Our People

STAFF AND BOARD DIRECTORY

Leadership & Staff

Our organization’s leaders and staff are dedicated to giving their best to benefit Madison’s libraries. We enjoy the challenge of keeping our libraries fresh and innovative by continuously generating new ideas to ensure optimal financial and operational support.

Executive Director Conor Moran (left) and guests at Ex Libris 2022

Conor Moran

Executive Director
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Elissa Russell

Elissa Russell

Donor Relations Manager
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Kate Herron

Operations Manager
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Jane Rotonda, Wisconsin Book Festival Director

Jane Rotonda

Book Festival Director
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Erin Woodard

Erin Woodard

Grants and Development Manager
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Katy Kaufman

Katy Kaufman

Foundation Manager
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Rodlyn-mae Banting

Rodlyn-mae Banting

Book Festival Comm. Associate
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Board of Directors

Tanya Salman, President
Jennifer Hannon, Vice President
Ron Bote, Treasurer
Brigid Elliott-Boger, Assistant Treasurer
Francesca Rodriquez, Secretary
Heather Clefisch, Immediate Past President

Linda Baumann
Laura Bird
Ryan Browne
Bryan Chan
JP Croake
Libby Gerds
Susan Goodwin
Joe Hankey
Nathan Houdek
Jillana Kelly
Tom Kuplic
Ray Mendez
Laura Murray
Aaron Olver
Phil Plourd
Gene Williams
Jessica Yehle

Foundation Board President Heather Clefisch and Vice President Tanya Salman