2021-2022 United for Libraries Board Members

EXECUTIVE BOARD

PRESIDENT  
Charity Tyler, Executive Director, Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Public Library Foundation

PRESIDENT-ELECT  
Gordon Baker, Dean of Libraries, Emeritus, Clayton State (Ga.) University Library

SECRETARY
Kathleen McEvoy, Vice President of Communications, EBSCO Information Services

DIVISION COUNCILOR
Andrea Lapsley, Board President, Texas Library and Archives Foundation

FISCAL OFFICER
Amandeep Kochar, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Baker & Taylor

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
David Paige, Trustee, Conway (N.H.) Public Library; Editorial Director, Libraries Unlimited

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

TRUSTEE AT LARGE 

  • Veronda Pitchford, Assistant Director, CALIFA
  • Chris Chanyasulkit, Trustee, Brookline (Mass.) Public Library
  • Luis Herrera, Member, National Museum and Library Services Board
  • Nicolle Davies, Executive Director, Lone Tree (Colo.) Arts Center

FRIEND AT LARGE

  • Patricia Hofmann, President, Citizens for Maryland Libraries
  • Ned Davis, Executive Director, Friends & Foundation of the Rochester (N.Y.) Public Library
  • Ari Brooks, Executive Director, Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (Md.)

FOUNDATION AT LARGE

  • Kristi Pearson, Executive Director, Friends of the Hennepin County (Minn.) Library
  • Marie Ciepiela, Executive Director, Friends of the San Francisco (Calif.) Public Library
  • Brenda Langstraat, President, Chicago Public Library Foundation
  • Lauren Trujillo, Executive Director, Santa Barbara (Calif.) Public Library Foundation

CORPORATE AT LARGE

  • Gary Kirk, President, Tech Logic
  • Steve Laird, President, Data Axle Reference Solutions
  • Skip Dye, Senior Vice President, Library Sales and Digital Strategy, Penguin Random House

BOARD MEMBER AT LARGE

  • Mark Smith, Former Director and Librarian, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Mark Miller, Board Member, Library of Virginia
  • Maura Deedy, Library Advisory Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Alan Fishel, Partner, Arent Fox
  • Deborah Doyle, President, California Public Library Advocates

LIFETIME BOARD MEMBER

  • Pat Schuman, Past President, American Library Association