Anja Smit and Shirley Chiu-wing Wong elected to the OCLC Board of Trustees
On 24 March 2020, OCLC Global Council convened virtually for its annual meeting. The agenda included the introduction of candidates to serve on the OCLC Board of Trustees along with instructions for the 2020 online election. The election concluded on 17 April, and the votes have been counted.
Global Council delegates have elected Anja Smit, University Librarian at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, and Shirley Chiu-wing Wong, University Librarian at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, to the OCLC Board of Trustees. Both will take their seats on the Board in November 2020.
The OCLC Global Council is elected by OCLC members to represent the global library community. They provide reflection and insights regarding the needs and issues facing modern libraries. They also elect members to the OCLC Board of Trustees. There are currently nine librarians from five countries serving on the 15-member OCLC Board of Trustees.
Board of Trustees
Shirley Chiu-wing Wong
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University