Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees sets policy concerning the management, supervision and control of city library facilities.

The Library Board of Trustees consists of 5 members who serve 5-year terms and meet monthly.


  • Meetings take place the third Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
  • Library Conference Room
    950 Abbot Road (unless otherwise noted)
    East Lansing, MI
Library Board of Trustees Seal

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas & Minutes | View Agendas & Minutes Archives 


  • Amy Zaagman, Member-At-Large
    Term expires: 2026
  • Lance Wilkinson, Member-At-Large
    Term expires: 2022
  • Diane Goddeeris, President
    Term expires: 2023
  • Paul Cervenak, Secretary
    Term expires: 2025
  • Polly Synk, Vice President
    Term expires: 2024

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Library Board of Trustees. 


View the Library Board of Trustees Bylaws (PDF).