Pierce County Library System hired two new directors. Chereé Green is the library’s new staff experience (HR) director. She was most recently the human resources director at Franciscan Medical Group/Franciscan Health System in Tacoma. Linda Farmer, APR, is the library’s new marketing and community relations director. Previously, she was the communications director for the Association of Washington School Principals in Olympia.
Chereé Green/Staff Experience Director
Green manages the library’s human resources operations, also known as the staff experience department. She joined the library in January 2014 after working at Franciscan since 2003. While at Franciscan, Green oversaw professional human resources support and consultation to clinics and departments, as well as tremendous growth of staff to 1,500 employees. Green’s previous experience includes working with Pierce County Community Action, where she developed and maintained work experience placements for participants, and serving as a corporate technical recruiter in Virginia. A graduate of Washington State University with a degree in social sciences, Green lives in Tacoma and is a member of Society for Human Resource Management and a volunteer for Washington Women’s Employment & Education.
Linda Farmer, APR/Marketing and Community Relations Director
Farmer oversees the library’s media relations, community relations and market research functions as well as an in-house print shop. She joined the library in November 2013 after working at AWSP since 2011. While at AWSP, she refreshed the association’s brand and led a major website and business process overhaul. In previous positions, Farmer managed communications, outreach, environmental education and government affairs at the cities of Tacoma and Federal Way, and at the state Puget Sound Action Team (now the Puget Sound Partnership). She also led communications at Pacific Lutheran University for five years. A resident of Lakewood, Farmer is a National Assembly delegate for the Puget Sound Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, and serves on the community advisory board for KPLU public radio. Farmer holds a Bachelor of Arts in editorial journalism and political science from the University of Washington and a Master of Science in communications management from Syracuse University.
Find contact information for staff on the library’s website.
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