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OLA 2018: Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise
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Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Creating Inclusive and Sustainable Employee Wellness Initiatives

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Directors Row 4

Are you ready to reap the rewards of a healthier and more engaged workforce? Learn how to move beyond the “flavor of the month” wellness committee and create a sustainable comprehensive wellness program for staff that includes physical, fiscal and mental health components. From credit counselor partnerships to new mother breastfeeding spaces, healthy vending options and certified healthy business workplace awards, this program allows participants to explore ways to support and expand their own efforts.

Presented by: Kelly Sitzman, Rebekah Lynam and Aiden Street
Sponsored by: Supervisors, Managers, and Administrators Roundtable
Areas of interest: Leadership, Management, Communication

Kelly SitzmanKelly Sitzman is currently the Branch Manager of the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library. Sooner born & bred, Kelly has a long history with Oklahoma libraries and communities. She graduated with her MLIS from OU in May 2015 and has worked for the Pioneer Library System in a number of leadership roles since 2013. Kelly serves on the Moore Public Schools Foundation Board, Earlywine Park YMCA Council, and SOKC Chamber of Commerce Education Committee. She is a graduate of OLA Gold, IMPACT PLS, and the SOKC Chamber’s TEAM South. Her passions include connecting people with their potential and taking public library services to the next level. She lives in Norman with her husband and fur babies.

Rebekah Lynam


Rebekah Lynam is a branch manager with Pioneer Library System. With a background in mass communication and crisis research, Lynam brings a unique approach to library services. As the coordinator of IMPACT PLS for the past two years, Lynam has worked to expand the involvement of participants and graduates in strategy and vision. Lynam has presented at state and national conferences on topics ranging from disaster preparedness to image restoration strategies following crisis.


Aiden StreetAiden Street is an Associate Director for the Pioneer Library System and a 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. She is a three time ALA Smart investing@ your library® grant recipient focusing on financial literacy initiatives for staff and diverse populations. She has been a member of ALA, PLA, and OLA since 2003. Aiden was a member of the 2016 PLA Program Committee and is a graduate of the PLA Leadership Academy and MPLA Leadership Institute. Aiden is a past OLA Secretary and is also a graduate of OLA Gold and many other civic leadership programs. She received her MLIS from the University of Oklahoma in 2004 and volunteers her time with the Southmoore High School marching band programs.

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