Library Director named President-Elect of Virginia Public Library Directors

Shenandoah County Library Director Sandy Whitesides was selected Vice-President /President-Elect of the Virginia Public Library Directors at their annual spring meeting at Graves Mountain in Syria, Virginia.  Scott Firestine, director of Appomattox Regional Library System, will succeed Carol Vincent, director of Eastern Shore Public Library, as President for 2012-13.  The association is comprised of 91 directors of county, city, town, and regional public libraries in the state of Virginia who gather twice a year to share ideas, and work with Library of Virginia staff on statewide issues. The group also supports the efforts of the Virginia Library Association and its various committees. Whitesides characterized the directors as “a great group of people to work with” and looks forward to planning the association’s 2014 annual spring meeting.