LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Library Board is composed of nine members who serve no more than two three-year staggered terms of office. Five members are appointed by the Mayor of Springfield to represent the city and four are appointed by the Greene County Commission to represent the county.

The function of the Library Board is to set policy, approve the annual budget and hire the Director. Board committees are appointed by the Board President.

The Board holds regularly scheduled monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at a branch library. The committees, Finance & Personnel, Buildings & Grounds and Programs, Services & Technology, meet as needed throughout the year.

Library Board of Trustees Members 2017-2018


Michele Risdal-Barnes
President
County
2nd term ending 2020

Steven Ehase
Vice President
County
2nd term ending 2019

Ashley Norgard
Secretary
City
1st term ending 2018


Derek Fraley
Treasurer
County
1st term ending 2018

Bill Garvin
City
1st term ending 2018

Andrea McKinney
City
2nd term ending 2019

Katie Moore
County
1st term ending 2019

Matthew Simpson
City
2nd term ending 2020

Cindy Waites
City
1st term ending 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

Board meetings will begin at 4 p.m., except for the April retreat, in the community room of the following branch libraries. Click on the branch name for directions to the Library.

2017-2018 Board Meetings

  • July 18, 2017 Ash Grove Branch
  • August 15, 2017 Library Center
  • September 19, 2017 Schweitzer Brentwood Branch
  • October 17, 2017 Library Center
  • November 21, 2017 Library Station
  • December 19, 2017 Library Center
  • January 16, 2018 Midtown Carnegie Branch
  • February 20, 2018 Library Center
  • March 20, 2018 Republic Branch
  • April 17, 2018 Board Retreat Location TBD
  • May 15, 2018 Strafford Branch
  • June 19, 2018 Library Center
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