Rochester Hills Public Library Board of Trustees Names New Officers

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) Board of Trustees named new officers at its first meeting of the year. The board appointed Robert Bonam as president and Madge Lawson as vice-president. Anne Kucher was named secretary, and Gregg Christenson as treasurer. Chuck Stouffer and Suba Subbarao are board trustees.  Robert Bonam Bonam was first elected to the library board in 1984 and has since filled each position several times. During his tenure on the board, Bonam has managed the … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Board Cancels Proposed Millage Request

The Rochester Hills Public Library Board (RHPL) has unanimously tabled placing an operating millage request on the November 2019 ballot. Following a lengthy discussion about a ballot proposal at a special meeting on June 12, the RHPL Board decided to continue the discussion on the topic but to hold off placing a proposal on the November ballot. “Board members want more time to assess how changes in property values will affect the amount of a future millage proposal,” said RHPL Director … [Read more...]

Hills library board elects new officers

The Rochester Hills Public Library Board of Trustees elected new officers at its Jan. 9 annual meeting. Madge Lawson was elected president; Anne Kucher, vice-president; Robert Bonam, treasurer; and Anna Biliti, secretary. Also serving on the library board are Chuck Stouffer and Douglas Tull. The library’s directors are unpaid and are elected by residents of Rochester Hills to six-year terms. They represent Hills residents in the governance of the library. The communities of Rochester and … [Read more...]

Library Trustee Receives National Recognition

The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association, honored Rochester Hills Public Library trustee Robert Bonam with the ALA Trustee Citation.  Established in 1941 to recognize public library trustees for distinguished service to library development, the Citation honors the best contributions and efforts of the estimated 60,000 American citizens who serve on library boards.  "We were honored to nominate Bob for this … [Read more...]