Acting Director of Library Services
Placer County Library
Term Ends: 10/31/2012
Mary has been in the library profession for 18 years. Most of her career has been with the Placer County Library as a Library Clerk, Substitute Bookmobile Driver, Branch Manager, Children’s Services Coordinator, and Assistant Director of Library Services. She is a graduate of Chico State and Berkeley and attended the Stanford Institute on 21st Century Librarianship. Mary was a Library Journal “Mover and Shaker” for her work to enhance the salaries of librarians in Placer County. She remains an advocate for pay equity.
Mary values excellent customer service and strives to be a responsive professional who is fun to be around and positive about the profession. In her spare time she enjoys music (especially Neil Young), movies, reading, television, most things pop culture, and hiking in the American River Canyon. She lives, with her dog Bear, in the Sierra Nevada Foothills town of Colfax.