In observance of Memorial Day, the J.V. Fletcher Library will be closed Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27. The Library will re-open on Tuesday at 10:00AM.

Board of Trustees

Elizabeth Diercks, Secretarybdiercks@westfordma.gov6/06 Jt. Appt.5/25
Glen Secorgsecor@westfordma.gov7/18  Jt. Appt.5/25
Lynn Clermont, Chairlcermont@westfordma.gov5/205/26
Caroline Roachecroache@westfordma.gov5/235/26
Debbie Tealtealdj4@verizon.net9/23 Jt. Appt.5/24
Marianne Fleckner, Treasurermfleckner@acton-ma.gov10/04 Jt. Appt.5/24

The primary role of the Board of Library Trustees shall be:

  • To act as legal representatives of the J. V. Fletcher Library and as official civic advocates of its service program.
  • To develop Library administrative and program policy and to set Goals and Objectives for service.
  • Management of, and authorization of expenditures from, Trust Funds; management of the Fine Arts and Historical Arts assets of the Library.
  • Selection, hiring and evaluation of the Library Director
  • Determination, with the Director, of service priorities for preparation of annual budgets, recruitment to staff, program development and facilities management.
  • Ultimate oversight of Trust Fund expenditures primarily in the nature of:
    • Public Programming
    • Continuing Education and Staff Development
    • Fine Arts Insurance, Historical Conservation

    • Public Relations relating to Long Range Goals and Objectives  
    • Equipment, Capital and Specialized Expenditures
    • Library Materials
  • Board of Trustees Attributes
  • Board of Trustees Position Description
  • Board of Trustees Bylaws


The Board of Library Trustees regularly holds open meetings the first Monday evening of each month, convening at 7:00PM at the J. V. Fletcher Library; see posted meetings here.  Meeting agendas are posted on the Town of Westford website the Thursday before the Monday meeting. The Library Facility Needs Committee — a joint Committee comprised of Trustees and members of the Permanent Town Building Committee — met 36 times from 2014 to 2016 during the duration of the MBLC Planning and Design Grant.

See Library Trustees Minutes and Library Facility Needs Committee Minutes here [Click on the drop down menu under SEARCH MEETING MINUTES and select “Library”] 

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