Library Board of Trustees

The Waukee Public Library Board is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees. The trustees are appointed by the Mayor for a three-year term. Residency in Waukee city limits is required for appointment.

The Library Board of Trustees is responsible for establishing Library policy, authorizing services provided by the Library, establishing the Library budget, and hiring the Library Director. Library Board members do not receive compensation for their services.

The Waukee Public Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Coal Mine Meeting Room at the Waukee Public Library.  The meetings are open to the public. Agendas are posted 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Board President: Darcy Burnett

Darcy Burnett has been on the WPL Board of Trustees since 2012. She is a Senior Education Coordinator with the Iowa Bankers Association in Johnston, where she plans meetings and events for community bankers. She also serves as a liaison for two statewide non-profit trade associations. Darcy lives in Waukee with her husband and daughter. The Burnetts have resided in Waukee since 1998. Darcy has a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Iowa. Darcy is serving her first term on the Waukee Library Board. Term Expires: 06/30/2018

 

 

Vice President: Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes has been on the WPL Board of Trustees since 2010. Brian holds a Certified Insurance Councilor (CIC) designation and works for LMC Insurance as an Account Executive helping commercial clients with their insurance needs. Brian has two young sons, Ben and Asher, and is married to Waukee City Council Member Shelly Hughes. Brian and his family have lived in Waukee since 2009. In addition to his time with the WPL, Brian spends time serving on the board of Hawthorn Hill (a Des Moines based women and children’s shelter) and is also very active in the Rotary Club of Waukee. Brian is serving his second term on the Waukee Library Board. Term Expires: 06/30/2017

 

 

Board Member: Jason Craig

Jason Craig lives in Waukee with his wife and three children. He is a shareholder in the Des Moines law firm of Ahlers & Cooney, P.C., where he practices primarily in business and commercial litigation. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2011. Term expires 06/30/2017.

 

 

 

Board Member: Kelly Eagle

Kelly Eagle became a member of library board in July 2012. She graduated from Iowa State University in 2005, and currently works as the Marketing Director at LS2group in Des Moines. Kelly lives in Waukee with her husband and daughters, Georgia and Emmy. She has lived in Waukee since 2010. Term Expires: 06/30/2018

 

 

 

Board Member: Jared Starkweather

Jared Starkweather is an Insurance Agent with the Starkweather Agency. He is a member of the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce and is a 2015 graduate of the Waukee Leadership Institute. He lives in Waukee with his family. Term expires 06/30/2016.

 

 

Board Member: Megan Stoulil

Megan Stoulil joined the Waukee Library Board of Trustees July 2016.  She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2006 with a BA in Accounting.  She is the accountant and vendor relations for Iowa Health Care Association.  Megan lives in Waukee with her husband and three young boys - Adyn, Gavin, and Lincoln.  She has lived in Waukee since 2007. Term expires 06/30/2019.