Board of Directors

We’re delighted to provide leadership for the Boulder Library Foundation, including a bi-annual grant review and selection process, fundraising initiatives, and community outreach. We bring a variety of experience, expertise, and ideas to sustain the Foundation’s mission, expand its reach, and support new initiatives.

Elizabeth Abbott, President

Board member since 2009

Nature lover and gardener, community volunteer, former library director

I love the library for its constantly evolving support of learning, creativity, and community.

Barb Kostanick, Treasurer

Board member since 2007

College admissions advisor, mom, amateur genealogist

I’m a fan of the Carnegie Library for Local History.

Elzbieta Nolan, Secretary

Board member since 2016

Art lover, fungi forager, foodie, community organizer, business consultant

I am thankful to the library for helping my mother—a non-English speaking, late-in-life immigrant—to enjoy art, music, and people and to gain a sense of belonging in the community.

Philip Foster

Board member since 2016

Adventurer, grandfather, volunteer

I love how the library merges the traditional library with today’s technology to meet the needs of the 21st century.

Alicia Gibb

Board member since 2016

Feminist, creative technologist, entrepreneur

I love the newly minted BLDG61 most about the library!

William O. Kellogg

Board member since 2009

Grandfather, educator, historian

I particularly enjoy the Sunday afternoon concerts.

Jeff Quick

Board member since 2016

Walker of dogs, reader of books, practicer of law

I love that the Boulder Public Library is transforming what it means to be a library. It has all the great books but also dozens of events and programs for all ages which educate, inspire, and unite.

Joanna Rosenblum

Board member since 2013

Hiker, reader, traveler

I love getting the Hold Pick-Up Notice when it’s my turn to check out a much-anticipated novel.

Tim Plass

Board member since 2016

Community activist, local foodie, hiker

What I like best about the Library is The Seeds Café—a place to read a good book, enjoy local food, or meet a friend in a beautiful setting overlooking Boulder Creek.

Staff: Jane Sykes Wilson

Community Partnership Manager

Mum, marketing professional, travel junkie

I love the wide variety of programs offered to all members of the community. I love the wide variety of programs offered to all members of the community.

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