New Library Consortium Director Announcement

On behalf of CCL and the Community College League of California, we are pleased to announce that Amy Mickelson-Beadle ( has accepted the Library Consortium Director position. She will begin her new position on July 7, 2020.

Amy has served as the Program Manager and statewide lead for the California Community College Library Services Platform Project at the California Community Colleges Technology since 2016. In that capacity she managed the RFP process, worked closely with project partners, cross-functional teams and librarians to implement and support the Ex Libris Alma and Primo VE library services platform. She has built strong relationships with librarians and staff throughout the California Community College system and has an excellent understanding and appreciation for the challenges and opportunities that will be faced in the coming years. She also brings a deep background in policy development, program planning, fiscal management, administration and operations from her work as an Executive Officer at the Shasta Local Agency Formation Commission and other counties. Her outreach work in conjunction with public agencies will prove valuable as the Library Consortium continues to grow.

The League and CCL would like to welcome Amy to her new position and thank James Wiser for his five years in the position. We will miss his commitment to and understanding of the digital library world, thoughtful leadership, and sense of humor. We wish him well in his next adventure!

Gregg T. Atkins
Council of Chief Librarians

Lisa Mealoy
Community College League of California