FY19 Board of Directors

The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning.

President and Director
Siobhan A. Reardon

Officers

  • Barbara Sutherland, Chair
  • D. Jeffry Benoliel, First Vice Chair
  • Pamela Dembe, Vice Chair, Ex-Officio
  • Rich Greenawalt, Secretary
  • Jay L. Weinstein, Treasurer

Members

  • Robert Adelson
  • Cynthia H. Affleck
  • Carol Banford
  • Judge Phyllis W. Beck (ret.)
  • James J. Biles
  • Sheldon M. Bonovitz
  • Benito Cachinero-Sánchez
  • Lynn Charytan
  • Jeffrey Cooper
  • George S. Day
  • Tobey Gordon Dichter
  • Andrea Ehrlich
  • Donna Gerson
  • Melissa Grimm
  • Janet Haas, M.D.
  • Pekka Hakkarainen
  • Robert C. Heim
  • John Imbesi
  • Michael A. Innocenzo
  • Philip Jaurigue
  • Geoffrey Kent
  • Eugene Bourne LeFevre
  • Stephanie W. Naidoff, Esq.
  • Peter D. Nalle
  • Patrick M. Oates, Ph.D.
  • Folasade A. Olanipekun-Lewis
  • Marsha Perelman
  • William R. Sasso, Esq.
  • Susan G. Smith
  • Lenore Steiner
  • Shelley Stewart
  • Larry Weiss

Emeritus

  • James Averill
  • Peter A. Benoliel
  • Marie Field
  • Elizabeth H. Gemmill, Esq.
  • W. Wilson Goode, Sr.
  • Daniel Gordon
  • Alexander Kerr
  • Leslie Anne Miller
  • A. Morris Williams, Jr.

Foundation Staff Contacts

General Information:
215-567-7710

Siobhan A. Reardon
President and Director
Contact: 215-686-5300 |
David Edwards
Chief Financial Officer
Contact: 215-567-5948 |
Shara Pollie
Senior Vice President of Development
Contact: 215-814-3525 |
Susan S. Gould
Assistant Vice President of Development
Contact: 215-814-3516 |
Alix Gerz
Vice President of Communications
Contact: 215-814-3509 |
Jim Pecora
Vice President of Property Management
Contact: 215-686-5312 |
Jenny Bogoni
Executive Director, Read by 4th
Contact: 215-814-4109 |
Jessamyn Falcone
Director of Development Services and Operation
Contact: 215-814-3513 |
Andy Kahan
Director of Author Events
Contact: 215-814-3531 |
Tina M Barber
Director of Individual Giving
Contact: 215-814-3511 |
Sara S. Moran
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Contact: 215-686-5420 |
Brittanie Sterner
Program Director, One Book, One Philadelphia
Contact: 215-814-3514 |