Natalie Currie was selected by the ODL Board of Directors as Deputy Director for the agency on December 13th, 2019 and assumed her role on January 6th, 2020.
In her capacity as Deputy Director, Currie manages the strategic planning and budgetary process and provides administrative oversight for several divisions of the agency, including Library Development, Literacy Resource Office, and Library Resources, which includes Interlibrary Loan, the statewide full-text databases for Oklahoma’s libraries, state and federal government information, and law and legislative reference.
Currie’s experience covers a variety of library settings, including the University of Oklahoma Libraries Interlibrary Loan Department, Oklahoma City University Law Library, Oklahoma Department of Libraries Library Resources Division, and the Metropolitan Library System’s Belle Isle and Edmond branches.
She holds a Masters in Library and Information Studies and a Bachelors in Public Relations, both from the University of Oklahoma. Currie has served the Oklahoma Library Association in several leadership positions, including Conference Program Chair in 2016-2017 and was elected Secretary for 2017-2018. She currently serves on the University of Oklahoma School of Library and Information Studies Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2019-2021.
Contact Natalie Currie on the ODL Contact Form.