Episode 4: Strategically planning the library district

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    Sno-Isle Libraries Deputy Director Kendra Trachta

    As Deputy Director of Sno-Isle Libraries, does she get to wear a badge shaped like a star?

    Kendra Trachta shares the answer to that question and what it’s like to oversee the people and operations at 23 community libraries spread across two counties. The Texas transplant also talks about the library district’s strategic priorities, the positive impacts libraries have on customers and communities and … the family dog.

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    Episode hosts

    Ken Harvey photoKen Harvey is Communications Director for Sno-Isle Libraries. Ken brings broad professional experience from his service with Community Transit, Sound Transit, the city of Reno, Nev., and several positions in radio and TV.


    Cindy Tingley photoCindy Tingley is an instructional developer with Sno-Isle Libraries. Through experience as a radio DJ, a police officer in Key West, Fla., certified technology instructor and Usui Reiki trainer, the common thread is Cindy loves teaching new skills.

    Episode sponsors

    Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation logo

    The Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation
    proudly supports the innovative work
    of Sno-Isle Libraries through private donations.


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    Edmonds Center for the Arts provides an array of outstanding performing artists from around the world, hosts events and serves more than 75,000 patrons annually.