Grace Riario has more than twenty years of experience working in public, college, and school libraries. Currently, she is the CEO of the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS) in Middletown, NY. She received an MLIS from Queens College, an MPA from Penn State University, and an advanced certificate in Public Library Administration through Long Island University. She worked with the team that developed the New York State trustee education curriculum and supported the Trustee Education Legislation as well as updated the library minimum standards taken effect on January 2021. These days, her energy is spent engaging community members on sustainable funding for libraries, digital justice for communities, and promoting inclusion among library employees and administrators.