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Kristin has served as the Executive Director of the St. Charles City-County Library Foundation since August 2008. Since she began, the Library Foundation Board has grown from 6 members to 18 members, she had created and implemented the Annual Imagine Campaign, the (re)Discover Your Library Capital Campaign, and a Planned Giving Society, raising just over $600,000 in new commitments and new funds for the Library Foundation. Her work with the annual Imagine campaign won the Gale – Cengage Learning Financial Development Award through the American Library Association in 2011.
Kristin’s background of 13 years with the YMCA in four different associations has provided a solid foundation of community engagement, capacity building and financial development. She has successfully transferred those skills to the St. Charles City-County Library Foundation and Library District.
As a Graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Kristin has been well prepared to work with a diverse group of volunt
eers as she builds community backing to support her efforts to further the mission of the Library Foundation.
Kristin lives in St. Peters with her husband Rob and two young children, Donovan and Maya and has very recently become the mother of a teenage foster son, Chris.
As Extension Services Specialist and longtime county resident, Tony brings a wide variety of expertise, and a big desire to serve St. Charles. Tony is responsible for building strong programs that engage volunteers and community partners to promote literacy and lifelong learning.
Prior to joining the Library Foundation, Tony was an original team member of the nationally recognized nonprofit organization, The Mission Continues. He built and managed all fundraising efforts resulting in several corporate partnerships and strong individual giving programs. Tony also served as a Military Police soldier in the United States Army for 9 years. During his time in service, Tony was selected to be the youngest Drill Sergeant in his organization and prepared over 2000 young men and women to serve their country.
For his hard work, Tony was recognized in 2011 by Civilian Jobs Magazine as Top 40 Under 40. He remains active in the veteran community by writing for Veterans United and volunteering with The Mission Continues. Tony holds a Bachelor of Science from Columbia College and a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University. He lives in Wentzville, MO with his wife of 12 years, Addie and his four wonderful children.
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