Board of Trustees

The Mahwah Public Library Board is composed of seven trustees who are appointed by the Mayor of the Township for 5-year terms and two ex-officio members – The Mayor and Superintendent of Schools.

The Board is responsible for setting overall policy and for overseeing the finances of the Library so the library can fulfill its mission of connecting everyone in the community with ideas, information, technology and each other to further lifelong learning, cultural and business opportunities.

TrusteeTerm Expires
Ms. Sharon JaverPresidentDecember 2025
Ms. Zoe CassotisVice PresidentDecember 2025
Ms. Jennifer ParkSecretaryDecember 2028
Mr. Richard LeeTreasurerDecember 2024
Ms. Angela ClarkinTrusteeDecember 2026
Ms. Meera SubramanyaTrusteeDecember 2027
Mr. Thomas J. MurphyTrusteeDecember 2028
Ex-Officio
Hon. James J. WysockiMayor
Mr. Robert M. Ferguson IIIMayor’s Alternate &
Liaison to Town Council
Dr. Michael DeTuroSuperintendent of Schools

Meeting Dates*

The Library values integrity and acts with honesty and fairness as it conduct its business. As part of the Library’s commitment to transparency and open government, Board meetings are open to the public.

2024 Library Board Meetings

DayDateTimeLocation*
TuesdayJanuary 237:00 PMOnline
TuesdayFebruary 207:00 PMOnline
TuesdayMarch 197:00 PMIn Person
TuesdayMarch 197:30 PMIn Person
TuesdayApril 167:00 PMOnline
TuesdayMay 217:00 PMOnline
TuesdayJune 187:00 PMOnline
TuesdaySeptember 177:00 PMIn Person
TuesdayOctober 157:00 PMOnline
TuesdayNovember 197:00 PMOnline
TuesdayDecember 177:00 PMOnline

People Meeting Around a Conference Table

*All meetings held online using the Zoom teleconferencing service except for meetings in September and March which will be in person in the Library.  There are no regularly scheduled meetings in July and August.  Members of the public are welcome to attend.

For the most up-to-date information, and links to the online meetings using Zoom, please check the Library’s calendar of events.

Bylaws, Agendas & Minutes

Board Bylaws, agendas, and minutes are available online.

January: Agenda, Minutes

February: Agenda, Minutes

March: Agenda, Minutes

April: Agenda, Minutes

May: Agenda, Minutes

June: Agenda, Minutes

July: No Meeting

August: No Meeting

September: Agenda, Minutes

October: Agenda, Minutes

November: Agenda, Minutes

December: Agenda, Minutes

January 20: Agenda, Minutes

February 17: Agenda, Minutes

March 16: Agenda, Minutes

April 20: Agenda, Minutes

May 18: Agenda, Minutes

June 15: Agenda, Minutes

July: No Meeting

August: No Meeting

September 21: Agenda, Minutes

October 19: Agenda, Minutes

October 25: Agenda, Minutes

November 16: Agenda, Minutes

December 14: Agenda, Minutes

January 18: Agenda, Minutes

February 15: Agenda, Minutes

March 23 Regular Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

March 23 Annual Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

April 19: Agenda, Minutes

May 17: Agenda, Minutes

June 21: Agenda, Minutes

July: No Meeting

August: No Meeting

September 20: Agenda, Minutes

October 18: Agenda, Minutes

November 15: Agenda, Minutes

December 20: Agenda, Minutes

January 25: Agenda, Minutes

February 21: Agenda, Minutes

March: Meeting Postponed to April 4

April 4: Agenda, Minutes

April 18: Agenda, Minutes

May 16: Agenda, Minutes

June 20: Agenda, Minutes

July: No Meeting

August: No Meeting

September 17: Agenda, Minutes

October 22: Agenda, Minutes

November 20: Agenda, Minutes

December 19: Agenda, Minutes

January 16: Agenda, Minutes

February 25: Agenda, Minutes

March 2 Special Meeting: Minutes

March 20 Regular Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

March 20 Annual Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

April 17: Agenda, Minutes

May 8 Special Meeting: Minutes

May 15: Agenda, Minutes

June 19: Agenda, Minutes

July: No Meeting

August: No Meeting

September 18: Agenda, Minutes

October 16: Agenda, Minutes

November 20: Agenda, Minutes

December 17: Agenda, Minutes

January 15: Agenda, Minutes

February 19: Agenda, Minutes

March: Meeting Cancelled

April 15 Regular Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

April 15 Annual Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

May 20: Agenda, Minutes

June 17: Agenda, Minutes

July: No Meeting

August 19: Agenda, Minutes

September 16: Agenda, Minutes

October 21: Agenda, Minutes

November 18: Agenda, Minutes

December 16: Agenda, Minutes

January 20: Agenda, Minutes

February 17: Agenda, Minutes

March 17 Regular Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

March 17 Annual Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

March 29 Special Meeting: Agenda, Minutes

April 21: Agenda, Minutes

May 19: Agenda, Minutes

June 16: Agenda, Minutes

July: No Meeting

August 18: Agenda, Minutes

September 14: Agenda, Minutes

October 20: Agenda, Minutes

November 17: Agenda, Minutes

December 15: Agenda, Minutes

January 18: Agenda, Minutes

February 15: Agenda, Minutes

March 15 – Monthly: Agenda, Minutes

March 15 – Annual: Agenda, Minutes

April 19: Agenda, Minutes

May 17: Agenda, Minutes

June 21: Agenda, Minutes

July: No regularly scheduled meeting

August: No regularly scheduled meeting

September 20: Agenda, Minutes

October 18: Agenda, Minutes

November 15: Agenda, Minutes

December 20: Agenda, Minutes

January 17: Agenda, Minutes
February 21: Agenda, Minutes
March 21 (Annual Meeting): Agenda, Minutes
March 21 (Monthly Meeting): Agenda, Minutes
April 18: Agenda, Minutes
May 16: Agenda, Minutes
June 20: Agenda, Minutes
July: No Regularly Scheduled Meeting
August: No Regularly Scheduled Meeting
September 19: Agenda, Minutes
October 17: Agenda, Minutes
November 21: Agenda, Minutes
December 19: Agenda, Minutes

January 23 Agenda, Minutes

February 20 Agenda, Minutes

March 19 (Annual Meeting) Agenda, Minutes

March 19 (Monthly Meeting) Agenda, Minutes

April 16 Agenda, Minutes