IHLS Staff by Department

Executive & Administrative | Financial | IT

SHARE : Staff Services | Administrative Services | Bibliographic Services

Operations | Delivery : Carbondale | Champaign | Edwardsville


Executive and Administrative 

Leslie Bednar
Executive Director
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9774
lbednar@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Serves as the chief administrative officer, responsible for implementing policies and programs and directs and leads all operations and activities.

Ellen Popit
Associate Director
Carbondale Office

(618) 474-9874
epopit@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Partner of the Executive Director, responsible for managing the membership department and programs, directs and leads delivery operations and activities.

Danielle Beasley
Communications Coordinator
Edwadsville Office

(618) 467-8148
dbeasley@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Coordinates and provides response to requests for information from media, provides information to member libraries, the public and IHLS staff through various communications media.

Stacie Bushong
Executive Assistant
Edwardsville Office

(618) 318-8172
sbushong@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in a professional and efficient manner.

Jill Trevino
HR Coordinator
Edwardsville Office

(217) 689-0999
jtrevino@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The Human Resource Coordinator performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties for the Human Resource department.

Shandi Greve Penrod
Marketing Coordinator
Edwardsville Office

(618) 619-2113
spenrod@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Creates and maintains all marketing content for IHLS while giving support to the tasks of the communications and membership departments.

Anna Yackle
Membership Coordinator
Carbondale Office

(618) 619-2096
ayackle@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The Membership Coordinator works as part of the Membership Services Team to collect accurate information regarding member libraries and to provide support for the multitype libraries that comprise IHLS.

Financial 

Rhonda Johnisee
Finance Director
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9875
rjohnisee@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The Finance Director is responsible for the overall financial operations of IHLS.

Cheryl Noll
Accounting Assistant
Edwardsville Office

(618) 619-2098
cnoll@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The Accounting Assistant position is the administrative support for the Finance Department. This position performs a variety of accounting tasks related to accounts payable and receivable.

Shirley Paden
Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Edwardsville Office

(618) 619-2076
spaden@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Oversees all aspects of Accounts Receivable.

Colleen Dettenmeier
Senior Accountant
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9921
cdettenmeier@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The Senior Accountant position is responsible for serving as a team leader in the finance department and ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization.

Technology 

Troy Brown
Information Technology Director
Carbondale Office

(618) 467-8740
tbrown@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for all development of computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.

Brandon Chapman
Network Administrator
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9776
bchapman@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for aspects of the IHLS & SHARE networks.

John Knirr
Web & IT Administrator
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9770
jknirr@illinoisheartland.org

Brant Wingerter
Web Developer
Carbondale Office

(217) 318-0203
bwingerter@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for aspects of the IHLS & SHARE websites.

SHARE Staff Services 

Cassandra Thompson
SHARE Director
Edwardsville Office

(217) 318-5303
cthompson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The SHARE Director is responsible for coordinating the SHARE department and providing quality service to member libraries.

Lesley Zavediuk
SHARE Circulation and Resource Sharing Specialist
Edwardsville Office

(217) 383-0562
lzavediuk@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
IHLS SHARE Circulation & Resource Sharing Specialist provides training related to circulation and resource sharing, windows-based skills, IHLS and SHARE policy, and best practices for effective workflow to support IHLS members. This position coordinates and provides support to others to assist in maintaining an effective and efficient SHARE platform and assists member libraries to find, obtain, and use appropriate resources for their patrons.

Zach Henderson
SHARE Circulation and Resource Sharing Specialist
Edwardsville Office

(618) 619-2097
zhenderson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
IHLS SHARE Circulation & Resource Sharing Specialist provides training related to circulation and resource sharing, windows-based skills, IHLS and SHARE policy, and best practices for effective workflow to support IHLS members. This position coordinates and provides support to others to assist in maintaining an effective and efficient SHARE platform and assists member libraries to find, obtain, and use appropriate resources for their patrons.

SHARE Administrative Services 

Dena Porter
SHARE Administrative Services Supervisor
Carbondale Office

(618) 619-2090
dporter@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Coordinates SHARE security and administrative module and troubleshooting and develops the fee formula and budget for SHARE.

Jacob Sedor
Administrative Services Specialist
Edwardsville Office

(618) 619-2092
jsedor@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Coordinates daily operation of the ILS software, runs reports and performs routine maintenance procedures and supports and trains library staff.

Terry Moreland
Reporting Services Specialist
Champaign Office

(217) 412-8334
tmoreland@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Coordinates daily operation of the ILS software, runs reports and performs routine maintenance procedures and supports and trains library staff.

Mary Johnston
Tech Support Specialist
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5366
mjohnston@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Coordinates daily operation of the ILS software, runs reports and performs routine maintenance procedures and supports and trains library staff.

SHARE Bibliographic Services 

Shelley Stone
SHARE Manager for Bibliographic Services
Carbondale Office

(618) 474-9923
sstone@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Coordinates SHARE cataloging services and database standards on behalf of member libraries.

Edie Elliott
Cataloging Supervisor
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9948
eelliott@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Supervises and plans the work of cataloging staff to facilitate the workflow and provide direction regarding cataloging, as well as performs original and copy cataloging.

Pamela Thomas
Bibliographic Project Coordinator
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5364
pthomas@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for coordinating the workflow of the CMC staff, providing direction for grant goals, and providing cataloging and technical services training for Illinois libraries.

