King County Library System (KCLS) Service Center
960 Newport Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027
(425) 369-3200
Business Hours

Executive Director

Heidi Daniel
(425) 369-3232

Heidi Daniel joined KCLS as the Executive Director in March 2024. Prior to KCLS, she served as the President and CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Maryland for six years, and the Executive Director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County in Youngstown, Ohio for nearly five years. Heidi earned her bachelor’s degree in women’s studies at DePaul University and her master’s degree in library sciences at Texas Woman’s University.

Executive Assistant
Maria Bassett
(425) 369-3233

Deputy Director

Angie Miraflor
(425) 369-3317

Angie joined KCLS in November, 2021. She brings over 20 years of experience working in diverse communities throughout the country. Before coming to KCLS, she served as the director of central services at the St. Louis Public Library. Miraflor has also served as the director of customer experience at the Brooklyn Public Library, associate director of the West Bronx Library Network at the New York Public Library, and division manager for literacy and learning at the San Jose Public Library. Angie holds a master’s degree in library and information science and a bachelor’s degree in public relations from San Jose State University.

Library Operations

Cecie Streitman, Director
(425) 369-3321

Cecie Streitman was named Director of Library Operations in June 2022. Cecie has been with KCLS since 2005, where she started her KCLS career as a Reference Librarian. She has served in various librarian and management roles throughout the county, with her most recent being Library Regional Manager for the Lakeview Region (Bellevue, Crossroads, Lake Hills and Newport Way). Cecie earned a Bachelors Degree in English Literature and a Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Masters in Education from Seattle Pacific University.

Library Outreach, Programs, and Services

Angelina Benedetti, Director
(425) 369-3309

Angie Benedetti was named Director of Library Outreach, Programs and Services in June 2022. Angie has worked for KCLS since 1996 where she began her career as a Young Adult Librarian. She moved to Collection Management Services as a Selection Librarian before becoming Manager of Selection and Order. She has served as a Regional Manager since 2009. Angie earned a Bachelors degree in Comparative Literature and a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington.

Collection Management Services

Director position vacant

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dominica Myers, Director
(425) 369-3375

Dominica Myers was named Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in October 2020. Dominica comes to KCLS from Seattle Opera where she served as Associate Director of Administration with responsibility for company-wide Racial Equity and Social Impact initiatives. Her community leadership includes serving on the Board of Trustees for Inspire Washington, and on the Tacoma Creates Advisory Board. Dominica has a BA degree in Theatre Arts with a Minor in Spanish from Central Washington University, and a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership from Seattle University.

Information Technology Services

BJ Colvin, Director
(425) 369-3433

BJ Colvin was named Director of Information Technology Services in December 2022. BJ has been with KCLS since 2021, where he started his KCLS career as the Business Applications Manager. Before joining KCLS, BJ worked as a Telecommunications Administrator for the Walla Walla Public Schools and as the Director of Information Technology and Governance for Association Options. BJ earned a bachelor's degree in Information Technology Management, an MBA in Information Technology Management, and a master's degree in Management and Leadership from Western Governors University.

Human Resources

Danielle Perry, Director
(425) 369-3218 (for employment verifications, call (425) 369-3224)

Danielle Perry joined KCLS Human Resources in January 2009, focused on safety, risk, and compliance, prior to becoming Director in 2019. Before coming to KCLS, she spent a decade in workforce development in Seattle-King County. Danielle earned her Bachelors of Science in Social Work from Syracuse University.

Finance and Facilities Management

Donna Zirkle, Director
(425) 369-3263

Donna Zirkle was promoted to director of finance and facilities in February 2023. She has been with KCLS since 2019, first serving as a financial controller, and then as the interim director of her current role. She oversees financial planning and compliance, as well as capital asset operations and maintenance. Prior to joining KCLS, Zirkle worked at HealthPoint as the director of finance, and she holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Colorado. She is also a certified managerial accountant (CMA), has an advanced lean certification from Virginia Mason and serves on the board of trustees for North Bend Art & Industry.

Communications and Marketing

Chase Gallagher, Director
(425) 369-3240

Chase joined KCLS in July 2024. He brings more than 15 years of strategic communications experience across the public and private sectors. He most recently served as Communications Director for King County, the largest local government in the state of Washington, leading communications efforts on public health, chronic homelessness, and policy initiatives for King County Executive Dow Constantine. He has a bachelor's degree in political science and government from the University of Washington.


Lisa Fraser, Manager
(425) 369-3458

Lisa Fraser was promoted to Organizational Strategy Manager in 2023. She started her KCLS career in 2004 as a Reference Librarian at the Bellevue Library and moved into administration in 2012. Lisa holds an MLIS from University of Washington and a Master’s in Intercultural Management from the School for International Training in Vermont.

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