The Library Board of Trustees of the Conyers-Rockdale Library System has appointed Brenda Poku as the system’s new Library Director. Poku began serving on July 9.
A veteran with more than 25 years in the library industry, Poku formerly managed nine of 16 libraries in Chatham and Liberty counties.
Poku’s experience and leadership includes the following:
• 2018 Migration of Integrated Library Systems (ILS) from SIRSI to PINES
• 2017 University of Georgia, PINNACLE graduate. Certificate of Leadership Development
(Carl Vinson Institute of Government).
• 2016 Top 10 Georgia Libraries (Carnegie Library) Recognition. Honorable mention (Bull Street) Library.
• 2015 Summer Feeding Campaign expanded to three counties in subsequent years.
• 2014 Historical Preservation Marker Submission/Award – Carnegie Library, Henry St. Savannah.
• Newton County Library System – Oversaw the completion of the construction of the Porter
Memorial Library, recognized as the second Georgia governmental building with Gold LEED Certification