Chris Boike has been promoted from Crookston Library Associate II/Supervisor to Crookston Hub Supervisor, effective Feb. 1. She succeeds Sister Eileen Beutel, who retired.
Boike, who has also worked for Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) as a library associate, has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Saint Teresa in Winona, Minn. in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in English.
Prior to coming to LARL, she worked for the University of Minnesota, Crookston as an admission and financial aid representative and coordinator of Campus Ministry.
In her new position Boike will supervise operation of the Crookston, Climax, Fertile, and McIntosh branches of LARL, as well as Library LINK Sites in Gonvick, Hendrum, and Shelly.
Boike is joined in her new position by Jan Aamoth, who has been hired as library associate at the Crookston branch. Aamoth comes to the library from UMC, where she was the director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).