Associate Deputy Director for Grants to States
Teri DeVoe is the Associate Deputy Director for Grants to States, Office of Library Services. She is responsible for managing the agency's formula-based library funding for states, territories, and freely associated states. Teri has worked in the IMLS Office of Library Services since 2012, serving in multiple positions, including Program Officer roles responsible for a portfolio of states as well as competitive IMLS grants. She has steadily increased her responsibilities to include managing the Pacific Competitive Program and the library office's work on the National Medals program. She has helped plan a range of stakeholder meetings and represented IMLS on several interagency initiatives, including the Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth (P3) program, USCIS partnership, and FEDLINK at the Library of Congress.
Prior to IMLS, she was the Coordinator of the EPA National Library Network, serving more than 20 libraries, 17,000 staff, and environmentally-engaged citizens across the country. She has additional library experience in university, school, and non-profit settings. Teri holds a Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) and an MA in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.