Board Members


Board members are committed to enhancing the programming, services, and resources offered by the Spokane Public Library through advocacy, partnerships, and private dollars to ensure the library’s excellence.

Advocacy and Oversight

We are champions for the library. We promote the library in our community and support library bond and levy campaigns.

Program Support

We strive to help grow and improve library services, programming and access through fundraising and partnerships.

Donor Opportunities

We provide flexible giving options for library patrons and supporters. We can provide unrestricted funds for library needs at our discretion.

Board Officers

Jens Larson – Board President – AVP of Enrollment, Eastern Washington University
Ty Miller – Board Vice President – Lead AP, BD&C Associate, Integrus Architecture
Terry Cope – Board Treasurer
David Howell – Board Secretary – Operations Director, Avista Utilities


Board Members

Heather Bybee – Director K-12 Curriculum, Spokane Public Schools
Amy Cabe – Global Events and Tradeshow Manager, Itron
Chris Cornell – Retail Branch Manager – First Interstate Bank
Kirsten Gable  – Organizational Transformation Practice Lead, Sapere Consulting
Andy Hastings – VP & Sr. Trust Officer, Wealth Management and Advisory Services at Washington Trust Bank
Lora Senf – Dean for Business, Professional Studies, Workforce Education, and Library, Spokane Falls Community College


5 Year Library Services Support


24/7 Kiosk Grant Support


Library Branches Supported