ASCLA President, Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, has been named Director of the New Mexico State Library.

(Santa Fe, NM) – Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer has been appointed by Secretary of Cultural Affairs Veronica Gonzales to lead the New Mexico State Library.  Ms. Moeller-Peiffer will commence her duties as State Library Director beginning in early June.  The Governor-approved appointment is the result of a national search conducted by an appointed search committee.  The Committee recommended top finalists to Secretary Gonzales and Governor Susana Martinez for their consideration.

Ms. Moeller-Peiffer brings 37 years of experience in Library and Information Science, most recently serving as New Jersey’s Deputy State Librarian for Lifelong Learning.  She has spent the past 11 years at the New Jersey State Library in programming, management, administration, and budgeting for 300 public libraries.

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