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City of Carrollton Announces Sue Haas as New Library Director
Posted Date: 8/1/2012 8:15 AM

City of Carrollton Announces Sue Haas as New Library Director

For Immediate Release: August 1, 2012

Sue Haas, Library DirectorThe City of Carrollton has announced the selection of Sue Haas as the new Carrollton Public Library Director. Haas brings over 30 years of progressive and diverse library leadership experience to her new position. Her career path demonstrates extensive experience in all aspects of public library service and management, including line and supervisory positions. Haas will begin her new position as Library Director on August 1, 2012.

Her professional education and training includes a Bachelor of Arts in History from Texas A&M University and a Master of Library Services from North Texas State University. Haas has served as a Municipal Reference Librarian for the Carrollton Public Library since 2007, but prior to joining the Carrollton Public Library, she worked as Assistant Director of Library Services for the Richardson Public Library, as a Municipal Reference Librarian and Library Manager with the Plano Public Library System, and for the University of Arkansas Library and Lubbock City-County Libraries.

Haas’ professional affiliations include the American Library Association and Texas Library Association. Throughout her many years spent with the Texas Library Association, she has served as Chair of the Public Relations Committee and served as a Member of the Leadership Development Committee, Public Library Division Standards and Planning Committees, the Tall Texan Leadership Development Institute, and as a Librarian Delegate for the People to People Ambassadors to Russia.

Haas said, “I look forward to leading and working alongside this dedicated Library team and to continue moving forward in innovation and customer service.”

Assistant City Manager Beth Bormann said, “I am pleased to announce Sue in this new role with the City of Carrollton. Please join me in congratulating, welcoming and fully supporting her as the new Carrollton Public Library Director.” Haas replaces former Library Director Cheri Gross, retiring after six years of service.