Board of Trustees

The 2014 Board of Trustees

The Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center is a department of the Cumberland County Government and operates under service policies approved by the Library Board of Trustees. The Board consists of seven members, each serving two three-year terms, and are appointed by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners. One County Commissioner is appointed to serve as Liaison to the Trustees and attends the meetings.

Authority and Responsibilities


Gail Riddle

3175 Odom Road
Hope Mills, NC 28348-8733
910-322-1935 (C)

Sara VanderClute
Vice Chair

7669 Heriot Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9409
910-488-9202 (H)
910-494-1405 (C)


Daisy D. Maxwell

7113 Fillyaw Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303-5640
910-868-5611 (H)

Daniel Montoya

3505 Cokefield Drive
Fayetteville NC 28306-9027
910-672-1560 (W)

Betsy Small

P.O. Box 228
Linden, NC 28356-0228
Ole Sorensen
Ole Sorensen

2817 Briarcreek Place
Fayetteville, NC 28304-3879
910-867-9403 (H)
910-309-0000 (C)
Mary E. Thomas
Mary E. Thomas

217 Cecil Avenue
Spring Lake, NC 28390-2522
910-497-7574 (H)

Jody Risacher
Library Director

300 Maiden Lane
Fayetteville, NC 28301-5032
910-483-7727 ext.1304 (W)

2014 Library Board of Trustee Meeting Calendar

Regular meetings are on the third Thursday of each month at 9:05 a.m.

Date Location
January 16 Headquarters
February 20 Headquarters
* March 20 Headquarters
April 17 Hope Mills
May 15 West Regional
June 19 Headquarters
July No scheduled meeting
August No scheduled meeting
September 18 Headquarters
October 16 North Regional
November 20 Bordeaux
**December 11 Headquarters

*Exception this meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m.
** Exception 2nd Thursday - Tradition moves the Board meeting to the second Thursday in December in order to avoid conflict with vacation and holiday schedules.