Staff

The library is made up of a dedicated team of professionals committed to making the system the best it can be for D.C. residents.

The staff has a variety of responsibilities, including services to the public, operations, fiscal management and carrying out policies made by the Board of Library Trustees.

The library administration includes:

  • Executive Director, Richard Reyes-Gavilan
  • Director of Public Services, Jennifer Giltrop
  • Director of Business Services, Jonathan Butler
  • Executive Officer, Gary Romero
  • Executive Director, DC Public Library Foundation, Linnea Hegarty
  • Intergovernmental Affairs Officer, Archie Williams
  • Director of Capital Projects and Facilities Management, Jeff Bonvechio
  • Director of Communications, Joi Mecks
  • Director of Contracts and Procurement, Diane Wooden
  • Director of Human Resources, Barbara Kirven
  • Director of Information Technology & CIO, Lami Aromire
  • Associate Director for Collections, Elissa Miller
  • Agency Fiscal Officer, Tammie Robinson
  • Assistant Director, Public Library Services, Debra Shumate
  • Assistant Director, Programs & Partnerships, Meaghan K. O’Connor
  • Adult Programs & Partnerships Coordinator, Eric Riley
  • Children’s Programs & Partnerships Coordinator, Carmen Boston
  • Teen Programs & Partnerships Coordinator, Jamila Felton
  • Early Literacy Programs and Partnerships Coordinator, Micki Freeny
  • Volunteer Coordinator, Stacey Lucas
  • Interim Public Safety Manager, Lt. Janelle Pittman
  • General Counsel, Grace Perry-Gaiter 

View the DC Public Library organization chart. 


Library Administration Contact Numbers

Circulation Desk:  202-727-1579
Information Desk: 202-727-0321 or 202-727-0324
Executive Office:  202-727-1101
You can also contact us through our Contact page.