Humboldt County, You Have a New Librarian and a New Planning Director

From Lost Coast Outpost

” The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed Vanessa Christman to the position of County Librarian and John H. Ford as the Director of the Planning & Building Department.Christman brings experience as a former library director and administrator with a strong record of leadership and innovation. Her experience ranges from managing rural California libraries to an administrative position in the largest county library system in the country. A graduate of UC San Diego and Drexel University where she earned her Master’s Degree, Christman has helped manage a staff of more than 250, worked on significant infrastructure and capital projects, and served on system- and county-wide committees on issues from leadership development to homelessness. She was recently elected to the Board of the California Library Association.”