2022 FAL Officers

President Karen Butter Karen Butter, FAL Board President
Vice President Kumar Fanse  FAL Board Member Kumar Fanse
Secretary David Beall FAL Board member David Beall
Treasurer Josephine Sam

2022 FAL Directors

FAL Board Member Becky Cyr
Becky Cyr
FAL Board Member Bill Gibbs
Bill Gibbs
FAL Board Member Marlene Grcevich
Marlene Grcevich
Board Member Karen Manuel
Karen Manuel
Board Member Honora Murphy
Honora Murphy
FAL Board Member Billy Reinschmiedt
Billy Reinschmiedt
FAL Board Member Carole Robie
Carole Robie
FAL Board member Karen Roemer
Karen Roemer
FAL Board Member Eileen Savel
Eileen Savel
FAL Board Member Marcie Soslau
Marcie Soslau
FAL Board Member Doris Ung
Doris Ung

The Board meets the fourth Monday of each month except December, at 6:30 p.m. in the Family Room, Main Library. The public is welcome.

Responsibilities of Each FAL Board Member

  • Advocate for the Alameda Free Library
  • Attend Board meetings
  • Participate in discussions
  • Support Board decisions, plans and policies
  • Work to develop long range Board plans
  • Serve on committee(s) as liaison or chair; estimated to be 1-5 hours/week
  • Make an annual financial donation to FAL that is significant to you
  • Participate in FAL fundraising events/campaigns.


The FAL Bylaws are available in PDF form by clicking here.