Board of Trustees

The Cranbury Public Library Board of Trustees is responsible for establishing policy affecting the administration of the Library, shall prepare an annual budget, shall exercise control of all library funds and assure that these funds are duly expended and accounted for, shall hire and appoint a library director, shall approve staff positions in the library, and shall determine compensation for all employees.

The Board was increased from eight to nine members in January of 2008. The Mayor and the superintendent of schools, or their designated representatives, account for two members. The Mayor appoints the other seven members who serve for terms of five years. The Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Thomas Gambino Meeting Room at the Cranbury Public Library.

Note: Approved library board minutes are updated on this page one month after the actual board meeting takes place.

* – Board retreats are held offsite

Board Members

  • Kirstie Venanzi – President (term expires 12/31/15)
  • Hal Rourke – Vice President (term expires 12/31/14)
  • Dave Fletcher - Treasurer (term expires 12/31/17)
  • Jane Holland – (term expires 12/31/18)
  • Andre Mento (term expires 12/31/17)
  • Ashish Awasthi (term expires 12/31/16)
  • Richard Burke (term expires 12/31/16)
  • Kevin Fox – Chief School Administration’s Representative
  • Jay Taylor – Mayor’s Representative

Board Meeting Dates and Agendas

Meetings are the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm and take place in the Library’s Thomas Gambino Room.  Any changes are announced in advance.   Agendas are posted the Monday before the meeting. Click the meeting date below for that meeting’s agenda.

Jan 9Feb 13 - CancelledRetreat
Mar 13Apr 10May 8
Jun 12Jul 10Jul 28
Aug 14Sep 11Oct 9
Nov 13Dec 11

Approved Board Meeting Minutes

2014

Jan 9Feb 13 - CancelledRetreat
Mar 13Apr 10May 8
Jun 12Jul 10Jul 28
Aug 14Sep 11Oct 9
Nov 13Dec 112014 Budget

2013

Jan 10Feb 14Retreat
Mar 14Apr 11May 09
June 13July 11Aug 08
Sep 12Oct 10Nov 14
Dec 52013 Report to the NJSL

2012

Jan 2012Feb 2012Retreat 2012
Mar 2012Apr 2012May 2012
June 2012July 2012Aug 2012
Sept 2012Oct 2012Nov 2012
Dec 2012

2011

Jan 2011Feb 2011Retreat 2011
Mar 2011Apr 2011May 2011
June 2011July 2011Aug 2011
Sept 2011Oct 2011Nov 2011
Dec 2011

2010

Jan 2010Retreat 2010Feb 2010
Mar (11) 2010Mar (19) 2010Apr 2010
May 2010June 2010July 2010
Aug 2010Sept 2010Oct 2010
Nov 2010Dec 2010

2009

Apr 2009May 2009May (29) 2009 (Special Mtg)
June 2009July 2009Aug 2009
Aug 2009Sept 2009Oct 2009
Nov 2009Dec 2009

Annual Reports

2009 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report

Library Budgets

2010
2011
2012
2013

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