Governing Board


Board Members

Capital Area District Libraries is governed by a seven-member board, appointed by Ingham County and the City of Lansing.

The board is composed of four residents from Lansing or Lansing Charter Township; one resident from the Meridian Charter Township; and two residents from the balance of the county.

This breakdown is based on population and state equalized valuations of the seven-member districts.


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Margaret Bossenbery
Lansing Appointee
Term Exp: April 2015
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Debora Bloomquist
Ingham County Appointee
Term Exp: April 2018
Email Debora

Sally Trout
Ingham County Appointee
Term Exp: April 2018
Email Sally

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Alma J. Staton
Lansing Appointee
Term Exp: April 2016
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Quenda Story
Meridian Charter
Township Appointee
Term Exp: April 2017
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Ifield P. Joseph
Lansing Appointee
Term Exp: April 2015
Email Ifield


Vern Johnson
Lansing Appointee
Term Exp: April 2018
Email Vern


Meeting Dates + Minutes

The Capital Area District Library Board meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Third Floor Board Room of the Capital Area District Library Administrative Offices, 401 S. Capitol, Lansing, MI unless otherwise noted below. Click on the linked dates to view past meeting minutes (PDF documents*).



January 22
February 19
March 19
April 16
May 14
June 11
July 16
August 20
September 17
October 22
November 19
December 17


January 16
February 20
March 20 (4:00 pm)
April 17
May 8
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 11


January 18
February 15
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 11
August 22
September 19
October 17
November 28
December 19

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