Investing in the Future
of Your Libraries
Investing in the Future
of Your Libraries

Mission

Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries’ mission is to provide annual resources to support San Mateo County Libraries’ goals and system initiatives.

Vision

Our vision is to provide long-term financial health and success of the San Mateo County Libraries.

About Us

San Mateo County Libraries serve the diverse cities of Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Millbrae, Pacifica, Portola Valley, San Carlos, Woodside and the unincorporated areas of the County. The primary source of library revenue comes from dedicated property taxes and covers the staffing and basic operational costs of the libraries, however, the extensive and innovative programming offered for all ages comes from one-time funds, which are not guaranteed year after year. The Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries was established in 2018 to build this legacy for our communities.

Board of Directors

Chair
Kate Duggan
Consultant
LinkedIn

Vice Chair
Marjorie Fujiki
Consultant

Treasurer
Jarrett Jessup
Franklin Templeton
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Secretary
Christopher Foster
Google
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Tanya Beat
San Mateo County
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Richa Bhatnagar
Consultant
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Jessie Burgueño
Member at Large
Solan, Park & Robello
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Donna Estrin
Member at Large
Lastline
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Holly Ornelas
Wells Fargo Asset Management
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Maribel Reyes
Member at Large
QED Therapeutics
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Ex-officio Karen Cunningham
City of Brisbane Councilmember, JPA Representative

Ex-officio Anne-Marie Despain
Director of Library Services

Ex-officio Carole Groom
Library JPA Board Member
San Mateo County Supervisor

Staff

Raquel España
Executive Director
respana@investinsmcl.org
(650) 312-5296

Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries