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.

  • Katie Chatas
    Community Leader
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2016 - 2022
  • Kevin Reeves
    Vice President
    Vice President, Power Origination, North American Gas & Power, BP Energy Company
    Appointed by Judges of Court of Common Pleas
    Term: 2017 - 2023
  • Catherine Strauss
    Partner, Ice Miller LLP
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2018 - 2024
  • Tim Frommeyer
    Timothy Frommeyer
    Board Member
    Senior Vice President and CFO, Nationwide Insurance & Financial Services
    Appointed by Judges of Court of Common Pleas
    Term: 2014 - 2026
    (appointed 2nd term)
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    Tom Katzenmeyer
    Board Member
    President & CEO, Greater Columbus Arts Council
    Appointed by Judges of Court of Common Pleas
    Term: 2018 - 2021
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    David White
    Board Member
    Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Battelle
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2021 - 2027
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    Carla Williams-Scott
    Board Member
    Director, Department of Neighborhoods, City of Columbus
    Appointed by County Commissioners
    Term: 2019 - 2025


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) 849-1011
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    Lauren Hagan
    Chief Financial Officer/Fiscal Officer
    (614) 849-1037
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    Charlie Hansen
    Chief Administrative Officer
    (614) 849-1068
  • Donna Zuiderweg
    Chief Community Engagement Officer
    (614) 849-1367

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

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.