Board of Trustees

Board PresidentTimothy Opdyke
Vice PresidentRickie Zappia
TreasurerLee Mittelstaedt
SecretaryStephanie Murray
TrusteeJeremy Willard
TrusteeCharity Shoen

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, Agendas and Directors Reports


Meetings are open to the public and are scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4pm.


2022 Planned Meetings:

  • January 19th @ 4pm
  • February 16th 4pm
  • March 16th 4pm
  • April 20th 4pm
  • May 18th 4pm
  • June 22nd 4pm
  • July 20th 4pm
  • August 17th 4pm
  • September 21st 4pm
  • October 19th 4pm
  • November 16th 4pm
  • December 21st 4pm

How do you become a Hepburn Library of Norfolk Trustee?

How to become a Board Trustee/ General Qualifications:

Trustees live in Norfolk, New York and have set term limits (these are governed by Board approved Bylaws) Trustees must come to regularly scheduled board meetings and occasional emergency meetings. Trustees also sign an Oath of Office with the town and serve without compensation.

Trustees work to:

1. Advocate for the Library in the community

2. Plan for the future of the Library

3. Monitor and evaluate the Library

4. Set policies

5. Hire and evaluate the Library Director

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, or helping the library in anyway- please consider reaching out to us. You can do so by using the contact page or by attending a meeting. Those interested in becoming a trustee send a letter of interest to the town, the town then appoints trustees. To see what is involved in becoming a trustee, check out this page: https://ncls.libguides.com/trustees