Board Of Directors/Staff

Kathy Hicks
Peter Magnani
VP, Development
Lorie Tinfow
VP, Marketing
Cynthia Jordan
Michael Maestas
Gregory Nerland
Pres. Emeritus
Craig Ayers R. Gordon Baker Mark Brown
Catherine Leutzinger James R. Moore Kimberly Moore
Ward Pynn Robin Kokemor Rangel Carole Wynstra
Diane Crowley Young    

 Our Team

Susan Moon, Executive Director

As Executive Director at the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, Susan helps lead the organization’s mission to raise philanthropic and corporate support, create cultural and educational programs for the community, and advocate for the Walnut Creek libraries. She was previously program manager at Build Healthy Places Network, which is a San Francisco-based nonprofit dedicated to improving low-income communities. Susan has 18+ years of development experience, working in leadership gifts and corporate relations at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and Harvard University. Susan is a graduate of Wellesley College. After several moves between the west and east coasts, she now lives in Walnut Creek with her family and dog, Cooper.


Kathleen Chau, Program Manager

As the Program Manager for the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, Kathleen provides management to all library foundation programs and events including the newsletter, website, community programs and the annual Authors Gala. Kathleen has over 20 years experience managing large events and learning program development for a variety of businesses and organizations including the Public Library Association. While at the PLA, Kathleen managed an $8M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create and deliver advocacy training and computers for public libraries in 32 states. Kathleen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. She lives with her husband and rescue dog in Contra Costa County.

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