Jeff Collins is one of 28 exceptional individuals selected nationwide to be a Public Library Association Leadership Fellow. Jeff is Deputy Director, Public Service, at Laramie County Library System in Cheyenne.
As a Fellow, Jeff will attend the PLA’s 2017 Leadership Academy, taking place December 4-8, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois. Themed “Navigating Change — Building Community,” the PLA Leadership Academy is designed to help empower public librarians as community leaders and agents of change. The content focuses on developing the skills needed to work with municipal officials to enhance the library’s role in the community and improve the effectiveness of library activities and programs.
Jeff joined LCLS in July, 2016. In his position, he is responsible for the four public service divisions in the library: Reference/Collection, Computer Center/Cataloging, Youth/Outreach, and Circulation/Branch Services. Prior to moving to Wyoming he was director of two libraries in Arizona and worked for the Connecticut State Library.