Nicholle Gerharter has joined Park County Library, Cody, as a Reference and Interlibrary Loan Librarian. In 2012, Nicholle was the Wyoming Library Association’s Librarian of the Year when she was employed by the Natrona County Library. More recently, she worked at the McCracken Library, part of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and for the Park County Commissioners. She says she’s glad to be back in a library, serving the people of Park County.
Conrrado Saldivar, Adult Services Specialist at Natrona County Library, will begin working toward his MLIS this fall through the University of Washington’s online program. He was awarded a Dean’s Fellowship to cover tuition. He will also graduate from the Chamber of Commerce Leadership Casper program at the end of May.
At Campbell County Public Library System, Marcy Robison has been promoted to the Youth Services Coordinator in the Teen Room. She takes the position that Rachael Yates vacated in March. Annette Falkman has been hired as a Youth Services specialist in the Teen Room. Darcy Acord had a small article (bibliography) published in the Winter 2017 issue of Children & Libraries, the journal of the Association of Library Service for Children.
Rachel Gattermeyer recently joined the American Heritage Center as a Digital Archivist. She holds a master’s degree in Library and Information Science, with a concentration in Data Curation, from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. After receiving her degree, she worked as a Digital Archivist at a small religious archive for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Cincinnati, Ohio. In her position, Rachel plans to increase the accessibility of the AHC’s born-digital collections, identify new directions for digital preservation, and work with other departments at the University to share the Center’s broad range of materials.
David Kruger, a librarian in the University of Wyoming Libraries, is the recipient of UW’s 2018 Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award. The late Agnes Milstead, a former professor of education and library science at UW, established the annual award in 1993 to recognize significant contributions to UW Libraries in scholarship, program development, teaching, fundraising and professional achievements. Kruger has worked in a variety of roles in UW Libraries. He served as head of the Science Library before its collections and personnel were merged into Coe Library. He was special projects librarian for the UW Libraries administrative office during the renovation of the Library Annex and Coe Library. Currently, he is the liaison librarian for the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.