Staff

Christian Kruse, Library Director, can be reached at 652-3601 or krusec@liveoakpl.org.

John Tuggle, Assistant Director for Public Services, oversees all branch operations including circulation and reference. He can be reached at 652-3604 or tugglej@liveoakpl.org.

To contact someone at a specific branch, please see our branch listing.

Area Coordinators:

Brenda Poku oversees the central Chatham branches. She's usually at the Bull Street Library.
John Tuggle oversees the Southside branches on an interim basis.
Kathleen Robertson oversees the western Chatham branches. She's usually at the Pooler Library.
Betsy Stow oversees the Liberty County branches. She's usually at the Hinesville Library.
Beatrice Saba oversees the Effingham County branches. She's usually at the Rincon Library.
Catherine Baldwin oversees the eastern Chatham branches She's usually at the Islands Library.


Jim Stroud, Human Resources Director, oversees human resources, payroll and volunteer functions. Please call 652-3607, 652-3612 or 652-3661.

Christy Divine, Marketing and Development Director, oversees development and marketing activities, and is the Foundation manager. She can be reached at 652-3605 or divinec@liveoakpl.org.

Susan Lee, Public Relations Coordinator, oversees media relations. She can be reached at 652-3665 0r leesu@liveoakpl.org.

Karen Reichardt, Assistant Director for Technology and Technical Services, oversees technology, technical services,and the purchasing of materials for the library collections. She can be reached at 652-3694

Neal Vickers, Finance Director, can be reached at 652-3608.