Board Details

Library Coordinating Council, North Dakota

Type of Board: Advisory Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 10 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 1 Created by: NDCC § 54-24.4
Length of Terms: 3 years, 2 term limit
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly
Address: 604 East Boulevard Avenue Dept. 250 Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: (701) 328-4654
Fax: (701) 328-2040
Website: www.library.nd.gov/coordinatingcouncil.html
Email: msoucie@nd.gov
Contact: Mary Soucie or Cheryl Pollert
The Council assist in planning, coordinating, and evaluating the services and programs of North Dakota libraries. The governor appoints two representatives from public libraries; one from a school library; one from a public higher education institution library; one from a private higher education institution library; one from a special library (law or medical); one to represent disabled economically disadvantaged, and minority populations; and two citizens at large. No member may be appointed to serve more than two consecutive terms.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Banister, Stephen Public Higher Education - MSU (701) 858-3855 Ward 7/1/2013 6/30/2019
Dirks, Timothy Public LIbrary - Fargo (701) 241-1493 Cass 12/21/2014 6/30/2020
Gray, David Private Higher Education (701) 355-8180 Burleigh 7/1/2017 6/30/2020
Gunderson, Lesley President - NDLA Appointee (Ex-Officio) (701) 356-2190 Cass 9/23/2016 9/25/2017
Matthews, Jason Citizen at Large - Bismarck (701) 471-0311 Burleigh 1/15/2016 6/30/2020
Redding, Carmen Citizen at Large - Turtle Mountain College (701) 477-6471 Rolette 7/1/2016 6/30/2019
Reitan, Beth Public Libraries - Bottineau (701) 228-2967 Bottineau 7/1/2012 6/30/2018
Seil, Michele School Libraries - Bismarck (701) 652-3136 Wells 7/1/2013 6/30/2019
Sharp, Susie L. Disabled Representative - New Rockford (701) 947-5540 Eddy 9/13/2013 6/30/2018
Smith, Ted Vice Chair - Special libraries - Court Libraries (701) 328-4594 Burleigh 7/1/2012 6/30/2018
Soucie, Mary Ex-Officio (701) 328-4654 Burleigh Open