State of Vermont Board of Libraries


  • Bruce Post, Essex Junction - Chair
  • Deborah Granquist, Weston - Vice Chair
  • Jason Broughton, State Librarian - Secretary
  • Josh Fitzhugh, Berlin
  • Maxie Ewins, Shelburne
  • Tom Frank, Milton
  • Rebekah Irwin, Middlebury
  • Linda Saarinjoki, Weston


Geographic Naming Committee: Broughton, Post
Minimum Standards for Public Libraries Committee: Broughton, Granquist
Vision for Vermont Libraries Committee: Broughton

The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the State Librarian as stated in the Establishing Statutes. The Board of Libraries is also responsible for geographic naming duties for the state of Vermont. To assist in this process the Board has created the Geographic Naming Policies. Please see the Named State Highways and Bridges list for recent naming decision. 

Board Meetings

The Board generally meets the second Tuesday of the month on a quarterly basis and when any special meetings are called.

Board of Library meetings are open to the public.

Next Regular Meeting:  January 14, 10:00-12:00, Regular Meeting of the Board

Location of board meeting: Saint Michael's College, Durick Library, Special Collections Room, Library Room 209, One Winooski Park, Colchester

Public notice of Board Meetings also can be found listed under Public Meetings on our events calendar.

Prior Meetings




For information on older Board meeting agendas or minutes contact the Vermont Department of Libraries.