Stratford Public Library building

LIBRARY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Citizen Representative Positions Available

The Stratford Public Library Board meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. Operating under the Public Libraries Act, the Board is responsible for the governance of the public library. Its focus is on policy development, planning, and advocacy. There are two (2) citizen representative positions available for interim 1-year terms concurrent with the term of Council. Trustees appointed for interim positions will be eligible to apply for the subsequent full term 2023-2026. To be eligible you must be a resident of Stratford. The SPL Board wishes to be representative of the entire community and is particularly interested in applications from people who can help bring new perspectives to the Board’s decision-making process, including people aged 18-35, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. The deadline for application is 11:59pm on Thursday, September 9th.

Apply here

Current Board Members

 
  • Zac Gribble – Chair
  • Michael Corbett - Vice Chair
  • Kim Bardwell
  • Lorraine Butson
  • Shannon Dyke
  • Jack Groothuis
  • Marianne Hawley
  • Danielle Ingram – City Council
  • Marthe Jocelyn
  • Julia Merritt, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary (non-voting)

Board Members may be contacted through:

Cathy Perreault
Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer
519-271-0220 ext. 113

Meetings

Library Board of Directors meetings are held in the Library auditorium at 6:30 on the first Tuesday of each month. Library Board Meetings are open to the public. Generally, the Board meets between September and June, unless additional meetings are necessary. As per Board policy, there are no permanent committees. Ad hoc committees are formed as necessary.

During the library closure due to COVID-19, meetings will be held virtually through Zoom.  To join a meeting, contact Cathy Perreault.

Agendas & Minutes

Meeting date Agenda Board Package Minutes
September, 2021 Agenda Board package
June, 2021 Agenda Board package Minutes
May, 2021 Agenda Board package Minutes
April, 2021 Agenda Board package Minutes
March, 2021 Agenda Board package Minutes
February, 2021 Agenda Board package Minutes
January, 2021 Agenda Board package Minutes
December, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes
November, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes
October, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes
September, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes
August, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes
July, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes
June, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes
May, 2020 Agenda Board package Minutes

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