Library Board of Trustees


A six person Board of Trustees oversees the operations of the Babcock Library. Board members are elected by Ashford voters at municipal elections in November of odd-numbered years.

Responsibilities of the Board includes hiring the Library Director, planning and supervising library programs, services, and activities, writing governing policies, preparing budget requests for Board of Selectmen, and administering the annual town grant (which comprises 95% of library budget) as well as separate endowments and special purpose accounts.

Elected Board Members

Chair: Catherine W. Sampson

Treasurer: Pamela Summers

Barbara Becker

Sally DeMars

Jean C. Lipker

Jean N. McCarthy