The Library Board of Commissioners
Board of Commisioner Position Opening
The library is seeking candidates from the Georgetown mailing area to serve a term appointment to the Board of Commissioners. The term would run from appointment through June 30, 2023.
The Board of Commissioners is the governing board of the library. They set policies governing the library's operations and actively support library related legislation.
Library Board of Commissioners 2017-2018
President: Dottie Teixeira
Vice President: William Pritchett
Secretary/Treasurer: Dr. John Martin
Member: Marilyn Tietjen
Member: Deirdre A. McCartney
Regular meetings of the library’s Board of Commissioners meetings usually are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the library. Meetings are open to the public. Call the Library to confirm date and time.
Applications to become a member of the Board of Commissioners are available at the library. Appointment as a commissioner is made by the Resident Judge (currently T. Henley Graves) of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware for Sussex County following the recommendation of the Board of Commissioners.
There are five commissioners who serve five-year staggered terms. One board position opens each year.
- Candidates must be a resident of the Georgetown area.
- Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings plus other library functions.
- Applications are available at the circulation desk.
- An interview will be scheduled for each applicant.