Public Library Trustees have the responsibility of ensuring that the library operates efficiently, effectively, and legally, and continually grows and changes to meet community needs.

Five members are appointed to the Jackson County Board of Trustees by the county commission. They work closely with the library director and administrators, overseeing operations and growth.

For more information on our board’s goals and responsibilities, check out our Library Board Bylaws

View our Library Trustee Board Meeting agendas and minutes​:

September 24, 2020

July 16, 2020

Photo of the Board of Trustee members, Commissioner Mike Randolph, and Library Director John Faria.
Pictured from left to right are County Commissioner Mike Randolph, Denise Toler, Suzie McGinley, Grace Arthur, Savanna Whited, Katrena Ramsey, and library director John Faria. Photo credit Barbara Layton with Jackson Star News

Meet your library board!

  • Suzy McGinley – Board President
  • Denise Toler – Vice President
  • Grace Arthur – Treasurer
  • Savanna Whited – Secretary
  • Katrena Ramsey – Board Member

Meetings are typically on the fourth Thursday of each month, at 5:30 pm.

They’re open to the public, so feel free to sit in if you have any questions or concerns, or simply want to learn more about how the library works!

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the public will not be able to attend JCPL board meetings until further notice. All  meetings will instead be live streamed from our Facebook page.

The location alternates between our two branches.

Our next meeting is:

Thursday, September 24

at 5:30 pm

at the Ripley Branch

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