About this Speaker
Possessing a passion for rural library service, Ron Sheppard has been Director of Parkland Regional Library System since 2005. He holds graduate degrees in history and library science and has been in library management for over 18 years. Having served on the board for The Alberta Library for fifteen years, four of which as board chair, Ron has had many opportunists to work on provincial committees and initiatives. Especially in rural Alberta, Ron is a firm believer that strong libraries make strong communities!