Pierce County Library Foundation Board recently elected eight new members to serve on the Foundation’s board of directors in support of library services for Pierce County Library System.
All Foundation Board members are involved and active in their communities. New members for 2013-14 include:
- Jack Conway, Gig Harbor
- Joan Cooley, Lakewood
- Kathryn O. Galbraith, University Place
- Kim Heggerness, Tacoma
- Craig Richmond, Ollala
- Tim Sherry, Tacoma
- Stacy Topping, Tacoma
- Karen Triplett, Gig Harbor
Members of the Pierce County Library Foundation Board of Directors are volunteers who represent their community, advocate for literacy and advance philanthropy for programs and services of Pierce County Library System.
In the past year, Pierce County Library Foundation awarded $332,967 for library projects and programs that included early learning block play, summer reading and senior outreach services. The Foundation’s volunteer Board of Directors raises and allocates charitable gifts to expand library services beyond tax-based funding and help enhance greatly needed services.
Pierce County Library System serves 555,000 people in unincorporated Pierce County and 15 cities and towns.