Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) Board of Trustees

The Central Arkansas Library System Board of Trustees was created by Arkansas Code Annotated 13-2-502. Little Rock City Code, Section 16-26,27/Interlocal Agreement. Each of the Board's (9) nine members serve three (3)-year terms (See Interlocal Agreement). The Board of Trustees is responsible for establishing all policies and services of the Library system, which includes the Main Library, Aerospace Education Center Library, Brown Library, Fletcher Library, Maumelle Public Library, Terry Library, Sanders Library (Sherwood), Nixon Library (Jacksonville), Milam Library (Perryville) and Williams Library. The Board of Trustees consists of six (6) residents of the City of Little Rock (appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors) and three residents of Pulaski or Perry County, exclusive of North Little Rock (appointed by the Pulaski County Judge, with approval of the Pulaski County Court and the advice of the Perry County Judge).

The Central Arkansas Library System Board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:30 PM at the Main Library Conference, 100 Rock Street, Little Rock, Arkansas

For More Information

Madelyn Ganos
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 918-3030
mganos@cals.org


AUTHORITY: Arkansas Code Annotated 13-2-502 Little Rock City Code, Section 16-26,27 - Interlocal Agreement

Note: By virtue of Ordinance No. 17,875; passed November 17, 1998, creating a public body corporate and politic, and to participate in the new agreement for joint cooperative action, this ordinance repeals Resolution No. 5,850.
TERM: Three (3) years (See Interlocal Agreement)
MEMBERS: Thirteen (13)
DUTIES: The Board of Trustees is responsible for establishing all policies and services of the Library system, which includes the Main Library, Aerospace Education Center Library, Southwest Library, Fletcher Library, Maumelle Public Library, Terry Library, Sanders Library (Sherwood), Nixon Library (Jacksonville), Milam Library (Perryville), Brown Library, Thompson Library, McMath Library, and Williams Library.
SELECTION:

The Board of Trustees consists of the following:
Seven (7) Members are residents of The City of Little Rock (appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors)
Two (2) Members are residents of Pulaski County, exclusive of North Little Rock (appointed by Pulaski County Judge, with approval of the Pulaski County Court)
One (1) Resident of Perry County (appointed by Perry County Quorum Court)
One (1) Resident of Sherwood, AR (appointed by Sherwood City Council)
One (1) Resident of Jacksonville, AR (appointed by Jacksonville City Council)
One (1) Resident of Maumelle, AR (appointed by City of Maumelle Board of Directors)

MEETINGS: Fourth Thursday of each Month
Main Library Conference Room
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas
12:00 PM
CONTACT: Madelyn Ganos
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 918-3030
mganos@cals.org

Current Members

Marian Berry
(Little Rock Appointee)
480 Ridgeway
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 786-1786
mariandberry@gmail.com
Term Expires:  12-31-2019

John Bush
(Little Rock Appointee)
301 East 7th Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 372-6366
jbinlr@gmail.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2019

Susan Fleming
(Little Rock Appointee)
5405 Sherwood Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 661-1758
susanbfleming@att.net
Term Expires: 12-31-2017

Annette Herrington
(Little Rock Appointee)
8 Valley Club Circle
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 227-0998
aherrington@tcworks.net  
Term Expires: 12-31-2017

Dr. Sam Rawof
(Little Rock Appointee) 
9 Farrah Lane
Little Rock, AR  72223
(501) 283-0913
Term Expires: 12-31-2019
 
Nancy Rousseau
(Little Rock Appointee)
11 River Oaks Circle
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 247-7454
nlrousseau@comcast.net
Term Expires: 12-31-2018

Shiela Wright
(Little Rock Appointee)
146 Taylor Park Boulevard
Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 772-1395
swright@entergy.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2017
 
City Director Ken Richardson
(Board of Directors Liaison)
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4510
board@littlerock.gov
Term Expires:  12-31-2018

City Director Capi Peck
(Board of Directors Liaison)
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4510
board@littlerock.gov
Term Expires:  12-31-2018

(Other County Appointees)

Tamara Walkingstick 
(Perry County Appointee)
2301 South University Avenue
Little Rock, AR  72203
(501) 671-2346
Term Expires: 1-31-2011

Sarah Beth Dawson

(Sherwood Appointee)
102 North Devon Avenue
Sherwood, AR  72120
(501) 835-5203
Term Expires: 12-31-2009

Stanley Hill
(Pulaski County Appointee)
#8 Valley Club Circle
Little Rock, AR  72212
(501) 227-0998
Term Expires: 12-31-2011

Beverly Masters
(Maumelle Appointee)
101 Pine Forest Drive - G25
Maumelle, AR  72113
(501) 851-3897
Term Expires: 12-31-2010

Jim Metzger
(Pulaski County Appointee)
2821 Kavanaugh Boulevard, Suite #3A
Little Rock, AR  72205
(501) 666-5350
Term Expires: 12-31-2010

Mark Wilson
(City of Jacksonville)
First Arkansas Bank & Trust
600 West Main Street
Jacksonville, AR  72076
(501) 985-4041
Term Expires: 12-31-2010