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Library Commission

Next Meeting:
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

The Library Commission was established in 1917 in the Charter of the city of Boulder, Colorado: Article IX: Advisory Commissions, Sections 130, 132-134. The function of the commission is further defined in the Boulder Revised Code (BRC), 2-3-8 Library Commission.

Director of Library & Arts – David Farnan,  303-441-3104

Commission Members

Jane Sykes Wilson
Jane Sykes Wilson is a native of England and life-long library devotee. She has a master’s degree in Communication. After spending several years working in University administration she now works for Wilson Wealth Management. Jane has previously served on the Boulder Library Foundation and various other community Boards. She lives in Boulder with her husband and young children. Her passions include skiing, hiking, reading, traveling, and renovating houses.

Joel Koenig
Joel Koenig worked as a CPA at Deloitte (the largest accounting and consulting firm in the world, 220,000 staff), and retired as a senior partner after 30 years. He lead offices and served on the management committee. For 20 years, Joel was a retrained executive search consultant.

He has been an active volunteer, serving with Bridge House, Boulder Public Library, BoulderReads, City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks, Boulder County Jail, Colorado Alliance of Environmental Educators–Board member and treasurer, Jaipur Literature Festival, and the Boulder Library Commission. He received his bachelor’s degree from New York University in Accounting, as well as his master’s of business administration (MBA). He has served on many boards (corporate and not for profit) and civic organizations prior to moving to Boulder in 2010.

Steven Frost
Steven Frost is an independent artist and instructor in the Department of Media Studies at CU Boulder. His research focuses on queer history, pop culture, and educational development in DIY community spaces. Since 2016 Frost has hosted a monthly event called the Colorado Sewing Rebellion at the Boulder Public Library’s maker space BLDG 61. He recently performed at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in LA, the Arlington Arts Center in Arlington, VA, and the Denver Art Museum. Frost is a co-founder of CU Boulder’s Experimental Weaving Residency and a 2018 grant recipient from the Center for Craft Creativity and Design. Frost is also a recipient of several other honors including the Lenore G. Tawney Fellowship and Luminarts Cultural Foundation Fellowship. Frost holds a BFA from Alfred University and an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He currently lives in North Boulder with 2 cats, a dog, and his husband.

Scott Steinbrecher

Benita Duran