Library Board & Staff

Library Board

The Library Board is made up of volunteer members appointed by Brockville City Council. Most trustees are members of the general public appointed for up to four years and a City Councillor.

The Library Board  is responsible for developing library policy and works with the CEO to oversee the Brockville Public Library. You can review the board’s bylaws for a comprehensive look at their roles and responsibilities.

Regular board meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 pm at the Library and members of the public and delegations are welcome to attend. **There are no meetings in July & December. Board members may be contacted at
Board meetings are currently held online via Zoom. Please email for the Zoom link if you wish to attend.

Current Board Members

  • Andreas von Cramon, Acting Chair
  • Matt Wren, City Council Representative
  • Loretta Corbeil
  • Naomi McNeill
  • Charles “Chuck” Quick
  • Beth Steel
  • Leah Wales
  • Margaret Wicklum

Library Board Minutes and Reports

Visit the City of Brockville’s document centre for our agendas and minutes.

Please contact us if you require an accessible format.

Join the Library Board

To qualify as a trustee a person must be:

  • at least eighteen years old,
  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident,
  • a resident of the City of Brockville for which the Board is established,
  • not employed by the Board, the City or the County.

Other qualities of a Trustee:

  • An interest in the community, in the library, and in the library’s importance as an integral part of the community’s cultural, recreational and educational facilities.
  • A readiness to volunteer time and effort to carry out their duties.
  • An awareness of the social and economic conditions of the community and its disparate groups.
  • An ability to work well with other trustees, staff, and the public served by the library.
  • An open mind, intellectual curiosity, and a respect for the opinions of others.
  • The initiative and ability to establish policies for the successful operation of the library and inclusive service for all customers.
  • The courage to plan creatively, to execute plans effectively and to embrace diversity.

If you have further questions about Board Trustee roles and responsibilities, please contact: or

Library Staff

Leadership Team

Geraldine Slark


Lisa Cirka

Youth Engagement Coordinator

Laura Julien

Manager, Customer Experience

Brandy Smith

Community Engagement Coordinator

Scott Newman


Julia Farnsworth

Communications Coordinator