January 2013 Board Meeting
Posted: January 19th, 2013
The Friends Board met on January 7, 2013. The first order of business was to elect new officers. Congratulations to:
President - (open)
Vice President - Rosemary Joy
Treasurer - Maria Scoles
Secretary - Catherine Pelizzari
Membership Chairperson - Melanie McInerney
Publicity & Newsletter Editor & Webmaster - Bessie Louie
Book Sale & Volunteer Coordinator - Nonie Veccia
Board Member at Large - Cindy Maxwell
Board Member at Large - Ileah Crawford
The board discussed the need to recruit new members to run for office and to continue the 25+ years of fundraising for the Milpitas Library. FOML is looking for dedicated people who are passionate about our library and community. If you are interested, please contact the Milpitas community librarian or attend out next board meeting on May 13th at 7:00 P.M. in the meeting room
The Board reviewed duties and volunteer schedule for the upcoming book sale on Janauary 25th, 26th and 27th.
Linda Arbaugh, community librarian, presented the Milpitas Library's 2013 Wish List. After discussion and review, the Friends Board unanimously approved the $40,125 wish list.
$29,000 was earmarked for programs, $2,600 for special purchases, $5,275 for miscellaneous projects and supplies, and $3,250 for donations.
This money is made available entirely through the tireless efforts of volunteers.
The Friends of the Milpitas Library would like to thank everyone for their time and hard work.
September 2012 Board Meeting
Posted: September 18th, 2012
The Friends Board met on September 10, 2012. Students from Milpitas High School Model United Nations presented a proposal to raise funds for the Friends by holding a one week book sale at the high school during lunch. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Friends for programs. The Board approved their proposal.
Bylaws were revised and adopted. Adopted Bylaws.
The next Friends book sale is scheduled for September 28th, 29th, and 30th. Logistics and volunteer work schedule were discussed and duties were assigned.
Book Sale dates for 2013 were approved. The Friends will be holding three Book Sales: January 25-27, June 7-9, and September 27-29, 2013.
The revised Bylaws added two new Board Member at Large positions. The Friends nominated and voted to welcome Rosemary Joy and Ileah Crawford on the Board. Congratulations Rosemary and Ileah.
The next Friends Board meeting will be held January 7, 2013 at 7:00 P.M.