Board of Trustees


The Regional Board of Trustees of Live Oak Public Libraries meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Board meetings are open to the public.

Meeting Schedule

June 13, 2017, 4:00 PM Executive Committee Meeting Agenda
June 13, 2017, 5:00 PM Finance Committee Meeting Agenda
June 20, 2017, 4:00 PM Buildings & Sites Agenda
June 20, 2017, 5:00 PM Regional Board Agenda

Past Board Meeting Minutes
05-16-2017 Regional Board Meeting
04-18-2017 Regional Board Meeting
03-21-2017 Regional Board Meeting
02-21-2017 Regional Board Meeting
01-17-2017 Regional Board Meeting
12-20-2016 Regional Board Meeting
11-15-2016 Regional Board Meeting
10-18-2016 Chatham County Board Meeting
09-20-2016 Regional Board Meeting
09-13-2016 Regional Board Meeting
07-19-2016 Annual Joint Board Meeting
06-21-2016 Regional Board Meeting
4-19-2016 Chatham Board Meeting
04-12-2016 Regional Board Meeting
03-15-2016 Regional Board Meeting
02-16-2016 Regional Board Meeting

Past Board Committee Meeting Minutes
05-09-2017 Executive Committee Meeting

04-18-2017 Buildings and Sites Committee Meeting
04-11-2017 Executive Committee Meeting
04-11-2017 Finance Committee Meeting

03-21-2017 Buildings and Sites Committee Meeting
03-14-2017 Executive Committee Meeting
03-14-2017 Finance Committee Meeting

02-21-2017 Buildings and Sites Committee Meeting
02-14-2017 Executive Committee Meeting
02-14-2017 Finance Committee Meeting

01-17-2017 Chatham County Board Meeting
01-17-2017 Building & Sites Committee Meeting
01-10-2017 Executive Committee Meeting
01-10-2017 Finance Committee Meeting
01-17-2017 Building & Sites Committee Meeting

12-20-2016 Building & Sites Committee Meeting
12-13-2016 Executive Committee Meeting
12-13-2016 Finance Committee Meeting
12-12-2016 Director’s Search Committee Meeting

11-29-2016 Finance Committee Meeting
11-21-2016 Director’s Search Committee Meeting

Additional Information
Live Oak Public Libraries Board of Trustees Organizational Chart

Library Constitution and Chatham County Bylaws

Members of the Live Oak Public Libraries Board of Trustees can be contacted at
Live Oak Public Libraries
2002 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 652-3600

Live Oak Public Libraries serves Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. As such, each county has a County Board. Representatives from each County Board also serve on the Regional Board of Trustees.

Regional Board Members 2016 – 2017

Rev. Douglas Harn, Chairman
Edward Divine
Dr. Nazarene German
Dean Horstman
Dr. Modibo Kadalie
Sanda S. Thomson
Frank J. Mendelson
Dr. Sandra Nethels
Dawoud Stevenson
Charlotte Welch
Vacant Position
Jessica Pedigo: Library Foundation Rep.

Regional Board Members 2015 – 2016

Rev. Douglas Harn, Chairman
Sandrae McCorkle, Vice Chair
Dr. Rebecca Gaston-Dawson, Treasurer
Dr. Nazarene German
Dr. Modibo Kadalie
Alan S. Lowe, Esq.
Frank J. Mendelson
Dr. Sandra Nethels
Charlotte Welch
Darlene Wilson
Vacant Seat 1
Vacant Seat 2
Alan Berger: Library Foundation Rep.

Chatham County Board

Edward Divine
Dean Horstman, Chairman
Dawoud Stephenson
Dr. Nazarene German, Secretary
Frank J. Mendelson
Sanda S. Thomson
Charlotte Welch, Vice Chairman
Vacant Position

Effingham County Board

Becky Long, Chairman
James Dasher, Co-Chairman
Martha Knowlton, Secretary
Sandra Nethels, Regional Board Rep
Larry Weddle
Kelli Lariscy City of Guyton
Carla Freels

Liberty County Board

Rose Mary Brown, Vice-Chairman
Briana Pickett, Secretary
LaFayne May
Rev. Douglas Harn
LaMonica Jenkins
Yvonne Woods
Kathryn Walden
Dr. Modibo Kadalie, Regional Rep.


01-17-17 Chatham County Board Agenda
01-17-17 Board of Trustees Buildings & Sites Agenda
01-17-17 Joint Regional Board Agenda
11-21-16 Joint Regional Board Called Meeting Agenda
11-11-16 Joint Regional Board Agenda
10-18-16 Chatham County Board Agenda
09-20-2016 Joint Regional Board Agenda
09-13-2016 Joint Regional Board Called Meeting Agenda
06-21-2016 Joint Regional Board Minutes
07-19-2016 Joint Regional Board Agenda
07-19-2016 Joint Regional Board Minutes