A Leader’s Guide to Community Engagement Strategy
Libraries are essential to the communities we serve. Regardless the size or type of your library, it’s important to engage with the community stakeholders that have a vested interest and influence on the success and impact of our work.
Donna ZuiderwegChief Community Engagement Officer, Columbus Metropolitan Library
Donna is the Chief Community Engagement Officer (CCEO) of Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) in Columbus, Ohio. In her role, Donna leads the Collection Services, Development, Marketing & Communications and Government Relations & Advocacy teams. Previously, Donna served ten years as CML’s Director of Development & Affinity. Donna holds an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Ohio Dominican University. She is an appointed trustee to the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board of Franklin County, Ohio. In 2019, Donna was honored as Outstanding Professional Fundraiser by the Central Ohio Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.