Jennifer Ashby received a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Whitman College in 1983 and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Arizona in 1994. She has worked in the Lewis-Clark Valley for the last twenty-five years. Her time at Lewis-Clark State College culminated with serving as Associate Professor, Instruction/Outreach Librarian. She has been Director of Asotin County Library since 2001. She serves on the Boards of the Valnet Consortium, Asotin County Library Foundation, Everybody Reads and Rotary District 5080 Youth Exchange.