Board of Trustees

Term / Position Name Townships
2020-2024
President
Ken Barthelette West County
Clever area: West Polk, East Polk, & Lincoln
2018-2022
Vice President
Loretta A. Hermann Nixa Area
Union Chapel, Northview, Rosedale, & Garden Grove
2019-2023
Member at Large
Matthew Suarez Ozark Area
Cassidy, Riverside, West Finley, East Finley, McCracken, & Linden
2020-2021
Secretary
Janis Hagen East County
Sparta area: West Benton, East Benton, Sparta, Bruner, Oldfield, Lead Hill, Chadwick, Garrison, & Seneca
2019-2023
Member at Large
Vacant South County
Highlandville area: North Galloway, South Galloway, Saddlebrooke, North Linn, & South Linn

Administration – Christian County Library

Executive Director – Dana Roberts (interim)

Board of Trustees Meetings

Regular Library Board of Trustees meetings take place online at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise designated. Location changes and agendas will be posted here at least 24 hours prior to a meeting, as will dates of any special meetings as they are scheduled. Most Board of Trustees Meetings are open to the public, but those wishing to address the Board should submit an Agenda Request Form in accordance with the Public Comment Policy. To request additional information, use our contact page.

**If you’d like to attend an electronic meeting, contact a Library Administrator (in person or by email) to arrange access.

2020 Archive

DateAgendaMinutes
Monday, January 25, 2021AgendaMinutes
Monday, February 22, 2021AgendaClosed Session Minutes
Open Session Minutes
Monday, March 29, 2021Agenda
Monday, April 26, 2021
Monday, May 24, 2021
Monday, June 21, 2021*
Monday, July 26, 2021
Monday, August 23, 2021**
Monday, September 27, 2021
Monday, October 25, 2021
Monday, November 29, 2021
Monday, December 20, 2021

Secondary Board Meetings

Secondary Board meetings take place online at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise designated. Unlike regular Board meetings, these meetings are subject to cancellation if there is no new business to discuss.

DateAgendaMinutes
Tuesday, January 12, 2021AgendaMinutes
Tuesday, February 9, 2021AgendaMinutes
Tuesday, March 9, 2021AgendaMinutes
Tuesday, April 13, 2021Agenda (Canceled)
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Special Meetings of the Board

Trustee Bylaws, Article I, Section II empowers the President or three Trustees together to call a Special Meeting as needed. Schedules for these will vary; see posted agenda for details.

DateAgendaMinutes
Tuesday, February 16, 2021AgendaMinutes
Monday, March 1, 2021AgendaMinutes
Friday, April 9, 2021Agenda

Executive Director Search Committee Meetings

As Executive Director Search Committee meetings are convened solely for the purpose of private personnel-related business, they will be closed to the public, but minutes will be kept, and then approved and posted in an open public forum after the new Executive Director is chosen.

DateAgendaMinutes
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Agenda
Tuesday, January 19, 2021Agenda
Tuesday, January 26, 2021Agenda
Thursday, February 4, 2021Agenda
Friday, February 5, 2021Agenda
Tuesday, February 9, 2021Agenda
Thursday, February 18, 2021Agenda
Friday, February 19, 2021Agenda
Monday, February 22, 2021Agenda
Tuesday, March 9, 2021Agenda
Thursday, March 25, 2021Agenda
Friday, March 26, 2021Agenda