Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees generally meets at 7:00 pm on the fourth Monday of each month. Meetings are held in the Library’s meeting room and are open to the public.

Contact the Board of Trustees:

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Board of Trustees

Listed below are the trustees and the expiration year of their terms.  All terms expire in May.

Lucy Hospodarsky, President | 2022

Janell Cleland, Vice-President | 2021

Nora Loredo, Treasurer | 2023

Catherine Regalado, Secretary | 2021

Bertha Chavez | 2022

Barbara Cizek | 2022

Diana Guerrero | 2023

Patricia Lenzini | 2021

Jason Muelver | 2023

Board Meeting Schedule

Meeting minutes are posted once they have been approved at the subsequent meeting. Agendas for upcoming meetings will be posted as soon as they are available.

Currently, the monthly meeting will be conducted virtually as allowed by the Governor’s Order 2020-7 and available for the public to watch and hear online.  If you wish to watch the meeting live, please email by 4:00 pm on the Monday before the meeting to be invited into the meeting.  The meeting link:

April 26, 2021
March 22, 2021
February 22, 2021
January 25, 2021

December 28, 2020
November 23, 2020 Web Packet
Oct 26, 2020 Web Packet
September 28, 2020
August 24, 2020
July 27, 2020
June 22, 2020
May 18, 2020
May 4, 2020 Special Meeting
April 20, 2020
March 16, 2020
February 17. 2020
January 20, 2020
January 14, 2020 Special Meeting

Board Committees

The Library Board consists of five standing committees of at least three members and can include members of the community. In addition to these standing committees, the Board President may appoint special committees to present reports or recommendations to the Board. Standing committees meet on an as-needed basis.

Building and Grounds Committee

Patricia Lenzini, Chair
Barbara Cizek
Carmen Patlan

Finance Committee

Nora Loredo, Chair
Lucy Hospodarsky
Carmen Patlan

Personnel Committee

Lucy Hospodarsky, Chair
Carmen Patlan

Policy Committee

Catherine Regalado, Chair
Janell Cleland
Carmen Patlan

Technology Committee

Catherine Regalado, Chair
Andy Hamilton
Jim Knutson
Carmen Patlan

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