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)
mariandberry@gmail.com
Term Expires:  12-31-2022

Ryan Davis
(Little Rock Appointee)

rddavis1@ualr.edu
Term Expires: 12-31-2024

Audrey Evans
(Little Rock Appointee)
evansaudrey@me.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2023

Esperanza Massana-Crane
(Little Rock Appointee)
emassana@arknasasedc.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2023

Stacey McAdoo 
(Vice President)
(Little Rock Appointee)
staceymcadoo@gmail.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2022

Marilynn Porter
(Little Rock Appointee)
fluff7703@gmail.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2023

Madhay Shroff
(Little Rock Appointee)

mshroff@mwlaw.com
Term Expires: 12-31-2024
 
City Director Ken Richardson
(Board of Directors Liaison)
board@littlerock.gov
Term Expires:  12-31-2022

(Other County Appointees)

Stephanie Gibson Branton (President)
(Maumelle Appointee)
Term Expires: 12-31-2022
 
Bob Brown 
(Pulaski County Appointee)
Term Expires: 12-31-2023

Mendy Gill
(Perry County Appointee)
Term Expires: 12-31-2023
 
Brandon Grice (Treasurer)
(Sherwood Appointee)
Term Expires: 12-31-2024

Andre Guerrero
(Pulaski County Appointee)
Term Expires: 12-31-2022
 
Jennifer Jamison
(Jacksonville Appointee)
Term Expires: 12-31-2023