Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


May 24, 2012

8:30 a.m.

Central Library Boardroom

Meeting Called By

Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch, President; Gwendolyn Amamoo, Vice-President; Nell Allen, Georgia Morgan Blair, Samuel Rumore, Dora Sims, Judge Scott Vowell, Katrina Watson, Dr. Monique Gardner-Witherspoon
Board Memebers Not Present: Dora Sims
Advisory Member Present: Patricia Rumore
Staff: Irene S. Blalock, Director; Angela F. Hall, Associate Director; Deborah Drake, East Ensley; Edith Major, Personnel Officer; Danny Dorroh, Business Manager; Janine Langston, Coordinator; Sandra Crawley, Coordinator; Sandi Lee, Coordinator; Marguerite Scott, Coordinator; Phillip Willingham, Coordinator; Brandon Smith, Springville Road; Richard Manoske, Central IT; Travis Young, North Birmingham; William Darby, Eastwood
Others Present: Nicole King, City Attorney; Terry Oglesby, City Architect; Mackie Bennett, Senior Worker from Office of Senior Citizens; Margaret Jones, Margaret Jones Interiors

Call To Order


Terry Oglesby, City Architect

Pratt City

Coordinator Presentations

Personnel Committee

Advocacy, Fund-raising, and Development Committee

Finance Committee

Executive Session

Director's Report

Finance and Budget Update

Trivia Contest Update

Director's Activities



Friends Update


Submitted By

Irene S. Blalock, Secretary