Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Board of Directors

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Executive Committee:

  • Barbara Schwerin, President
  • Sharon Weissman, President-elect
  • Joshua Norton, V.P. Finance
  • M. Lissette Flores, V.P. Board Development
  • J.P. Shotwell, V.P. Public Affairs
  • John Arcos, V.P. Fund Development
  • Renee Simon, Secretary

Directors:

  • Ryan Ballard
  • Jeff Carrick
  • Celine Cordero
  • Margaret Durnin
  • Danita Humphrey
  • Mary Lamo-Putnam
  • Todd Lemmis
  • John McGinnis
  • Nancy Merrill
  • Anil Pandya
  • Russ Parsons
  • Sean Reilly
  • Carmen D. Snuggs
  • Erick Verduzco-Vega

Honorary Directors:

  • Dr. Jane Close Conoley, CSULB President
  • Dr. Robert Garcia, Mayor
  • Douglas Haubert, City Prosecutor
  • Dr. Reagan F. Romali, LBCCD President
  • Chris Steinhauser, LBUSD Superintendent

Ex Officio Directors:

  • Glenda Williams, Director of Library Services, Long Beach Public Library
  • Barbara Sosa, President, Friends of the Long Beach Public Library

Executive Director:

  • Kate Azar

Directors Emeriti:

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

*In Memoriam