Board of Trustees

Meeting Location Notice

Upcoming Board of Trustees meetings will be held in-person
(virtual attendance options are available)

Community members who would like to speak at the meeting must email the library their intent to participate before 12:00pm on the Wednesday of each scheduled board meeting.

Alternatively, emailed questions or comments may receive a reply within a week from the UMFPL executive director or board president.


Those interested in serving on the Library Board of Trustees should download and complete the application (depending on your browser:  click here, or right-click and choose “save link as” to save the blank form to your computer.)

The completed application can be saved to your computer or printed. Printed applications can be mailed or dropped off at the library’s information desk. Applications may also be emailed as attachments to [email protected]

Application for Library Board of Trustee


About

Seven volunteer residents of Upper Moreland Township form the library board along with two appointed Upper Moreland Township commissioners.

Ethics Statement for UMFPL Library Trustees

  • Trustees in the capacity of trust upon them shall observe ethical standards with absolute truth, integrity and honor.
  • Trustees must avoid situations in which personal interests might be served or financial benefits gained at the expense of library users, colleagues, or the situation.
  • It is incumbent upon any trustee to disqualify himself/herself immediately whenever the appearance of a conflict of interest exists.
  • Trustees must distinguish clearly in their actions and statements between their personal philosophies and attitudes and those of the institution, acknowledging the formal position of the board even if they personally disagree.
  • A trustee must respect the confidential nature of library business while being aware and in compliance with applicable laws governing freedom of information.

Meeting Notice

Library Board of Trustees meetings 2021
2nd Wednesday of each month at  7:00pm*

January 13, 2021
February 10
March 10
April 14
May 12
June 9
July 14
August 11
*September 8 ~Meeting will be held at 7:30pm
October 13
November 10
December 8

The meetings are open to the public.
Margie Peters, Executive Director
Upper Moreland Free Public Library

2021 Board of Trustees members:

Lisa Quinn, President
Melissa Osborne, Vice President and Strategic Plan Committee Chairperson
David Hakes, Treasurer and Board Development Chairperson
Tamra Goodrow, Secretary and Policy Committee Chairperson

Tom Hasani, Advocacy Chairperson
Jay Silverman, Facility Committee Chairperson
Moureen Wenik, Finance Committee Chairperson

Cheryl Lockard (Appointed Commissioner)
Nicholas Scull (Appointed Commissioner)