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About the Foundation of Friends











The Foundation of Friends works alongside the Indian Valley Public Library Board of  Trustees, Library Director, and Development Officer on all projects.  General member meetings are held every other month.  Sub-committees made up of active volunteers also meet once a month in order to continue the progression of sub-tasks.  Currently, the largest

projects the Foundation of Friends is working on involves pre-planning for the capital campaign and the raising of  funds through the many fundraisers held through the library.  If you are interested in joining the foundation and would like to donate your time, please click the “Volunteers” tab to learn more about how your skills can help the Indian

Valley Public Library attain its goals of the provision of learning and library sustainability.

Vision:  To ensure that the Indian Valley Library is a dynamic force for community learning.

Mission:  Strengthen the financial resources of the Indian Valley Public Library to guarantee sustainability.


Foundation of Friends Officers:


William G. (Bud) Leister, Jr., Chair

Stephanie Ferretti, Vice-Chair

Betty Linko, Secretary

Tim Mininger, Treasurer

Foundation of Friends Board:

Catherine (Cassie) Balzer  

Shawna Boell     

Albrecht P. (Al) Engel  

Julian Hauck                   

Amy Shelby                                                                              

Rick Stober     

Ginny Vandenburg                                         

Victor Verbeke, Esq.,



Tracey Reed, IVPL Director

Nick Hagdorn, IVPL Development Officer                                               

Dinner In White Committee:

Cassie Balzer   

Shawna Boell   

Pat Gill       

Suzi Leonard       

Wendy Leshinskie       

Danielle Mazza       

Elaine Portock

Wine Tasting Committee:

Janelle Adams

Shawna Boell

Nick Hagdorn

Bud Leister

Wendy Leshinskie

Betty Linko

Pat McElwee

Tim Mininger

Bob Schoen

Margie Stern

Joanne Strom

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