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 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Board Meeting Agendas

Board Meeting Agendas

All Board Agendas will be posted here as pdf files.

Library Board Agenda 2018-02-13.pdf

Board Meeting Dates

Board Meeting Dates

All Library Board of Trustee meetings are held at the Waukee Public Library in the Coal Mine Meeting Room at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public.

January 9, 2018

February 13, 2018

March 13, 2018

April 10, 2018

May 8, 2018

June 12, 2018

July 10, 2018

August 14, 2018

September 11, 2018

October 9, 2018

November 13, 2018

December 11, 2018

 

Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes

All Board Meeting Minutes will be posted here as pdf documents.

Board Minutes October 2017.pdf

Meet the Trustees

Meet the Trustees

Megan Stoulil

President

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: June 30, 2019

 


Jared Starkweather

Vice President

Jared Starkweather joined the Waukee Library Board of Trustees in October 2015. He 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: June 30, 2019

 


Kaba Kayembe

Treasurer

Apollinaire (Kaba) joined the Waukee Library Board of Trustees in July 2017. He graduated from Saint Ambrose University with a BA in Computer Information Systems and an MBA. He is the Supervisor of Program Management with CO-OP Financial Services. Kaba lives in Waukee with his wife and two boys – Jackson, and Charley. He has lived in Waukee since 2014.
 
Term Expires: June 30, 2020

 


Kayt Gabrielson

Secretary

Kayt Gabrielson joined the Waukee Library Board of Trustees in April 2018. She has more than 20 years of success across technology, retail, apparel, and manufacturing. Leveraging extensive experience in marketing management and sales for customer-centric organizations, her expertise lies heavily in marketing strategy, growth strategy, business and product development, and communications. Kayt attained her MBA in Marketing from the University of Phoenix and her BS in Marketing from Iowa State University.  Kayt is a marketing lecturer for Iowa State and is the current President-Elect for the American Marketing Association Iowa Chapter. Kayt also volunteers her time coaching youth soccer through Vision Soccer Academy in Waukee.
 
Term Expires: June 30, 2020

 


Kelli Huerter

Board Member

Kelli Huerter joined the Waukee Library Board of Trustees in July 2018. Shas lived in Waukee with her husband and two children since 2014. She has a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Northern Iowa. She is currently a part owner and Lead Project Manager at Visionary, a web development company located in the East Village. Kelli is also a board member for BreakTheCycle200, a nonprofit group that does a 200 mile bike ride/run to raise funds, support survivors and fight the crime of sex trafficking.
 
Term Expires: June 30, 2021

 


Connie Thienes

Board Member

Connie Thienes joined the Waukee Library Board of Trustees in July 2018. She is a retiree after 40 years in the financial services industry.  She currently volunteers for a variety of community organizations in Waukee and the greater Des Moines area.  Connie and her husband Curt have lived in Waukee since 2014.
 
Term Expires: June 30, 2021

 


Miranda Varner

Board Member

Miranda Varner joined the Waukee Library Board of Trustees in July 2018. She graduated from Iowa State University in 2009 with a BA in Liberal Arts. She is a Senior Auditor at Wells Fargo and lives in Waukee with her fiancé. She has lived in Waukee since 2015.
 
Term Expires: June 30, 2021