jennifer to Oregon and taking on the role of the
> next Oregon State Librarian!
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> Berri Leslie
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> Office of Governor Kate Brown
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> *Caren Agata*
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> *Interim State Librarian*
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> P: 503-378-5030
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> F: 503-585-8059
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