Management Team Notes June 22, 2021

Management Team Minutes

2:00 PM
Marvin Auditorium 101BC


  • Facilities Management Plan/Tech Zone – Thad
  • Idea Management – Marie
  • Board Meetings – Thad
  • Other


Scarlett Fisher-Herreman, Thad Hartman, Kristin Kelly, Darci Scott, Greg Gaul, LeAnn Burghardt, Autumn Friedli, Marie Pyko, Jesse Maddox, Kelli Smith, Ivan Johnson, Sandy Hestand, David King, Mary Campbell, Debbie Stanton, Paul Brennan, and Erin Aldridge.


Facilities Master Plan

  • Thad provided the FMP/ Tech Zone schematic diagram and review. Thad is scheduled to meet with HTK the week of July 5th. Managers are welcome to email their comments, suggestions, and/or concerns or share at the Tuesday, July 13 MTM meeting.

Idea Management

  • Marie shared that she and Debbie are looking into the benefits of idea management (IM) cloud -based software. IM captures and evaluates ideas in a structured way. A Front-End system to capture and develop ideas A Back-End system to define and implement processes for filtering and assessing ideas and deciding which ones to invest in. Current focus is on dedicating space and experience. Marie and Debbie plan on launching campaigns in July for six weeks. The campaign their working on is: “What will the programmatic plan be for the new tech space?” Marie and Debbie are looking forward to inviting staff for ideas.

Board Meetings

  • Thad reminded managers that the July Board of Trustees Meeting is scheduled for July 13 at 4:00 pm and will be held in the MA101C. Managers that are not providing presentations will need to participate via Zoom. The Board Budget Hearing is tentatively scheduled for August 19th; however, the meeting may be held on August 26, pending the boards decision on July 7th at the Budget Work Session #2. Please note that all future board meetings will be hybrid meetings. We are actively working to improve the quality of hybrid meetings.


  • Jesse – Program Manager Meet and greets are scheduled for the week of June 28th. We currently have the following openings: full -time custodian, safety & security officer (1 full-time, 2 part-time) facilities (maintenance) associate, and CEO position. For additional information visit
  • Scarlett – Library is moving from Baker & Taylor Publishing services to Ingram Publisher Services. This change will not affect our customers.


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