Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service
John has been Director at Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service, a 17 library consortium, for 10 years. Prior to that he was ILS Administrator at Multnomah County Library in Portland OR, Pima Community College in Tucson, Mesa Public Library in Arizona, and New Albany-Floyd County Public Library in Indiana, where he also managed Media Services. He has been involved with collection development, cataloging, database maintenance, and circulation. During his 34 years in libraries he has worked with Dynix, Millennium and Symphony ILS systems, bringing one up from scratch, migrating two others, and survived the Y2K transition. Through the years John has been involved in beta testing new releases and new products, and enjoys working with vendors to help move the libraries in new directions.