Jody Perkins took office October 1 as the new director of the Madison County Library System (MCLS). Perkins replaces Sandra Sanders, who retired in June after 11 years as MCLS director. Perkins had been the branch manager in the city of Madison since 2005. He and his wife, Adrien Carroll-Perkins, have two children and live in Fondren. Perkins recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about his new role with MCLS.
What is the biggest difference between your new job as MCLS director and your prior job as Madison branch manager?