Board of Trustees

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Current Board of Trustees

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The UMFPL Board of Trustees is formed of seven volunteer residents of Upper Moreland Township and an appointed Upper Moreland Township commissioner.

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.

BOT position description and responsibilities

2023 Board of Trustees

Melissa Osborne, President
Moureen Wenik, Vice President & Advocacy committee chair
Jay Silverman, Treasurer & Facilities committee chair
Lisa Quinn, Secretary & Strategic Planning committee chair

Megan Friedmann, Policy committee chair
Tony Giannetti, Board Development committee chair
David Hakes, Finance committee chair

Nicholas Scull (Appointed Commissioner)

UMFPL BOT Contact Form

To speak at a regularly scheduled Board Meeting, please submit the contact form below with your intent to participate before 12:00pm on the Wednesday of each scheduled board meeting.

You may also submit questions or comments directed to the Trustees here. You may receive a reply within a week from the UMFPL executive director or board presidentSelect your subject from the list below.

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    Meeting Notice

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

    Library Board of Trustees meetings 2023
    2nd Wednesday of each month at  7:00pm

    January 11, 2023
    February 8
    March 8
    April 12
    May 10
    June 14
    July 12
    August 9
    September 13
    October 11
    November 8
    December 13
    January 10, 2024

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

    Application for Library Board of Trustee

    The UMFPL Board of Trustees is actively recruiting qualified residents willing to serve as an unpaid volunteer Trustee for terms beginning January 2024.  Review the position description and responsibilities here. 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].