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The Board of Trustees meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Library. 

  1. All board meetings are open to the public.

  2. VPL Public Comment at Meetings Policy

  3. Board Meeting Minutes

  4. Trustee Handbook – Trustee Responsibilities

  5. VPL By-Laws

  6. Interested in becoming a Trustee?

  7. Instructions for Trustee Candidates

  8. Library Trustee Nominating Petition


    • Janine Taft (2020-2022) – President 

    • Kerrie Fisher (2018-2021) – Vice President

    • Shoba Agneshwar (2020-2023) – Secretary 

    • Marianne Taylor (2018-2021) – VP Finance

    • Joe Kost (Jan 2020-2023)

    • Ruth Mitchell  (2019-2022)

    • Marcella Smith (2019-2022)

    • Dannielle Swart (2020-2023)

    • Colette Waldron (2019-2021)  

The Board shall consist of nine (9) Trustees. Board Trustees serve a three (3) year term and are elected by Vestal Central School District voters. Library Fiscal and Trustee Term year runs July through June.

Interested in Becoming a Trustee?

  • The Library needs you!

  • The Vestal Public Library Board of Trustees has at least 3 vacancies to fill each year.

  • Candidates are sought to serve up to a three-year term, helping to guide our community’s library forward in the 21st century.

  • Candidates must live within the Vestal Central School District.

  • Candidates must complete a Nomination petition with a minimum of 26 signatures and file with the Vestal School District offices by 4 pm on the 3rd Monday in April.

  • Petitions are available after January 15th each year.

  • Petitions will be posted on the Library website for download, available at the Library or Vestal School District Offices.

  • Anyone interested in more information, please consider attending one of our Board meetings, held at the library on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm or contact the Library Director.

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