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About Us: Board of Trustees

Administrative information about the Carteret County Public Library System

Become a Library Board Member

Looking for a great way to serve your community?  Passionate about libraries?  Why not become a Board Member?

  • Members must be a resident of Carteret County.
  • Members must NOT be an immediate family members of county employees or county elected officials
  • Members must be at least 18 years of age.

Interested parties need to apply online : Boards & Commissions Appointment Application


Current Members

Allison DuBuisson

Term Expires 6/30/26

Donna Williamson

Term Expires 6/30/26

Dena Gooding

Term Expires 6/30/25

Allison Whitlow

Term Expires 06/30/25


Term Expires 06/30/25


Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members:

Tommy Burns, County Manager

Dee Meshaw, Finance Director

Dorothy Howell, Library Director


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General Information

Carteret County Public Library System

Board of Trustees Meeting

August 17, 2023 @ 6pm

Beaufort Branch of the CCPL

The order of business for regular meetings as outlined in the bylaws will include, but not be limited to, the following items:

Call to Order

Public Comment*

Election of Officers

Director’s Report

Friends of the Library Reports


*Library Board of Trustee Bylaws Article 4: Section H, individuals who wish to address the Board on a specific matter must notify the Chair of the Board of Trustees or the Library Director at least one week prior to the meeting to be placed on the agenda.

Library Board of Trustee Resources