Board of Trustees

METRO is managed and governed by an elected Board of Trustees and program areas receive guidance from METRO’s Advisory Councils.

Board of Trustees

Shannon Mattern, President
Associate Professor
School of Media Studies, The New School
2016-2021

Nick Buron, Vice President
Chief Librarian
Senior Vice President, Queens Public Library
2017-2022

Joshua Greenberg, Treasurer
Program Director, Digital Information Technology
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
2012-2022

Greta Byrum, Secretary
Director of the New School’s Digital Equity Laboratory, The New School
2018-2023

Stephen Bury
Andrew W. Mellon Chief Librarian
Frick Art Reference Library
2017-2022

Valeda Dent
Dean, St. John’s University Libraries
St. John’s University
2018-2023

Donna Gibson
Director of Library Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Library
2019-2024

Nicholas Higgins
Chief Librarian
Brooklyn Public Library
2019-2024

Melissa Jacobs
Director of Library Services
NYC School Library System
2020-2025

Brian Kenney
Library Director
White Plains Public Library
2019-2024

Caryl Matute
Interim Chief Library Officer
New York Public Library
2019-2024

Leah Meisterlin
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University
2016-2021

James G. Neal
University Librarian Emeritus
Columbia University
2011-2021

Kameelah Rasheed
2020-2025

 

Nate Hill
Ex-Officio
Executive Director
Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)

2020 Meeting Dates

Our board meetings take place on the following dates:

  • Friday, March 6, 2020
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020 (virtual)
  • Monday, July 20, 2020 (virtual)
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 (virtual)
  • Monday, November 16, 2020 (virtual)
  • Thursday, December 10, 2020 (virtual)

All meetings are 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at METRO, unless otherwise noted.

Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes

May 7, 2020

July 20, 2020

September 24, 2020

  • Upcoming
  • Upcoming

November 16, 2020

  • Upcoming
  • Upcoming

December 10, 2020

  • Upcoming
  • Upcoming

March 6, 2020

December 19, 2019

November 18, 2019

September 24, 2019

July 29, 2019

May 2, 2019

February 28, 2019

December 17, 2018

November 19, 2018

September 17, 2018

July 19, 2018

April 30, 2018

February 28, 2018

December 11, 2017

November 6, 2017

September 7, 2017

July 28, 2017

April 27, 2017

February 27, 2017

December 8, 2016

September 15, 2016

September 9, 2016

May 23, 2016

February 22, 2016

December 4, 2015

September 3, 2015

May 28, 2015

February 17, 2015