Friends Board Members


  • Sandra Stephan, President
  • Joan Costello, Vice President/Book Nook Co-Chair (Williamsburg Library)
  • Mike Caplice, Treasurer
  • Marilyn Riddle, Secretary

Committee Chairs

  • Jim Bowers, Membership Chair
  • Marie Haynes, Publicity Chair
  • Michael Westfall, Book Sale Chair

At Large Members

  • Ethell Hill
  • Jean Johnston
  • Carl Lounsbury
  • Matt Webster

Ex-Officio Members

  • Genevieve S. Owens,  Library Director
  • William Porter, Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • Ileen Moorman, Book Nook Co-Chair (James City County Library)

Liaison at WRL

  • Genevieve S. Owens, Library Director

If you have any questions about the Friends or Friends Executive Committee, please contact Genevieve S. Owens at 259.7777 for further information.

Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library Federal I.D. # 23-7305274

Genevieve S. Owens, Williamsburg Regional Library's director, was presented a grant check for $31,730 from the Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library at its October 7, 2014 board meeting. The grant money helped fund a wide range of programs such as Virginia Symphony Presents, BookPage subscription renewal, the Jennifer O'Connell author visit, and the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Pictured, from left, are Ethell Hill, Michael Westfall, Sandra Stephan, Pat Walsh, Marie Haynes, Joan Costello, Matt Webster, Genevieve S. Owens, and Jim Bowers.