Check it Out! Sedona Public Library Autumn 2015 | Page 14

Meet the SPL Board! Friends of Sedona Public Library F riends of Sedona Public Library is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the Library as it strives to fulfill its mission to serve as a center for community activities and provide information services to all. By enhancing the Library’s resources, the Friends increase community access to information and knowledge and help create a vibrant cultural gathering place. T he Sedona Library Board of Trustees is responsible for governing our nonprofit library and assuring that it has the financial resources necessary to continue to meet the needs of our patrons with the highest-quality services. The Board is made up of a diverse and dedicated group of individuals with varying professional experience, including lawyers, accountants, human resource professionals, business managers, and marketers. A few of the important duties of the Board are: n Fundraising to support continued operation and any necessary expansion of the Library in a fiscally responsible manner n Making and enforcing all policies, rules, regulations, and bylaws necessary to administer and govern the Library and all library property n Exercising and administering any trust declared or created for the Library n Employing a Library Director, and empowering the director to administer library policies We truly enjoy working with the library staff and our patrons as a team to make our library a vibrant community center for all of Sedona and for the Village of Oak Creek! 14 check it out > Book Sales BOARD OF TRUSTEES Executive Committee president Pat Jansen The Friends of the Library hold semiannual books sales that directly fund collection expansion as well as children’s and