Board of Trustees

Shortgrass Library System is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the funding municipalities and by the Minister of Alberta Municipal Affairs. The Alberta Libraries Act and the Alberta Libraries Regulation also govern how Shortgrass operates.

Each member municipality appoints a member to the Shortgrass Library Board.

Shortgrass Library System Board of Trustees
February 2014

Left to Right: Ernest Mudie (Cypress County), Craig Widmer (County of Forty Mile), Dwight Kilpatrick (Town of Redcliff), Kevin Jones (Town of Bassano), Norm Gerestein (City of Brooks), Celina Symmonds (City of Medicine Hat), Don Borrowman (MHPL), Shannyn Rus (Village of Duchess), Marjorie Moncrieff (Town of Bow Island), Petra Mauerhoff (CEO)

Not Pictured: Kathi Herman (Ministerial Appointee), Kelly Christman (County of Newell), Yoko Fujimoto (Village of Rosemary), Brent Burton (Village of Foremost)

Trustees

Dwight Kilpatrick

Dwight Kilpatrick
Town of Redcliff Council

Chair Shortgrass Library System Board
Term Expiry October 2016
Alternate Jim Steinke
Marjorie Moncrieff

Marjorie Moncrieff
Town of Bow Island Council

Vice Chair Shortgrass Library System Board
Term Expiry October 2016
Craig Widmer

Craig Widmer
County of Forty Mile Council

Treasurer Shortgrass Library System Board
Term Expiry Ongoing

Ernest Mudie
Cypress County Council


Term Expiry

October 2017
Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones
Town of Bassano Council


Term Expiry

October 2016
Alternate Tom Rose
Norm Gerestein

Norm Gerestein
City of Brooks Council


Term Expiry

October 2016
Shannyn Creary

Shannyn Rus
Village of Duchess Council


Term Expiry

October 2017

Brent Burton
Village of Foremost Council


Term Expiry

October 2016
Celina Symmonds

Celina Symmonds
City of Medicine Hat Council


Term Expiry

October 2016
Kelly Christman

Kelly Christman
County of Newell Council


Term Expiry

October 2016

Yoko Fujimoto
Village of Rosemary Council


Term Expiry

October 2016