LA PLATA, Md. (Feb. 11, 2016)—The Charles County Public Library (CCPL) named Alyssa Williams as the new assistant director. In this role, Williams will supervise library operations and services, including branch management, customer services, and staff development.
Commissioner Amanda M. Stewart, M.Ed. (District 3), who serves as the ex-officio member on the Charles County Library County Board of Trustees, said, "I welcome Alyssa as a new leader for Charles County Public Library, and I look forward to her accomplishments in our community."
Williams holds a Bachelors of Science in marketing management from Grove City College and a Master of Science in library science from University of Kentucky. She has worked for CCPL since fall 2010 when she started as an intern in the Information Technology department. She has held multiple positions within CCPL, including branch manager at the P.D. Brown Memorial Library branch.
"I am extremely pleased Alyssa Williams has taken on the Assistant Director position. She is an excellent asset to our library system. Her initial focus will be on staff development and helping lead the library through our strategic planning process," said Charles County Public Library Executive Director Janet Salazar. "I hope the residents of Charles County will join me in wishing Ms. Williams much success in her position."
"My time spent with the Charles County Public Library during the last 5 years has allowed me to understand the crucial role libraries play in society by providing equal access to information," said Williams. "We act as a stepping stone into the future; libraries are gateways that allow everyone to pursue education and advancement, often with a bit of fun and flair thrown in. It is a privilege and an honor to serve as the new assistant director."
The Charles County Public Library has four branches: La Plata, P.D. Brown Memorial, Potomac, and Waldorf West. For more information about Charles County Public Library, visit http://www.ccplonline.com.