Oak Park voters elect trustees for four-year terms. Open to the public, meetings of the Board of Library Trustees are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm. unless rescheduled by the trustees. Find board meeting dates and locations and get in touch at board@oppl.org.

Board of Library Trustees

Matt Baron
President of the Board
Term ends 2017
708.860.1380
 

 

 

Win Fox
Vice President of the Board, term ends 2017
301.275.4673
w.fox@oppl.org

 

 

 

Matthew Fruth
Finance Officer of the Board, term ends 2017
708.606.4164
m.fruth@oppl.org

 

 

 

Janet Kelenson
Secretary of the Board, term ends 2019
708.848.5524
j.kelenson@oppl.org

 

 

 

Theodore N. Foss
Term ends 2019
708.386.4707
t.foss@oppl.org

 

 

 

Carmenza Millan
Term ends 2019
312.282.7774
c.millan@oppl.org

 

 

 

(not pictured) Bruce Samuels
Term ends 2017
708.383.7711
b.samuels@oppl.org

What does the Board do?

From the bylaws: the Board of Trustees of the Oak Park Public Library is responsible for governance and overseeing the provision of library service to meet the needs of the Oak Park community. To this end, the board shall:

  1. Determine library policies.
  2. Employ a capable library administrator.
  3. Secure adequate funds for library operations.
  4. Approve expenditure of library funds.
  5. Provide and maintain adequate facilities.
  6. Insure a representative selection of library materials.
  7. Promote use of the library within the community.
  8. Perform other duties as outlined in Illinois Compiled Statutes.