2024 FAL Officers

Karen Butter

Karen Butter
President

Serena Hoc

Serena Hom
Vice President

Karen Manuel

Karen Manuel
Secretary

Josephine Sam

Josephine Sam
Treasurer

2024 FAL Directors

FAL Board Member Kumar Fanse

Kumar Fanse

Renesha Robinson-Palmer

Renesha Robinson-Palmer

FAL Board Member Carole Robie

Carole Robie

Cindy Silva

Cindy Silva

FAL Board member Bharat Parikh

Bharat Parikh

FAL Board Member Eileen Savel

Eileen Savel

FAL Board member Joanne Schneider

Joanne Schneider

The Board meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30pm (no meeting in December). The public is welcome to attend. If you are interested in attending, email us at info@alamedafriends.com and a Zoom link will be shared with you.


Call for FAL Board Members

FAL is accepting applications from members of the Alameda community who would like to serve on our Board of Directors. We are looking for applicants who reflect the diversity of the Alameda community and would like to enhance their leadership skills while advocating for a strong, vibrant library.

To apply, please send a letter of interest to volunteer@alamedafriends.com. Please indicate why you are interested in serving on the Board and how your background and expertise could support the Board.

Responsibilities of Each FAL Board Member

    • Take an active role in steering the direction of FAL and ensuring it is fulfilling its mission.
    • Dedicate time to advocacy and fundraising activities.
    • Regularly attend board meetings.
    • Participate actively in committee work.
    • Engage in fundraising activities.
    • Help to recruit exceptional new board members.

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