Board of Directors

Strategic Plan, 2015-2017 (Plan extended through 2018 per Board action 8/14/17)

Joint Powers Agreement

East Central Regional Library is governed by its Board of Directors, comprised of 1 county commissioner and 2 citizens appointed by each of the respective counties who are signatories of a Joint Powers Agreement (Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine). The Board is responsible for policies, goals and objectives, budget, hiring a director, and advocacy for the regional public library system. Board members also serve on working committees as appointed by the Board President.

The East Central Regional Library Board of Directors normally meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the East Central Regional Library Headquarters at 244 South Birch Street, Cambridge MN. Changes in start times or locations are noted below. Meeting minutes are available at the East Central Regional Library office. All meetings are open to the public.

2018 Meeting Agendas
(will be posted prior to each meeting)

  • January 8, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge
  • February 12,10:00 a.m. Cambridge
  • March 12, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge— CANCELLED
  • April 9, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge
  • May 14, 9:30 a.m. Rush City Public Library
  • June 11, 9:30 a.m. Hinckley Public Library
  • July – Board does not meet
  • August 13, 9:30 a.m. Princeton Area Library
  • September 10, 9:30 a.m. Cambridge
  • October 8, 9:30 a.m. Cambridge
  • November – Board will not meet, Veteran’s Day Holiday
  • December 10, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge

2018 East Central Regional Library Board of Directors

Each county appoints 1 commissioner and 2 citizens to the Board

Aitkin County

  • Commissioner Don Niemi
  • Rebecca May
  • Bruce Groulx

Chisago County

  • Commissioner George McMahon
  • Patricia Frank
  • Keith Carlson

Isanti County

  • Commissioner Mike Warring
  • Barbara Kruschel
  • Karen Lee- Board Treasurer

Kanabec County

  • Commissioner Gene Anderson- Board President
  • Robert Jensen
  • Karen Rasmusson

Mille Lacs County

  • Commissioner Genny Reynolds- Board Vice President
  • Wendy Kafka
  • Linda Boettcher

Pine County

  • Commissioner Joshua Mohr- Board Secretary
  • Carol Goddard
  • Judy Scholin