Public Library Board

In Ontario, public libraries are created by municipal by-laws and governed by public library boards, as outlined in the Public Libraries Act. The seven trustees of the Township of Russell Public Library Board are appointed by Municipal Council after each municipal election and serve a four-year term.

Our Constitution


Board of Trustees 2023

To contact the Board

Eric Greer – Chair
Jacques Héroux
Lisa Deacon
France Séguin-Couture (Library CEO) Secretary-Treasurer
Dominique Bertrand – Vice Chair
Laurie Anne Clément
Mélanie Lalonde
Phil Gurski

BOARD MEETINGS

The Board meets once a month except during the summer. Meetings are usually open to the public. Members of the public who wish to give their opinions on matters relating to the library can make presentations to the Board. To do so, it is necessary to communicate your request to the Board’s Secretary-Treasurer by phone or by email (Library CEO) at least two weeks before the next scheduled meeting. Members of the public can join to listen to the live meetings by clicking on the zoom link below (link is posted a week prior to the meeting).

Board Meeting Agenda: January 19, 2023

2023 SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS


Location: Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings are held in the Gaston R. Patenaude Meeting Room or in the small meeting room in the back at 717 Notre-Dame, Embrun)
A link will be posted to the live meeting one week before the date.

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88121000059?pwd=VUZqQjc1S09YVnBkUUw0UnZmVHZwUT09

  • Thursday, January 19, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, March 23, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 20, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 18, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 15, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, September 21, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, October 19, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023 – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, December 14, 2023 – 6:30 PM (TBD)

BOARD MINUTES

Printed copies of the minutes of the current year are posted in each library branch. Minutes of previous years are available on request at the administrative offices of the Library (Russell Branch Library).


2022 Minutes

2021 Minutes

2020 Minutes

2019 Minutes

2018 Minutes

2017 Minutes

2016 Minutes

2015 Minutes

  • February, 2015: English
  • March, 2015 (translation): English
  • April, 2015: English
  • May, 2015 (translation): English
  • June, 2015: English
  • July, 2015 (translation): English
  • September, 2015: English
  • October, 2015 (translation): English
  • November, 2015: English