The New Orleans Public Library Foundation welcomed new members to its board with a reception June 18 at the Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center.

Bob Brown, managing partner of Paradigm PLUS, joined the board March 20 and was elected president on May 8.

Elected to the board on June 3 were Barbara Waiters, director of community and economic development for Delgado Community College; Cleveland Spears, president and CEO of Spears Group; Dana Henry, New Orleans city director for STAND for Children Louisiana; Darlene Kattàn, owner of Kattàn: Business & Consulting Services; and Jennifer Oliver-Goodwin, chief operating officer of Pangea Global AIDS. Susan Krantz, dean emerita of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of New Orleans, has been a member of the board since July 29.