March 31, Makoto Nagao, librarian at National Diet Library in Tokyo, Japan, retired.
Noritada Otaki began as librarian of National Diet Library in Tokyo, Japan, April 1.
March 30 Sandy Bumgardner retired as director of Upshur County (W.V.) Public Library
Joan G. Lamborn is associate dean of university libraries at University of Northern Colorado in Greeley
University of Northern Colorado Libraries in Greeley has named Gregory T. Heald coordinator of Library and
Technology and Assessment.
Jane Horrocks retired as president and CEO of Richmond Hill Public Library in Ontario, Canada.
July 1 Lenior C. "Lee" Keesler Jr. begins as chief executive officer officer of Charlotte (N.C.) Mecklenburg Library. He currently is director of market development at Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes, a national insurance and executive benefits firm.
In May Michael Limer becomes director of Kaubisch Memorial Public Library in Fostoria, Ohio
Mary S. Kern, 91, former reference librarian at Mt. Vernon (N.Y.) Public Library. died March 31 at The Fountains in Tuckahoe.
Susan (Sweet) Lombard, 69, former librarian at Harvard University's Widener Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts, , died March 27