Board Committees

PLS Board Committees

Executive Committee

The Peace Library Board has established an Executive Committee to govern the System by establishing and monitoring the long-term direction of the System through policy development.  The Executive Committee carries on the work of the Board at those times when the Board does not meet.  It fulfills the function of the Board with full powers between Board meetings.

As required by library legislation the Executive Committee includes a maximum of 10 members when the number of members of the Board is more than 20.  It consists of one member for any municipal jurisdiction serving a population in excess of 15,000 people (the City of Grande Prairie and the County of Grande Prairie), and eight additional representatives from the Board membership at large.

Executive Committee Members (as of January, 2020):

  • Stan Golob, Town of Fairview
  • Elaine Garrow, MD of Spirit River
  • Belinda Halabisky, County of Northern Lights, Vice-Chair
  • Raoul Johnson, MD of Smoky River
  • Carolyn Kolebaba, Northern Sunrise County, Chair
  • Lorrie Shelp, Big Lakes County
  • Ray Skrepnek, MD of Fairview
  • Dennis Sukeroff, Town of Grimshaw
  • Chris Thiessen, City of Grande Prairie
  • Linda Waddy, County of Grande Prairie
Personnel Committee

Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee recommends policies on human resources to the Board, recommends a performance appraisal system for the Director, and renders a decision in the grievance procedure as outlined in the Personnel Policy.  It consists of five members with a minimum of one and a maximum of two of the five committee members coming from the Executive Committee.

Personnel Committee Members (as of November, 2019):

  • Denise Joudrey, Birch Hills County
  • Elaine Garrow, MD of Spirit River
  • Belinda Halabisky, County of Northern Lights
  • Elaine Manzer, Town of Peace River
  • Roxie Rutt, MD of Greenview
Plan of Service Committee

The Plan of Service Committee recommends changes to the System's Bylaws and Policies or to the services offered by the System.  It ensures that the System meets its legislative requirements as set out by the Libraries Regulation. The committee consists of five members with a minimum of one and a maximum of two of the five committee members coming from the Executive Committee.

Plan of Service Committee Members (as of November, 2019):

  • Tanya Boman, Town of Valleyview
  • Philippa O’Mahony, Town of McLennan
  • Reta Nooskey, Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement
  • Lorrie Shelp, Big Lakes County
  • Ray Skrepnek, MD of Fairview