Leadership

Executive Director/Fiscal Officer

Jason Kucsma

Jason Kucsma

419.259.5256
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Jason Kucsma’s 13 years of leadership in libraries comes after nearly a decade leading a nonprofit independent media organization and publishing an internationally distributed politics and culture magazine while living in northwest Ohio. Kucsma is a born-and-raised Ohioan who earned his bachelor’s degree in Communication and master’s degree in American Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University. He earned his master’s degree in Library and Information Science at the University of Arizona before moving to New York City to work with public, academic, school, and special libraries as Executive Director of the Metropolitan New York Library Council. Kucsma returned to Ohio in 2015 to assume the role of Deputy Director at Toledo Lucas County Public Library. He was appointed Executive Director in August 2019 where he helms a leadership team and staff of nearly 400 employees providing world-class library services to the diverse communities of Lucas County. His work in libraries is informed and driven by his dedication to the role public libraries play in building strong communities through equitable access to information and technology—and the expertise library staff bring to help navigate both.

Leadership Team

Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Director of Public Services

Cathy Bartel

419.259.5278
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Director of Communications, Innovation & Strategy

Terri Carroll

419.259.5267
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Director of Operations/Deputy Fiscal Officer

Mike Graybeal

419.259.5309
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Director of Development, Affinity & Events

Kathy Selking

419.259.5123
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Board of Trustees

Susan M. Savage

Susan M. Savage
President

Jesus Salas

Jesus Salas
Vice President

Dennis G. Johnson

Dennis G. Johnson
Secretary

Micheal Alexander, Sr.

Micheal Alexander, Sr.
Board Member

Michael P. Dansack, Jr.

Michael P. Dansack, Jr.
Board Member

Keith B.  Jordan Sr.

Keith B. Jordan Sr.
Board Member

Sheila Odesky

Sheila Odesky
Board Member

2021 Board Meetings

The Toledo Lucas County Board of Trustees generally meet on the fourth Thursday of each month. Meetings are open to the public, in accordance with Ohio's Sunshine Law, and begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the administrative offices at Main Library, unless otherwise announced.

2021 Board Meetings:

January 28 | Minutes
February 25 | Minutes
March 25 | Minutes
April 22 (no meeting)
May 27 | Minutes
June 24 | Minutes
July 22 | Minutes
August 26| Minutes
September 23 | Minutes
October 28
November 18 (no meeting)
December 16

2020 Board Meeting Minutes

Jan. 23 | Minutes
Feb. 27 | Minutes
March 26 - Cancelled
April 23 | Minutes
May 28 | Minutes
June 25 | Minutes
July 23 | Minutes
Sept. 24 | Minutes
Oct. 22 | Minutes
Nov. 19 | Minutes
Dec. 17 | Minutes