Celia Nass Appointed to Board of Library Trustees
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018 – Jacksonville Public Library is proud to announce that Celia Nass has joined the Board of Library Trustees. Nass was confirmed as a trustee by the Jacksonville City Council. Her term became effective in January 2018.
Nass is senior director of Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting at Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of BI-LO, Harveys, Fresco y Más and Winn-Dixie, which is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. She has held leadership positions in corporate accounting, financial reporting, and investor relations, and has provided audit and business advisory services with the public accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Nass holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, and is a certified public accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Florida. She is a native Floridian who enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, taking family trips to the Southeast Regional Library near their home, frequenting the outdoors, attending area sporting events, and biking and swimming.
She replaces former Board of Library Trustee William Mason, Ed.D.
About the Board of Library Trustees
The Board of Library Trustees is comprised of volunteers who serve as the policy and planning body for the Jacksonville Public Library system. There are 12 voting members and at least two non-voting members who serve in an ex officio capacity. Non-voting members are the city council president or a designee and up to one additional council member, and the superintendent of schools or a designee. Trustees are appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council. Each trustee serves a four-year term and may serve a total of two consecutive terms. Bios and photos of board members are available at jaxpubliclibrary.org/about/board-library-trustees.
About the Jacksonville Public Library
The mission of the Jacksonville Public Library is to enrich lives, build community and foster success by bringing people, information and ideas together. Last year, more than 3.4 million visits were made to Jacksonville Public Libraries, items were checked out more than 5.1 million times, and over 14,000 programs and services were offered to Duval County residents at the Main Library and 20 branch locations. For more information about the Jacksonville Public Library, call 630-BOOK (2665) or visit jaxpubliclibrary.org.