Burlingame Library Board of Trustees
Meets 3rd Tuesday via Zoom at 5:30pm
Trustee Meeting Dates 2022
January 18, 2022
February 15, 2022
March 15, 2022
April 19, 2022
May 17, 2022
June 21, 2022
July 19, 2022
August 16, 2022
September 20, 2022
October 18, 2022
November 15, 2022
December 20, 2022
Danielle Garcia was appointed as a Library Trustee in 2019. She grew up between Manila, Vancouver, and the Bay Area, and recently moved back to Hillsborough with her husband Roy and their son Alexander. She is thrilled to be on the library board as she grew up frequenting the Burlingame Public Library and looks forward to introducing Alexander to the place when he is a little older. Danielle is a product manager at Facebook, and has also been involved in a pro bono capacity with literacy organizations such as Room to Read.
Kris Cannon returned as Library Trustee in 2021. She believes in the "right to read," and volunteers as a school librarian. She is a docent at Ano Nuevo State Reserve on the San Mateo coast, and with her husband Jim, has been active in the Burlingame Library Foundation since its inception.
Mark Lucchesi was appointed as a Library Trustee in January of 2022. Mark has been a Burlingame resident for over 65 years. While Mark and his wife, Kathy, were raising their three children, he worked in the Supermarket Industry and was manager of Mollie Stone's Market for 30 years. Mark is interested in podcasting and is working with the Burlingame Historical Society. Mark and his family have supported and enjoyed the Library for many years and he is looking forward to serving as a Trustee.
Mike Nagler has been a Trustee since 2014. He also serves on the Library Foundation Board and manages the library’s bookstore at the main branch. He is an instructor of Humanities in the San Mateo Community College District. He and his wife JoAnneh have lived in Burlingame for thirty years. He is the editor of two collections of short stories and she has written The Debt-Free Spending Plan and the 2016 release, How To Be An Artist Without Losing Your Mind, Your Shirt, Or Your Creative Compass.
Elisabeth Ostrow was appointed as a Library Trustee in 2019. After teaching middle school and practicing law in New York City, she moved to Hillsborough in 2001. While raising her three children, she volunteered in various positions at their schools and on their sports teams; her more recent volunteer work has involved teaching in the college preparatory program of the Prison University Project inside San Quentin and working with Project Read, tutoring adults in San Mateo County who seek to improve their literacy skills.