Heck Named Interim Director of Reese Library

Jeff Heck has been named Interim Director of Reese Library on the Summerville campus, effective August 1, 2013. Jeff began his work at Reese Library in 1995 as the Automation Librarian and was promoted to the position of Associate Director of Reese Library in 2010.   He chaired the Faculty Policies Committee, served on University Council, and was Faculty Secretary for seven years.
Jeff served on several consolidation working groups, including the Consolidation Action Team and the Academic Programs Work Team, and as the co-chair of the Governance Work Team. In May, those efforts were recognized and Jeff received the Outstanding Faculty Award for the Library (pictured right) during the University’s Spring Assembly.
In 2012, Jeff received the Bob Richardson Prize, provided by the Georgia Library Association for exceptional service to librarianship.  In addition, Jeff has served as editor of the Georgia Library Quarterly. Jeff is a member of the Board of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Middle Georgia, past-president of the Kiwanis Club of Uptown Augusta, and incoming lieutenant governor for the district.
Many thanks to Camilla Reid, who served as the Director of Reese Library at GRU and the former Augusta State University for 3 years.  Previous to that, she served as Associate Director for 7 years.  Camilla was well known for her involvement on the Summerville campus in a wide range of activities, including Phi Kappa Phi and numerous committees.