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Each year our staff assists hundreds of students on their journeys toward achieving personal educational goals. Led by our Board of Directors, we are united by our passion and purpose: ensuring everyone in our community is empowered with the ability to read.

Staff Team

Barbara Schmidt, Executive Director

Ben Mepham, Assistant Director
& Volunteer Program Manager

Brian Babiasz, ESL Coordinator

Cassie McCarthy, Media & Marketing

Erik Potere, Project Assistant

Meredith McDonnell, Children's Program Coordinator & Volunteer Program Assistant

Sue Hulteen, Reading Specialist

Will LeCorn, GED Coordinator

Sharon Olson, Book Building Lead


Larry Dobias, Chair

Anthony Andrus, Vice-Chair

Gayle Main, Treasurer

Elahe Crockett

Gregory Crockett

Jill Dehlin

Jerry Hodak

Shelia Potter

Tom Shipley

Kamal Subnani

Stephan TePastte

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