• Advocate for the Library in the community and advocate for the community as a member of the Library Board
  • Assist in developing, implementing and assessing a long-range plan for the library
  • Monitor and evaluate the overall effectiveness of the Library
  • Review policies for Library operation and advocate these policies within the community
  • Understand the annual Library budget, within the City’s financial framework, and be able to share that knowledge with the community
  • Attend and participate in bi-monthly Board meetings, committee assignments and other Board responsibilities


There are nine voting members on the Library Board. Non-voting members include the library director who serves as staff advisor and library senior administrative assistant who serves as secretary for the Library Board. Members serve in increments of two year terms with a maximum of six years.


Meetings are held on the second Tuesday bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September and November) at 4:30 p.m. in the Library.

2023 Schedule of Regular Meetings


Leigh Sutton 
Apptd:     9/17   Expires: 9/19*
Reapptd: 1/20   Expires: 9/21*
Reapptd: 12/21 Expires: 12/23

Martin Patzkowski
Apptd: 12/20 to fill the unexpired term of
Betsey Martens which expires: 2/22*
ReApptd: 8/22  Expires: 2/24*

Rob Fries
Apptd: 5/18 to fill the unexpired term of
Frankie Sievers which Expires: 12/18*
ReApptd: 4/19 Expires: 12/20*
ReApptd: 2/21 Expires: 12/22*
ReApptd: 2/22 Expires: 12/24

Rhonda Hudson
Apptd:      4/19 Expires: 4/21*
ReApptd: 4/21 Expires: 4/23*

Dylan Smith
Apptd: 1/20 to fill the unexpired term
of Dr. Bruce McGowan – Expires: 4/21*
ReApptd: 4/21  Expires: 4/23*

Eric Gray
Apptd: 12/20 to fill the unexpired term of
Dallas Lewis which expires: 4/21*
ReApptd: 4/21  Expires: 4/23*

Kim Miller
Apptd:    4/21
Expires: 4/23*

Shala LaTorraca
Apptd:    4/21
Expires: 4/23*

Kathryn Franz
Apptd: 12/21
Expires: 12/23*

*Eligible to be Reappointed

Shellie McGill, Library Director