Ramiro S. Salazar has served as the Director of the City of San Antonio’s Public Library since April 2005.In this role, he is responsible for the delivery of library services to over two million residents in San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas. He provides management oversight for the library system, consisting of the downtown Central Library, 29 library outlets, and leads a team of over 550 employees. Salazar is a former President of the Public Library Association and currently serves on the Public Library Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.. Before joining the San Antonio Public Library, Salazar served as Interim Assistant City Manager for the City of Dallas, Texas. Prior to that, he served as the Director of the Dallas Public Library. He also served as Director of the El Paso Public Library, City of El Paso, Texas, for three years.