Viking Library System Governing Board meetings are held on the third Tuesday at 6:00 pm during the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November.
Viking Library System Executive Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday at 5:15 pm during the months of February, April, June, August, October, and December.
In response to COVID-19 and in accordance with the state of emergency and Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021, some or all members of Governing Board and VLS staff will participate in Governing Board and Executive Committee meetings by telephone or other electronic means rather than by being personally present at the regular meeting location (VLS Headquarters offices, 115 W. Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN). Members of the public may call 218-739-5286 or email to receive the Zoom meeting link and/or phone in information to attend the meetings. Members of the public may also join the meetings in person at 1915 Fir Ave. W.
Current Board Members
Wayne Runningen, Chair: Pelican Rapids Public Library
Cris Oehler, Vice-Chair: Fergus Falls Service Area
Nancy Olson, Treasurer: Fergus Falls Public Library
Nan Haggerty, Member-at-Large: Pope County
Marcia Nelson, Member-at-Large: Perham Area Public Library
Becky Albright: Douglas County Service Area
Tessa Ducher: Douglas County Library
Nicole Kjesbo: Thorson Memorial Library (Elbow Lake)
Kristin Lamberty: Morris Public Library
Charlie Meyer: Douglas County
Betty Murphy: Otter Tail County
Karen Nelson: Browns Valley Public Library
Jo Rudnitski: New York Mills Public Library
Kayla Schmidt: Traverse County
Doyle Sperr: Grant County
Neil Wiese: Stevens County
Representatives from Glenwood Public Library, Hancock Community Library, Wheaton Community Library