Library Board of Trustees

The Matteson Area Public Library’s Board of Trustees is the governing body of the library. The Board is composed of seven members elected to a staggered six year term by the general public. The Board is responsible for establishing policies governing the library programs and usage; Overseeing the budget and financial administration; Revising policies when needed to improve or expand services; Formulating and reviewing long range plans for future development and expansion of services when the needs of the library so indicate; and Actively advocating for library support at both the local and state levels.

The Board appoints the Library Director, who is responsible for the administration of the Library. The Library has a departmental structure, with advisory teams established along general library functions. The heads of the departments report to the Director and supervise the staffs and functions of their departments.

All meetings are open to the public.

You may contact the Board of Trustees at

Board Members

Howard Hunigan, President
Term Ends: April 2027
Email Howard Hunigan

Harold Gillis, Vice-President
Term Ends: April 2027
Email Harold Gillis

Andrea Williams, Secretary
Term Ends: April 2025
Email Andrea Williams

Beverly Coleman, Treasurer
Term Ends: April 2025
Email Beverly Coleman

Temitope Babayode, Trustee
Term Ends: April 2023
Email Temitope Babayode

Jonathan Currin, Trustee
Term Ends: April 2025
Email Jonathan Curran

Donna Brumfield, Trustee
Term Ends: 2023
Email Donna Brumfield

Library Board Policy Manual

The board, as the Matteson Area Public Library District, MAPLD, governing body, is entrusted with the authority to establish policy for the governance of MAPLD. Board policy establishes the parameters and guidelines for board members, committees, management, and staff.

View Library Board Policy Manual

View Library Board By-Laws

Annual Schedule of Meetings

Individuals wishing to access Board meetings are requested to contact the Library Administration 36 hours in advance in order to receive an invite to Zoom access, if applicable.

Ordinance  No. 2022-1 – Board of Trustee Regular Meeting Dates

The annual schedule of meetings is posted each year after the annual meeting.

Be it ordained that the regular meeting of the Matteson Area Public Library District Board of Trustees shall be held at 7:00 P.M. at the Matteson Area Public Library, 801 S. School Avenue, Matteson, Illinois, on the following dates:

July 12, 2022

August 9, 2022

September 13, 2022

October 11, 2022

November 15, 2022

December 13, 2022

January 10, 2023

February 14, 2023

March 14, 2023

April 11, 2023

May 9, 2023

June 13, 2023

July 11, 2023

This Ordinance is effective immediately upon adoption

Passed by the Board of Trustees of the Matteson Area Public Library District and approved by the President thereof this 12th day of July 2022.