Join us October 20 to honor David Johnson, Fayetteville Public Library Executive Director, as he receives the 2016 Barbara Broyles Champion for Literacy Award presented by Betsy Broyles Arnold, Executive Director of The Broyles Foundation. For tickets visit maskaread.bpt.me.
Fayetteville Public Library Executive Director and University of Arkansas graduate, David Johnson has been a Fayetteville community member for over 20 years. His wife Holly is the Director of Development, Grants, & Community Relations with the Fayetteville Public Schools. His daughter Cecelia is a freshman at the University of Missouri, and his son Russ is a junior at Fayetteville High School. Johnson, who received his Masters of Library Science degree from the University of Tennessee, returned to the Fayetteville Public Library after fifteen years with Tyson Foods where he held various leadership positions in Information Systems, Sales and Marketing, and Research and Development. Along with the wonderful staff at the library, Johnson shares the passion and enthusiasm for serving his community, and looks forward to continuing to provide the nationally recognized library service that Fayetteville deserves and expects.