Library Board

Board Overview 

The Library Board provides strategic guidance and oversight to the Library Director, Librarians, and Library staff. The Library Board has established a clear vision and a solid foundation for the Whitefish Bay Library’s finances, operations, facility, and personnel. Contact the Library Board by email at: LibraryBoard@wfblibrary.org.

Typical Meeting Time and Location

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 4th Tuesday of the month 
  • Whitefish Bay Library

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are typically available several days prior the meeting. At a minimum, agendas are posted within the time-frames required by Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law.  Minutes are available following approval by the Library Board. Please click the following link to view Recent Agendas and Minutes.

Members

Jay Balachandran, Village Board Representative

Ellie Gettinger, Member
Term Ends: 2025

Sandy Saltzstein, School Dist. Representative
Term Ends: 2023

Claire Flannery, Member
Term Ends: 2023

Sarah Leinweber, Member, Vice President
Term Ends: 2023

Jennifer Livingston, Member, President
Term Ends: 2024

Erin Jelenchick, Member
Term Ends: 2024


Individuals are nominated by the Village President and appointment is subject to confirmation by the Village Board. Term length is 3 years (1 year for alternates) and terms expire on April 30th of the applicable year. Per current practice, the Village President offers existing members in good standing the opportunity to be nominated for subsequent reappointment(s). The Village Board representative is appointed on an annual basis.