Who We Are

Please be patient - this is a work in progress.

We're Boulder-area residents who value literacy, equity, and community, and who want to help our Boulder Public Library thrive and grow.

Our leadership team includes:

Chris Barge

Michael Carcaise

Benita Duran

Sam Fuqua

Doug Hamilton

Claire Kelley

Jessica Santascoy

Claudia Hanson Thiem

Joni Teter is a former Boulder Library Commissioner, lifelong library nerd, sustainability professional, and community activist.

"Libraries are an essential piece of the “people” part of sustainability -- We need to keep our library strong for future generations."

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Juana Gomez is a current Boulder Library Commissioner, architect, and member of the Boulder community. Juana supports the library because...

"Our public libraries are the foundation of our community. Let's help them thrive for the coming generations."

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Dick Shahan is a former employee of Boulder Public Library and a member of the Boulder community. He is supporting the library because...

"Boulder Public Library has proven itself to be an essential, successful, and vibrant repository of materials, a source of popular programs, and a vital community center."

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Marsha Caplan is a Boulder resident and the former Executive Director of Voices for Children CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). And she is supporting the library because...

"Our Boulder library is fabulous and is the first place our grandkids want to go when they come to visit. Let’s make sure it stays that way with adequate and sustainable funding."

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Andy Sayler is a Boulder resident and community activist (as well as this site's webmaster). He is supporting the library because...

"The library is the scaffolding that supports the community. It is an equalizer and a key resource to all members of the community. The stronger our library, the stronger our community."




Are you ready to be a Library Champion? Join hundreds of your neighbors on our list of endorsers today!