Board of Directors

The Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library is governed by the Board of Directors, a group of dedicated community leaders who serve as volunteers.

Matt Edwards

Matt EdwardsMatt Edwards is a fifth generation native to the Phoenix metro area. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has been in public accounting practice since 2005.

When Matt is not being an active father to his two children, he is volunteering his time with the Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library and Executive Council Charities, as well as playing his guitar or enjoying a round of golf.


Jenny Fasolino

Jenny FasolinoJenny Fasolino is a supply chain software professional with over 20 years’ experience in retail buying, software consulting, product design, and global operations. She is an avid library patron visiting her local library with her two sons on a weekly basis.

In addition to volunteering at her children’s school, local scouts, and soccer league, she pursues professional growth in attending various tech conferences and pursuing speaking engagements to share valuable project experiences. She believes in continuous learning, the importance of higher education, and the value of knowledge sharing as life-long pursuits.


Trey Granger – Treasurer

Trey GrangerTrey Granger has lived in the Phoenix area since 2007. His professional experience is in corporate cause marketing and public relations, partnering for-profit companies with cause-based organizations for mutually beneficial relationships. He also brings experience in website/content development and database management.

He also volunteers for the Museum of Science & Sustainability and Hospice, and is the Chapter Advisor for the Delta Chi Fraternity chapter at Arizona State University.


Lyra Manning – Public Relations Chair

Lyra ManningLyra Manning is an experienced public relations specialist and writer. Originally from New York City, Lyra moved to Scottsdale in 2011 and quickly became an active member of the community.

In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for The Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library, Lyra has also served as a volunteer at the Scottsdale Public Library’s Civic Center branch.


Sheila Nazari

Sheila NazariSheila Nazari is a writer, speaker and consultant who has always had a passion for reading and storytelling. She has written for websites including Jobing.com and HRJobs.org, and is currently in the process of publishing her own book.

Sheila also has over 10 years experience in human resources and employee training. She is originally from North Dakota.


Monica Nenad

Monica NenadMonica Nenad has lived in the Valley since 1989. Her extensive background in education includes serving as Assistant Professor at A.T. Still University and Adjunct Faculty in the School of Dental Hygiene for Rio Salado College.

In addition to the Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library, she currently serves as a Mentor for Valley of the Sun United Way.