TLACast Newsletter
Names in the News
  • Jane Darling, assistant library director, City of Coppell, has retired and relocated to Florida.
  • Jessica Hughes is now the director of library services for Spring Branch ISD (Houston). She succeeds Jo Ann Conlon who is relocating to Colorado.
  • Bonnie Juergens retired as president and CEO of Amigos Library Services after more than 28 years of service.
  • Barbara Knotts of Alamo Colleges in San Antonio received her Ph.D
  • Alan Kornbalu, formerly library director of the Delray Beach Public Library in Flordia, is the new president and CEO of Amigos Library Services.
  • Gordon Wooley has joined ITC Systems as director of sales for the central region.
February 2017
Volume. 36 No. 1
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  • Sherri Grieb, formerly with the Dallas Public Library, passed away in January.
  • Christine McNew, youth services coordinator in the Library Development and Networking Divison at the Texas State Library and Archives passed away this week.
  • Clara Mounce, former director of the Bryan College Station Public Library System and longtime TLA conference volunteer passed away in December 2016.