Our Team

Meet the members of the Kansas City Public Library's Strategic Initiatives team.

Wendy Pearson

Strategic Initiatives Manager

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Wendy supports the team and oversees all projects within Kansas City Public Library's Strategic Initiatives department, including Tech Access. She can help you navigate the realm of digital inclusion in Kansas City and beyond!

Megan McNaughton

Tech Access Partnerships

Coordinator

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As the team's Partnerships Coordinator, Megan oversees local and national partnerships to ensure Tech Access's resources are made accessible to all who need support in the fields of digital literacy and digital inclusion. 

Dinh Nguyen

Tech Access Programming

Coordinator

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As the team's Programming Coordinator, Dinh oversees the Tech Coach volunteers, schedules service opportunities, and provides hands-on support to staff, patrons, and volunteers  to promote digital literacy in the Library system and beyond.

Alex Nelson

National Digital Inclusion Project Coordinator

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Through an IMLS-funded grant, Alex works with Kansas City Public Library and thirteen small and rural libraries which are developing projects centered around digital inclusion. At the conclusion of the project, he will compile all the materials and resources used to create an online educational course. This can be used by other libraries which want to implement their own digital inclusion initiatives. 

Andrew Linn

Tech Access Curriculum Curator

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Andrew joined the team to help create guides and lesson plans that provide digital literacy education for patrons at every step of their learning journey. As a former graphic designer turned librarian, he’s looking forward to bringing to creating resources that will benefit all learners.

Dylan Jones

Tech Access Volunteer Program Developer VISTA

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Dylan joined the team as a year-long VISTA, and will be working closely with Megan and Dinh to develop the volunteer program and create a successful environment of growth within the volunteer team. He is building capacity by creating resources, updating materials, and developing the procedural infrastructure for both virthal and in-person service opportunities.