With Chair Craig Stephenson presiding, the Amigos Board of Directors met in Dallas on the morning of November 11, 2016. The Board had also conducted interviews for the President and Chief Executive Officer position that week, and hosted a retirement reception for current President and CEO, Bonnie Juergens.
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Alan Kornblau will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Amigos Library Services beginning January 23, 2017. In concert with the Board of Directors, Alan will provide leadership for one of the largest library cooperatives of public, academic, state and special libraries in the United States.
At its August 5th meeting in Dallas, the Amigos Board of Directors welcomed new Director Jean Waldrop from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. Directors Linda Morgan Davis, The Public Library of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County (NM); Steve Potter, Mid-Continent Public Library (MO); and Independent Director Gretchen McCord (TX) were re-elected in May. Amigos continued the tradition of holding an orientation session just prior to the first meeting of the new fiscal year to review policies, programs and procedures. Chair Craig Stephenson, Vice Chair Linda Morgan Davis, President and CEO Bonnie Juergens, and Amigos leadership staff all participated in the informative session.