Work Experience

Director of Readers’ Services, The Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, MO. June 2012-present

Provides vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the Library’s adult services with a special focus on the Building a Community of Readers initiative.  Direct, develop, and deliver a system-wide readers’ advisory service encompassing collections, programs, events, displays, marketing, and training at all of the Library’s locations consistent with the Library’s mission, goals, and service priorities.



Readers’ Services Manager, The Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, MO. April 2006-June 2012


Adjunct Faculty, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO. Fall 2008


Adult Services Librarian/Readers’ Services Librarian, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, Kansas City KS. January 1999-March 2006                            


Adjunct Faculty, Institute for Continuing Education, School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS. Fall 2004                          


Adult Services Coordinator, Emporia Public Library, Emporia, KS. June 1991-January 1999


Adjunct Faculty, Butler County Community College, Eureka Community Resource Center, Eureka, KS. Summer 1996-1998