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Ames Public Library Board of Trustees

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The Board of Trustees governs the operation of Ames Public Library. Trustees are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. For more information, see the Bylaws, Board of Trustees.

Meetings

The Board of Trustees meets the third Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Board Room unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Board Meetings >>

Board Agenda Packets >>

Board Minutes >>

Contact the Board

You may send questions, comments, or suggestions to the Library Board of Trustees at libraryboard@amespubliclibrary.org.

Current Trustees

Charles Glatz, President

Term Expires: 4/1/2019

Education: B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin

Occupation: Retired (Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University)

  Charles Glatz

Roger Kluesner, Vice President

Term Expires: 4/1/2020

Education: B.A. Political Science, Southeast Missouri State University; M. S. Healthcare Administration, University of Missouri - Columbia

Occupation: Chief Operating Officer, McFarland Clinic PC

  Roger Kluesner

Sarah Barchman, Secretary

Term Expires: 4/1/2019

Education: BS Dietetics, Iowa State University 

Occupation: Administrative Assistant, American Enterprise Group, Des Moines

  Sarah Barchman

Kyle Briese

Term Expires: 4/1/2020

Education: B.A. Accounting, Iowa State University; M.S. Analytics, Texas A&M University

Occupation: Academic Fiscal Officer, Iowa State University


  Kyle Briese

Mavis Butler

Term Expires: 4/1/2021

Education: B.S. Elementary Education, Iowa State University; M. Education, College of Saint Scholastica

Occupation: Retired (Teacher, Ames Community School District)

  Mavis Butler

John Linch

Term Expires: 4/1/2019

Education: B.A. Accounting, Central College

Occupation: Executive Vice President, First National Bank

  John Linch

Joanne Marshall

Term Expires: 4/1/2020

Education: B.A. Rhetoric, University of Illinois; M.A.T. English Education, University of Chicago; M.S. Library Science, University of Illinois; M.Ed. and Ed.D. Administration, Planning & Social Policy, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

Occupation: Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Educational Administration, Iowa State University

  Joanne Marshall

D Raj Raman

Term Expires: 4/1/2021

Education:  B.S. Electrical Engineering – Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D. Agricultural and Biological Engineering – Cornell University

Occupation: Morrill Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

  D Raj Raman

Tong (Toni) Wang

Term Expires: 4/1/2021

Education: B.S./M.S. Pharmacy/Pharmaceutics, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China; Ph.D. Food Science and Technology, Iowa State University

Occupation: Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University

  Tong Wang