Foundation

Members of the Baxter County Library Foundation

About Us

The Baxter County Public Library Foundation is composed of community volunteers dedicated to the governance and oversight of Foundation operations, investments, and donations. The Library Foundation manages several restricted funds, earnings from which supplement community support for Library programs, maintenance, information technology, staff support, and special programs.

Support from the Library Foundation is critical to sustaining Library programming and resources year after year. In 2019, the Baxter County Library Foundation provided almost 30% of the Library’s operating budget, greatly supplementing a one-mill county property tax enacted by voters in 1952.

The Library Foundation is an Arkansas not-for-profit corporation recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax-deductible charitable foundation founded in 1999 (EIN -73-1567052).

The Library Advisory Board is an extension of the Library Foundation. The Advisory Board members are volunteers who serve as community liaisons for the Foundation, sharing Library information with the public and providing valuable insight and feedback that helps to answer the ever-changing, information, recreation, and education needs of the people of our community.

Library Advisory Board Members

  • Lynn McAlister—President
  • Joe Miles—Library Board Representative
  • Kim Crow-Sheaner—Library Director
  • Scott Booth
  • Kirk Brown
  • Ann Harned
  • Jon Hiser
  • Deborah Knox
  • Shonda Litty
  • Heather Loftis
  • Dr. Jake Long
  • Joe Miles
  • Dr. Robin Myers
  • Tobias Pugsley
  • Katie King Risk
  • Debby Stanuch
  • Christina White
  • Joshua Willard
  • Julie Wright

Foundation Trustees

Katrina Neis

Library Foundation President

Katrina Neis
Robert Clarke

Library Foundation Vice-President

Robert Clarke
Jacklyn Morrison

Library Foundation Treasurer

Jacklyn Morrison
Nick Arnold

Library Foundation Secretary

Nick Arnold
Kevin Bodenhamer

Library Foundation Trustee

Kevin Bodenhamer
Kim Crow Sheaner

Librarian

Kim Crow Sheaner
Phil Garner

Friends of the Library Representative

Phil Garner
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Library Foundation Trustee

Sonny Garrett
Lynn McAlister

Library Foundation Trustee

Lynn McAlister
Debby Stanuch

Library Foundation Trustee

Debby Stanuch
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Library Foundation Trustee

Christina White
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Library Foundation Trustee

Joshua Willard
Julie Wright

Library Foundation Trustee

Julie Wright