Patrick Sweeney Captain, Librarian
Patrick is a USCG licensed captain who works for San Mateo County Library and manages the East Palo Alto and Portola Valley Libraries. He has worked in libraries since 2005. He is also a councilor for the American Library Association, writes a library blog at http://www.pcsweeney.com, and is involved in a far too many library-related projects. He goes by the name pcsweeney online and just about all of his work can be found by Googling that name. He has a masters degree in library and information science and an undergraduate degree in philosophy.
Joey Elle First Mate, Education Director
Prior to working on her PHD in Education at UCSC, Joey was a teacher in East Palo Alto at the 49ers Academy where she taught seventh and eight grade math and science. For the two years before taking her job in EPA she was working as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the country of Lesotho (South Africa) as a primary teacher trainer. She also worked with African Library Project to establish libraries throughout the country. She has her undergraduate degree in molecular genetics and her masters in education.