Douglas County Libraries Administration Team
Bob Pasicznyuk, Executive Director
Bob Pasicznyuk reunited with Douglas County Libraries in 2014 after a five-year hiatus leading the Cedar Rapids Public Library in a time of rapid change and rebuilding. Previously, Bob managed projects and technology efforts in libraries at Douglas County, Pikes Peak Library District, and the University of Colorado. He has a M.S. in Library Science and Certificate of Advanced Study in Information Science from the University of North Texas.
rpasicznyuk @ dclibraries.org
Art Glover, Director of Human Resources
Art Glover has been with the Douglas County Libraries since 2003. He is certified as a "Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)", an internationally recognized certification in the Human Resources profession. At Douglas County Libraries, Mr. Glover oversees management of the Human Resources and Training Departments. He holds an M. A. in Human Resources from Webster University, Kansas City, MO.
aglover @ dclibraries.org
Karen Gargan, Director of Finance
Karen Gargan joined Douglas County Libraries in 2011 with 18 years of leadership in progressive corporate and operational finance, primarily in the manufacturing and food service distribution industries. At Douglas County Libraries, Ms. Gargan oversees the finance and facilities departments. She received her undergraduate degree in Finance from Colorado State University.
kgargan @ dclibraries.org
Amber DeBerry, Director of Community Relations
Amber DeBerry joined Douglas County Libraries in May of 2011. Previously, she was Senior Vice President of Revenue Operations for The Wildlife Experience and in the marketing department of the Denver Zoological Foundation. She has a B.S. in Journalism with a minor in Business from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Over the years, she has been a member of various marketing and foundation committees. At Douglas County Libraries, Amber oversees Community Relations, District Programming and the Douglas County Libraries Foundation.
adeberry @ dclibraries.org
Sheila Kerber, Director of Branch Operations
Sheila Kerber has been with Douglas County Libraries since 2007. Previously she worked for the Library of Congress, the University of Dayton and the Arapahoe Library District before coming to Douglas County Libraries. Kerber provides the professional leadership to coordinate and supervise all aspects of branch operations, in addition to providing supervisory support to the District's Branch Manager Team and our Literacy Team. She has a B.A in English Literature and a Master of Library and Information Science.
skerber @ dclibraries.org
Sharon Nemechek, Director of Archives and Collections
Sharon Nemechek has been with Douglas County Libraries since 2001. She started at the James H. LaRue branch as a substitute librarian, managed the Lone Tree and Parker Libraries and then moved into Support Services as the Collection Services Manager. She has a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from UCLA. Ms. Nemechek oversees the collection development process and the Douglas County History Research Center. Library collections, old and new, are her passion.
snemechek @ dclibraries.org
Jeff Konishi, Director of Information Technology
Jeff Konishi joined Douglas County Libraries after acting as IT Director for several public sector organizations including the City of Amarillo and the City of Englewood. His previous experience also includes project management, programming, business analysis, plus various accounting, auditing and budgeting positions. Jeff has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters in Computer Information Systems from the University of Denver. At Douglas County Libraries, Jeff leads the IT team and associated technology endeavors.
jkonishi @ dclibraries.org
Patti Owen-DeLay, Executive Assistant
Patti Owen-DeLay has rejoined Douglas County Libraries after an absence of seven years. During her absence she became a Professional Certified Coach and led coach training programs in the United States and Canada. Recently she returned to libraries working for Arapahoe Library District. Back at Douglas County Libraries, she is again Executive Assistant.
powendelay @ dclibraries.org
Contact the Douglas County Libraries Administration Team at (303) 791-7323.