Library Board of Trustees


  • 3:30 p.m.
  • Third Monday of each month at the Main Library, 407 E. Chapman Ave. Orange.


  • Marva Hitchcock 
  • Patti vanVoorst
  • Steven Freeman
  • Nancy Collins
  • Rebecca Martinez
  • Staff Representative: Library Director

Desired Qualifications

An understanding and appreciation of the role of the public library in the community and in a democracy. Trustees should be Orange residents and library users and should value books and information delivery. Appointments to the five-member Board are made by the City Council.

Terms of Office

Three years, per Education Code.

General Duties

To represent the community's thoughts on library service so that library goals and objectives are reflective of community needs. Advise the Library Director and City Council on issues and services.