2020.04.03 Trustee Development Agenda

2020.04.03 Trustee Development Agenda

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Trustee Development Committee Agenda
BCCLS Office – 21-00 Route 208 South, Fair Lawn, NJ April 3, 2020 at 12:30 PM

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Detail new administrative duties
  • Introduce Framework for all programs in 2020
  • Review of 2020 Committee Charges
  • Old Business – N/A
  • New Business – Discussion of the April 29th “Case for Fine Free” presentation and preparation tasks
  • Set up 2020 meeting schedule
  • Adjourn


Supports the growth and development of library trustees through awareness of state and local library initiatives through regular programs oriented specifically towards trustees.


1- Provide regional continuing education opportunities for trustees that support the state requirement of 7 Continuing Education hours per year, per board.

2- Co-present with the LAMP Committee a program on eliminating library fines.

3- Host a “Trustees 101” workshop.

4- Co-Host with the Friends Committee a program on fostering thriving Friends organizations which build and strengthen relationships with the library board, director, staff and public.

5- Ensure that all key stakeholders remain informed and be active proponents of library services.

6- Follow-up Workshop on additional funding: deciding between a request before municipal governments or pursuing Johnson Legislation on your ballot. How to successfully conduct a referendum campaign.


1- Hold quarterly trustee roundtable events.

2- Hold a “Trustee 201” event.