Bessie Sullivan has been the CEO of Haliburton County Public Library since 2009. Bessie has been a professional librarian since 1999 and has worked for two organizations.  She has volunteered with the OLA since 2005 in various capacities including Chairing the Advocacy Committee.  She also fills a number of roles with the OLC, ARUPLO and in her community.  Bessie feels very strongly about providing excellent library service including advocating for libraries in a rural setting.