Library Board

Meetings

  • 2:30 pm
  • Quarterly on the second Monday of March, June, September, and December
  • Stanwood Library Meeting Room

The board chair may call extra meetings as needed. The meetings are open to the public.

Members

  • Sandi Evans
    Term: January 2019 to December 2024
    Sandi joined the Friends of the Library in January 2018, where she helps with the internal book sale approximately once a week. Sandi is a wife, mother, artist, photographer and owner of many pets. She is an active volunteer and ran a photography business for many years.
  • Sue Mancer, Secretary
    First Term: January 2015 to December 2019
    May taught school in the Tucson, Arizona public schools. When May and her husband, John chose to retire to Camano Island, Sno-Isle Libraries was a contributing factor.
  • Dennis Meyers
    First Term: January 2012 to December 2016
    Second Term: January 2017 to December 2021
    Dennis was a teacher/librarian in the Edmonds School District for 41 years before retiring in 2013. Dennis and his wife moved to Stanwood in 2001. Dennis has volunteered in the libraries at Port Susan Middle School and Stanwood High School.
  • Larry Sather, City Council Liaison to the Library Board
    Larry is a speech instructor at Skagit Valley Community College. He and his wife, Sue have resided in Stanwood since 1987.
  • Bonnie Thielke
    First Term: January 2011 to December 2015
    Second Term: January 2016 to December 2020
    Bonnie retired from the Arlington School District as an elementary school principal. Bonnie was the first volunteer at Stanwood in 2005 when Sno-Isle created the official volunteer program.
  • Patty Tingler
    Term: January 2018 to December 2022
    Conrad served on the Council Public Works Committee and the Finance Committee during 2013. He and his wife, Gail, have lived in Stanwood for over 22 years. Conrad is retired from the Treasury Department.

Overview

The Library Board is an advisory board of the City of Stanwood. The board makes recommendations to the mayor and the city council regarding the general supervision of the library facilities and programs in accordance with the city’s contract for library service with the Sno-Isle Library System.

The board is composed of five members who may serve up to two five-year terms. When a vacancy occurs on the board, applicants submit a letter of interest and are interviewed by a Library Board member, the Stanwood Managing Librarian, and the Mayor. The candidate selection is submitted to the city council for approval of the appointment.