Board of Trustees

Stay Connected – Become a Trustee!

We will have 4 open spots at the Consolidated Election on April 6, 2021. One two-year term and 3 four-year terms will be available. Ideal candidates will be committed to seeing that the library continues to grow and meets the needs of its diverse community. Trustees establish policy and oversee the finances of the library at monthly board meetings and occasional committee meetings. To be eligible the candidate must be at least 18 years of age, a registered voter and has been a resident of the library district for at least one year at the time of filing their nomination papers.*

Petition packets are available for pick up via Curbside pick-up now through Dec. 21 during business hours, 10am – 5pm Monday through Friday. Call 847-566-8702 for more information.

*Per State law, a person is not eligible to serve if in arrears in the payment of a tax or other indebtedness due to the library district or has been convicted in any court located in the United States of any infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony. (75 ILCS 16/30-20(e))

 

Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Minutes are posted after their approval, usually at the subsequent regular board meeting.

11/19/20 - Board Meeting Agenda

10/29/20 - Special Ad Hoc Committee Meeting to appoint replacement treasurer - Agenda

Audio recording of the 10/15/20 Board Meeting

10/15/20 - Board Meeting Agenda

10/8/20 - Agenda for Special Meeting: Trustee Interviews

Audio Recording of the 9/17/20 Board Meeting

9/17/20 - Board Meeting Minutes

Audio Recording of the 9/17/20 B&A Hearing & Board Meeting

Budget and Appropriation Hearing Agenda 9/17/20 

 

Archived Meeting Minutes


Library Board of Trustees

At the November meeting the board will swear in new trustee Laurie Mackay. Committee leadership and officers will be reconfigured as well.

 

 

Steve Hoenig

President

Term: May 2019-April 2023

 

 

 

Amber Reid-Schwenk

Vice President

Term: May 2019-April 2023

Committees:
Personnel (Chair)
Policy

 

 

Carol Mallquist

Treasurer

Term: May 2017 - April 2021

Committees:
Finance (Chair)
Personnel

 

 

Brenda Pathmann

Secretary

Term: May 2019-April 2023

Committees:
Personnel
Policy

 

 

Laurie Mackay

Trustee

Term: Nov. 2020-April 2021

Committees:
Facilities
Finance

 

 

Marla Wolf

Trustee

Term: May 2017-April 2021

Committees:
Facilities
Policy (Chair)

 

 

Terry Wood

Trustee

Term: May 2017-April 2021

Committees: 
Facilities (Chair)
Finance

 

 

 

To contact the Board of Trustees as a whole, click here.

Correspondence for the Board of Trustees should be addressed to:

Fremont Public Library District
1170 N. Midlothian Rd.
Mundelein, IL 60060

Committees

Facilities: Responsible for direction concerning not only the needs of the current facility but also those involved with a potential new facility. This could include decisions involving site selection, site feasibility studies, etc., and would serve as the de facto building committee at such time as construction is started.

Finance: Oversees and recommends action to the board on matters of budget/finance and insurance.

Policy and Planning: Policy approval, programs and events, and the annual review/revision of the Long Range Plan.

Personnel: Works in concert with the library director in developing strategies for salary raises, benefit changes, etc. It may also consult with the library director and the president from time to time on personnel issues.