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Meridian Library District Board of Trustees

The Meridian Library Board meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., in the large conference room at the District's main facility at 1326 W. Cherry Lane. Board meetings are open to the public. Please contact the Library 24 hours prior to the meeting if you need special accommodation.

The Library Board follows all laws and rules as set forth in the Idaho Code for Libraries.

The Meridian Library District Board of Trustees is accepting applications for a Trustee Vacancy. The appointment will be to serve the remainder of a term expiring in May 2019. Duties include attending regular monthly Board meetings and special meetings as necessary, planning for the library’s future, advocating for and promoting the library in the community and providing fiscal oversight of the library. Applicants must be residents of the District and 18 years of age or older.

To be considered, applicants are required to complete and submit a Library Trustee Application Form and resume or brief history about themselves. Interviews will be held on July 14th or 15th between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Applications must be received by the Library Director (Clerk of the District) no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, July 6th, 2015.

For more information email Library Director Gretchen Caserotti at director@mld.org or call 208-888-4451. 

 

Library Board of Trustees:

Megan Larsen - Chair
Term ends 2019

Megan joined the Board of Trustees in January 2014.  Megan is currently Director of Operations at Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) and holds a Masters of Public Administration from Boise State University and a Bachelors of Science in Accountancy from Arizona State University, plus more than 17 years professional experience in the public and nonprofit sectors. She and her family have benefitted so much from Meridian Library, as well as the larger Meridian community, that she wanted to do her part to make sure that her fellow community members could enjoy those benefits too.

Dustin Barrett - Vice Chair
Term ends 2021

Dustin is the Principal of Meridian Academy and recent graduate of the Leadership Meridian program. He believes that literacy is the key that unlocks the promise of education and the library provides opportunity and equity in the pursuit of literacy and knowledge.  Not surprisingly, he and his family are avid readers! 

Robert Everett - Treasurer
Term ends 2017

Robert joined the Meridian Library Board in July 2014. He is currently a regulatory analyst for Idaho Power, and has had a long career in financial management. One of his earliest jobs was as a page for a public library in Los Angeles. His interest in serving on the Board is driven by his belief that “it would be a great opportunity to have a positive impact in our city, and would also be a positive example to my family and friends of serving others within our community.”

Howard Little - Trustee
Term ends 2021

Howard Little is the longest standing Trustee on the Board, having served for 20 years and counting. He is a retired agronomist and has raised his family in the 42 years he has lived here in Meridian.

Vacant - Trustee
Term ends 2019

Trustee Dee Campbell resigned and the seat was declared vacant on June 17, 2015. Applications will be accepted at the Cherry Lane library until 5pm Monday, July 6, 2015.

Gretchen Caserotti - Library Director

Gretchen serves as the secretary to the Board and clerk to the District.

 


Ada County Elections conducted an election for two six-year term seats on the Meridian Library Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The results are as follows:

  • Howard J Little . . . . . . . . 592 (total votes) 33.67 (%)
  • Dustin D. Barrett. . . . . . . . 613 (total votes) 34.87 (%)
  • Kevin Pfleger . . . . . . . . . 553 (total votes) 31.46 (%)

 

Contact the Library Board.

Meridian Library Board By-Laws and Job Description



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