November 1 Armando Herrera will be honored as the San Diego Association of Fundraising Professionals' 2011 Outstanding Youth Volunteer in recognition of his work as a volunteer, advocate, fundraiser and community liaison at San Diego Public Library's Logan Heights branch.
December 9 Kate Havris will retire as assistant library director of Mesa (Ariz.) Public Library.
In July Lisa Coats became first year engagement librarian at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Randall Library.
December 1 Keri Cascio will become director of innovative technologies and library resource management at the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology in Kansas City, Missouri.
October 18 Bradley Wiles was appointed archivist of the American Public University System in Charles Town, West Virginia.
October 17 Richard Reyes-Gavilan was named director and chief librarian of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library.
January 2, 2012 Sami Pierson will become director of Coos Bay (Oreg.) Library.
September 1 Sundeep Mahendra became the evening reference librarian of Carol Grotnes Belk Library at Elon (N.C.) University.
September 6 Michael Colford was named director of library services at Boston (Mass.) Public Library.
September 30 Sue Busch retired as children's librarian of Stillwater (Minn.) Public Library.