FY22 Board of Trustees

Vision: Building an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning.

Mission: The Free Library of Philadelphia advances literacy, guides learning, and inspires curiosity.

Officers

  • Folasade A. Olanipekun-Lewis, Chair
  • Jeffrey Cooper, Vice Chair
  • Suzanne Simons, Vice Chair
  • D. Jeffry Benoliel, Vice Chair, Ex-Officio
  • Donald Generals, Treasurer
  • Jenée Chizick-Agüero, Secretary

Members

  • Donna Allie
  • Api Appulingam, PE
  • Pamela Dembe
  • Michael DiBerardinis
  • Tobey Gordon Dichter
  • Donald Generals
  • David Gould
  • Robert C. Heim
  • H.W. Jerome Maddox
  • Donald E. Moore
  • Mustafa Rashed
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Suzanne Simons
  • Joseph W. St. Geme, MD
  • Matthew Stitt
  • Elaine Tomlin

Emeritus

  • Gloria Twine Chisum
  • W. Wilson Goode, Sr.
  • Herman Mattleman
  • M. Teresa Sarmina

Meeting Minutes