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Board of Directors

Licia A. Green-Ellis, Chairperson

Zarine M. Boyce, Vice Chairperson

Tina Arias Peterman, Treasurer

Neil Thomas, Acting Secretary

Ryan Leach

Christopher Lloyd

Sue Lovell

Sheila Mayfield

Carme Williams


Mayor Sylvester Turner, City of Houston

Richard Carranza, Houston Independent School Systems, Superintendent

Lauren Guillerman, Friends of the Houston Public Library

Dr. Rhea Lawson, PhD, Executive Director, Houston Public Library

Sally Swanson, Executive Director, Houston Public Library Foundation

Our Staff


Sally Swanson, CFRE, Executive DirectorEmail

Rose Hinojosa, Marketing and Events Director | Email

Avis L. McCray, Philanthropy Coordinator | Email

Bryan Cardenas, Volunteer & Warehouse Coordinator | Email

Mona Fluitt, Interim Accountant | Email