Board of Directors

Strategic Plan 2019-2022

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.

2019 Meeting Agendas
(will be posted prior to each meeting)

  • January 14, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge
  • February 11,10:00 a.m. Cambridge
  • March 11, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge
  • April 8, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge
  • May 13, 9:30 a.m. Mora Public Library (200 Maple Ave. W, Mora 55051)
  • June 10, 9:30 a.m. Aitkin Public Library (110 First Ave. NE, Aitkin 56431)
  • July – Board does not meet
  • August 12, 9:30 a.m. Wyoming Area Giese Memorial Library (26855 Forest Blvd. Wyoming 55092)
  • September 9, 9:30 a.m. Cambridge
  • October 14, 9:30 a.m. Cambridge
  • November – Board will not meet, Veteran’s Day Holiday
  • December 9, 10:00 a.m. Cambridge

2019 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 Ben Montzka
  • 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