(SEDRO-WOOLLEY)- The Board of Trustees of the Central Skagit Rural Partial County Library District announced the employment of its first library director, Jill Pannkuk, during a Special Board Meeting tonight in Sedro-Woolley.
Pannkuk brings to the district over 17 years of experience as a library director. Her most recent position was library director at Liberal Memorial Library, in Liberal Kansas, where she supervised a staff of 18, administered a budget of $800,000, and served approximately 23,000 residents. Previously, she was the library director at the Harlan Community Library, in Harlan, Iowa. She also has experience leading fund-raising efforts and renovation projects. Pannkuk will guide the new district in developing a full-service library. She will take up her duties starting Monday, May 5th.
The Central Skagit Rural Partial County Library District was created via voter initiative in November 2012. Its service area encompasses the Sedro-Woolley School District exclusive of the incorporated towns of Sedro-Woolley, Lyman, and Hamilton. It covers approximately 400 square miles stretching from the borders of Whatcom County to Snohomish County and will serve about 15,000 residents.
The library district board of trustees holds open meetings on the third Thursday each month at 7 p.m. at the Support Services Building of the Sedro-Woolley School District, 317 Yellow Lane, Sedro-Woolley.