Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

  • Susan Redfield, President
  • Barbara Schwerin, President-elect
  • Sharon Weissman, V.P. Board Development
  • Lynn Shrum, V.P. Fund 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
  • Kay Tortorice

Honorary Members:

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

Ex Officio Members:

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

Executive Director:

  • Kate Azar

Advisory Board:

  • Gene Richey, Executive Director Emeritus
  • Cheryl Avirom
  • Colleen Bentley
  • Thomas Clark
  • Jane Close Conoley
  • Bob Foster
  • Nancy Foster
  • Mayor Robert Garcia
  • City Prosecutor Douglas Haubert
  • Diane Jacobus
  • Don Knabe
  • Victor McCarty
  • L.A. Sheriff Jim McDonnell
  • Josephine Molina
  • Ludmila Montoya
  • Frank Newell
  • Douglas Otto
  • Joseph Prevratil
  • Superintendent Chris Steinhauser
  • Joan Van Hooten
  • Susan Wise