Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Board of Directors

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Executive Committee:

  • Susan Redfield, President
  • Barbara Schwerin, President-elect
  • Sharon Weissman, V.P. Board Development
  • John Arcos, V.P. Programs
  • Margaret Smith, V.P. Public Affairs
  • Lorrie Hutton, V.P. Finance
  • Danita Humphrey, Secretary

Directors:

  • Dee Abrahamse
  • Lance Adams
  • Rick Alsagoff
  • Ryan Ballard
  • Susan DeLand
  • Margaret Durnin
  • M. Lissette Flores
  • Mary Hinds
  • Jack Irvin
  • Mary Lamo-Putnam
  • John McGinnis
  • Nancy Merrill
  • Kimberly Neipling
  • Joshua Norton
  • Anil Pandya
  • Russ Parsons
  • J.P. Shotwell
  • Renee Simon

Honorary Directors:

  • Dr. Jane Close Conoley, CSULB President
  • Dr. Robert Garcia, Mayor
  • Douglas Haubert, City Prosecutor
  • Jim McDonnell, L.A. Country Sheriff
  • Chris Steinhauser, LBUSD Superintendent

Ex Officio Directors:

  • Glenda Williams, Director of Library Services, Long Beach Public Library
  • Patricia Benoit, President, Friends of the Long Beach Public Library

Executive Director:

  • Kate Azar

Directors Emeriti:

  • Robert Alperin
  • Rich Archbold
  • Cheryl R. Avirom
  • Mary E. Barton
  • Susan Bathory
  • Helene Belisle
  • Sarah C. Bennett
  • Evelyn C. Best
  • Paul Blanco
  • Beryl Brooks*
  • Eric Brown
  • Madson Buchbinder
  • Robert R. Campbell
  • Darrell Cannon
  • Kenia Casarreal*
  • Honorable Thomas J. Clark
  • Peter Cossavella
  • Catherine Cowan
  • Carl Cowan
  • James Crenshaw
  • Barbara Enlow
  • John Gallegos
  • Miriam Garcia
  • Mina Gill
  • Jack Gray
  • Frances S. Grover*
  • James Grubbs
  • John W. Hancock
  • Catherine Heide
  • Nancy Marie Higginson*
  • Vic Irwin
  • Tom Ivey
  • Rese Jacobs
  • Diane K. Jacobus
  • Stephanie S. James
  • Donita Joseph
  • Jerry Katell
  • Robert Kilpatrick
  • Tim Kirk
  • Helena Lisk
  • Ronald L. Litzinger
  • Ron Marcotte
  • Ann Margis
  • Sylvia Maxson
  • Victor I. McCarty
  • Gonzalo Medina
  • Josephine Molina
  • Ludmila C. Montoya
  • Carlene Murphy
  • Mike Murray
  • Suzanne M. Poulsen
  • Lynne Preslo
  • Joseph F. Prevratil
  • Thomas A. Reep
  • Jim A. Reep*
  • Carl Shafer
  • Melissa Smith
  • Dorothy H. Spencer
  • Robert Stanger
  • Leslie E. Starck
  • Michael A. Stugrin
  • Leticia T. Suarez
  • Kenny Taing
  • Kay Tortorice
  • Indira Hale Tucker*
  • Leo Vander Lans*
  • Chuck Wardrop
  • DeeDee West
  • David Zanatta

*In Memoriam