Library Commission

Meeting Information

Date:3rd Wednesday of every month
Time:6:00 PM
Place:Contact Tim McDonald at

Contact Information

Staff Rep:Tim McDonald
Mailing Address:Pasadena Central Library
285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Commission Members

NameNominating AuthorityTerm Expires
Boghos PatatianMayor6/30/21
Kenneth RotterAt Large/District 26/30/21
Chelsea DickersonDistrict 16/30/22
VacantDistrict 26/30/22
Anastascia MehmoodDistrict 36/30/22
Robert Karatsu, ChairDistrict 46/30/23
VacantDistrict 56/30/21
Valeri SiegelDistrict 66/30/23
Michael StammerDistrict 76/30/21


Nine members, one appointed by each Council member and the Mayor. The Mayor will nominate one additional member from persons recommended by the seven Council members.


To advise the City Council on matters relating to the public library system, in order that the library is well managed in a manner consistent with the law and policies, and to advise library administration on the development of library policies.
Members should have an interest in the development and improvement of cost efficiency and equality of community library services. Prior or current community service is desirable.

Term of Office

Three years, limited to two consecutive terms.