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Library Board

The Chesapeake Library Board is an advisory board that is appointed by City Council. The Board provides input to the City Manager, Library Director and City Council concerning matters relating to the conduct, improvement and support of the Chesapeake Public Library. (City Code Sec 2-326) 

Meetings are held four (4) times per year and are open to the public.

If you have an issue you would like to bring to the board, please call 757.410.7104 or email rriddick@infopeake.org.


Mrs. Margaret "Dale" Harrell – Chairman
Mrs. Sanita A. Sherard – Vice Chairman
Mr. Robert Bilane
Mrs. Mayrant “Tunkie” D. Stone
Ms. Colette P. Macin
Mr. Richard C. Hartwick
Dr. Rose Riggs
Mr. Anthony M. Thiel

Ms. Kathleen Kaurup
Ms. Rhonda O. Riddick - Secretary


Ex-Officio Members:

Mr. Robert Hitchings - President, Norfolk County Historical Society
Mr. Nathan W. Smith - Supervisor of Art, Library & Media Services, Chesapeake Public Schools
Mr. Heath Covey - President, Friends of the Chesapeake Public Library
Ms. Dawn Matheson - President and Chairman, Chesapeake Public Library Foundation
Ms. Michelle Ornat - Acting Director, Chesapeake Public Library


2018 Meeting Schedule


January 25, 2018

Central Library - Administrative Boardroom

April 26, 2018

Central Library - Administrative Boardroom

August 23, 2018

Central Library - First Floor Conference Room

October 25, 2018

Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room

All meetings begin at 4:15 p.m.


Please call 757.410.7104 for confirmation of meeting dates, location and information.




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