Leadership

Peggy Schwartz, President/Director
Volunteer with civic organizations 1970 to present in administrative/leadership levels 
El Paso Library Board 1980-85 & 1990-92
Executive Director of Hospice of El Paso 1981-1990. 
Director, Friends of the Westlake Village Library (CA) 1993-98
                  Interim Executive Director for 6 months while President (1995-98) of 
                     National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles Section.
                     Board member from 1993 to present
                  Director, Friends of the Laguna Niguel Library (CA) 1998 to present. 
                     President of Friends from 2008 to present.
                 Two terms on National Board of National Council of Jewish Women, Inc. 1998-2004
                 2003-present, Independent Distributor with Juice Plus Company

Barry Ackerman, Director
President of 935 home Community Association from 1974 to 1976.
Founder/CEO of InfoMedix, a global education and communications company 1976 to 1998.
Member of the Organizing Committee of the LA Times Festival of Books, 1995 to 2007.
Co-founder and Executive Producer of the Orange County Children’s Book Festival, 2004 to present.

Alex Zere, Secretary/Treasurer
Biography pending.