Tricia Ann Suellentrop is the Deputy County Librarian for the Johnson County Library in Kansas. She oversees all operations for 13 locations serving more than 400,000 residents. Tricia has been with the library since 1998, serving as the Teen Services Librarian, Youth Services Manager, and most recently Systemwide Services Manager. She received the American Library Association Sagebrush Award in 2001 for outstanding service to young people and the Youth Services Award in 2002 from the Mountain Plains Library Association. Tricia coauthored the third edition of Connecting Young Adults and Libraries with Patrick Jones and Michele Gorman in 2004. In 2005 she was selected as one of Library Journal's “Movers & Shakers” for her work with teens in the correction system.