Cheri Schuler-Faust
Cataloger
Edwardsville Office

(618) 619-2069
cfaust@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Deborah Morris
Cataloger
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5368‬
dmorris@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Donald Pippin
Cataloger
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5336
dpippin@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Ian Anderson
Cataloger
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5351
ianderson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Linda Johnson
Cataloger
Carbondale Office

(618) 467-8041
ljohnson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Liz Perkins
Cataloger
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5362
lperkins@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Robert Brady
Cataloger
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5365
rbrady@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Sue Pearson
Cataloger
Edwardsville Office

(618) 467-8130
spearson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
IHLS SHARE Circulation & Resource Sharing Specialist provides training related to circulation and resource sharing, windows-based skills, IHLS and SHARE policy, and best practices for effective workflow to support IHLS members. This position coordinates and provides support to others to assist in maintaining an effective and efficient SHARE platform and assists member libraries to find, obtain, and use appropriate resources for their patrons.

Heidi Margold
Cataloger (CMC)
Edwardsville Office

(618) 467-8032
hmargold@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.erforms original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs d in araining and proand authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Steve Johnson
Cataloging Assistant II
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711 x 626
sjohnson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, performs database maintenance and authority control, assists in training and provides inventory support.

Erin Rose
Metadata Cataloger
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5302
erose@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The Metadata Cataloger performs original and copy cataloging, as well as creation of metadata for digital collections based on current standards, database maintenance, authority control, and provides training and inventory support for libraries.

Operations 

Susan Palmer
Operations Director
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9768
spalmer@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Manages staff responsible for activities associated with all aspects of the delivery operations and the maintenance and repair of the physical buildings, mechanical equipment, and vehicles.

Linda Kates
Operations Manager
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5352
lkates@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Plans, directs, and coordinates the staff and process of picking up, sorting, and delivering library materials, facilities and vehicle maintenance and repairs, custodial operations, and facility repair and maintenance.

Linda Petty
Area Manager
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9828
lpetty@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Plans, directs, and coordinates the operations and operations staff in the Edwardsville and Carbondale hubs.

Lia McInerney
Delivery Coordinator
Edwardsville Office

(618) 619-2089
lmcinerney@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Assists the Area Manager in the day to day operations within the delivery department.

Angela Thompson
Delivery Coordinator
Champaign Office

(217) 318-5335
athompson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Assists the Operations Manager in the day to day operations within the delivery department.

Casey Parr
Delivery Coordinator
Carbondale Office

(618) 619-2094
cparr@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Assists the Area Manager in the day to day operations within the delivery department.

Sarah Taylor
Administrative Assistant
Edwardsville Office

(618) 474-9946
staylor@illinoisheartland.org

Delivery 

Carbondale

Lonnie Holderfield
Sorter
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
lholderfield@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of tlivdeing ler clerical duties. IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties. IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Christie Burgett
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
cburgett@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Gary Witt
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
gwitt@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Bryan Laird
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
blaird@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Steven Swallers
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
sswallers@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Bruce Hickam
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
bhickam@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort ad from member libraries.er library materials to and from member libraries.

John Malone
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
jmalone@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Michael McGinn
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
mmcginn@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Donald Jennings
Courier Driver
Carbondale Office

(618) 985-3711
djennings@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Champaign

Susan Daugherty
Sorter
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
sdaugherty@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Nancy Smith
Sorter
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
nsmith@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Marcia Horton
Sorter
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
mhorton@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Assists in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers, assists in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelves IHLS books, delivers library materials to IHLS staff, and performs other clerical duties.

Jonathan Wiarda
Sorter
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
jwiarda@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Brenda Jones
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
bjones@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Frank Thomas
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
fthomas@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Richard Tarro
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
rtarro@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Bryan Phelps
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
bphelps@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books raries.er library materials to and from member libraries.

Travis Yowell
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
tyowell@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Ronald Chubb
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
rchubb@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

John Bode
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
jbode@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Steve Behrens
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
sbehrens@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Phillip Chmielewski
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
pchmielewski@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Terry Fruhling
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
tfruhling@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Clark Nichols
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
cnichols@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Tom Nichols
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
tnichols@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Phil Owen
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
powen@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Roger Perry
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
rperry@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

John Ward
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
jward@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Gary Wollitz
Courier Driver
Champaign Office

(217) 352-0047
gwollitz@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Edwardsville

Aaron Dell
Sorter
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
adell@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Madison Egland
Sorter
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
megland@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Kristin Theisen
Sorter
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
ktheisen@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

PJ Sjursen
Sorter
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
psjursen@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Christina Pitcher
Sorter
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
cpitcher@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Jerry Ringering
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
jringering@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Kevin Cullen
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
kcullen@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Kenneth Ray
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
kray@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Jon Patt
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
jpatt@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Dave Georges
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
dgeorges@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Daniel Weaver
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
dweaver@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Marshel Tosh
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
mtosh@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries

Timothy Shrewsberry
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
tshrewsberry@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Larry Jones
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
ljones@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Leo Gieszelmann
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
lgieszelmann@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Dale Landolt
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
dlandolt@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Harry Munson
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
hmunson@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Richard Stewart
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
rstewart@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.

Rick Sparrow
Courier Driver
Edwardsville Office

(618) 656-3216
rsparrowr@illinoisheartland.org


Job Responsibilities:
Courier Drivers sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries.