Board of Trustees

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

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes 2020

-Months/years prior are available in the above link and open in a new section of the website.

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes 2021:

Click on the month you wish to view- this will open the minutes in a new window as .pdf or word doc

No meeting held in January

February 2021

March 2021

April 2021

May 2021

June 2021

July 2021

No August meeting

September 2021

October 2021

November 2021

December 2021


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


2021 Planned Meetings:

  • Wednesday January 20th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday February 17th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday March 17th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday April 21st @ 4pm
  • Wednesday May 19th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday June 16th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday July 21st @ 4pm
  • Wednesday August 18th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday September 15th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday October 20th @ 4pm
  • Wednesday November 17th @ 4pm moved to November 10th, @ 4pm
  • Wednesday December 15th @ 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