Staff & Board

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Library Board of Trustees

Theresa May
President (Term expires 12/31/26)

Keri Cuyler
Vice-President (Term expires 12/31/22)

Cathy Rappazzo
Secretary (Term expires 12/31/25)

Wendy Heffer
Trustee (Term expires 12/31/25)

Mike Kelly
Trustee (Term expires 12/31/24)

Mariella Meinhold
Trustee (Term expires 12/31/23)

Katie Muscato
Trustee (Term expires 12/31/26)

Miriam Rivera
Trustee (Term expires 12/31/26)

Melanie Savidis
Trustee (Term expires 12/31/23)

Board Recruitment

Library Board Trustee is a service position within your community who provides a voice in charting the direction of your local public library while helping to make decisions for the library’s future. All interested candidates may submit a letter of interest and résumé for consideration to the library director. Applications will be forwarded to the Library Board President and reviewed as positions become available. 

Submit applications to the Library Director.



Mail directly to:
902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, NY 14624

Board Meetings

The Gates Public Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM in the library meeting room in 904 Elmgrove Rd., except in December when it meets on the second Wednesday of the month. There is no meeting in August. Meetings are posted in the program calendar and are open to the public.

2022 Meetings:
January 19
February 16 (View Agenda)
March 16 (View Agenda)
April 20 (View Agenda)
May 18 (View Agenda)
June 15 (View Agenda)
July 20 (View Agenda)
September 21 (View Agenda)
October 19
November 16
December 14

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