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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

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

Sherry Bradley, Secretary

Term Expires: 4/1/2016

Education: B.S. Social Work - Park University; Advanced Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Iowa Board of Certification

Occupation: Retired. Formerly Clinical Director for Community and Family Resources

  Sherry Bradley

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

John Linch

Term Expires: 7/1/2020

Education: Graduate of Central College

Occupation: Executive Vice President at First National Bank

  John Linch

Shazia Manus

Term Expires: 4/1/2017

Education: B.S. Economics - Iowa State University; Certified Senior Executive (CSE), Center for Applied Executive Management; Certified Chief Executive (CCE), Credit Union Executive Society’s CEO Institute

Occupation: Chief Executive Officer, The Members Group

  Shazia Manus

Wayne Rohret

Term Expires: 4/1/2018

Occupation: IT Consultant

  Wayne Rohret

Kevin Stow

Term Expires: 4/1/2016

Education: B.S. Distributed Studies in Business/Economics/International Studies - Iowa State University

Occupation: Assistant Vice President, Human Resources and Governance, Iowa State University Foundation

  Kevin Stow