Library Development Services Bureau
Gerry came to the State Library in November, 2005 with much experience in a
variety of public libraries and cooperative library systems and became the
Bureau Chief in May, 2008.
Previous work experience in California includes Coordinator of the
Sacramento-based Mountain Valley Library System, Associate County Librarian
in Fresno, Vallejo Branch Head for Solano County Library, and work with the
Serra Cooperative Library System and the Lassen County Library. He has also
worked for libraries in Canada and Mexico.
The Library Development Services administers various state and federal
programs, including the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant
program, the Public Library Fund, the California Library Services Act,
California Library Literacy Services, and the California Civil Liberties
Public Education Program, (CCLPEP).