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Library Board of Trustees

Board Type: Exempt
Enabling Legislation:
Voters approved a bond issue for creation of the Orange County Library District on September 9, 1980. Chapter 80-555, Laws of Florida, authorized the creation of the Library Board of Trustees.
The Orange County Library Board of Trustees shall consist of five members appointed by the Library District Governing Board. Two members shall be nominees of the City of Orlando and three members shall be nominees of Orange County.
Member Types:
  • 2 City of Orlando Representative
  • 3 Orange County Representative
Term Length: 4 Years
Powers and Duties:
The primary responsibilities of the Orange County Library Board of Trustees are to manage, administer, operate, supervise, oversee, and maintain all library facilities and services, programs, and functions for the benefit of the residents of the Orange County Library District, specifically: A) to acquire real and personal property for library purposes; B) to employ personnel for library purposes; C) to enter into contracts to the extent expressly approved by the Governing Board; D) to adopt and implement policies and procedures for the operation of the library; and E) to submit a budget to the Governing Board for adoption of the millage rate.
Second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Location changes monthly; call (407) 835-7323 for further information.

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Mary Anne Hodel
Executive Director
Orange County Library System
(407) 835-7323
Financial Disclosure is required.

Last Revised: 3/18/2019

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Nicole Benjamin City of Orlando Representative 12/31/2021
Lisa Ann Franchina Orange County Representative 12/31/2019
Marucci Guzman Orange County Representative 12/31/2020
Ted Maines City of Orlando Representative 12/31/2019
Richard Maladecki Orange County Representative 12/31/2022

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