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CALS Staff


Library Director: Nate Coulter

Deputy Executive Director of Library Operations and
Director of Literacy & Learning: Lisa Donovan

Deputy Executive Director of Business Operations and
Director of Finance: Jackie Patel

Director of Communications and PR: Lee Ann Hoskyn

Director of Special Collections and
Director of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies: David Stricklin

Director of Library Resources: Carol Coffey

Director of Public Services: Haley Lagassé

Director of Operations: Adam Bearden

Director of Human Resources: Candace White

Construction Coordinator: Jennifer Chilcoat

Head of Information Services: Katie Jones

Head of Circulation: Mike Brooks

Development Coordinator: Christine Gronwald

Collection Development: Philip Jones

Interlibrary Loan: Lee Razer

Bill Clinton State Government Project Coordinator: Glenn Whaley

Encyclopedia of Arkansas: Guy Lancaster

Arkansas Literary Festival: Brad Mooy

Head of Adult Programming: Kristen Cooke

Digital Innovation and Technology Manager: Nathan James

Webmaster: Scott Kirkhuff

Head of Security: Jerry Smith

Volunteer Coordinator: Chris Beaumont

Branch Managers

Main Library: Terri Dykes

Main Library Youth Services & Level 4: Amanda Ferguson

Brooks Vernon Johnson, Jr.

Children's Library & Learning Center: Ellen Samples (interim)

Dee Brown: Joe Hudak
Operations Manager: Brian Martin

Fletcher: Freddy Hudson

Maumelle: Pam Rudkin

McMath: Laura Hodo

Milam: Jan Guffey

Nixon: Cindy Powell

Sanders: Ginann Swindle

Rooker: Audrey Taylor

Terry: Natalie Marlin

Thompson: Mary Louise Cantwell

Williams: Latina Sheard

Branch Services Coordinators

Head of Main, Circulation, Information Services,
Patron Services: Terri Dykes

Youth Services Coordinator, Main Youth Services,
Children's Library & Learning Center: Ellen Samples

Dee Brown, Brooks, McMath, Nixon, Rooker,
Fletcher, Williams: Joe Hudak

Terry, Thompson, Sanders, Maumelle, Milam: Margaret Yates