Who We Are · Foundation Directors
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Foundation was incorporated in 2004 as a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions to the Library Foundation help strengthen collections, expand programs, and enhance services. A strong public library system is the foundation upon which a community can preserve the past, empower lives today, and build for the future.
Charlie Powers, Chairman
Founder, Powers Agency
Victoria Chester, Treasurer
CFO, Pure Romance, LLC
Jim Brun, Esq., Secretary
Partner, Keating, Muething and Klekamp
John E. Barnes, Esq.
Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl
Joseph J. Dehner Esq.
Partner, Frost Brown Todd LLC
Friends of the Library, President
Sarah Anness Evans
Former Mayor of Madeira
Kimber L. Fender
Eva Jane R. Coombe Director, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Thomas E. Huenefeld
Retired, US Bank
Mayor Mark L. Mallory
Mayor, City of Cincinnati
Group Vice President, Group Affairs, The Kroger Co.
President, F&M Mafco, Inc.
Director of Communications, The Health Collaborative
Finance Manager, Procter & Gamble
Gwen L. Robinson
President & CEO, Hamilton County Community Action Agency
Moe Getz Rouse
Founder, Mannequin resale charity store
Paul G. Sittenfeld
Managing Director, Robert W. Baird & Co
Public Affairs Professional, Retired P&G
Peter J. Stern M.D.
Hand Surgeon, University of Cincinnati
Allen G. Zaring IV,
Chief Operating Officer, ARS Capital Management Ltd.
Melissa (Missy) H. Deters