Board of Trustees

Our seven-member Board of Trustees is responsible for guiding major decisions about library strategies and operations. This includes everything from capital projects to the customer code of conduct. Meet our Board.

View the Board Meeting Schedule. Click here to be notified of upcoming meetings.

  • Roger Sugarman
    Roger Sugarman
    President
    Director, Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2007 - 2020
    (appointed 2nd term)
  • Michael Lawson
    Vice President
    President, Grant Medical Center
    Appointed by Judges of Court of Common Pleas
    Term: 2010 - 2016
  • Tim Frommeyer
    Tim Frommeyer
    Secretary
    Senior VP and CFO, Nationwide Financial
    Appointed by Judges of Court of Common Pleas
    Term: 2014 - 2019
  • Katie Chatas
    Board Member
    Community Leader
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2016 - 2022
  • Erika Clark Jones
    Erika Clark Jones
    Board Member
    Director of Community Strategies, City of Columbus
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2005 - 2018
    (appointed 2nd term)
  • Mike Duffy
    Mike Duffy
    Board Member
    President, Hospital Solutions and Global Supply Chain, Cardinal Health
    Appointed by Judges of Court of Common Pleas
    Term: 2015 - 2021
  • Cindy Hilsheimer
    Cindy Hilsheimer
    Board Member
    Managing Principal, BeecherHill
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2004 - 2017
    (appointed 2nd term)

Executives

Our executives manage the strategic guidance of Columbus Metropolitan Library. Their individual expertise, combined years of experience and forward-thinking approach to libraries keep CML a vital, relevant part of the community.

  • Patrick Losinski
    Chief Executive Officer
    (614) 849-1000
  • Alison Circle
    Alison Circle
    Chief Customer Experience Officer
    (614) 849-1044
  • Paula Miller
    Paula Miller
    Chief Financial Officer/Fiscal Officer
    (614) 849-1037
  • Nate Oliver
    Nate Oliver
    Chief Operating Officer
    (614) 479-3029
  • Carl Powell - CIO
    Carl Powell
    Chief Information Officer
    614-479-3030
  • Susan Zelinski
    Chief Talent Officer
    (614) 849-1063

The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation provides a way for the central Ohio community to help support the library's long-range goals and objectives.

Friends of the Library: Logo

The Friends of the Library are people passionate about the library – everyday customers and advocates. They provide support for programs and services that might not otherwise be possible.