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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

Jane Acker, President

Term Expires: 4/1/2018

Education: B.A. History - Stanford University; M.A. Chinese Studies - Yale University

Occupation: Retired. Previously mentoring programs manager at Youth and Shelter Services

  Jane Acker

Sarah Barchman

Term Expires: 4/1/2019

Education: BS in Dietetics, Iowa State University 

Occupation: Office Manager at ISU

  Sarah Barchman

Kyle Briese, Vice President

Term Expires: 4/1/2017

Education: B.S. Accounting - Iowa State University

Occupation: Manager of Financial Planning, Mary Greeley Medical Center


  Kyle Briese

Mavis Butler

Term Expires: 4/1/2018

Education: Master of Education

Occupation: 38 years as a 2nd grade teacher in the Ames schools.

  Mavis Butler

Al Campbell

Term Expires: 4/1/2017

Education: B.A. Biology, Chemistry minor - Alabama State University, M.S. Sociology - Iowa State University

Occupation: Director of Academic Advising, Department of Curriculum and instruction, College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University

  Al Campbell

Charles Glatz

Term Expires: 4/1/2019

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

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

  Charles Glatz

John Linch, Secretary

Term Expires: 4/1/2019

Education: Graduate of Central College

Occupation: Executive Vice President at First National Bank

  John Linch

Joanne Marshall

Term Expires: 4/1/2017

Education: BA Rhetoric - University of Illinois
MAT English Education- The University of Chicago
MS Library Science - University of Illinois
M.Ed. & Ed. D. Administration, Planning, & Social Policy - Harvard University Graduate School of Education

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

  Joanne Marshall

Wayne Rohret

Term Expires: 4/1/2018

Occupation: IT Consultant

  Wayne Rohret