Kathy Schalk-Greene is the Executive Director of LibraryLinkNJ. Before coming to LLNJ in December 2015, she served as Director of the Mount Laurel Library. Kathy was also named 2005 New Jersey Library Association's Librarian of the Year for leading her library team through the Trading Spaces: Reinventing the Library Environment Project, which showcased retail-style display merchandising and customer service techniques in a public library environment. With funding from the New Jersey State Library, she headed the SWAT Team of Library Transformers to make over NJ libraries using experienced library experts as consultants. Earlier in her career, as Program Development Coordinator for the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative, Kathy was responsible for professional staff development at all levels, for over 500 multi-type libraries. Previously, she managed an integrated library system for 12 libraries and a bookmobile, as Project Director for the Gloucester Online Library Database. Her love of movies and undergraduate degree in film was put to good use at the South Jersey Regional Film and Video Library, where she served as director for 10 years.
Juliet Machie has over 25 years of library leadership and management experiences. She is presently the CEO of JMAC & Associates, a management consulting firm that is focused on helping organizations achieve their purpose. Juliet previously served as Deputy Director at the Detroit Public Library and the Detroit Library Cooperative. She has also taught as an adjunct in library schools. Juliet’s library career spans public, academic and special libraries. She has worked in almost all areas of library services, to include: circulation, reference, technical, children’s and young adult services. Juliet most recently earned a doctorate degree in organizational leadership and has devoted the last few years in helping organizations to articulate strategies for improved performance.
In her own words: “I am truly excited to join the LLNJ team during this interim leadership transition period. I commend the exemplary work that Kathy and the LLNJ board and staff have done. I look forward to working with the team on the journey to articulate an exciting next chapter for the cooperative.“
Mi-Sun began work at the cooperative as Program & Services Coordinator and Webmaster in July 2005 and changed her job responsibility to IT/Online Project Manager in 2010. Beginning July 2011, Mi-Sun now serves as IT/Online Project Manager and Program Coordinator. Mi-Sun has designed and implemented the cooperative website in Drupal (open source content management platform) and is continuously working on updating and improving the cooperative’s online service. Previously as Program & Services Coordinator at the cooperative, Mi-Sun coordinated hundreds of continuing education workshops and programs on a variety of subjects. In collaboration with Technology and Diversity Committees of the cooperative, Mi-Sun also successfully managed the cooperative’s projects and services including the Statewide Diversity Initiative Workshop Series, Website Development Projects for member libraries, Gaming in Libraries Service, Tech is IT Conferences, Senior Spaces Project & Conference, GLBTI Conference, and many more. Prior to LLNJ, she worked at the Ocean County Library System as Web Coordinator/Senior Librarian and designed implemented the library’s website. Mi-Sun is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a secret agent of MWA (Matchmaking World Association).
Nanette Cox started at the Cooperative in 2000. Prior to her tenure at Infolink and LLNJ she worked in the Computer Reseller Industry where she worked to serve New Jersey Library Community’s business needs.
Carol Fishwick is the Member Services Coordinator for LibraryLinkNJ. She previously held the same position at INFOLINK for 11 years. For 17 years prior to her tenure at the cooperative, she served as a Legislative Aide for State Senator Robert Smith. After attending Monmouth University, Carol began her career at Revlon, Inc. in Edison.