Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes – 7/19/23 – Meeting 1

July 19, 2023 4:30 p.m.
East Lansing Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting 1
Library Large Meeting Room
950 Abbot Road

The East Lansing Public Library occupies the ancestral, traditional and contemporary lands of the Anishinaabeg Three Fires confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi peoples land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.

1. Call to Order 4:35 p.m.

2. Roll Call
Trustees present: Polly Synk, Amy Zaagman, Pam Smith, and Ameenah Asante. Trustee Shawn Nicholson was absent. Also present were Councilmember Liaison George Brookover, Friends Board Liaison Toba Kaplowitz and Executive Assistant to Library Director Shori Teeple. Six guests from the public were also present.

3. Opening
3.1 Approval of Current Meeting Agenda
Zaagman moved
Smith seconded
All in favor

4. Old Business
4.1 Resolution of 01-24 Election of Officers
Amy Zaagman - President
Pamela Smith - Vice President
Ameenah Asante - Secretary
Synk moved
Smith seconded
All in favor

5. Adjournment
Synk adjourned the meeting at 4:36 p.m.

Board of Trustees
Polly Synk, President
Amy Zaagman, Vice President
Pamela Smith, Secretary
Ameenah Asante
Shawn Nicholson

City Council Liaison
George Brookover

Staff Liaison