Elected officials and upper administrators that work outside the library often make final decisions that affect library services and staffing. City councils, county commissioners, city and county managers, mayors, provosts, university presidents, and many others, make decisions with and without direct input from library leaders.
This interactive and informative webinar focuses ways of building relationships with decision makers to create library supporters at every level. By investing in these decision makers, supporting appropriate goals and initiatives, will build leaders that will return investment in libraries.


Original broadcast February 27, 2018 

Biography ~ Dustin Fife
Dustin Fife is the Director of Library Services at Western State Colorado University. Prior to coming to Western State, Dustin was the Outreach Librarian at Utah Valley University and also spent six years as a public library director for San Juan County, Utah. Dustin is currently the president of the Learning Round Table for the American Library Association and is a past president of the Utah Library Association. In 2016, Dustin was recognized as one of Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers for Tech Leadership.