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ICPL Friends Foundation

The ICPL Friends Foundation is an IRS designated non-profit organization. Board members are our neighbors, business and community leaders. Each is dedicated to helping our Library provide the very best materials, programs and services. The Board of Directors and the Development Office of the Iowa City Public Library work together on Library fundraising efforts.

Mission Statement

The Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation will generate private resources to support the Iowa City Public Library.

The Friends Foundation

Friends Foundation Board of Directors 2014-2015

Alan Swanson, Blank and McCune
Joy Smith, Community Volunteer
Linda Farkas, Community Volunteer
Peggy Doerge, Community Volunteer
Tom Gelman, Phelan, Tucker, Mullen, Walker, Tucker & Gelman LLP
Past President
Wesley Beary, Heroku
David Bright, Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Julie Burton, Hills Bank & Trust Company
Tom Dean, University of Iowa
Library Board of Trustees Representative
Ryan Fitzpatrick, University of Iowa Community Credit Union
Bruce Guither, Carlson Hartsock & Guither PLC
Becky Johnson, Community Volunteer
Book End Committee Representative
Michael Lensing, Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service
Todd Pettys, University of Iowa College of Law
Jay Semel, Community Volunteer
Library Board of Trustees Representative
Andy Swanson, McGladrey LLP
Buffie Tucker, Community Volunteer
Yu Yu, Transamerica Financial Group

Email the Development Office to contact a member of the Friends Foundation Board of Directors or to learn more about joining the Board of Directors of the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation.