From the Governor’s press release:
“Stacey is truly an expert in her field and California is lucky to have her as the state librarian,” said Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. “She’s the perfect person to maintain the excellent quality of services and access to accurate and up-to-date information Californians expect and receive every time they visit our library.”
Since February, she has served as acting state librarian for the California State Library and previously served as deputy state librarian from 2007 to 2009. Aldrich was assistant director of the Omaha Public Library from 2005 to 2007, branch chief of public libraries and state networking at the Maryland State Department of Education from 2002 to 2005 and senior associate of Coates and Jarratt in 2000. Prior to that, she was a staff development coordinator at the Maryland State Department of Education from 1996 to 2002 and an information technology librarian for the Hood College Library from 1992 to 1996.
“I am honored and excited for the opportunity to take on the position of state librarian,” said Stacey Aldrich. “I will use my experience to uphold the California State Library’s tradition of preserving our history and connecting Californians to the information they need to be successful.”