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.


Dawn Coppin

Chief Executive Officer

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Nicole Chitty

Vice President, Strategy & Engagement

Kendra ODonoghue Sr. Director of External Affairs of SJPLF

Kendra O’Donoghue

Vice President, External Affairs

Yesenia Ramos Resilience Corps Director of SJPLF

Yesenia Ramos

Resilience Corps, Director

Josh Hayes-Fugal Executive Assistant and Board Liaison of SJPLF

Josh Hayes-Fugal

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

Noelle Rabago Boesenberg

Individual Major Gifts, Senior Manager

Jodie Pulliam. Corporate Partnerships Manager of SJPLF

Jodie Pulliam

Corporate Partnerships, Senior Manager

Cynthia Cruz Resilience Corps Manager of SJPLF

Cynthia Cruz

Resilience Corps, Manager

Kavitha Kavuri Database and Grant Administrator of SJPLF

Kavitha Kavuri

Database and Grants, Manager

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Sam Perry

Development Associate Manager

Monique Garcia

Corporate Partnerships, Manager

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Charman Gaines

Grants Coordinator

Marly Young

Advocacy & Communications, Manager

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Loree Watanabe

Institutional Development, Manager

Board Executive Committee

Scott Whelton

Board Chair
Partner, Ernst & Young

Lupita Garcia-Reilley

Vice Chair
Program Manager, Supply Chain Operations Apple

Rebecca Lee

Director, Accenture Managing

Roy Eitan

Advisor at Scale VC

Board Members at Large

Danny McLane Jr.

Founder & CEO, Jamii Enterprises, Inc.

Erica Fensom

Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Docusign

Hitesh Shah

Sr. Principal Architect, Adobe

Marco Alvarez

Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

Meri Maben

Santa Clara County CEDAW Commission

Michelle Peacock

Head of Global Public Policy

Orit Keinan-Nahon

Global Head of Investor Relations

Pat Wolfe

Retired, R.N.

Rebecca Turner

Retired Nursing Facility Administrator

Stephanie Birondo

Tax Director

Charles Ohiaeri

Chief Fulfillment Officer, Zazzle

Kirsten Sarginger

Assistant Director, Grants, Partnerships & Operations; Santa Clara County Office of Education

Member Emerita

Joyce Milligan

Owner, Milligan News


Jill Bourne City Librarian, San Jose Public Library for SJPLF

Jill Bourne

City Librarian, San Jose Public Library

Angelica Ramos

Library and Education Commission Liaison