Pilar Martinez is next in LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar Series

For Immediate Release
Thu, 07/16/2015


Fred Reuland

LLAMA Program Officer




CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring Pilar Martinez, from noon - 1 p.m. Central time on Aug. 20. This is part in an ongoing series of webinars featuring thought leaders from a wide variety of libraries.

Pilar is the chief executive officer of the Edmonton Public Library, where she is responsible for strategic leadership, supporting the Board of Trustees, financial and budget management and stakeholder relations. She has overall accountability, authority and responsibility for establishing and executing the library's business plan in order to achieve the goals of the overall Strategic Directions of the Board. Pilar has a broad base of experience in library leadership including: advocacy, collective bargaining, strategic and business planning, recruitment and change leadership. She holds a MLIS from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in English from Acadia University. Pilar was the main champion and leader behind the implementation of EPL’s community-led service framework and the Leading from Any Position staff development initiative. In 2012, Pilar was honoured with the Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship.

Register online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7761266031182456833

Can't attend the live event?  No problem!  If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

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The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.