The Library Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall management of the Gates Public Library. This seven member board is made up with all of the volunteer members who are appointed by the Gates Town Board. This is an unpaid position. To be a member of the Library Board of Trustees, you must be a resident of the Town of Gates and be willing to serve for a five year term. The Board of Trustees works with the New York State Education Department guidelines in order to assure that state laws and policies governing libraries are being met at the Gates Public Library. The Library Board of Trustees is the local policy making body for the Gates Public Library. Among its duties is the appointment of the Library Director.
All board members serve on internal library committees. In addition, they act as liaisons to the Gates Town Board and the Friends of the Gates Library.
Current Board Members are:
Mr. Greg Benoit, Library Director
Ms. Melissa Jordan, President
Mr. Paul Marlin, Vice-President
Kirk Kettinger – Secretary
Mrs. Melanie Savidis
Ms. Mariella Meinhold
Mrs. Annette Schiano
Trustee Appointment Pending
Meeting date, Location and Time:
3rd Wednesday of every month in the Gates Public Library, Library Meeting Room at 6:00P.M.