February 7, 2019
Lisa Bryant has been named the executive director of the Fairfax Library Foundation (FLF), starting her new position on February 19, 2019. FLF has been fortunate to have several long term executive directors during its 25 years as an organization, and Ms. Bryant is excited to continue to guide the organization into the future. “The Fairfax Library Foundation has grown tremendously over the last two decades; I look forward to ensuring that it continues to do so for many years to come through increased efforts to activate community awareness and participation in the Foundation’s endeavors,” said incoming Executive Director Bryant.
Ms. Bryant comes to the Foundation with an extensive background in fundraising, grants management, community outreach, organizational development, partnership development, and strategic planning. Her recent positions have included the CEO of a non-profit, vice president of development for a corporation, executive director of a United Way agency, as well as executive-level experience in local government. “She will be an incredible asset to the Foundation, and will show us new ways to look at fund development and raising the Foundation’s profile in the community,” shared FLF Board Chair Patty Reed. “We are thrilled to have her on board and look forward to seeing how we can continue to raise critical support and funds for the Fairfax County Public Library.”
About the Fairfax Library Foundation
Since 1994, the Fairfax Library Foundation has existed solely with the mission to enhance programs and services of the Fairfax County Public Library, the largest public library system in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Designated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable and educational organization, the Foundation provides supplementary support for the library to more positively impact the lives of over one million residents living in our community by providing access to information, technology, innovations, civic engagement and entertainment, and by offering literacy and educational opportunities.