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: highwoodlibraryboard@gmail.com

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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 | 2025
president@highwoodlibrary.org

Janell Cleland, Vice-President | 2024
vicepresident@highwoodlibrary.org

Nora Loredo, Treasurer | 2026
treasurer@highwoodlibrary.org

Catherine Regalado, Secretary | 2024
secretary@highwoodlibrary.org

Bertha Chavez | 2025
trustee1@highwoodlibrary.org

Paul Martinez | 2025
trustee5@highwoodlibrary.org

Jason Muelver | 2026
trustee6@highwoodlibrary.org

Nancy Pastroff | 2026
trustee3@highwoodlibrary.org

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.

2025

April 28, 2025
March 17, 2025
February 24, 2025
January 27, 2025

2024
December 16, 2024
November 25, 2024
October 28, 2024
September 23, 2024
August 26, 2024
July 22, 2024
June 24, 2024
May 28, 2024 annual meeting (PDF)  (HTML)
April 22, 2024 (PDF)  (HTML)
March 19, 2024
February 26, 2024
January 22, 2024

2023
December 18, 2023
November 27, 2023
October 23, 2023
September 25, 2023
August 28, 2023
July 27, 2023 Special Meeting
July 24, 2023
June 26, 2023
May 30, 2023 Special Meeting
May 22, 2023 Annual Meeting
April 28, 2023 Special Meeting
April 24, 2023
March 30, 2023
February 27, 2023
January 23, 2023

2022

2021
December 27, 2021
November 22, 2021
October 25, 2021
September 27, 2021
August 30, 2021
July 26, 2021
June 28, 2021
June 7, 2021 Special Meeting
May 24, 2021 Annual Meeting
May 24, 2021 Special Meeting
May 6, 2021 Special Meeting
April 26, 2021
March 22, 2021
February 22, 2021
January 25, 2021

2020
December 28, 2020
November 23, 2020
October 26, 2020
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

Open, Chair
Bertha Chavez
Paul Martinez
Laura Ramirez

Finance Committee

Nora Loredo, Chair
Lucy Hospodarsky
Jason Muelver
Nancy Pastroff
Laura Ramirez

Personnel Committee

Lucy Hospodarsky, Chair
Janell Cleland
Laura Ramirez

Policy Committee

Catherine Regalado, Chair
Janell Cleland
Laura Ramirez

Technology Committee

Catherine Regalado, Chair
Andy Hamilton
Jim Knutson
Jason Muelver
Laura Ramirez

Board Committee Minutes

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.

2024
June 17, 2024 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)
June 18, 2024 Policy Committee Agenda
June 12, 2024 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)
June 12, 2024 Policy Committee Agenda
June 6, 2024 Policy Committee Agenda
May 20, 2024 Policy Committee
April 15, 2024 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)
April 2, 2024 Policy Committee
March 14, 2024 Finance Committee Minutes (PDF)
February 21, 2024 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
2023
October 12, 2023 Policy Committee
September 29, 2023 Building & Grounds Committee Agenda (PDF)
September 18, 2023 Policy Committee
September 13, 2023 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF) (HTML)
August 28, 2023 Policy Committee 
August 10, 2023 Policy Committee Minutes (PDF)
June 29, 2023 Finance Committee  Minutes (PDF)
June 6, 2023 Finance Committee Minutes (PDF)
May 17, 2023 Policy Committee Agenda (PDF)
April 11, 2023 Finance Committee Minutes (PDF)
January 11, 2023 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)  (HTML)
2022
August 29, 2022 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)  (HTML)
August 25, 2022 Policy Committee
April 8, 2022 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)
March 28, 2022 Policy Committee
March 19, 2022 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)  (HTML)

2021
October 26, 2021 Finance Committee Agenda (PDF)
October 7, 2021 Policy Committee
September 15, 2021 Finance Committee
June 22, 2021 Technology Committee Agenda (PDF)
April 7, 2021 Finance Committee
March 3, 2021 Finance Committee
February 22, 2021 Building & Grounds Committee Agenda (PDF) (HTML)

2020
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