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Board/Commission Name Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Board 
Introduction/Overview/Duties This Board administers the regional library system pursuant to applicable state laws and is responsible for budgets, finance, public policy and planning for library services. The Library Board serves as a strong, active advocate for improvement and enhancement of public library services in the region and Commonwealth and determines all library policies. In addition, it secures funds for carrying out policies and hires the library director to administer the library system. The Board must stay abreast of State and Federal standards and aid programs, study the needs and problems of library service and support library legislation. 
Length of Term Members serve terms of four years beginning July 1st and ending June 30th and no appointed member can serve more than two successive terms. Members are not compensated for their service. 
Frequency/Times for Meetings This Board usually meets on the fourth Monday of each month. Other special functions and committee meetings are required. 
Membership This is a regional library board with nine members: three City appointees, three County appointees, and one each from Louisa, Nelson and Greene Counties. Members serve terms of four years. 
Qualifications Previous experience in development of public policy and finance is encouraged. Knowledge of community and fundraising is valuable. 
County Members/Term Expiration Brian LaFontaine- Term Expires 06/30/2019
Michael Powers- Term Expires 06/30/2019
Jane Kulow - Term Expires 06/30/2020 
Web site for more information N/A 
Comments c of appointment letter to:

John Halliday, Library Director
201 E. Market Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

County Attorney
Commonwealth's Attorney 

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