Director, Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Yolande Wilburn is the newly appointed director of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, a joint powers of authority library system that consists of 10 libraries that serve the cities of Capitola, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, and Santa Cruz County. Wilburn has held a variety of leadership positions in public, academic, rural and urban libraries, that also includes an international stint in Dubai. She is a member of the California Library Association’s board of directors.
Wilburn received her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from San José State University and her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from University of Illinois.