Library Advisory Board

Board Overview

The purpose of the Library Advisory Board is to make recommendations on the operation and administration of the Durango Public Library, policies and procedures for consideration and adoption by the City Council, and the library’s capital budget.

This board also reviews and adopts long-term financial plans for operation and capital needs for the facility. If you have a question or a comment for this board, please fill out this form.

At a Glance

SpecificationsDetails
Established byResolution 2002-23 Ordinance, Section 5-111
Number on BoardFive; three city-appointed members, two county-appointed members
Length of TermThree years
City Council LiaisonMelissa Youssef
Staff Liaison Sandy Irwin, Library Director
Regular Meeting TimeMeetings are held every two months the second Monday at 4:30 pm
Regular Meeting LocationLibrary, Program Room 3

Current Members

NameAppointedTerm Expires
William LeMaire, City Appointment
Feb. 2019
Jan. 2022
Stephanie Moran, County Appointment
Jan. 2021Jan. 2024
Karen Pontius, County Appointment
Feb. 2020
Jan. 2023
Jean Walter, City AppointmentJune 2021May 2024
Melissa Youssef, City Council Liaison
N/A
N/A
Clyde Church, County Commissioner Liaison
N/A
N/A
Sandy Irwin, Staff Liason
N/A
N/A
Shelly Oxhandler, Friends of the Library PresidentN/AN/A