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.
Annual Report to the Community
Read our Annual Report to the Community for you to discover where we've been, and where we're going!
2019 Annual Report to the Community
2018 Annual Report to the Community
2017 Annual Report to the Community
2016 Annual Report to the Community
2015 Annual Report to the Community
2014 Annual Report to the Community
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:
Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer
519-271-0220 ext. 113
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.