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 2023
Chair of the Board
Earl Simons, Ed. D.
Vice Chair of the Board
Eli Shapiro, Ed. D., LCSW
James Haddad, Esq.
Carl S. Koerner, Esq.
Selina Lee, Ph.D.
Michelle Miao, Ph.D.
George Russo, Esq.
Robert Santos, Esq.
Ex Officio Members
Hon. Eric Adams
Mayor of the City of New York
Represented by José Bayona
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
Represented by Jimmy Van Bramer
Hon. Adrienne Adams
Speaker of the New York City Council
Represented by Eve Cho Guillergan, Esq.
QPL Board of Trustees & Committee Meetings
Please be advised that the following meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, 2023:
Audit Committee: 6:00pm
Labor Relations Committee: 6:15pm
Board of Trustees: 6:30pm
Pursuant to Section 103-a of the Open Meetings Law, the scheduled meetings will be held in person at the Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432.
Videoconferencing will also be used and can be accessed at the link below. Videoconferencing procedures for the meetings can be viewed here.
Interested members of the public may click here to access the scheduled meetings.
Links to Meetings at which Videoconferencing Was Used