Board of Trustees

Brooklyn Public Library's governing body is the Board of Trustees, consisting of 38 members all serving in non-salaried positions.

The Mayor and the Brooklyn Borough President each appoint 11 trustees. Twelve additional members are elected to serve on the board. The Mayor, City Comptroller, Speaker of the City Council and Brooklyn Borough President are ex-officio members of the board. All trustees, except ex-officio members, serve three-year terms.

Meetings of the Board of Trustees are held at 5:30pm in the Trustees Room, Central Library, unless otherwise noted.

Brooklyn Public Library Board of Trustees 2013-2014

Peter Aschkenasy - Treasurer

Jordan Barowitz

Michael Best

Kwanza Butler

Iris Y. Chiu

Nina Collins

Anthony W. Crowell

Joseph I. Douek

Jeff Gennette

Nicholas A. Gravante, Jr. - Chair

Hank Gutman

Miriam Katowitz - Vice Chair

Kyle Kimball - Vice Chair

Cindi Leive

Michael Liburd

Susan Marcinek

Gino P. Menchini

Kim-Thu Posnett

Hon. Alice Fisher Rubin

Sandra Schubert

Robin Shanus - Secretary

Christina Tettonis

Dr. Lucille C. Thomas

Antonia Yuille Williams

Ex-Officio Members & Designated Representatives

Hon. Bill de Blasio
Mayor of the City of New York
   
Hon. Eric Adams
President of the Borough of Brooklyn
Represented by Ingrid Lewis-Martin

Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito
Speaker of the New York City Council   

Hon. Scott M. Stringer
Comptroller of the City of New York
Represented by Gregory Davidzon 
   
Articles of Incorporation

Brooklyn Public Library's Conflict of Interest Policy

BYLAWS of Brooklyn Public Library

NYS Merger Legislation