Northland Public Library is owned and operated by the Northland Public Library Authority (NPLA), a municipal authority chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The NPLA and the library are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of seven unpaid members, who are appointed to five-year terms by the elected officials of the five supporting municipalities. The board is the policy-making body of the institution.
Northland Public Library is unique because it is both a municipal authority and a non-profit organization with a Foundation.
Northland Public Library Authority (NPLA)
The Library functions under the municipal authority code and has a seven member board (excluding solicitor) comprised of appointees from the five municipalities who support the Library with tax dollars.
The supporting municipalities are:
Northland Public Library is looking for a 2017/18 High School or Home-Schooled Junior or Senior who resides in the Borough of Bradford Woods, Franklin Park Borough, Marshall Township, Town of McCandless or Ross Township to serve as a Northland Public Library Junior Board Member for a one-year term.
This person will:
-give suggestions and input;
-support the Library’s efforts to best serve the community;
-learn how a nonprofit organization is governed;
-enhance leadership abilities.
Any interested students who will be Juniors or Seniors in the 2017-2018 academic year are welcome to apply. Please fill out the application and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30, 2017.
NPLA Board Members 2017
Borough of Bradford Woods
- Thomas Kosmala
Franklin Park Borough
- Karrie Lukin
Town of McCandless
- Joan Powers
- Cynthia N. Potter – President
- Linda McFadden – Vice President
- Daniel DeMarco – Secretary
- Casey Sample – Treasurer
- Massimo Terzigni
- Sherry Murray
Junior Board Member
- Andrew Reed