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Poudre River Public Library District Trustees are volunteers, jointly appointed by the City of Fort Collins and Larimer County to govern the Poudre River Public Library District. The Board adopts and oversees the budget, formulates bylaws and policies, conducts strategic planning, and hires and evaluates the library executive director.

Guided by its mission statement, the seven-member Board of Trustees is committed to representing the interests of residents, practicing responsible fiscal management of public funds, and delivering quality services that are responsive to the needs of Northern Colorado.

The board's monthly meetings are open to the public. Community members may contact the board at

Learn more about the role of a Library Trustee and the appointment process.

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Fred Colby Fred Colby
Fred served as a director, board member and consultant for nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in California and Colorado.
(Term expires 3/2024)
Matt Schild Matt Schild, Vice-President
An active member of Fort Collins' literary community, Matt currently serves on the Fort Collins Reads executive committee. He also founded OpenSpace FoCo, a quarterly event that showcases literature, poetry, and music.
(Term expires 3/2023)
Corey Radman Corey Radman, Secretary/Treasurer
Corey is a writer and editor with previous professional experience in non-profits and libraries. She is also a Poudre School District volunteer.
(Term expires 3/2024)
Catherine Hong Xiang Catherine Hong Xiang
Catherine is an Associate Professor in the History Department at Colorado State University where she teaches courses on the social and cultural history of modern China, Japan, and East Asia.
(Term expires 3/2024)
Amanda Quijano Amanda Quijano
A Colorado native, Amanda's long-term relationship with libraries began here as a toddler with StoryTime in Library Park. She is thrilled for this opportunity to serve the community through the library board.
(Term expires 3/2022)
Becki Schulz Becki Schulz
Becki is a secondary and post-secondary teacher as well as a volunteer with Poudre School District. She is involved with many other community organizations that benefit children.
(Term expires 3/2023)
Joe Wise Joe Wise
Joe is a retired corporate executive and business owner. He has served on several Larimer County governmental and non-profit boards and commissions. Joe has a special interest in literacy programs for children.
(Term expires 3/2024)

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