Leadership Team

Headquarters are located at 405 S. Dayton Street, Kennewick, 99336.

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Kyle Cox
Kyle Cox
Executive Director

Services include: System-wide administration.

Celina Bishop
Celina Bishop
Director - Human Resources

Services include: Recruitment, staffing, employee/labor relations, employee benefits and staff development.

Jessie Tomren
Jessie Tomren
Director - Public Services

Services include: Branch libraries, programs and events, and community outreach.

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Rose Courneya
Director - Finance

Services include: Accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing.

Jon Stuckel
Jon Stuckel
Director - Information Technology

Services include: Telecommunications, systems administration, database administration, and technology support services.

Associate Directors

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Sara Schwan
Associate Director - Advocacy & Development

Advocacy, fundraising, and strategic relationships. Reports to Director - Finance.

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Sarah Johnson
Associate Director - Collection Services

Selection and management of the collection and digital resources. Reports to Executive Director.

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Carlos Orozco
Associate Director - Communications

Marketing, media relations, and creative and design services. Serves as Public Information Officer. Reports to Executive Director.

Erin Meneely
Erin Meneely
Associate Director - Operations

Facility management & capital projects. Serves as District Clerk & Public Records Officer. Reports to Executive Director.

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Charity Cree
Associate Director - Programming & Outreach

System-wide programs and events, and outreach. Reports to Director - Public Services.

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Elissa Burnley
Associate Director - Planning & Evaluation

Strategic planning and implementation, evaluation, surveys, and reporting. Reports to Executive Director.