FY19 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.

President and Director
Siobhan A. Reardon

Officers

  • Pamela Dembe, Chair
  • Donna Allie, Vice Chair
  • John J. Soroko, Vice Chair
  • Barbara Sutherland, Vice Chair, Ex-Officio
  • Donald Generals, Secretary
  • Folasade A. Olanipekun-Lewis, Treasurer

Members

  • Christopher Arlene
  • Douglas Carney
  • Jenée Chizick-Agüero
  • Jeffrey Cooper
  • Brigitte Daniel
  • Michael DiBerardinis
  • Tobey Gordon Dichter
  • Melissa Grimm
  • Anuj Gupta
  • Robert C. Heim
  • Nancy D. Kolb
  • Kathryn Ott Lovell
  • H. W. Jerome Maddox
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Suzanne Simons
  • Elaine Tomlin
  • Nicholas D. Torres
  • Ignatius C. Wang

Emeritus

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