May 26, 2022

Georgia: Charles Pace Named Director of Gwinnett County Public Library

From the Gwinnett Daily Post:

Charles Pace, the former leader of the county library system in St. Louis, Mo., will be Gwinnett’s new library director.

The system’s board of trustees appointed Pace during a specially called meeting Friday, agreeing to a $125,000 annual salary for the new leader, a replacement for Nancy Stanbery-Kellam, who was ousted in June.


Pace is expected to begin work the first week of January.

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Pace’s resignation in July came as a surprise, not long after voters approved the first tax increase for the library system in 30 years.

Reached via telephone [last] Friday evening, Pace declined to give specifics about his departure but said he was looking forward to a new challenge in Gwinnett, a system he has heard about since its 2000 win for Library of the Year.

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See Also: St. Louis County Library Director Charles Pace Resigns, No Reason Provided (July 23, 2013)

See Also: Gwinnett County Library Director Fired (June 13, 2013)

See Also: St. Louis County Voters Approving Tax Hikes for Library (November 7, 2012)

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