Library Board of Control

Mr. Jason Jacob President jjacob@ebrpl.com
Mr. Logan Leger Vice President lleger@ebrpl.com
Ms. Terrie Johnson Treasurer tjohnson@ebrpl.com
Mrs. Martha Guarisco Board Member mguarisco@ebrpl.com
Mr. Donald Luther, Jr. Board Member dluther@ebrpl.com
Ms. Candace Temple Parker Board Member cparker@ebrpl.com
Ms. Kathy Wascom Board Member kwascom@ebrpl.com

To contact an individual board member, use the specific email address listed above or phone (225) 231-3700. To send correspondence to the entire Library Board of Control, address your emails to boardofcontrol@ebrpl.com.

Direct your printed correspondence to: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.

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The East Baton Rouge Parish Library Board of Control will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Main Library, in the First Floor Conference Room at 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA.


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2017 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
May 18, 2017
June 15, 2017
July 13, 2017
(Special Meeting)
July 20, 2017
August 17, 2017
(Tentative Agenda)
September 21, 2017
(Tentative Agenda)
2016 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
 
May 19, 2016
June 16, 2016
July 13, 2016
July 21, 2016
2015 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
 
April 16, 2015
May 07, 2015
(Council Briefing)
May 21, 2015
June 18, 2015
October 15, 2015
November 19, 2015
December 17, 2015
2014 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
May 03, 2014
(Strategic Planning Work Session)
May 15, 2014
June 16, 2014
(Special Workshop)
June 19, 2014
November 20, 2014
December 18, 2014
 
2013 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

June 20, 2013

June 22, 2013
(Special Meeting)
July 18, 2013

August 10, 2013
(Strategic Planning Work Session)

August 15, 2013

September 5, 2013
(Special Meeting)

September 19, 2013

2012 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

July 10, 2012
(Special Meeting)

July 19, 2012

August 4, 2012
(Director Recruitment Ad Hoc Committee Meeting)

August 16, 2012

2011 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

March 17, 2011

Saturday, April 16, 2011

(Strategic Planning Workshop)

May 19, 2011

June 6, 2011
(Special Meeting)

June 16, 2011

July 21, 2011

August 18, 2011

September 15, 2011

October 20, 2011

November 17, 2011

November 29, 2011
(Special Meeting)

December 15, 2011

2010 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

April 15, 2010

April 20, 2010
(Special Meeting)

May 20, 2010

June 10, 2010
(Special Meeting)

June 17, 2010

July 15, 2010

August 16, 2010
(Tentative Agenda for Public Forum)
August 19, 2010  
September 16, 2010

October 21, 2010

December 16, 2010

2009 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
2008 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
March 19, 2008 April 24, 2008
2007 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
July 19, 2007
September 20, 2007 October 18, 2007 November 14, 2007
No Meeting in December.

Library Board of Control Members

Mr. Jason Jacob top ↑

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  • Position on the EBRP Library Board of Control: President
  • Years of Service: Reappointed November 2015
  • Education: Southeastern Louisiana University, BA; Louisiana State University, MPA
  • Profession: Louisiana State Police State Trooper
  • Address: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Community Activities:

  • President - Shenandoah North Homeowners Association
  • Board Member - Federation of Greater Baton Rouge Civic Association
  • Knights of Columbus - St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church
  • Metro 9 Member

Quote: “A Library's function is to give the public in the quickest and cheapest way information, inspiration, and recreation. If a better way than a book can be found, we should use it.”Melvil Dewey, American Librarian and Educator

Mr. Logan Leger top ↑

  

  • Position on the EBRP Library Board of Control: Vice President
  • Years of Service: Reappointed April 2016
  • Education: BSEE, Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, 2013
  • Profession: Founder and CEO, NewAperio
  • Address: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Community Activities:

  • Leadership Baton Rouge, Class of 2013, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
  • Barton Leadership Program Graduate, Forum 35
  • Member, Forum 35
  • Member, Baton Rouge AdFed
  • 40 Under 40 - 2015

Quote: “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” - Aristotle

“Things don't have to change the world to be important.” - Steve Jobs

Ms. Terrie Johnsontop ↑

  

  • Position on the EBRP Library Board of Control: Treasurer
  • Years of Service: Appointed May 2014
  • Education:B.S. Computer Science, Southern University A&M College; Bachelor Bible & Theology, Faith Christian University; M.S. Project Management, George Washington University
  • Profession:Operations Mgr./Project Mgr.
  • Address: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Community Activities:

  • World Trade Center New Orleans Transportation Committee, Member
  • Baton Rouge Area Chamber Transportation Council
  • Zachary Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership North Program Graduate - Zachary Chamber of Commerce
  • Zachary Area Relay for Life
  • The Chocolate Cafe, Owner

Quote: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give” - Winston Churchill

Mrs. Martha Guarisco top ↑

  

  • Position on the EBRP Library Board of Control: Board Member
  • Years of Service: Appointed November 2015
  • Education: B.A. English Literature, Louisiana State University; M.Ed. English Education, Louisiana State University
  • Profession: National Board Certified Teacher
  • Address: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Community Activities:

  • New South Story Lab, Board Member

Quote: “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”
Margaret Fuller
“ Without the library, you have no civilization.”Ray Bradbury

Mr. Donald Luther, Jr top ↑

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  • Position on the EBRP Library Board of Control: Member
  • Years of Service: Appointed May, 2015
  • Education:
  • Profession:
  • Address: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Ms. Candace Temple Parker top ↑

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  • Position on the EBRP Library Board of Control: Member
  • Years of Service: Appointed May, 2017
  • Profession: Realtor
  • Education: B.S. in Agricultural Economics/Business from Louisiana State University, 2008; Louisiana Real Estate License, Bob Brooks School of Real Estate, 2010
  • Address: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Community Activities:

  • East Baton Rouge Parish Complete Streets Advisory Committee Member, May 2017-present
  • Mayor Sharon Weston Broome Transition Team
  • Housing and Land Sub-Committee Co-Chair, December 2016-present
  • Bethany Kids Ministry Volunteer, 2015-present
  • Forum 35 Member, 2011-present
  • Vice President of Projects, 2015-2016
  • Board Member, November 2013-April 2017
  • Public Education Committee Chair, 2014
  • Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, Member, 2010-present
  • Governmental Relations Committee Member, 2016-present
  • Community Advisory Committee Member, 2016- present
  • Realtor Day Committee Member, 2014, 2015
  • Barton Leadership Graduate, 2015

Quotes: “It is not who you are that holds you back, it is who you think you are not” - Unknown

Ms. Kathy Wascomtop ↑

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  • Position on the EBRP Library Board of Control: Board Member
  • Years of Service: Appointed May 2015
  • Education:St. Joseph's Academy and Louisiana State University BA
  • Profession: Retired, East Baton Rouge Parish Library, Volunteer Legislative Liaison for Louisiana Environmental Action Network
  • Address: 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Community Activities:

  • Southside Civic Association
  • Louisiana Earth Day
  • Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
  • Louisiana Wildlife Federation
  • Louisiana Environmental Action Network

Quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead


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