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.

Philip Foster, Secretary

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!

Doris Hass, Founder

Board member since 1974

William O. Kellogg

Board member since 2009

Grandfather, educator, historian

I particularly enjoy the Sunday afternoon concerts.

Kazuyo Morita

Board member since 2017

Elzbieta Nolan, Vice-President

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.

Tim O’Shea

Board member since 2016

Tim Plass, President

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.

Jeff Quick, Treasurer

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.

Jen Schwager

Board member since 2017

Detail oriented, community involvement, loves the outdoors.

What I like most about the library is the new BLDG 61 Maker space.

Tim Williams

Board member since 2017

Animal lover, sports fanatic, and food and wine geek.

The library is the gateway for anywhere you want to go, anything you want to do, and anything you want to learn.