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Board of Trustees

The Library is governed by an elected seven member board, who serve six-year terms. Through long-range planning, the Board of Trustees ensures that high quality services and materials are available to patrons of the district.

Regular Library Board of Trustees Meetings are held virtually and in-person in the Commons Meeting Room of the Niles-Maine District Library at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month.

Access the virtual board meeting through Zoom here and use password 584489. Dial in with your phone using 312-626-6799 followed by 91604168255#.

Public comments may be delivered in-person or by emailing them to Executive Director Susan Dove Lempke by 6:30 p.m. on the day of the board meeting to be read.

 

Contact Information

Email the Board

To leave a voice message for the Board, call 847-663-6650. Your message will be automatically distributed to each Board member.

Board Members

Linda Ryan, Vice President

Term Expires: 2021

Email | 847-663-6657

Training Certificate of Completion (Open Meetings Act)

 

Name three words that describe you.
Devoted, Driven, Empathetic

Name three words that describe our Library.
Community, Resources, Valuable

Why did you want to be a trustee?
I enjoy being a library trustee to ensure that we in the Niles-Maine library district have one of the best 21st-century resources within minutes from our own home.

Dianne Olson, Secretary

Term Expires: 2023

Email | 847-663-6655

Training Certificate of Completion (Open Meetings Act)

 

Name three words that describe you.
Patient, Reliable, Conscientious

Name three words that describe our Library.
Welcoming, Diversified, Powerful

Why did you want to be a trustee?
To be a trustee is to ensure that NMDL continues to offer great services that enrich our community!

Patti Rozanski, Treasurer

Term Expires: 2021

Email | 847-663-6653

Training Certficiate of Completion (Open Meetings Act)

 

Name three words that describe you.
Enthusiastic, Caring, Energetic

Name three words that describe our Library.
Empowering, Enlightening, Fantastic

Why did you want to be a trustee?
I am loyal to the Library and I care about helping it serve its residents.

Carolyn Drblik, Trustee

Term Expires: 2025

Email | 847-663-6654

Training Certificate of Completion (Open Meetings Act)

 

Name three words that describe you.
Innovative, Compassionate, Trustworthy

Name three words that describe our Library.
Enlightening, Friendly, Evolving

Why did you want to be a trustee?
I became a trustee to provide a viable, sustainable library through collaboration with staff, residents and trustees.

Becky Keane-Adams, Trustee

Term Expires: 2023

Email | 847-663-6651

 

Name three words that describe you.
Compassionate, Diligent, Resilient

Name three words that describe our Library.
Safe, Indispensable, Equalizing

Why did you want to be a trustee?

I want to serve Niles by ensuring that our Library continues to be a place for all. I envision it as a welcoming place for young and old, a top-notch tech center, an educational support system, and a safe gathering place. As a trustee, it is my honor to safeguard our Library's resources and our community's interests.