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 111 Dellwood Street North 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.

2021 Meeting Agendas

(will be posted prior to each meeting)

EFFECTIVE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Walz Executive Order 20-01 some Board members may be attending Board meetings electronically.  The public is welcome to monitor the meeting remotely by requesting access at least 24hrs in advance.  Requests for access will be taken via email at ecregion@ecrlib.org.  All costs incurred for access will be at the public’s expense.  

  • January 11, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • February 8, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • March 8, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • April 12, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • May 10, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • June 14, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • August 9, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • September 13, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • October 11, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • November 8, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • December 13, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge

2021 East Central Regional Library Board of Directors

Aitkin County

  • Commissioner Don Niemi
  • Bruce Groulx
  • Marcia Gerber

Chisago County

  • Commissioner Marlys Dunne
  • Patricia Frank
  • Keith Carlson

Isanti County

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

Kanabec County

  • Commissioner Gene Anderson
  • Rhonda Olson
  • Karen Rasmusson – Board Secretary

Mille Lacs County

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

Pine County

  • Commissioner Terry Lovgren
  • Becky Gaede
  • Judy Scholin