SELS Staff

Our dedicated staff members are your primary resource for library-related assistance and services. From communications to strategic planning and everything in between, we are here to help you navigate the challenges of library work and build a strong network of libraries that empower each other through engagement and collaboration. There are no wrong questions, so whether you need assistance with an immediate challenge, want to find out what SELS is all about and what free services could benefit your library, or just want to get to know us don't hesitate to reach out!

Ashley Dress, MLIS

Ashley is currently on maternity leave and will return to work in January. We appreciate your patience while Ashley takes a well-earned break from library work to focus on the incredible work of being a mom! For any inquiries related to school media centers please reach out to Krista.

Claire Heins, MLIS

Claire wears two hats as the SELCO Legacy Grant Coordinator and the SELS Consultant to Academic and Special Libraries. She loves dogs, tea, hiking, organizing, cozy mysteries, and learning about the incredible things libraries are doing to nourish and strengthen their communities.

Krista Ross, MLIS

Krista is the Executive Director for both SELS and SELCO. She is passionate about mid century modern design, flea markets, and helping libraries not only succeed, but thrive.