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Library Board

The Briggs District Library Board of Trustees

The Briggs District Library Board exists to responsibly manage the Library's resources with the mission of providing easily accessible services, materials, and programs to people of all ages in order to meet their evolving recreational, cultural, informational, and educational needs.

The Board consists of seven members -- three appointed by the City Commission of the City of St. Johns, and four appointed by the St. Johns Public Schools Board of Education.  Board members are appointed to four-year terms, and are eligible for re-appointment to a second consecutive four-year term. 

Joining the Board

If you have interest in serving on the Briggs District Library Board, information about the Board and an application can be found here.  Completed applications can be submitted to the library or to Library Director Sara Morrison at director@briggsdistrictlibrary.org.  The Board of Trustees will review applications as positions for appointment become available.


Briggs District Library Board of Trustees:

Board Member Title Term Ends
Jason Denovich Chair December 31, 2022
Robert Andretz Vice Chair December 31, 2021
Jean Ruestman Treasurer December 31, 2019
Christine Zehr Secretary December 31, 2020
Chad Camplese Trustee December 31, 2019
Renae Larsen Trustee December 31, 2022
Leslie Salemi Trustee December 31, 2021

The Library Board meets a minimum of six times throughout the year, will additional meetings scheduled at the discretion of the Board President.  The meetings are held the second Thursday of the month, with exceptions noted below, at 6:00p.m. in the Briggs Library Meeting Room.  The Briggs District Library is barrier-free. The meetings are open to all members of the public under Michigan's Open Meetings Act. For further information, contact the Library at (989) 224-4702.


2019 Briggs District Library Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule:

(Board Meeting minutes are approved at the next regularly scheduled Board Meeting)

January 10 (2nd Thursday; meeting in Staff Area)
February 28 (Staff Area) 
March 14 (Staff Area) 
April 11 (Staff Area)
May 7 (1st Tuesday)
June 27 (4th Thursday)
June 29 (Strategic Plan; 5th Saturday)
July 11
August 8 (cancelled)
September 12 (Staff Area)
October 10 (Staff Area)
November 14 (Staff Area) [draft]
December 19 (3rd Thursday)

2018 Library Board Meeting Minutes

January 25
February 22
March 22
April 26
May 24 -- No business conducted
June 14 (2nd Thursday)
June 28 -- Cancelled
July 26
August 23
September 27
October 25
October 30 (Special Meeting; 5th Tuesday)
December 13 (2nd Thursday)