Members of the Allen Library Endowment Fund (ALEF) Board of Managers gathered to kick off 2023 and experience some fun team-building exercises as a prelude to planning their annual fall fundraiser for the Library. Pictured are (top row left to right): President Jeanie Schulmeister and Treasurer Cindy Heller. Bottom row (left to right): Vice President Kirsten Fair and Past President Eileen Tollett.  

Eileen recently was presented the Mayor’s Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her contributions to the community through volunteer service.

Eileen is currently Chair of the Allen Library Expansion Steering Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of the Connemara Conservancy in Allen. In the past, she has served on the City of Allen’s Library Board and was a founding member of Allen Community Outreach, serving as President and Board Member. In 2022 she was awarded the Kiwanis Club’s “Spirit of the Community Award” for her extensive volunteer work. Eileen also was the first woman to serve on the Allen City Council.  For more information about ALEF’s current Board of Managers, click on Our Board on the Menu.