Our Library Board, Your Neighbors

Name / Contact
Title
Start & End of Term
About

Haley Nichols

haleynasher@yahoo.com

President

2021

Up for renewal in 2025

Haley Nichols is an online training coordinator and instructor at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.  She believes in life-long learning and is passionate about the importance of local libraries and all they have to offer.  She uses the digital library collection daily during her commute.

Haley volunteers for Iowa Radio Reading, reading print information for disabled listeners in Iowa; is a board member of Melbourne’s Helping Hands; is a board member and chairs the Training and Exercise Committee for the Iowa Statewide Interoperable Communications Systems Board; and is a member of Friends of the Library.

Heather Stanley

Vice President

2021
Up for renewal in 2025

Coming soon.

Annette Lanning

Secretary

2020
Up for renewal in 2024

Coming soon.

Currently vacant: open to Melbourne, Rhodes, or County residents

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Currently vacant: open to Rhodes or County residents

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Mary Pothast

citymelb@partnercom.net

Special Treasurer

Nov. 12, 2012

Mary is the Melbourne City Clerk/Treasurer as well as Treasurer for the Library Board. She is a Certified Municipal Clerk and Certified Finance Officer in the State of Iowa, has a BS in Merchandising with a Minor in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Mary also is a board member for Helping Hands. She has 4 grown children – all girls – 2 grandchildren and 5 grand-dogs. Mary and her family moved to Melbourne in 1994. She is committed to helping make Melbourne a positive place to grow, raise a family and enjoy small town life.