Library Board

The Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation is a Local Government Authority with the operations and responsibilities of the Corporation being defined under the Local Government Act (1989). The Corporation is governed by the Library Board, which is responsible for overall governance and policy direction.

Ordinary meetings of the Board are held quarterly. Special meetings of the Board are held as required. Members of the Board are required to conduct themselves in accordance with the rules outlined in the Corporation’s Code of Conduct for Board Members.

 The Board comprises of:

  • two Councillors appointed from each Member Council
  • council officers from each Member Council
  • one Community Representative appointed by each Member Council

Library Board Members

Cr Trudy Skilbeck, City of Whitehorse- Chair
Cr Michelle Kleinert, Manningham City Council-Deputy Chair
Cr Mark Lane, City of Whitehorse
Cr Stephen Mayne, Manningham City Council
Ms Lisa Letic, Director Community Services, City of Whitehorse
Ms Lee Robson, Group Manager Community Programs, Manningham City Council
Ms Carole Jean, Community Representative, City of Whitehorse 
Mr Ian Keese, Community Representative, Manningham City Council

Board Meetings 2021

Next Meeting 21 October 2021

Agenda Papers and Minutes of the previous meeting are published on our website prior to the scheduled meeting date. Copies of previous Agenda Papers are available on request via emailing



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Public Notice of Proposed Library Plan

Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation gives notice that it has prepared a Library Plan for 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2025 in accordance with Sections 125 and 197D of the Local Government Act 1989 (The Act) and will consider adopting the Plan at the Library Board meeting to be held at 3.30pm on Thursday 21 October 2021 at Box Hill Library, 1040 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill.

A copy of the proposed Library Plan 2021 - 2025 is available for inspection during opening hours at the Whitehorse Manningham Libraries. The locations and opening hours of the eight libraries are available at or by telephoning 9896 4333.

Alternatively, a copy can be viewed here(PDF, 845KB) .

Any person may make a written submission on the Library Plan. All submissions received by the Library by 5pm 8 October 2021 will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act, by the Board.  

If a person wishes to be heard in support of their submission they must include in the written submission a request to be heard and this will entitle them to appear in person, or by a person acting on their behalf, before a meeting of the Board to be held on 21 October 2021.

Sally Both
Chief Executive Officer

Draft Library Plan 2021 - 2025(PDF, 845KB)