The Board

Friends of the Arlington Library Board members — October 2023
Friends of the Arlington Library Board members — October 2023

We have openings at the Aurora Hills, Columbia Pike and Shirlington branches. In addition, we also have an opening for the Volunteer Coordinator. If you are interested in serving on the Board and/or are a regular patron at one of these branches and interested in representing your library on the Board, please contact us at info@arlingtonlibraryfriends.org

Board of Directors

President: Claire Christian
Vice President: Jane Posner
Treasurer: Natalia Lanteigne
Secretary: Laura Porter
Aurora Hills Representative:
Central Library Representative: Rob Hizon
Cherrydale Representative: Kate Summers
Columbia Pike Representative:
Glencarlyn Representative: Laura Porter
Plaza Representative: Jamie Krovontka
Shirlington Representative:
Westover Representative: Jane Posner
Immediate Past President: Kelly Fado
Immediate Past Treasurer: Judy Kindell

At Large:
Todd Ludeke, Volunteer Coordinator
Jamie Krovontka, Membership Manager
Brittany Robertson

Board Meetings

The Board meets the first Monday of the month at 7pm. If the first Monday is a holiday, we meet a week later on the second Monday.

During the pandemic, the Board met via Zoom and continues to do so on occassion. If you are interested in attending a Board Meeting please email info@ArlingtonLibraryFriends.org and we will forward you a Zoom link and password 24 hours before the meeting begins.

Our Annual meeting is in June and at our Annual Meeting, all Members vote for President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Board. Thank you to Ballston Local for hosting our 2022 Annual meeting.

Board Bios

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On a personal note, my learning disabled son has always had a strong aversion to reading. Motivated initially by the promise of free burritos, he read no less than 42 books this summer (which is likely more books than he has willingly read over his entire lifetime). This program has built his confidence and fostered a love of reading that, frankly, I was afraid he’d never develop. I can only imagine that there are many others just like him. What a truly wonderful impact you have all had on this community!"

- Arlington Library Patron