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Matthew K. Poland

Matthew_K_PolandMatt Poland was appointed Hartford Public Library’s ninth leader since 1893 and its first Chief Executive Officer in October 2009. He currently serves as Chair of the Hartford Public Schools Board of Education and is also a Board member at TheaterWorks and Hartford Performs.

Mr. Poland is a Commissioner of the Mayor’s Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Community Steering Committee of Opportunities Hartford, the American Library Association and the Connecticut Library Association.