Our Team

The SJPLF staff and board members are dedicated to honoring the rich history of the public libraries throughout the city and continuously improving lives of the people who rely on them for technology and information.

Staff

Dawn Coppin Executive Director of SJPLF

Dawn Coppin

Executive Director

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Nicole Chitty

Strategy & Engagement

Kendra ODonoghue Sr. Director of External Affairs of SJPLF

Kendra O’Donoghue

External Affairs

Jodie Pulliam. Corporate Partnerships Manager of SJPLF

Jodie Pulliam

Corporate Partnerships

Kavitha Kavuri Database and Grant Administrator of SJPLF

Kavitha Kavuri

Database and Grant Manager

Yesenia Ramos Resilience Corps Director of SJPLF

Yesenia Ramos

Resilience Corps Director

Cynthia Cruz Resilience Corps Manager of SJPLF

Cynthia Cruz

Resilience Corps Manager

Josh Hayes-Fugal Executive Assistant and Board Liaison of SJPLF

Josh Hayes-Fugal

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

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Sam Perry

Development Coordinator

Charman Gaines Headshot

Charman Gaines

Grants Assistant

Loree Watanabe Headshot

Loree Watanabe

Institutional Grants

Board Executive Committee

Board Member

Scott Whelton

Board Chair
Partner, Ernst & Young

Rebecca Lee Vice Chair  Managing Director Accenture for SJPLF

Rebecca Lee

Secretary
Director, Accenture Managing

Roy Eitan Treasurer Chief Operating Officer Augury for SJPLF

Roy Eitan

Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer, Augury

Board Members at Large

Stephanie Birondo Tax Director Klaviyo for SJPLF

Stephanie Birondo

Tax Director
Klaviyo

Erica Fensom Senior Director, Integrated Marketing Intercom for SJPLF

Erica Fensom

LUPITA GARCIA-REILLEY Program Manager, Supply Chain Operations Apple for SJPLF

Lupita Garcia-Reilley

Program Manager, Supply Chain Operations
Apple

Orit Keinan-Nahon Global Head of Investor Relations HP for SJPLF

Orit Keinan-Nahon

Global Head of Investor Relations
HP

Jay Landrum Partner Berliner Cohen for SJPLF

Jay Landrum

Partner
Berliner Cohen

Meri Maben Commissioner Santa Clara County CEDAW Commission for SJPLF

Meri Maben

Commissioner
Santa Clara County CEDAW Commission

Danny McLane Jr.

Founder & CEO, Jamii Enterprises, Inc.

Michelle Peacock Head of Global Public Policy Waymo for SJPLF

Michelle Peacock

Head of Global Public Policy
Waymo

Anthony Rodriguez Corporate Development Manager City Year, San Jose for SJPLF

Anthony Rodriguez

Corporate Development Manager
City Year, San Jose

Hitesh Shah Sr. Principal Architect, Adobe for SJPLF

Hitesh Shah

Sr. Principal Architect, Adobe

Rebecca Turner Nursing Facility Administrator Lincoln Glen Manor for Senior Citizens for SJPLF

Rebecca Turner

Retired Nursing Facility Administrator

Pat Wolfe Retired, R.N. for SJPLF

Pat Wolfe

Retired, R.N.

Member Emerita

Joyce Milligan

Owner, Milligan News

Liaisons

Jill Bourne City Librarian, San Jose Public Library for SJPLF

Jill Bourne

City Librarian, San Jose Public Library

Hilary Thorsen Library and Early Education Commissioner for SJPLF

Hilary Thorsen

Library and Early Education Commissioner