Board & Management

Mission Statement | Appointment of the Board |  Agenda & Minutes | Administration | Annual Reports | Policies | Strategic Plan | Becoming a Library Board Trustee (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/becoming-a-trustee-booklet NULL.pdf)

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.gov NULL.on NULL.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_90p44_e 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

2020 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.

Scheduled Date Date Change Agendas (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/about/board-management/agendas/) Minutes Time
January 20, 2020 Agenda (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Agenda-January-20-2020 NULL.pdf) Minutes (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/January-20-2020 NULL.pdf) 7:00 pm
February 24, 2020 Agenda (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/February-2020-Agenda-Revised NULL.pdf) Minutes (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Minutes-February-24-2020 NULL.pdf) 7:00 pm
March 23, 2020 Special Closed Meeting – Regular meeting cancelled Agenda (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/March-2020-closed NULL.pdf) 4:00 PM
April 1, 2020 Special Closed Meeting Agenda (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/April-2020-closed NULL.pdf) 12:00 pm
April 20, 2020 Meeting to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If interested in attending, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca (administration null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca?subject=Requesting Invite to board meeting) before 3:00pm on Friday, April 17 to receive an electronic invite to the meeting. Agenda (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Agenda-April-20-2020 NULL.pdf) Minutes (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Minutes-April-20-2020 NULL.pdf) 1:00 pm
May 25, 2020 Meeting to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If interested in attending, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca (administration null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca?subject=Requesting Invite to board meeting) before 3:00pm on Friday, May 22 to receive an electronic invite to the meeting. Agenda (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/May-25-2020-Agenda NULL.pdf) Minutes (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Minutes-May-25-2020 NULL.pdf) 1:00 pm
June 15, 2020 Meeting to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If interested in attending, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca (administration null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca?subject=Requesting Invite to board meeting) before 3:00pm on Friday, June 12 to receive an electronic invite to the meeting. Agenda (PDF) (http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Agenda-June-15-2020 NULL.pdf) Minutes 1:00 pm
July 28, 2020 Meeting to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If interested in attending, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca (administration null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca?subject=Requesting Invite to board meeting) before 12:00pm on Monday, July 27 to receive an electronic invite to the meeting. Agenda (PDF) Minutes 1:00 pm
September 21, 2020 Meeting to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If interested in attending, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca (administration null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca?subject=Requesting%20Invite%20to%20board%20meeting) before 12:00pm on Friday, September 18 to receive an electronic invite to the meeting.   Agenda (PDF) Minutes 7:00 pm
October 5, 2020 Special Closed Meeting Agenda PDF 6:00 pm
October 19, 2020 Meeting to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If interested in attending, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca (administration null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca?subject=Requesting%20Invite%20to%20board%20meeting) before 12:00pm on Friday, October 16 to receive an electronic invite to the meeting. Agenda PDF Minutes 7:00 pm
November 16, 2020 Meeting to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If interested in attending, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca (administration null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca?subject=Requesting%20Invite%20to%20board%20meeting) before 12:00pm on Friday, November 13 to receive an electronic invite to the meeting. Agenda 7:00 pm
December 14, 2020 Cancelled N/A N/A 7:00 pm

Click here for historical board meeting documents. ( http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/about/board-management/board-archives/)

2021 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.

Scheduled Date Date Change Agendas Minutes Time
January 18, 2021 7:00 pm
February 22, 2021 7:00 pm
March 22, 2021 7:00 pm
April 19, 2021 7:00 pm
May 17, 2021 7:00 pm
June 21, 2021 7:00 pm
September 20, 2021 7:00 pm
October 18, 2021 7:00 pm
November 15, 2021 7:00 pm
December 13, 2021 7:00 pm

Click here for historical board meeting documents. ( http://wellandlibrary NULL.ca/about/board-management/board-archives/)

Library Management

Julianne Brunet
Chief Executive Officer
905-734-6210, ext 2500
jbrunet@wellandlibrary.ca
Daniella Liebregts-Hamilton
Manager of Programming & Outreach
905-734-6210, ext 2508
dliebregts@wellandlibrary.ca
Conor Echlin
Manager of Customer Experience
905-734-6210, ext 2509
cechlin@wellandlibrary.ca