|Brandie Doyle is the new Assistant Director at Russell Library.|
Russell Library announced today the appointments of Brandie Doyle as Assistant Library Director and Catherine Ahern as Info Services Department Head.
Brandie Doyle joined the Library in June 2011 as business and career resources librarian and was promoted to circulation department head in December 2013. Brandie has played an important role in helping to redefine the importance of the customer experience in the 21st century. She holds a Masters of Library and Information Science degree from Simmons College.
Catherine Ahern, who joined the Library in 1990, was named Acting Information Services Department Head in February this year after the departure of Jason Neely, who was appointed director at the Enfield Public Library. During her tenure, Catherine has held various positions from which she has helped create a modern public library for the citizens of Middletown and the region. Catherine holds a Masters of Library Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University.
“We are fortunate to have the talent internally to fill these important leadership positions”, said Matthew K. Poland, the Library’s director. “Maintaining a sustainable public library in the 21st century requires inspired leadership like Brandie and Catherine.”
Both appointments are effective Monday, May 30, 2016.