An advisory Library Board of Trustees is appointed for three-year terms by the Polk County Board of County Commissioners. Meetings of the Library Board take place in the Columbus library’s community room at 5:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of February, May, August and November. All meetings are open to the public.
Polk County Public Library Board of Trustees
(current, November 2011)
Don Hofmann (Chair)
Josef Weiss (Vice Chair)
Nancy Gales (Friends of the Library)
Bob McCall (Saluda Library)
Tom Pack (Commissioner Liaison)
Cindy Nanney (Library Director)
Anyone interested in adding his or her name to a pool of applicants for Library Board vacancies should complete the County’s online Application for Appointment to Volunteer Board. Applications on file are considered by the Board of County Commissioners whenever board vacancies occur. Terms are for three years. Current Board members interested in serving a second term must reapply for the position. No Board member may serve for more than six consecutive years. Board vacancies are announced in local newspapers.