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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees composite 2016 with Sarah G-T smaller

The Lawrence Public Library is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees. Trustees are appointed by the Mayor for four-year terms, with possibility of reappointment for a second term. For more about the Board of Trustees, read their by-laws here. The board typically meets at 4:30 pm on the third Monday of each month at the library, 707 Vermont Street, in Meeting Room A. These are public meetings and are open to the public and staff.

Current Board of Trustees

  • David Vance (Chair) — openhandesign [at]
  • Brady Flannery (Vice Chair) — brady.flannery [at]
  • Kevan Vick (Secretary-Treasurer) — kevanvick [at]
  • Sarah Goodwin Thiel — sgthiel [at]
  • Joan Golden — joan.golden [at]
  • Judy Keller — jkeller [at]
  • Ursula Minor — ursyjane [at]

Board Packets


Are you interested in becoming a Trustee?  Fill out this form and tell us a little about yourself:



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