Our People

Leadership
The Bedford Hills Free Library is guided by the stewardship of our Board of Trustees, with support from an Advisory Committee as well as local business and community leaders who volunteer their time, expertise, and resources.

Board of Trustees
Elin Peterson and Terrie Paladino Viola, Co-Presidents
Nathalie Strauel, Secretary
Susan L. Kane, Treasurer
Annie C. Bai
Per Fog
Heide Shilstone
Luke Vander Linden

Advisory Committee
Gregory Palitz
Nicole Giroux Reeber
John J. Stockbridge
Roger B. Vincent
James & Frances (Twink) Wood
David E. Worby

Staff
Mary EsbjornsonExecutive Director

Eileen Baer, Assistant Director; Vicki Kriegeskotte, Children’s Librarian; Ashley Lawyer, Patron Services Coordinator; Rachel Izes, Early Literacy Program; Michelle Tino, Development

Circulation and Help Desk
Debra Coppola, Victor Garcia, Carlie Grave, Jenny Moldow, Erin Provenzano, Amanda Quicci, Kathy Roche

Volunteers
Elizabeth D. Dalrymple, Melissa Gould, Mary Graniero, Hephzibah Grossberndt, Peggy (Sam) Latino

Meetings of the Library Board of Trustees are held at 7:30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month (except July and August) at the Library and are open to the public.

To address the Board of Trustees, please write to: Elin Peterson Sullivan and Terrie Paladino, Co-Presidents: Trustees@bedfordhillsfreelibrary.org