Gavin J. Woltjer is the Library Director for the Billings Public Library in Billings, MT. He is passionate about developing research and leadership skills for the next generation of leaders. Before coming to the Billings Public Library, Woltjer was the Dean of Library Services and University Archivist for Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Woltjer holds a MLIS from the University of Oklahoma, MAs in Political Rhetoric and Literature from the University of South Dakota, and recently completed the Library Leadership in the Digital Age program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His research interests include: library leadership; librarians as public historian; and methods used to sustain cultural economies.