The Library Board of Trustees participates in the ongoing responsibilities of the governing body, including establishment of library policies and planning for future Library services and programs. Board members maintain an awareness of library issues and trends and the implications for library users. They act as a liaison with the public, interpreting and informing local government, media and public of Library services and needs.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS
5 members, 1 City Council Liaison (voting), and 1 Pennington County Liaison
RESIDENCY/REGISTERED VOTER REQUIREMENT
Members must be residents of Rapid City (with the exception of the County Liaison who will need to reside within Pennington County).
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Members determine and adopt written policies which govern the operation and services of the Library. The Board represents the interests and needs of community members; sets an annual budget and approves expenditures of funds; monitors budget and expenses throughout the year. Reports activities to City and County Commissions annually.
Meetings are held at 12:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Rapid City Public Library. Meetings on a Monday holiday are rescheduled to the soonest date a quorum will be present.
James Emmert – Term Ends 12/31/23
Emily Tupa – Term Ends 12/31/23
Mary Garrigan – Term Ends 12/31/24
Christine Jones – Term ends 12/31/25
Timmi Bubac – Term Ends 12/31/25
Lindsey Seachris - Council Liaison
Terri Davis, Director
Rapid City Public Library
PENNINGTON COUNTY LIAISON