Nghiem Thai was hired as a full-time, tenure-track librarian in August.  He has worked for over a decade at Merritt, serving successively as a library technician, adjunct librarian, and department chair. Nghiem received his BA from Brown University and MLIS from San Jose State University.

Timothy Hackett is currently on a one-semester sabbatical leave to enroll, attend, and complete 18 units of graduate level coursework within the CSU East Bay Program Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning.

Merritt is in the process of hiring a permanent, full-time Principal Library Technician and will soon advertise a permanent, full-time Senior Library Technician position to cover evening and Saturday hours.