Board & Management

Appointment of the Board

The Welland Public Library Board operates under the authority of the Ontario Public Libraries Act (R.S.O. 1990, chapter P. 44). It is responsible for making policies for the operation of the Library; for obtaining adequate funding for Library materials, services and programs; and for promoting the Library in the community. Nine (9) Library Board members are appointed by Welland City Council for a 4-year term, concurrent with the term of the appointing City Council.

Library Board Members for the 2019-2022 term:

Melanie Gross Kerho

Chair

 

Carolyn Fast

Board Member

 

Tina van Tuyl

Board Member

 

Julianne Brunet

Chief Executive Officer

Secretary-Treasurer
 

Melissa McGlashan

Vice-Chair

 

Lee Gordyn

Board Member

 

Deanna Villella

Board Member

 

Lindsay Bryan

Board Member

 

Alan O'Neill

Board Member

 

Vacant

Council Appointee

Contact the Board

 

2022 Agendas & Minutes of Library Board Meetings

Library Board meetings generally are scheduled for the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm, with the exception of July, August, and December. To attend a virtual meeting, please email administration@wellandlibrary.ca for a link by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the meeting. 

Scheduled Date
Time
Date Change
Time Change
Agendas
Minutes
01/17/2022
07:00 PM
01/17/2022
Closed meeting to begin at 6:00pm
Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
02/28/2022
07:00 PM
Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
03/21/2022
07:00 PM
Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
04/25/2022
07:00 PM
Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
05/16/2022
07:00 PM
Agenda (PDF)
Minutes (PDF)
06/20/2022
07:00 PM
Agenda (PDF)
09/19/2022
07:00 PM
Agenda (PDF)
10/17/2022
07:00 PM
11/21/2022
07:00 PM
01/16/2023
07:00 PM
02/27/2023
07:00 PM
03/20/2023
07:00 PM
04/17/2023
07:00 PM
05/15/2023
07:00 PM
06/19/2023
07:00 PM
09/18/2023
07:00 PM
10/16/2023
07:00 PM
11/20/2023
07:00 PM

Library Management

Julianne Brunet

Chief Executive Officer

905-734-6210, ext. 2500
jbrunet@wellandlibrary.ca

David Beaudoin

Manager of Information Technology & Systems

905-734-6210, ext. 2510
dbeaudoin@wellandlibrary.ca

Daniella Liebregts-Hamilton

Manager of Programming & Outreach

905-734-6210, ext. 2508
dliebregts@wellandlibrary.ca

Laura Birkett

Manager of Business Services

905-734-6210, ext. 2503
lbirkett@wellandlibrary.ca

Conor Echlin

Manager of Customer Experience

905-734-6210, ext. 2509
cechlin@wellandlibrary.ca