Board and Leadership
Meet the board members, our executive leadership team, and each of the branch managers for Yarra Plenty Regional Library.
Responsibility for the provision and management of the Library Service rests with the Regional Library Board, which comprises of two representatives from each of the three member councils of Banyule, Nillumbik, and Whittlesea (2022 Board pictured here).
The Regional Library service operates as an independent legal entity and is audited annually by the Auditor General.
Cr Alison Champion
Cr Rick Garotti
Cr Natalie Duffy
Cr Karen Egan
Administrator Lydia Wilson
Mr Anthony Traill
Executive Leadership Team
YPRL is under the management of an Executive Leadership Team, responsible for the strategic guidance and day-to-day operations of the organisation.
CEO - Jane Cowell
Executive Manager Technology & Assets
Executive Manager Public Participation
Executive Manager Corporate Services
Senior Management Team
Our Senior Management Team ensure our library services meet the needs of our users across the region, taking into consideration a range of community expectations and outcomes.
Finance and Administration
Our Branch Managers are responsible for overseeing the general operation of our individual library branches. Their role includes managing budgets, training staff members, evaluating library employees, and planning work schedules.