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A Record Of Results

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on March 4, 2015 at 11:20 PM

My Friend,

 

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Pushed for the investment to update outdated equipment throughout the library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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