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Library Board & Policies

 

About the Board
The Board is composed of nine members who are appointed by the mayor of Austin and approved by the city council. The board meets on the second Monday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the library.

Board Members:

  • Stephanie Postma, Chair

  • Kristi Beckman, Vice Chair

  • Edward Hinchcliffe, Treasurer/Finance Chair

  • Melissa Bonorden, Recording Secretary

  • Jwokamer Debock

  • Sue Grove

  • Nitaya Jandragholica

  • Valerie Sheedy (SELCO Representative for Austin-Mower County)

  • Gema Alvarado-Guerrera

Non-Voting Members:

  • Jeff Austin (Austin City Council Liaison)

  • Dan Sparks (Mower County Board of Commissioners Liaison)

 

 

SELCO Board Representative for Austin-Mower County:  Valerie Sheedy

 

Prioritized Roles
The Austin Public Library’s roles, in order of importance, are: lifelong learning, information literacy with an emphasis on technology, and current topics and titles. These roles are met while maintaining the library’s role as a “commons” and preserving its current environment. (Adopted June 2006)

Library Board Job Description


 

Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes

January 2024

Agenda

No meeting

February 2024

March 2024

Agenda

No meeting

April 2024

Agenda

Minutes

May 2024

June 2024

Agenda

Minutes

July 2023

Agenda

No meeting

August 2023

Agenda

No meeting

September 2023

Agenda

No meeting

October 2023

Agenda

Minutes

November 2023

December 2023

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