Committees

Supporting Marigold's Mission: To ensure advancement of Marigold's mission, these committees review and make recommendations to the board based on research presented by management staff regarding plans for services, technology, governance, programs and advocacy. 

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Executive Committee

In overseeing the general operations of Marigold, the Executive Committee works closely with the CEO to help set the stage for Marigold’s lasting success by ensuring that the organization has the resources it needs to respond to new opportunities, leadership transitions, financial and environmental trends.

Lynda Lyster (Chair, Marigold Board)
John Getz (Vice Chair, Marigold Board)
Gary Billings (Treasurer)
Kristen Anderson
Maxine Booker
Leon Cygman
Dimitri Dimopoulos
Lillian Morrison
Margaret Nielsen
Susan Roper

Advocacy Committee

Advocating for Marigold to the communities, governments, partners and other agencies is crucial to advancing Marigold’s mission. The committee maintains awareness of the external influences that may shape Marigold’s environment such as legislation, elections and trends of interest to libraries.

Lillian Morrison (Chair)
Teresa Cameron
Jordan Elliott
Melanie Jensen
Denise Peterson
Helen Veno
Lynda Lyster

Building Committee

Ensures a safe, hazard-free, effective workspace and working environment for headquarters staff.

John Getz (Chair)
Gary Billings
Denise Peterson
Lynda Lyster

Finance Committee

Marigold’s Finance Committee monitors policy statements in the areas of finance and gives direction on banking, investments and other financial practices.

Gary Billings (Chair)
John Getz
Lynda Lyster

Governance Committee

Ensures that governance of Marigold is practical, efficient and functional. Policy for Marigold’s community libraries originates with this Committee.

Kristen Anderson (Chair)
John Getz (Vice Chair)
Eleanor Chinnick
Jan Dyck
Margaret Nielsen
Denise Peterson
Lynda Lyster

HR Committee

Defines the HR policies for Marigold headquarters staff and reports to the Executive Committee.

Susan Roper (Chair)
Maxine Booker
Dimitri Dimopoulos
Lynda Lyster

Standards & Services Committee

Defines and directs the work of Marigold in the area of programs and services to the member municipalities.

Maxine Booker (Chair)
Leon Cygman
Lennox Gomes
Elaine Michaels
Jo Tennant
Lynda Lyster