Kent District Library is pleased to welcome Kiosha Jeltema as the Regional Manager 1 at the Kentwood and Gaines Twp. Branches. Jeltema will supervise branch staff to ensure efficient and effective delivery of library services and will serve as a community liaison representing Kent District Library.
"It is a pleasure to join the amazing KDL team," Jeltema said. "I am excited to work side by side with so many passionate individuals, and I look forward to serving the community in an effort the further all people."
Jeltema has thirteen years of experience working for nonprofit agencies, including direct service, supervisory and leadership roles. Most recently she served as a Business Solutions Manager for West Michigan Works! the local workforce development agency. Kiosha earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. A California native, she most enjoys the four distinct seasons Michigan offers. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and one-year-old daughter.