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The Alameda County Library Advisory Commission (ACLAC) is an advisory commission consisting of 16 members. The commission includes a Council member from each of the 5 cities in the Alameda County Library service area, 4 members at large appointed by either the Alameda County Board of Supervisors or ACLAC members, 5 members appointed by the Board of Supervisors, 2 high school or college students appointed by the full commission. Commission members, other than City Council and student members, are appointed for two-year terms; City Council members serve in conjunction with their council terms or as appointed by their respective councils; student members are appointed for one-year terms.

Members:

Amy Apel - Albany
Jean Josey - Dublin
Yang Shao - Fremont
Maria “Sucy” Collazo - Newark
Pat Gacoscos - Union City
Michael Baldwin - Castro Valley
Cheryl Hoffman- San Lorenzo

Tyler Dragoni - Ashland/Cherryland
Karen Bridges - Member/at/Large
Dat Haba - Member/at/Large
Sarah Wilson - Member/at/Large

Staff Liaison:

Cindy Chadwick, County Librarian, 510-745-1504.

Meetings:

1st Wednesday of January, April, July, and October meetings rotate among branches.

Call 510-745-1504 to confirm meeting location.

Agendas & Minutes:

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 7/1/2020
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 7/1/2020

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 1/8/2020
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 1/8/2020

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 10/2/2019
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 10/2/2019

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 7/10/2019
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 7/10/2019

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 4/3/2019
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 4/3/2019

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 1/9/2019
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 1/9/2019

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 10/3/2018
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 10/3/2018

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 7/11/2018
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 7/11/2018

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 4/4/2018
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 4/4/2018

Agenda for ACLAC meeting on 1/3/2018
Minutes for ACLAC meeting on 1/3/2018

 

Most current information from the City of Albany

Board Purpose:
Advises the City Council on matters relating to the Albany branch of the Alameda County Library system.

Board Composition:
Members/Term: 5 Council Appointees - Members serve for two years, until the next Municipal Election.

(Roster updated 4/2019)

Amy Apel
Genell Gary

Sarah Levin
Ross Stapelton-Gray

Becky Xin


Library staff liaison - Rachel Sher, Albany Library Manager

City of Albany staff liaison - Isabel Leduc - ileduc@albanyca.org

Meetings:

The Albany Library Board meetings are held in the Council Chambers, 7 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of odd months.
City Hall
1000 San Pablo Avenue
AlbanyCalifornia 94706

The Fremont Library Advisory Commission consists of 9 members appointed by the Fremont City Council, each to four-year terms. The Commission was established by the City in 1982 to advise the Council and the County librarian on Library facilities and services in Fremont

Members:

Felix Lechner
​Jennifer Choe
Erika Albury
Yan Liu
Chitraleka Vivek (Chair)
David Sheen (Vice Chair)
Kathleen Lang
Vacant (Student Commissioner)
Patricia Finch (Friends of the Library Representative)

Staff:

Amanda Gallo, City of Fremont, 510-284-4000

If you are interested in serving on the Fremont Library Advisory Commission, visit the City of Fremont’s Boards, Commissions, & Committees page for more information and to access the Board and Commission Application

Secretary:
Brian Edwards
Alameda County Library
2400 Stevenson Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94538

Email: BEdwards@aclibrary.org
Phone: 510-745-1413

Meetings:
Commission meets the 4th Monday of January, the 3rd Monday of March, May, September and November, and a special joint meeting the 1st Wednesday of June, 7:00 p.m., usually at the Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont.

Call 510-745-1504 to confirm meeting date and location.