Board of Trustees


William Rutger, President 
Director, Avon Lake Public Library  

Zone 2 Public Library
Term ends 2021

CJ Lynce, Vice President/President-Elect, 
Assistant Director, Westlake Porter Public Library

At-Large Library
Term ends 2022

Laura Leonard, Secretary
Director, Twinsburg Public Library
At-Large Library
Term ends 2022


2020-2021 BOARD MEMBERS:


Michelle Alleman, Director
McKinley Memorial Library
Zone 3 Public Library
Term ends 2023

Leslie Cade, Director of Museum Archives
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ingalls Library and Museum 

Special Library
Term ends 2023

Kris Carroll, Assistant Director
Geauga County Public Library 

Zone 1 Public Library
Term ends 2023


Kimberly Garrett, Director
Kinsman Free Public Library

Zone 4 Public Library
Term ends 2021




Valerie Kocin, Director
Cuyahoga Falls Library

Zone 2 Public Library
Term ends 2021


Andrea Legg, Director
North Canton Public Library
Geographic Member Library
Term ends 2023 

Melissa Mallinak, Director
Loudonville Public Library
Zone 4 Public Library
Term ends 2023 

Melanie McGurr
Head of Electronic Services

University Libraries,
The University of Akron
Academic Library
Term ends 2021




Trent Ross, Assistant Director
Rocky River Public Library
Zone 1 Library
Term ends 2023

Amy Switzer, Director
Shaker Heights Public Library
At-Large Library
Term ends 2022

Charles Vesei, Director
Baldwin Wallace University Library
Zone 3 Library
Term ends 2021

Teanna Weeks, Library Services Support Specialist
Shaker Heights City School District
School Library

Term ends 2022

2020-2021 Annual Board Calendar

The NEO-RLS Board meets on the third Tuesday of July, September, October, January, March, May and June at 11:00 a.m. in different locations.  Call the NEO-RLS office at 330-655-0531 for additional information and to obtain a link to attend meetings being held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Full Board meetings and Board Committee meetings are also listed on the Calendar.