The Board of Trustees of the Fanwood Memorial Library serves as a conduit or voice for Fanwood’s citizens to the Fanwood Borough Council in our joint effort to provide superior library service to the citizens of Fanwood. The Board pursues the continuing development of the free public Library, approves the Library’s budgets, maintains and recommends expenditures from the Library accounts, governs all properties of the Library, hires the Library director, approves all full-time staff appointments and fixes compensation for the same, makes proper rules, policies and regulations for the government of the Library, reports Library developments and needs to the Borough Council, approves and develops policies and procedures for operating the Library and providing support for the Library staff, and does all things necessary for the maintenance of the free public Library services in the Borough of Fanwood, New Jersey.


  • Ann Minski — President Term expires 12/31/24 ** contact:
  • Jane Frost-Guzzo — Vice President Term expires 12/31/26   
  • Jenn Coppock-Huegel — Secretary Term expires 12/31/24 (Mary Everson’s unexpired term)
  • Pat Plante — Treasurer Term expires 12/31/26
  • Judy Walsh Term expires 12/31/23 (Kara Asciutto’s unexpired term)
  • Dr. Jason Hagman Term expires 12/31/25
  • Ken Sommer Term expires 12/31/27
  • Colleen Mahr Mayor, Fanwood Borough Indefinite Term
  • Jeff Banks Fanwood Council Liaison Indefinite Term
  • Dr. Joan Mast Superintendent, SP-Fanwood School District Indefinite Term
  • Phillip Yap Media Specialist, Terrill MS, SP-Fanwood School District Liaison Indefinite Term

Board of Trustees 2023 Meeting Dates
In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 23, notice is hereby given of the following dates for the Board of Trustees’ meetings of the Fanwood Memorial Library for Year 2023.

Meetings will be held at the Library at 7:30 P.M. on the 2nd Monday of each month, except for October, which is the 2nd Tuesday. The Board does not meet in July or August. ALL ARE WELCOME!

January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12
July No Meeting
August No Meeting
September 11
October 10 [2nd Tuesday]
November 13
December 11

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
(Available to download in .pdf format)
Click HERE for previous years’ meeting minutes.


Board Meeting Minutes January 2023
Board Meeting Minutes February 2023
Board Meeting Minutes March 2023
Board Meeting Minutes April 2023

Board of Trustees Bylaws