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The Edmonton Public Library Board is a corporation with full management powers over the Library. Responsibilities include: approving library service policies, operating and capital budgets, and developing strategic-planning documents for effective and efficient operations. The board lobbies for library support and advocates for literacy and learning.

Council Member Representative

Name of Appointee First Appointed Term Expiry Date
Councillor Andrew Knack Jan 01/20 Dec 31/21

Citizen Members

Name of Appointees First Appointed Term Expiry Date
James Crossman May 01/19 Apr 30/21
Tina Faiz May 25/20 Apr 30/22
Janet Hancock May 25/20 Apr 30/22
Kenna Houncaren  (Vice-Chair) May 01/17 Apr 30/21
Sandra Marin May 01/19 Apr 30/21
Aaida Peerani May 01/17 Apr 30/21
Rosalie Russnak May 25/20 Apr 30/22
Chad Schulz May 25/20 Apr 30/22
Fern Snart  (Chair) Jun 01/15 Apr 30/21


The Board generally meets on the second Tuesday of the month, except for July and August, at the Stanley A. Milner Library at 5:30pm. From time to time, meetings are held at various branches. The Standing Committees normally meet monthly, except for July and August, at the Stanley A. Milner Library at 5pm.

Information about Serving on the Board

2020 Edmonton Public Library Board Recruitment Profile (As information - Not currently recruiting)

For More Information

Lisette Lalchan

Edmonton Public Library Board
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB   T5J 2V4

Title Executive Assistant



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