Board & Management

Mission Statement | Appointment of the Board |  Agenda & Minutes | Administration | Annual Reports | Policies | Strategic Plan | Becoming a Library Board Trustee

Mission Statement

Enriching lives and strengthening communities with lifelong learning resources.

Appointment of the Board

The Welland Public Library Board operates under the authority of the Ontario Public Libraries Act (http://www NULL.e-laws NULL.on NULL.htm) (R.S.O. 1990, chapter P.44). It is responsible for making policies for the operation of the Library; for obtaining adequate funding for Library materials, services and programs; and for promoting the Library in the community. Nine (9) Library Board members are appointed by Welland City Council for a 4-year term, concurrent with the term of the appointing City Council.

Library Board Members for the 2019-2022 term

Citizen Appointees
Melanie Gross-Kerho, Chair
Melissa McGlashan, Vice Chair
Lindsay Bryan
Carolyn Fast
Lee Gordyn
Alan O’Neill
Fred Sullivan
Tina Van Tuyl
Council Appointee


Chief Executive Officer/Secretary-Treasurer
Julianne Brunet
Contact the Library Board
Phone: (905) 734-6210 ext. 2500

Agendas & Minutes of Library Board Meetings

Library Board meetings generally are scheduled for the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm, with the exception of July and August.

Schedule Date Date Change Documents Time
Monday, January 21, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, February 25, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, March 18, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, April 15, 2019  April 8, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, April 15, 2019  April 15, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, May 27, 2019  Monday May 13, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, June 17, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
Monday, September 16, 2019  Thursday, September 26, 6:00 pm Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, October 21, 2019  Monday, October 28, 2019 Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
7:00 pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 Agenda (PDF) 7:00 pm
Monday, December 16, 2019 7:00 pm

Click here for historical board meeting documents.

Library Management

Julianne Brunet
Chief Executive Officer
905-734-6210, ext 2500
Daniella Liebregts-Hamilton
Manager of Programming & Outreach
905-734-6210, ext 2508
Norm Dashwood
Manager of Information Technology & Systems
905-734-6210, ext 2510
Jason Redshaw
Manager of Collections & Resources
905-734-6210, ext 2503
Conor Echlin
Manager of Customer Experience
905-734-6210, ext 2509