Denyse Gonzales has been appointed Director, Public Libraries Division of NALIS. She succeeds Annette Wallace who has been recently appointed Deputy Executive Director, NALIS.
Gonzales obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Social Science from the University of the West Indies and a Masters Degree in Library Science from the University of Wales, Aberywysth. She has over 30 years experience in library services working in a broad spectrum of public library work. Gonzales has initiated book clubs, conducted lecturers and discussions on library and information skills and literacy and the importance of reading. She is a teacher, actor, writer, calypsonian who has utilized all her skills to develop out reach and innovate programmes for the public in general and young adult in particular to facilitate educational development.
Gonzales joins the executive management team of NALIS with this appointment.