is a professional librarian in Nevada with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Her passion is to help people get better jobs with real wage growth and she believes there’s no better place to do that than in libraries. She has previously served as an administrator of the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records Division.
Since becoming a librarian, she has launched the first-in-the-country programs in libraries to help people level up their skills for free and take their place in the twenty-first century economy. Library Journal named Westergard a Mover and Shaker for bringing advanced manufacturing training to the public library and in 2020, the Nevada Library Association named Tammy Westergard, Librarian of the Year.