Erhlich to leave library foundation | Local News

The Danville Library Foundation will soon seek a new executive director.

Melody Ehrlich, who served as the foundation’s executive director beginning in June of 2015, is retiring from her position effective Sept. 30.

Ehrlich announced her decision to retire and leave the workforce to be able to enjoy more time with her family.

“I have been in the professional workforce for over 40 years, and although they have been some of the best years of my life, I am looking forward to the next chapter,” Ehrlich told her board members in her letter of notification.

“It has been an honor and privilege to work with Melody Ehrlich. She has continued the great work of the Library Foundation and she leaves us in a much stronger position as we move to the next chapter of the mission and goals of the foundation. Although I am saddened to have Melody resign, I am so happy for her to able to move into this next chapter of her life with a focus on her family,” said Carla Boyd, foundation board president, in a release. “I look forward to identifying and working with a new executive director for the Danville Public Library Foundation and I wish Melody much joy and happiness in the years to come.”

Ehrlich said she sincerely appreciates the support provided to her during her tenure at the foundation.

“Working for and with the Danville Library Foundation Board of Directors, donors, volunteers, and the library staff has been a wonderful experience and I will cherish these memories forever,” Ehrlich said in the release. Ehrlich also served as a member of the foundation board from 2005 to 2014.

Ehrlich has successfully managed the Foundation’s signature fundraising event, “From Page to Stage” and increased the assets of the foundation in order to benefit programs and resources at the Danville Public Library. Ehrlich and the…

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