Working Group

Affiliations are listed as of the date of the Working Group meetings.

Tom Allen
President & CEO
Association of American Publishers
  
Akhtar Badshah
Senior Director
Microsoft Citizenship & Public Affairs
Microsoft
 
Susan Benton
President and CEO
Urban Libraries Council
  
Lesley Boughton
State Librarian
Wyoming Public Libraries
  
John Seely Brown
Independent Co-chairman
Deloitte Center for the Edge
  
Jonathan Chambers
Chief
Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis
Federal Communications Commission
  
Bonnie Cohen
Finance Chair, DC Public Libraries
Board Member, Cohen and Steers
Mutual Funds
  
Dan Cohen
Executive Director
Digital Public Library of America
  
Karl Dean
Mayor
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and
Davidson County
  
Jessica Dorr
Deputy Director, Global Libraries Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  
David Ferriero
Archivist of the United States
  
Charles M. Firestone
Executive Director
Communications and Society Program
The Aspen Institute
  
Tessie Guillermo
President and CEO
ZeroDivide
  
Tomeka Hart
Vice President
African-American Community Partnerships
Teach For America
  
Susan Hildreth
Director
Institute of Museum and Library Services
  
Renee Hobbs
Professor and Founding Director
Harrington School of Communication
and Media, University of Rhode Island
  
Reed Hundt
Principal
REH Advisors
  
Norman Jacknis
President
Metropolitan New York Library Council
  
Deborah Jacobs
Director
Global Libraries Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  
Beth Jefferson
Co-founder and CEO
BiblioCommons
  
Linda Johnson
President and CEO
Brooklyn Public Library
  
Joshua Kauffman
Design Director
The Quantified Self
  
Anthony Marx
President and CEO
New York Public Library
  
Bret Perkins
Vice President
External & Government Affairs
Comcast Corporation
  
Lee Rainie
Director
Pew Research Center Internet Project
  
Graham Richard
Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Energy Economy
  
Gloria Rubio-Cortés
President
National Civic League
  
Lisa See
Author
  
Andrew Sliwinski
Co-founder and Chief Maker
DIY.org
  
Pam Sandlian Smith
Director
AnyThink Libraries
  
Maureen Sullivan
Past President
American Library Association
  
Bonnie Svrcek
Deputy City Manager
City of Lynchburg
  
John Szabo
City Librarian
Los Angeles Public Library
  
Susana Vasquez
Executive Director
LISC Chicago
  
Amy Webb
CEO
Webbmedia Group
 
DIALOGUE STAFF:
Amy K. Garmer
Director, Dialogue on Public Libraries
Communications and Society Program
The Aspen Institute
   
Ian Smalley
Senior Project Manager
Communications and Society Program
The Aspen Institute