Cheryl O’Connor is the Executive Director of LibraryLinkNJ. She manages the cooperative’s services to the 2500 multi-type members of the New Jersey Library Network with a stellar staff of seven. Following public library system experience in Virginia and New York State, Cheryl moved to NJ in the mid-seventies with her husband, Rutgers SCI professor, Dan O'Connor. She has worked in reference, tech services, and administration in addition to free lance training, consultation, and adjunct faculty teaching in graduate and undergraduate programs at Rutgers University. She served as the Program Coordinator and Executive Director of INFOLINK, the Eastern New Jersey Regional Library Cooperative for 19 years. A Syracuse University MSLS grad, she also earned a 15-credit graduate certificate in nonprofit organization management at Seton Hall University in 2001. Cheryl’s perspective across her 40+ year career has focused on networks, library development, cooperation and collaboration. She was the New Jersey Library Association’s 2009 Librarian of the Year.