|Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on March 4, 2015 at 11:20 PM|
A little less than 4 years ago; I had the opportunity to become a Trustee for the North Chicago Public Library. Becoming the youngest Library Trustee in US. History at 20.
In my First year I,
Worked with the Director cut 12% of waste from the Budget and re-purpose it for programs for the Community
Spearheaded the introdcution of Learning Express Library; which allows members in the community study for the ACT, GMAT, SAT, GRE, ASVAB and for many workforce skills; at no cost
Pushed for the investment to update outdated equipment throughout the library
Spearheaded the retention of quality Library Workers, that if failed, could of forced a shut down of the Library
Pushed to expand the collection to include a video game collection and to implement an electronic library branch
Spearheaded the introduction of American Library Association National Game Day to North Chicago
Nominated as Candidate for American Library Association Council-At Large
Appointed to by the Illinois Library Association President to serve on the Public Policy Committee
Reviewed and re-wrote polices that hadn't been updated since 1978.
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