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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Howard Hunigan, President
Harold Gillis, Vice-President
Andrea Williams, Secretary
Milfred Moore, Treasurer
Beverly Coleman, Trustee
Temitope Babayode, Trustee
Jonathan Currin, Trustee
2021 Library District Trustee Elections
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.
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. . 4-1964-2021-003 – Board of Trustee Regular Meeting Dates
The annual schedule of meetings is posted each year after the annual meeting.
Be it resolved that Board meetings are normally scheduled on the Tuesday following the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the downstairs Meeting Room, on the following dates:
- August 18, 2020
- September 15, 2020
- October 13, 2020
- November 10, 2020
- December 15, 2020
- Moved to January 19, 2021
- February 9, 2021
- March 9, 2021
- April 13, 2021
- May 11, 2021
- June 15, 2021
- July 13, 2021
This resolution is effective immediately upon adoption.
Adopted at the Regular Meeting, July 11, 2020.
Posted: July 12, 2020