Nominating Committee meeting summary - March 21, 2019

The public is welcome at all library board meetings

The Library Board Nominating Committee met Thursday, March 21, 2019, Webber Park Library, Camden Meeting Room.

Attendees

Committee members: Chair Chris Damsgard, Rahfat Hussain, and Sheila Letscher

Staff: Tracy Thompson

Public: None

Welcome and Call to Order

Chair Chris Damsgard called the meeting to order at 6:22 p.m. and welcomed attendees.

Approval of agenda and meeting summary

Sheila Letscher made a motion to approve the agenda; seconded by Rahfat Hussain. Motion passed.

Discussion of 2019 Slate of Library Board Officers

  • The Committee reviewed Committee and Library Board procedures for nominating officers.
  • The Committee discussed the role for each of the officers, reviewed current and past office holders, and confirmed Library Board members who opted out of running for office.
  • Chris Damsgard stated Katherine Blauvelt and Erin Vrieze Daniels showed interest in serving as president for a one year term and asked for nominations. Katherine Blauvelt was elected to the slate.
  • Chris Damsgard stated Katherine Blauvelt, Jonathan Gaw, and Erin Vrieze Daniels showed interest in serving as vice-president for a one year term and asked for nominations. Erin Vrieze Daniels was elected to the slate.
  • Chris Damsgard stated Jonathan Gaw, Samuel Neisen, and Erin Vrieze Daniels showed interest in serving as secretary for a one year term and asked for nominations. Jonathan Gaw was elected to the slate.
  • Prior to the next meeting, current and proposed officers will be contacted.
  • The slate of officers will be sent to the full Board one week prior to the annual meeting in May.

Adjourn

Chair Damsgard made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.; seconded by Sheila Letscher. Motion passed.