About The Board Of Trustees

The Harrison Township Public Library is governed by a publicly elected Board of Trustees.

Board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Library, 38255 L'Anse Creuse Street, Ste. A, unless otherwise specified. All regular meetings are open to the public and public comment is welcome when the meeting begins, and again when the meeting concludes.

Dianne Marvaso

President
Dianne Marvaso is the President of the Library Board of Trustees. She has lived in Harrison Township for over 40 years and has taught preschool in L’Anse Creuse for over 30 years. Dianne and her husband Norm have two grown sons and one lovely daughter-in-law! She has been connected with the library from its inception, working on all 3 millages and organizing Cookie Walks, Vendor sales and Appraisal Shows to raise funds for our volunteer library.

John DaVia

Vice President
John Da Via is the Vice President of the Harrison Township Library Board. Until his retirement in June, 2014, he had committed his professional life to promote literacy and learning in various capacities as a teacher, coach, and administrator for 41 years, the last 40 serving the L’Anse Creuse Public Schools. His efforts on behalf of the Library Board beginning in November 2014 extend that commitment to the present. He received his B.A.Ed. and M.A. Ed, from the University of Michigan, and an Ed. Specialist Certificate and Law Degree from Wayne State University. He also volunteers at the library. He, his wife, Anne and their children have lived in Harrison Township for 15 years.

Carole Wolf

Treasurer
Carole Wolf is the Treasurer of the Library Board of Trustees. She retired in 2010 and has been a library volunteer since that time. Her business experience has been in general accounting and budget analysis for auto and health insurance companies. She received her Bachelor of Accountancy from Walsh College. She has lived in Harrison Township since 1997 and has three sons and eight grandchildren.

Linda Pillow

Secretary
Linda, along with her husband, Gary, and two children, moved into Harrison Township 16 years ago. Linda was active in the L’Anse Creuse School district as a volunteer, and Science Olympiad coach both at Middle School South and L’Anse Creuse High. She also coached soccer for AYSO in Harrison Township. Recently retired, Linda has been employed in the field of Social Work for over 35 years, with an emphasis in traumatic brain injury and gerontology. She has volunteered in the local community and on hurricane relief with the Red Cross. She received her BA from Adams State College in Alamosa Colorado, and a Masters in Social Work from Wayne State University. “I am proud to be a member of the Harrison Township Library Board, and to be working with such dedicated individuals. Our library offers invaluable services to our community and is poised for even greater things”.

Jim Bilen

Member At Large
Jim is a retired insurance claims analyst. He has been married for over 51 years to Mary Lou. They have two sons and enjoy five grandchildren. They have lived in Harrison Township for 45 years and have a real passion for the success of the library. “I am very proud of the cooperative team spirit, dedication and accomplishments of our board. I look forward to our continued work to serve the Library and its Patrons.”

Linda Silvonen

Member At Large
Linda worked at DTE Energy for 30 years as a business professional in multiple departments. She received her BS and MBA from Wayne State University. She has lived in Harrison Township with her husband Robert, since 1995. She has been on the library board since November 2014.

Meeting Minutes And Agendas

2020 Agendas Minutes
May Agenda for the May 18, 2020 Meeting Minutes from the May 11, 2020 Meeting
April Agenda for the April 20, 2020 Meeting Minutes from the April 20, 2020 Meeting
March Agenda for the March 16, 2020 Meeting Minutes from the March 16, 2020 Meeting
February Agenda for the February 17, 2020 Meeting Minutes from the February 17, 2020 Meeting
January Agenda for the January 20, 2020 Meeting Minutes from the January 20, 2020 Meeting
2019 Agendas Minutes
December Agenda for the December 16, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the December 16, 2019 Meeting
November Agenda for the November 18, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the November 18, 2019 Meeting
October Agenda for the October 21, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the October 2, 2019 MeetingMinutes from the October 21, 2019 Meeting
September Agenda for the September 16, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the September 16, 2019 Meeting
August Agenda for the August 19, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the August 19, 2019 Meeting
July Agenda for the July 15, 2019 MeetingAgenda for the July 18, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the July 15, 2019 MeetingMinutes from the July 18, 2019 Meeting
June Agenda for the June 17, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the June 17, 2019 Meeting
May Agenda for the May 20, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the May 20, 2019 Meeting
April Agenda for the April 15, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the April 15, 2019 Meeting
March Agenda for the March 18, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the March 18, 2019 Meeting
February Agenda for the February 18, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the February 18, 2019 Meeting
January Agenda for the January 21, 2019 Meeting Minutes from the January 21, 2019 Meeting

Board Meetings

The next scheduled Board of Trustees meeting:


Agenda for the May 18, 2020 Meeting