Board of Directors


The Ridgewood Public Library Foundation Board of Directors consists of up to 21 directors.
The Board has three officers, President, Vice President/Secretary, and Treasurer.


New Board Members and officers are elected by the current Board members. The Nominating Committee presents a recommended list of directors and officers to be voted on at the Annual Board Meeting each November. Directors serve one and two-year terms. Each director is requested to serve on one or two committees which include governance, finance, investment, media, events, and fundraising.

Current Board of Directors


Betsy Giordano, President

Carolyn Holt, VP/Secretary

Thomas DeVita, Treasurer

John Atlas

Christina Bergantino

Gerald Chaney

Cathy Choi

Kathleen Entwistle

Shoshana Feiner

Richard Fels

Marissa Frisina

Janet Fricke

William Gulya

Joan Harrington

Glenn Harris

Glenn Jorgensen, Founding President

Lisa Lynch

Cara Murray

Melanie Stern, Former President

Natalia Tobaccowala

Renu Vitale


Nancy Greene, Library Director

Rebecca Rubenstein, Board of Trustees

Paul McCarthy, President, RPL Friends

Doug Frisina (Emeritus Director)