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

Elizabeth Newbern
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 918-3033
enewbern@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: Elizabeth Newbern
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 918-3033
enewbern@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

Annette Herrington
(Little Rock Appointee)
8 Valley Club Circle
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 227-0998
aherrington@tcworks.net  
Term Expires: 12-31-2020

Marilynn Porter
(Little Rock Appointee)
2212 N. Palm
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 285-7703
fluff7703@gmail.com
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

Sophia Said
(Little Rock Appointee) 
12123 Kanis Road
Little Rock, AR  72211
(801) 520-1565
Term Expires: 12-31-2019

Shiela Wright
(Little Rock Appointee)
146 Taylor Park Boulevard
Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 772-1395
swright@entergy.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2020
 
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)

Mike Berg
(Sherwood Appointee)
160 Stonehill Drive
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 392-6012
Term Expires: 12-31-2018

Stephanie Gibson Branton

(Maumelle Appointee)
138 Margeaux Drive
Maumelle, AR  72113
(501) 960-6313
Term Expires: 12-31-2019
 
Bob Brown
(Pulaski County Appointee)
10314 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR  72227
(501) 225-0060
Term Expires: 12-31-2020

Sarah French
(Perry County Appointee)
3648 Highway 9N
Perry, AR  72125
(501) 749-7976
Term Expires: 12-31-2020
 
Andre Guerrero
(Pulaski County Appointee)
5218 G Street
Little Rock, AR  72205
(501) 231-9080
Term Expires: 12-31-2019

Kelly Moss
(Jacksonville Appointee)
2814 Gray Fox Lane
Jacksonville, AR  72076
(501) 766-0033
Term Expires: 12-31-2019