Sheryl Weller serves as the Chief Financial Officer. She has nearly 30 years of experience in government finance. Her goal is to provide information about the library that is easily accessible and understood by everyone.
Rob Banks, Chief Operating officer, keeps an eye on all the different parts it takes to keep the library functioning every day.
Paul Brennan is Collections Director and he makes sure we have the stuff you want and need and helps you use your library account to get access to it.
Stephen is the Human Resources Director at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. Working at the library is his favorite gig to date, after earlier jobs in apparel manufacturing, retail, government, a web start-up, and (second-favorite) driving a limousine in San Francisco.
Scarlett Fisher-Herreman is the Technical Services & Collection Development Supervisor. She leads an awesome team of people who order, catalog and manage the library’s physical and digital collections.
Thad Hartman is the Community & Strategic Services Manager at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. Thad helps the library reach out to the community through services such as Bookmobiles, Library @ Work, and Smartlockers. A lifelong library user, Thad likes to read, participate in bar trivia events and spend time with his family.
Stephanie Hall has been with the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library since 1999. She is the Public Services Manager overseeing reference, special collections, outreach for older adults and the library’s Sabatini Art Gallery. Stephanie encourages her staff to challenge the process, focus on the people more than the stuff and get past the “this is the way we’ve always done it” mentality.
Michael Perkins is the Digital Branch Supervisor, web designer and one of the library’s photographers. He spent a year painting the Kids Library mural. He likes his puns intended (unfortunately).
Nancy Lindberg is the Executive Director of The Library Foundation, the fundraising arm of the library. No matter if a bookmobile is needed or books for pre-kindergarteners, she is willing to ask the many supporters of the library for their financial assistance.
Mary is the manager of the Friends of the Library, an organization committed to supporting the library through advocacy and fundraising. She is passionate about working hand-in-hand with Friends members to continue to make the library innovative and relevant to the community.