05b Board of Trustees

Board of Trustee Monthly Meeting – Wednesday, 9/28/22
Starts at 6:30 pm at the Elizabeth Library

Prior to the Board of Trustee meeting, the Trustees are hosting the Pines & Plains Libraries Director candidates
with a reception, and meet and greet, beginning at 5:30 pm.

Employees and the public are invited to attend.
Location - Elizabeth Library. In-person and is open to the public. See Agenda Below.

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustee Members

President Patty Lampman 

(Term expires January 2023)

Vice President Robert Thomasson 

(Term expires January 2025)

Secretary Karen Suchan 

(Term expires January 2025)

Treasurer Alan Krenek

(Term expires January 2024)

Sheila Zuschek

(Term expires January 2024)

Trustee Application & Information

Any Elbert County citizen may fill out an application for consideration as a Trustee at any time, regardless of seat vacancies. Your application will be considered during the next available vacancy. 

2022 Board Meeting Agenda, Minutes & Recordings

2022 Board Meeting Schedule

Most meetings are held virtually during this period of higher Covid19 numbers; in-person meetings will be held during times with lower infection risk at the Elizabeth Library at 6 pm. Exceptions are listed below. 

Visit our Library and Hours webpage for addresses and phone numbers.  Please check with your local branch for the details of upcoming meetings.

January 26th

February 23rd

March 23rd  *moved to March 30th

April 27th

May 25th

June 22nd

July 27th

August 24th


September 28th

October 26th

November 22nd

December 5th


Organizational Structure

The members of the Pines & Plains Board of Trustees are responsible for forming policy and approving distribution of funds. The Library Director is responsible for policy compliance, strategic planning and execution, and logistics. Branch Managers supervise the day to day operations, collection development, and facilities at their assigned branch library. Library Service Leads ensure excellent circulation, reference, reader’s advisory, and technology services on the front lines. Library Service Technicians perform technical service and circulation tasks under the supervision of the branch manager and library service lead. Activity Services Guides (formerly known as “Program and Outreach Coordinators”) plan, facilitate, and perform activities both in and out of the library.