Board of Directors

East Central Regional Library

About our board of directors

East Central Regional Library is governed by an 18-member 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).

What does the board of directors do?

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.

When does the ECRL board of directors meet? 

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.

2022 Meeting Agendas

(will be posted prior to each meeting)

  • January 10, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • February 14, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • March 14, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • April 11, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • May 9, 9:30 a.m., North Branch Area Library
  • June 13, 9:30 a.m., Milaca Community Library
  • July 11 – full Board does not meet
  • August 8, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • September 12, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • October 10, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • November 14, 9:30 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge
  • December 12, 10:00 a.m., ECRL Headquarters, Cambridge

Board of Directors

2022 East Central Regional Library BOARD

Aitkin County

  • Commissioner Don Niemi
  • Bruce Groulx- Board President
  • Marcia Gerber

Chisago County

  • Commissioner Marlys Dunne
  • Patricia Frank
  • Tanya Paine

Isanti County

  • Commissioner Mike Warring
  • Barbara Kruschel
  • Kelly Nelson

Kanabec County

  • Commissioner Rick Mattson
  • Rhonda Olson
  • Karen Rasmusson- 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