MPL Welcomes our New CEO

The Board of the Midland Public Library is delighted to announce the appointment of Patricia Hayes to the position of CEO.

Trish has held progressively more responsible roles in library management and worked with public libraries for 30 years. Building her career at the Library Services Centre, she has been Vice President (VP) of Sales and Marketing since 2018. Before that, she was VP Services, VP Operation, and Manager of Cataloguing and Customer Services. Trish is known throughout public libraries as a strong relationship builder who successfully helps libraries implement new services and practices to improve and expand public engagement and ensure collections meet the diverse needs of communities.

“We are extremely fortunate to have attracted an individual with such a wealth of relevant experiences, is highly respected within the public library sector, and is passionate about community building,” said Kim Weishar, library board chair. Dysart & Jones Associates assisted the board in selecting a new CEO with a rigorous search, screening and interview process.

Trish is eager to move to the community and begin her work with MPL on October 18th.