All libraries will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 26
and be closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.

2014 Committee Work

2014 Committee Work

Committee meetings are scheduled as needed.

Building and Grounds Committee: Mark Weston (Chair), John Beckwith and Bob Morris.
Oversees building projects and facility issues, including new construction and renovation.

Bylaws and Policies Committee: Barbara Dash (Chair), Mark Weston and Bob Morris.
Library policies and bylaws are ultimately determined and approved by the Board. This committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding policy, bylaws, and legal issues.

DCL Foundation Board: Janiece Murphy (President), Demetria Heath (Vice-President), and Bob Morris (Secretary).
Oversees the Douglas County Libraries Foundation and approves funding requests. The DCL Foundation Board meets at the regular monthly DCL Board meeting, and schedules additional meetings as needed.

Finance Committee: Bob McLaughlin (Chair), Barbara Dash and Bob Morris.
Oversees the library district's financial matters of the library, including the annual budget and audit, and large contracts.

Government Relations Committee: Demetria Heath (Chair), Janiece Murphy and Bob Morris.
Oversees library advocacy and political relationships at the local, state and federal level.

Personnel Committee: John Beckwith (Chair) and Bob Morris.
Oversees personnel matters, including the Library Director's yearly review, an annual review of staff benefits, and oversight of the personnel budget.

Technology Committee: Janiece Murphy (Chair), Bob McLaughlin and Bob Morris.
Oversees technological infrastructure and planning, as well as Board education in emerging technologies and trends.