Board of Trustees

The library board, the district’s governing authority, meets monthly to make decisions about library services, policies, finances, and related business. The board has four standing committees that meet as needed. The full terms of those elected is four years. Download the library’s Bylaws (pdf). Board meetings are normally held the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the library’s board room at 4000 W Pratt Ave, Lincolnwood IL 60712. Any changes to scheduled meetings will be posted here as well as at the library. Agendas are posted no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting. Approved minutes are posted after they have been approved, typically at the next Board meeting.

Board Members

  • President: Kendra L. Beard 2015-2019
    • The Board President is an ex-officio voting member of all committees
  • Vice President: Christopher M. Martel 2015-2019
    • Library Services & Community Relations Committee (Chair)
    • Finance & Facilities Committee
  • Secretary: Linda Poulsom 2013-2017
    • Staffing & Personnel Committee (Chair)
    • Finance & Facilities Committee
  • Treasurer: James E. Berger 2015-2019
    • Finance & Facilities Committee (Chair)
    • Library Services & Community Relations Committee
  • Bertha Gimbel 2013-2017
    • Development Committee (Chair)
    • Staffing & Personnel Committee
  • Pamela Stavinoga 2013-2017
    • Development Committee
    • Library Services & Community Relations Committee
  • Reuben George 2015-2019
    • Development Committee
    • Staffing & Personnel Committee

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • July 16, 2015 6:30 pm | Agenda | Approved Minutes
  • August 20, 2015 6:30 pm | Agenda | Approved Minutes
  • September 17, 2015 6:15 pm | Budget & Appropriation Hearing |Agenda | Approved  Minutes
  • September 17, 2015 6:30 pm |Agenda | Approved  Minutes
  • October 15, 2015 6:30 pm | Agenda | Approved Minutes
  • November 19, 2015 6:30 pm | Agenda | Approved Minutes
  • December 17, 2015 6:30 pm | Agenda | Approved Minutes
  • January 21, 2016 6:30 pm |  Agenda | Approved Minutes
  • February 18, 2016 6:30 pm | Agenda| Approved  Minutes
  • March 17, 2016 6:30 pm | Agenda| Approved Minutes
  • April 21, 2016 6:30 pm | Agenda|Approved Minutes
  • May 19, 2016 6:30 pm | Agenda | Approved Minutes
  • June 16, 2016 6:30 pm | Agenda | Approved Minutes

Current Fiscal Year Committee Meetings

  • Committee of the Whole: None scheduled
  • Finance & Facilities Committee: None scheduled
  • Development Committee: Monday August 10, 2015 6:30 pm | Agenda
  • Library Services & Community Relations Committee: None scheduled
  • Staffing & Personnel Committee: None scheduled

Other Public Meetings

  • None scheduled

Past Years Board Minutes

Fiscal Year 2015
July | August | September | October | November | December | January | February | March | April Special  | AprilMay | June

Fiscal Year 2014
July | August | September Special | September | October | November Special | November | December | January | February | March | April Special  | AprilMayJune Special | June

Fiscal Year 2013
July | August | September Special | September | October | November | January Special | January | February | March | April | May | June