The Mayor, the Speaker of the New York City Council, the Queens Borough President, the New York City Comptroller, and the New York City Public Advocate are ex officio board members.
Queens Public Library Board of Trustees 2021
Chair of the Board
Michael Rodriguez, Esq.
Vice Chair of Board
Earl Simons, Ed. D.
Eli Shapiro, Ed. D., LCSW
Judy E. Bergtraum, Esq.
Matthew M. Gorton
James Haddad, Esq.
Carl Koerner, Esq.
George Russo, Esq.
Robert Santos, Esq.
Ex Officio Members
Hon. Eric Adams
Mayor of the City of New York
Hon. Donovan Richards
President of the Borough of Queens
Represented by Allan Swisher, Esq.
Hon. Jumaane Williams
Public Advocate of the City of New York
Represented by Elizabeth Guzman, Esq.
Hon. Brad Lander
Comptroller of the City of New York
Hon. Adrienne Adams
Speaker of the New York City Council
Represented by Eve Cho Guillergan, Esq.
QPL Board of Trustees and Committee Meetings
Please be advised that the next Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 6pm. For the safety of all participants, this meeting will be held virtually via Zoom, consistent with Assembly Bill 8591, recently signed by Governor Hochul on January 14, 2022. Interested members of the public may attend by using this link: https://queenslibrary-org.zoom.us/j/86141274303.