Pat Krider

Executive Director of National First Ladies Library

Patricia Krider is the first Executive Director of the National First Ladies’ Library in Canton, Ohio. She began as a volunteer in 1995 and created an on-line biography of America’s First Ladies. She then was appointed Director of Computer Services in 1999 and in 2000, Executive Director.

Currently, she serves on the Ohio Site Committee and Curriculum Advisory Committee for the National First Ladies’ Library. She is a member of the American Library Association and we recently appointed her to our National Advisory Board.

Before her work for the First Ladies’ Library, Ms. Krider was on the faculty of Stark State College in the Department of Computer Applications. She graduated magna cum laude from Ashland University with an MBA in Business Administration. She also holds a BA in Business Management from Walsh University.