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Who We Are

The Library Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors whose focus is on raising money on behalf of the Library.  They meet regularly on the third Tuesday of each month at noon in the Board Room at the Central Library. 

Board of Directors


  • Larry W. Jones, President
  • James L. Elliott (Jim), Vice President
  • David B. Fisher, Treasurer
  • Yajaira Aich West, Secretary

Board Members

  • Jeanne Clark
  • Missy Clifton
  • James L. Elliot (Jim)
  • Cathryn Gibson
  • Lori Meister
  • Adrian Mendiodo
  • Bob Owen
  • J. David Porter
  • Seth A. Salomon
  • Meredith Schulz
  • Dhaval Shukla (Coke)
  • J. David Smith, Jr.
  • Larry Smith, Chair, LPL Board of Trustees
  • Stephanie Spires, Vice Chair, LPL Board of Trustees
  • Brendan Yates

LPL Staff

  • Ann Donworth, Development Officer
  • Ann Hammond, Executive Director
  • Karen King, Finance Officer

Young Professionals

This talented group of young people gives its time and energy to assist the Library Foundation.  They host the annual Bluegrass & Bourbon event, which boasts live bluegrass music, bourbon samplings, food, and silent auction in a casual cocktail atmosphere at the Central Library.  To get involved, please contact Anne Donworth.