Aug 10, 2018
The City of Mississauga has selected Lori Kelly as the new Director, Library, effective immediately, following a provincial recruitment process. Lori has been the Acting Director, Library, since April 2018.
“Our libraries are important, community gathering places. Lori brings with her a keen passion and desire to strengthen the library's role as a learning institution with inspiring and welcoming creative spaces and access to information resources," said Paul Mitcham, Commissioner, Community Services. “Lori has a proven track record for being a strategic, consultative team builder and leader, with a clear focus on outcomes.”
Lori will be responsible for managing all business functions of the Library Division which includes working closely with the Mississauga Public Library Board and a team of library professionals to provide services that meet the life-long informational, educational and cultural needs of residents.
Prior to her role as Acting Director, Lori spent more than two decades in leadership roles with the City of Mississauga as Human Resources Manager, Manager of Strategic Community Initiatives and a Senior Manager, Talent Management. She joined the City in 1997.
Lori is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Cutline: Lori Kelly selected as the City of Mississauga's new Director, Library.
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