Staff & Board

Contact the Reference Desk at (585) 247-6446 or


Library Board of Trustees

  • Theresa May
    President (Term expires 12/31/21)
  • Keri Cuyler
    Vice-President (Term expires 12/31/22)
  • Melanie Savidis
    Secretary (Term expires 12/31/23)
  • Wendy Heffer
    Trustee (Term expires 12/31/25)
  • Mariella Meinhold
    Trustee (Term expires 12/31/23)
  • Katie Muscato
    Trustee (Term expires 12/31/21)
  • Cathy Rappazzo
    Trustee (Term expires 12/31/25)
  • Miriam Rivera
    Trustee (Term expires 12/31/21)
  • Mike Kelly
    Trustee (Term expires 12/31/24)

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 Library Director, Anna Souannavong.



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 December the Board of Trustees meets on the second Wednesday of the month. Meetings are posted in the program calendar and are open to the public.

2021 Meetings:
January 20
February 17
March 17 — postponed to March 31
April 21
May 19
June 16
July 21
September 15
October 20
November 17
December 8

Contact the Board of Trustees