Administration & Board


Library Director:
Derek Kolb | Email

Board of Trustees

The governing body of the Thomas County Public Library System  consists of a thirteen (13) member Board of Trustees appointed to the Library Board by the County Commissioners, the City of Thomasville, and the County and City Boards of Education.

Adrian Burns, Chairman

Dr. Lisa Williams. Vice Chairman
Debra Abrams, Secretary
Jean Christie, Treasurer
Judy Ament
Janet Cable
Alfred Carver
Carla Defnall
Nicole Gatlin
Wiley Grady
Dr. Charlene Hampton
Sandra Hayes
Nathan Espy

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule  | FY2025
Meetings are held in the Thomasville Public Library branch at 1:00 PM and are open to the public.  The Library Board meets on the third Monday of the month, except when denoted with an asterisk(*) due to holidays. 

19 August

21 October

27 January*
21 April
16 June

Tentative Agendas:  Tentative agendas will be available at the Thomasville Library Main Branch at least 24 hours before each meeting. They will also be posted online for your convenience as soon as they are available, normally 24 hours before the meeting.

Official Minutes:  Minutes are approved at the following meeting. The official minutes will be available at the Thomasville Library Main Branch and posted after approval.

2022 Board Meetings

  • 11/29/2022 Special Called Meeting Minutes
  • 11/21/2022 Regular Meeting Minutes

2023 Board Meetings

  • 11/20/2023 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
  • 10/16/2023 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
  • 09/18/2023 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
  • 06/26/2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
  • 05/15/2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
  • 04/24/2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
  • 03/20/2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
  • 02/13/2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
  • 01/09/2023 Regular Meeting Minutes

2024 Board Meetings

  • 06/24/2024 Regular Meeting Agenda
  • 05/20/2024 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
  • 04/15/2024 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
  • 03/18/2024 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
  • 02/26/2024 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
  • 01/22/2024 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes

2025 Board Meetings

  • 08/19/2024 Regular Meeting
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