The Franklin Parish Library Board met in a called meeting at Noon on February 15, 2017. Board President, John Guice, opened the meeting with Leslie Young, Bill Marionneaux, Addie Bolton and Jeannette Thompson present. Mr. Guice led in prayer. The purpose of the called meeting was to meet with Ms Onie Parker. Ms Parker had expressed an interest in the position of Library Director. Ms Parker has been a part-time employee of the library for over sixteen years. Ms Parker has worked in K-12 libraries for the past thirty-four years and has various professional degrees. She plans to take courses from LSU in the Library Science Master’s Program starting in the fall. The members of the board discussed education, experience, knowledge and skills with her. They also asked about her expectations concerning the position. John Guice, Board President, moved that Ms Parker be offered the position of Library Director. Dr. Marionneaux seconded the motion and all were in favor. Ms Parker accepted the position to begin on June 1, 2017. She explained that she is under contract with the Franklin Parish School Board until the end of the school year.
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned.
Carolyn Flint, Library Director and Secretary to the Board of Control