Alameda County Library Advisory Commission

The Alameda County Library Advisory Commission (ACLAC) is an advisory commission consisting of 15 members. The commission includes a Council member from each of the 5 cities in the Alameda County Library service area, 6 members at large appointed by either the Alameda County Board of Supervisors or ACLAC members, and 4 members appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Commission members, other than City Council members, are appointed for two year terms; City Council members serve in conjunction with their council terms or as appointed by their respective councils.


  1. Cynthia Hegedus - Albany
  2. Arun Goel - Dublin
  3. Raj Salwan - Fremont
  4. Maria “Sucy” Collazo - Newark
  5. Pat Gacoscos - Union City
  6. Michael Baldwin - Castro Valley
  7. Karen Bridges - Member/at/Large
  8. Cheryl Hoffman- San Lorenzo/Ashland/Cherryland

Staff liaison: Cindy Chadwick, County Librarian, 510-745-1504.

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of January, April, July, and October meetings rotate among branches.

Call 510-745-1504 to confirm meeting location.


Fremont Main Library Phone