Communications and Society Program

Dialogue on Public Libraries Working Group

Updated May 28, 2014.

Tom Allen
President & CEO
Association of American Publishers

 

Akhtar Badshah
Senior Director, Microsoft Citizenship and Public Affairs
Microsoft

 

Susan Benton
President and CEO
Urban Libraries Council

 

Lesley Boughton
State Librarian
Wyoming Public Libraries

 

John Seely Brown
Independent Co-Chairman
Deloitte Center for the Edge

 

Jonathan Chambers
Chief
Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis
Federal Communications Commission

 

Bonnie Cohen
Finance Chair, DC Public Libraries
Board Member Cohen and Steers Mutual Funds
Board Member Defense Business Board

 

Dan Cohen
Executive Director
Digital Public Library of America

 

Karl Dean
Mayor
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson

 

Jessica Dorr
Deputy Director, Global Libraries Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

David Ferriero
Archivist of the United States
National Archives and Records Administration

 

Tessie Guillermo
President and CEO
ZeroDivide

 

Tomeka Hart 
Vice President
African-American Community Partnerships 
Teach For America

 

Susan Hildreth
Director
Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

Renee Hobbs
Professor and Founding Director
Harrington School of Communication and Media
University of Rhode Island

 

Reed Hundt
Principal
REH Advisors

 

Norman Jacknis
President
Metropolitan New York Library Council

 

Deborah Jacobs
Director, Global Libraries Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

Beth Jefferson
Co-Founder and CEO
BiblioCommons

 

Linda Johnson
President and CEO
Brooklyn Public Library

 

Joshua Kauffman
Design Director
The Quantified Self

 

Anthony Marx
President and CEO
New York Public Library 

 

Bret Perkins
Vice President, External & Government Affairs
Comcast Corporation

 

Lee Rainie
Director
Pew Research Center Internet Project

 

Graham Richard
Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Energy Economy

 

Gloria Rubio-Cortés
President
National Civic League

 

Andrew Sliwinski
Co-Founder and Chief Maker
DIY.org

 

Pam Sandlian Smith
Director
AnyThink Libraries

 

Maureen Sullivan
Past President
American Library Association

 

Bonnie Svrcek
Deputy City Manager
City of Lynchburg

 

John Szabo
City Librarian
Los Angeles Public Library

 

Susana Vasquez
Executive Director
LISC Chicago

 

Amy Webb
Chief Executive Officer
Webbmedia Group
Staff:

Ian Smalley
Senior Project Manager
Communications and Society Program
Aspen Institute