Sixteen Kansas trustees completed the requirements for certification in the Kansas Library Trustee Certification Program in the Spring 2009 Trustee Training season, bringing the total to 127. Over 600 trustees are participating in the Kansas program.
The trustees appeared to enjoy both the April 25 workshop, taught by Bonnie McKewon, Administrator of the Northwest Iowa Library Services, and the June 6 workshop, taught by Jenifer Trimble, Director of the Coffey County Public Library, and Kerry Storey and Caroline McKnight from the Kansas Library Trustee Association Board.
The following trustees received their certification in June:
Sharon Akes, Richmond Public Library
Peggy Chaffain, Elmendaro Township Library
Rosemary Fulmer, Wamego Public Library
Tommie Karnowski, Wamego Public Library
LaNell Knoll, Colony City Library (library director)
Barbara Lane, Richmond Public Library
Beverley Laws, Elmendaro Township Library
Jeanie Lowry, Wamego Public Library
Alicia Vanatta, Rossville Public Library
In this picture from Richmond Public Library, Sharon Akes and Barbara Lane display their certificates.
Liberal Memorial Library’s certified trustees as of June 25 are:
All of these trustees were very enjoyable to work with and their directors have been wonderful in their support of the Trustee Certification Program. The Trustee Certification Program is intended to give Kansas trustees information that will help them work with their libraries and to honor the Kansans who give their time and talents to their public libraries.