CCRLS Advisory Council

CCRLS Advisory Council

The purpose of CCRLS Advisory Council is to promote library service and cooperation in Polk, Yamhill, Marion, and part of Linn counties (PYM), through the PYM Library Association, especially as relates to automation, information, material sharing and education of personnel in advancing technology.

Council By-Laws

Standards for Oregon Public Libraries

Council Members

Patricia Wallace (Chair)
Marion County Lay Member

Gretchen Freeman
Yamhill County Lay Member

Kathleen Schulte
Polk County Lay Member

Tracy Dillon
Rural Lay Member

City Manager Representative



Library Representatives

Natalie Beach
Chemeketa Community College Library Rep.

Sarah Frost
Small Library Rep. (Willamina Public Library)

Korie Buerkle
Medium Library Rep. (Newberg Public Library)

Kim Carroll
Large Library Rep. (Salem Public Library)

Jackie Mills
PYM Chair Rep. (Mt. Angel Public Library)

Ex Officio Members

John Hunter
CCRLS Executive Director

Scott Dadson
Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments

Jennifer Badzinski

Meeting Schedule (2021-2022)

Thursday, September 9, 2021
12:00 PM

Thursday, November 18, 2021
12:00 PM

Thursday, January 13, 2022 (CCRLS budget approval for fiscal year 2022-2023)
12:00 PM

Thursday, February 10, 2022 (optional meeting for budget approval)
12:00 PM

Thursday, March 10, 2022
12:00 PM

Thursday, May 12, 2022
12:00 PM

*CCRLS Council meetings are open to the public through Zoom.  If you are interested in attending a meeting, or would like to obtain copies of past minutes, please send us an email at