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Terri Gray.
Terri Gray is a lifelong resident of Clarington, and presently lives in the north end of Bowmanville with her family. For the past 27 years she has enjoyed working in the developmental services sector, and has extensive experience with social service administration. Terri is the Library Board Chair, and joined the Clarington Public Library Board in 2014.


Judy Hagerman.
Judy Hagerman grew up in Bowmanville and in 1995 returned with her family. She is a retired secondary school teacher and has been a member of the Bowmanville Business and Professional Women's Club since 1971. Judy is the Library Board Vice Chair, and has been a member of the Clarington Public Library Board since 2003.


Brenda Carrigan.
Brenda Carrigan and her family have been residents of Courtice for the past 17 years. She is a retired librarian and is currently the Chair of Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS). She has been a member of the Clarington Public Library Board since 2002.


Local Councillor Ron Hooper.
Local Councillor Ron Hooper is a lifelong resident of Bowmanville and is the Local Councillor for Ward 2. He is one of the first graduates of Durham College's Marketing programs. He is President of Hooper's Jewellers (a family operated business since 1945) and the former Chair of the Historic Downtown Bowmanville and served on its Board of Management for almost 20 years. Ron is also a Founding Member and Past President of the Clarington Board of Trade.


Regional Councillor Janice Jones.
Janice Jones has lived in Clarington since 1998, residing in Courtice since 2005. She is married and has 2 busy teenagers. Janice works full time as a nurse practitioner focusing on the care of seniors.


Regional Councillor Joe Neal.
Regional Councillor Joe Neal has lived in Courtice since 1990 and is the Regional Councillor of Wards 1 & 2. Joe was raised in Oshawa, one of seven brothers. He is a married father of three children, two presently attending university and 1 in high school.


Gail Rickard.
Gail Rickard and her family have been rural residents of Bowmanville for over 40 years. She is a retired secondary school teacher with extensive volunteer work in the Clarington community including Past President of Durham YWCA and Chair of Community Care Durham with over 30 years of service. Gail has been a member of the Clarington Public Library Board since 2003.


Jacob Vander Schee.
Jacob Vander Schee and his family have resided in Orono for over 38 years. He is a retired Professional Engineer from General Motors. He is currently volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Cobourg and has sat on various committees with the Orono United Church including Chairing the Mission and Service Community. Jacob previously sat on the Clarington Public Library Board in 1994-1995.
Sarah White.
Sarah White has been a resident of Clarington since 1999, and currently resides in Bowmanville with her husband and their young son. Sarah has over fifteen years of experience working in public libraries and is currently the Public Services Coordinator at a Scugog Memorial Public Library in Port Perry. In addition to the Clarington Public Library Board, Sarah also serves as a member of the Program Advisory Committee for the Library Technician Programme at Durham College.



Linda Kent.

Library Director and Secretary-Treasurer: Linda Kent


About the Clarington Public Library Board

The Clarington Public Library Board meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month (except July and August) at 5:00 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

You can contact the Board by writing, phoning, faxing or emailing the Manager of Business Administration.

Clarington Public Library Board
163 Church Street
Bowmanville, ON L1C 1T7
Phone: 905-623-7322 x2701 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday)
Fax: 905-623-8608


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