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WVLS Staff

Marla Sepnafski

Marla Sepnafski

Director

715-261-7251 | msepnafski@wvls.org

  • Library Administration
  • Library Policies
  • Intellectual Freedom/Censorship
  • Human Resources
  • Municipal and County Funding of Libraries
  • Wis. Statute 43
  • Strategic Planning
Susie Hafemeister

Susie Hafemeister

Administrative Assistant (part-time)

715-261-7250 | shafemeister@wvls.org

  • Prepare all documents and statistics for the WVLS Annual Report
  • Audit, assist and prepare financial documents for member-library annual reports
  • Prepare the WVLS Board of Trustees board packets
  • Prepare Act 420/County Funding information for disbursement to WVLS member library directors
  • Assist WVLS Director and Staff, as needed
Joshua Klingbeil

Joshua Klingbeil

Chief Information Officer

Information Technology Contact
715-261-7253 | cio@wvls.org

  • Long-Range Planning Assistance
  • Building and Infrastructure Projects
  • Capital and Licensing Procurement Assistance
  • Education and Advocacy Support
Ashraf Ben Khalifa

Ashraf Ben Khalifa

Technology Support Specialist

715-261-7254 | abenkhalifa@wvls.org

  • Technology support
Anne Hamland

Anne Hamland

Public Library Services Consultant

715-839-5082 ext. 150 | ahamland@wvls.org

  • Provides Support in Youth, Teen, and Adult Services
  • Supports the Wisconsin Digital Library and Databases
  • Creates and Supports Websites for member libraries
  • Assists with Training (Digital Bytes, websites)
Jamie Matczak

Jamie Matczak

Education Consultant

920-455-0668 | jmatczak@wvls.org

  • Continuing Education and Training (Digital Bytes)
  • System Marketing and Communications
  • LAC (Library Advisory Committee) Coordinator
  • New Library Director Mentorship Program
  • Validator for public library director certification
  • Contact for courier issues/schedule changes
  • Scholarships and Grants Coordinator
Rachel Metzler

Rachel Metzler

ILS & Database Support Specialist

715-261-7250 | rmetzler@wvls.org

  • Cataloging
  • ILS support
  • WISCAT/ILL
  • Accounts Receivable
  • E-commerce
Sherry Machones

Sherry Machones

Inclusive Services Consultant

715-682-2365 ext. 1 | smachones@northernwaters.org

  • Inclusive Services
  • IDEA Team Leader
Kris Adams Wendt

Kris Adams Wendt

Local and State Advocacy (part-time)

715-261-7250 | kawendt@wvls.org

  • Local and state advocacy
  • Municipal and county government relationships
  • Library Legislative Day coordination
  • State and federal library budget and legislative initiatives

Heather Eldred

Director Emerita

715-261-7250 | bbycks1296@yahoo.com

Wisconsin Valley Library Service

300 N First Street Wausau, WI 54403

715-261-7250

Fall/Winter Business Hours:
Labor Day – Memorial Day
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 88:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

Wisconsin Valley Library Service

Wisconsin Valley Library Service
300 N 1st Street
Wausau, WI 54403
715-261-7250