Library Administration

Administrative Office

KCLS Service Center
960 Newport Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027
(425) 369-3200
Business Hours
Monday - Friday

Executive Director

Lisa G. Rosenblum
Executive Director's Blog

Lisa Rosenblum was hired as King County Library System Executive Director in January 2018. Prior to KCLS, she served as Director and Chief Librarian at Brooklyn Public Library in New York City. Lisa has worked in the library sector for more than three decades. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland, and a Master of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. Lisa currently serves on the University of Washington Information School MLIS Advisory Board.

Executive Assistant
Maria Bassett
(425) 369-3233

Community Relations & Marketing

Julie Acteson, Director
(425) 369-3273

Julie Acteson was hired as the Director of Community Relations and Marketing in March 2000. Prior to that, she worked at United Way of Snohomish County and United Way of Thurston County. After receiving a Bachelor of Music from Furman University in South Carolina, Julie was a teacher and professional violinist.

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.

Public Services

Adult, Teen & Children's Services; Diversity & Outreach Services; Online Services; Mobile Services
Angelina Benedetti, Interim Director of Library Outreach, Programs, and Services
(425) 369-3309

Angie Benedetti was named Interim Director of Library Outreach, Programs and Services in September 2020. 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.

Library Materials, Library Art, Vendor Relations
Tracey Thompson, Director, Collection Management Services

(425) 369-3203

Tracey Thompson joined KCLS in June 2021. Prior to KCLS, she served as the collection manager for Pierce County Library System. She also has worked at Metropolitan Library System (Oklahoma); New Mexico State University Library; and Vogelweh Air Base Library in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Tracey earned a master’s degree in information and library science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of Central Missouri.

Library Staffing, Hours & Operations; Procedures & Guidelines; Patron Conduct
Jenny Engstrom, Director, Library Operations

(425) 369-3321

Jenny Engstrom was hired at KCLS in May 2016 after serving as Director of Reference and Research Services at New York Public Library. Before coming to KCLS, she was an Assistant Director at the Greenburgh Public Library in Westchester County. Jenny earned a Master in Library and Information Science from Simmons College and a Master in Public Administration from New York University.

Administrative Services

Cynthia McNabb, Deputy Director
(425) 369-3207

Cynthia McNabb joined KCLS in February 2016. Prior to that, she worked for King County in human resources and in the Office of Labor Relations as a labor negotiator and litigator. She earned her undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College, a Master of Public Policy from American University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver. 

Facilities Management Services
Greg Smith, Director
(425) 369-3237

Greg Smith was hired as Director of Facilities Management Services in December 2004 and assumed responsibility for Facilities Development in 2012. Prior to KCLS, Greg was the Northwest Regional Construction Manager for Washington Mutual Bank.

Nicholas Lee, Director
(425) 369-3260

Nicholas Lee joined KCLS in November 2017. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer at the City of Snoqualmie, Finance Manager for King County’s Department of Executive Services, and Senior Budget Analyst at the City of Bellevue. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Finance from Washington State University and a Master of Science in Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations from Arizona State 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.

Information Technology Services
Sergio Razo, Director
(425) 369-3433

Sergio Razo joined KCLS in April 2021 after serving as the director of technology and library services for Walla Walla Public Schools. He has also worked in other business, public school, and higher education environments. Sergio graduated from Central Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in administrative management and business education with a concentration in information technology and finances, and a bachelor’s degree in foreign languages.

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