The Sequoyah Regional Library System is overseen by the Regional Library Board of Trustees that is composed of nine members from the local county boards. Appointments to the Regional Board includes five members from the Cherokee Board, two members from the Pickens Board and two members from the Gilmer Board.

The County Boards oversee the operations of the local library or libraries and reports to the Regional Board.

The Regional Board is responsible for overseeing the establishment, management, and maintenance of public libraries in the counties of Cherokee, Pickens and Gilmer. The Regional Board also appoints the Director, who administers and coordinates the operation of the library within the basic goals, objectives, policies, and principles approved by the Regional Library Board.


Contact the Board of Trustees

You can access the 2018-2019 Board  Meeting schedule here , and an accessible version here.


Regional Board

Sequoyah Regional Library Board of Trustees April 23, 2019


Name     Position        Appointing Agency

Dr. Kina Mallard, Chair/Cherokee County
Susan White, Vice-Chair/Pickens County
Patrick McVey, Secretary/Gilmer County
MyKey Cook/City-East Ellijay
Steve Scott/Cherokee County
Jane Shelnutt/Cherokee County
Thomas Hill/Cherokee County
Sylvia Teasley/City-Canton
Winship Durrett/Pickens County



Cherokee Board


Cherokee County Libraries Board of Trustees April 11, 2019

Name     Position        Appointing Agency

Dr. Kina Mallard, Chair/County
Jane Shelnutt, Vice-Chair/County
Thomas Hill, Secretary/County
Steve Scott/County
Bonny Spears/City-Holly Springs
Mary Johnston/City-Woodstock
Janet Belote/City-Waleska
Sylvia Teasley/City-Canton
Pamela Carnes/County
Rebecca Johnston/County
Sharon Morse/City-Ball Ground



Pickens Board


Pickens County Library Board of Trustees Agenda April 9,2019

Name     Position        Appointing Agency

Valerie Peel, Chair/County
Susan White, Vice-Chair/County
Ann Roper, Secretary/City-Jasper
LeeAnna Spiva/County
Bill Miller/County
Bobbie Edge/City-Jasper
Winship Durrett/County
Nancy Hammer/County
Kayla Hollifield/City-Talking Rock



Gilmer Board

Gilmer County Library Board of Trustees April 18, 2019

Name     Position        Appointing Agency

Patrick McVey, Chair/County
Paul Nealey, Vice-Chair/County
MyKey Cook, Secretary/City-East Ellijay
Jody Holmes Henry/Board of Education
Lynne Pritchett/Board of Education
Kent Sanford/City-Ellijay
Linda Wright/City-East Ellijay
Amy Sanford/City-Ellijay
Jerry Johnson/County



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