Board of Trustees


  • Sandhya Nankani – President
  • Heather Shimokawa – Secretary
  • Lynn Ma – Treasurer
  • Dorothy Hayden
  • Ariela Keysar
  • Elaine Kass
  • Ana Sandoval
  • Brian Bernstein – Mayor of Demarest 
  • Daniel Marks – Council Liaison
  • Michael Fox – Superintendent of Schools / Superintendent’s Alternate – Lisa Carson

Board of Trustees Scheduled Meetings 2024

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in compliance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-18, that the Demarest Free Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its 2024 meetings according to the following schedule:

  • Monday, January 8
  • Monday, February 12
  • Monday, March 18
  • Monday, April 29
  • Monday, May 20
  • Monday, June 17
  • Monday, July 15
  • No meeting scheduled for the month of August
  • Monday, September 16
  • Monday, October 21
  • Monday, November 18
  • Monday December 16

All meetings will commence at 7:00pm and will be held at the library located at 90 Hardenburgh Avenue, Demarest, New Jersey, unless otherwise noted.

Meetings of the Demarest Library Board of Trustees to be held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00pm unless otherwise noted. Meeting location will be either remote via Google Meet or in-person at the Demarest Public Library.

Visit the link below to be redirected to any currently scheduled remote meetings:
For audio-only, dial: +1 305 224 1968 US

Demarest Library
90 Hardenburgh Ave 
Demarest, New Jersey 07627

Any changes in this schedule will be noticed according to law.

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes