Baker County Library District

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Board of Directors

Baker County Library District is an independent unit of local government dedicated to library operation in Baker County and is governed by an independent, unpaid Board of Directors elected by the local community. Board members serve 4-year terms. Board duties operations are outlined in the Board Governance Policy available on the Policies webpage.

The Board meets regularly on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6.00p in the Riverside Meeting Room at the Baker County Public Library, 2400 Resort St, Baker City.

Board meetings are open to the public. Suggestions and questions are welcome in an open comment period at the start of the meeting. 

Agendas for upcoming meetings and minutes of past meetings are posted below.

Board contact information and terms

You can contact the entire Board of Directors by emailing board@bakerlib.org. You can also contact each individual Board member.

    • Position 1: Beth Bigelow*
bbigelow@bakerlib.org  
Term ends: June 2021

Election certification, May 16 2017

*Appointed to replace vacancy by Amanda "Della" Steele, deceased 6/24/19.

  • Position 2: Betty Palmer
bpalmer@bakerlib.org
Term ends: June 2021

Election certification, May 16 2017

  • Position 3: Kyra Rohner-Ingram
krohner-ingram@bakerlib.org
Term ends: June 2021
Office: Vice President

Election certification, May 16 2017

    • Position 4: Gary Dielman
Term ends: June 2019
Office: President

Election certification, May 19 2015

  • Position 5: Frances Vaughan
fvaughan@bakerlib.org  
Term ends: June 2019
*APPOINTED, replacing Forrester - Oct 2018

Complete board membership list for download (PDF)

Meetings

2019-20

  • Sep 9 2019
    • Agenda & packet
    • Primary agenda topics
      • CONTRACT REVIEW BOARD:
        • Audit public bid review & authorization (ACTION)
        • Approval of contract for magazine subscription services (ACTION)
      • IT Systems Threat Response
      • Financial & Director reports
    • Minutes [not yet available]
  • Aug 12 2019
  • Jul 8 2019

2018-19

  • Jun 10 2019
  • May 13 2019
  • Apr 8 2019
  • Mar 11 2019
  • Feb 11 2019 *CANCELED* DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13

Resolutions

2018-19

2017-18

Board Member Resources

Print copy of The Complete Library Trustee Handbook by Sally Gardner Reed and Jillian Kalonick issued to each board member upon taking office.