Assistant Director/Youth Services Manager
Westchester Public Library
Kristen has been in Public Libraries and Public Schools her entire career. She is currently the Assistant Director/Youth Services Manager of the Westchester Public Library in Illinois. In 2018 she became a certified kayak instructor with the Greater Maywood Paddling Program (a special program of the Cook County Forest Preserve District.) As part of a 4 person team from the Westchester Public Library, Kristen and her partners led 157 paddlers down the Des Plaines River that kayaking season She has presented at Illinois library conferences, including 2018 Reaching Forward and the 2019 Illinois Library Association Annual Conference.