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FCPL Board of Trustees
Mission
FCPL champions literacy, lifelong learning,
and personalized service to all patrons.

Vision
FCPL is a vital participant in the Forsyth County community,
striving to improve the quality of life for everyone.

Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed by the Forsyth County Commissioners.
The Library Board is a legal entity that has the authority to make policy and govern the affairs of the Library.
What the Library Board does
  • Sets policy
  • Defines the purpose and direction of the Library
  • Demonstrates accountability to the community
  • Hires and evaluates the Director, to whom it delegates authority for the day-to-day operations of the Library
Current Board Members
Mary Helen McGruder

Chairman

725 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
770-889-2032
Term: 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019
Tim Plotner

Vice-Chairman

8485 Avalon Court, Cumming, GA 30041
770-888-8257
Term: 07/01/2017 to 06/30/2021
Kristin Morrissey

Secretary/Treasurer

3310 Caney Creek Lane, Cumming, GA 30041
678-250-4047
Term: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020
Jean Bowline

3240 Chimney Point Drive, Cumming, GA 30041
770-888-6428
Term: 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2018

Bob Keller

3750 Michaels Way, Cumming, GA 30040
770-886-0534
Term: 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2018

Meeting Schedule

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06/22/2015

Notice

Members of the Forsyth County Public Library (FCPL) Board of Trustees will be participating in a meeting with Congressman Rob Woodall on June 22, 2015 at 4:00 PM at the Post Road Library. A quorum of Board members is expected at this meeting.

This meeting is for the purpose of providing a brief presentation and tour to Congressman Rob Woodall. This is not a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and no Board action will be taken.

The meeting will be held in the meeting room of the Post Road Library at 5010 Post Road, Cumming, GA 30040.


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01/06/2016

Notice

Members of the Forsyth County Public Library Board of Trustees will be participating in an informal meeting with the Library Director on January 6, 2016 at 9:00 AM. This meeting is for the purpose of providing orientation for the new Director. A quorum of Board members is expected, but no action will be taken.

The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Jon McDaniel Administration Building (adjacent to the Cumming Library), 585 Dahlonega Road, Cumming, GA 30040.


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03/13/2017

Notice

A quorum of members of the Forsyth County Public Library Board of Trustees is expected for a meeting of the Planning Team on March 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

The 10-member Planning Team is an ad hoc committee charged with guiding the Library’s strategic planning process. It is comprised of Library Board members, Library staff, and representatives from the community. The team will be meeting with a strategic planning consultant.

This meeting will not involve the full Board and is not a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees. No Board action will be taken.

The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Jon McDaniel Administration Building (adjacent to the Cumming Library), 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040.


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07/17/2017

To be held at the Hampton Park Library
5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming GA 30041

Agenda
Summary of Actions Taken
Minutes

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01/16/2018

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02/12/2018

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03/19/2018

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05/21/2018

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FISCAL YEAR 2018 SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

Unless otherwise specified, all Board Meetings are held at 5:30 PM
in the Meeting Room of the Cumming Library at 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040.


  • July 17, 2017
    To be held at the Hampton Park Library
    5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming, GA 30041


  • September 18, 2017

  • November 13, 2017 - Change in Date
    (previously scheduled for Nov. 20, 2017)

  • January 16, 2018 (Tuesday)

  • February 12, 2018 (Budget Work Session)

  • March 19, 2018

  • May 21, 2018


Meeting dates, starting times, and location are subject to change by the Library Board of Trustees.

All changes are announced by public notice at the Cumming Library and other library branches.

For further information, please call 678-513-9378.


Unless otherwise specified, all Board Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room of the Cumming Library at 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040.
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