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Staff and Board Members


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Leah Donaldson

Executive Director

Leah has an extensive background working with non-profit organizations over the last 16 years. Her experience has included establishing a 501 (c)3, grant writing, and working in various aspects of nonprofits including program development, training, volunteer management, social media, event planning, community outreach, and fundraising as well as handling administrative tasks. Ms. Donaldson holds a Master's degree in Urban Planning and Community Development and is on the Board of Charleston Habitat for Humanity where she is currently the Chair of the Governance Committee.

“As a lifetime lover of books and libraries, I am thrilled with the opportunity to work with CFOL, supporting programs that provide access and equity for all of our neighbors through Charleston County Public Libraries."

Board of Directors

Charleston FRIENDS of the Library Board of Directors are community volunteers dedicated to improving the library for the community. 


Carin Jorgensen


Gail Golightly


Savannah Frierson

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Rebecca Hiester


Susan Hoffius


Rebbeca Hoffman


Ulani DeCillis


Jaclyn Henderson

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Brandon T. Reid


Susan Wallberg

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Breyonna Davis 



Lauri Moffet


Amanda Bunting Comen


Merideth Bonvino

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Rick Kates

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Dodie Marshall

Board Meetings

Charleston FRIENDS of the Library hosts it's monthly board meeting on 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 5:30pm at CCPL's Main Library - 68 Calhoun Street.  Notices of changes or cancellations will be posted as necessary. 

Book Sale Committee Member

2023 Board Meeting Schedule 

January 1, 2023

February 8, 2023

March 8, 2023

April 12, 2023

May 10, 2023

June 14, 2023

July 12, 2023 - Executive Committee Only

August 9, 2023

September 13, 2023

October 11, 2023

November 8, 2023 - Annual Meeting

December - no meeting

Charleston FRIENDS of the Library would like to express its profound gratitude to its Founding member, past officers and chairs, and past Board members whose service has contributed immeasurably to the vibrancy and success of Charleston FRIENDS of the Library.

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