Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that Bob Gallery, President of Bank of America Massachusetts, has been elected Chair of the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees. Bob Gallery and Cheryl Cronin, Partner at Cronin & Leonard LLP, were sworn-in to serve on the BPL Board of Trustees on Monday, November 23, and participated in the Board’s special meeting this morning at the Central Library in Copley Square.
“Bob Gallery’s and Cheryl Cronin’s exceptional experience will bring valuable perspective to the board,” said Mayor Walsh. “Both Bob and Cheryl have a proven track record of success in their respective industries and will make a perfect fit for leading the nation’s first large, free municipal library. I thank them for their willingness to serve in this capacity, and look forward to seeing the collective work of the board in its efforts to make our library system accessible assets for the people of Boston, the Commonwealth, and visitors from all around the world.”
“The Boston Public Library Board of Trustees, together with Mayor Walsh, are providing renewed strategic guidance and oversight for the library’s mission as a whole,” said David Leonard, Interim President of the Boston Public Library. “I look forward to the new insights and deep experience that Bob Gallery and Cheryl Cronin will bring to their Board roles, and to the work and innovations we are committed to, serving the residents of Boston and the Commonwealth.” Read more »