​The Wake County Library Commission is an advisory board appointed by the Wake County Board of Commissioners. The Commission currently is made up of 14 members. Each Commission member is appointed to represent a County Commissioner's District, or to represent the County at-large or a district appointment. The role of the Commission is to advise the County Commissioners on matters of policy and program affecting the public library system. They meet monthly on the third Wednesday at noon at the Library Administration Building, 4020 Carya Drive in Raleigh.

 

Library Commission Members
July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018
 

 

District Members:
 
 
District 1 – Commissioner Hutchinson
Teresa (Terry) Marcellin-Little
5040 Upchurch Lane
Wake Forest, NC 27587
email: tdml@bellsouth.net
Current term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018
Served 1 term
(Lives in District 1)
 
District 2 – Commissioner Calabria
Sonya Dwyer, Vice-Chair     
109 Belmore Circle
Garner, NC 27529
Current term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018
Served: 3 terms
(Lives in District 2)

District 3 – Commissioner Holmes
Judith (Judy) Rysdon
105 Shirley Drive
Cary, NC 27511
Current term: July 17, 2017 - June 30, 2019
Served: 1 term
(Lives in District 3)

District 4 – Commissioner Portman
Caitlin Swift
4200 Peak Court
Apex, NC 27539
Current term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019     
Served : 2 terms 
(Lives in District 4)     
 
District 5 – Commissioner West
Clementine Trotter
439 Glenbrook Drive      
Raleigh, NC  27610
email: chftrotter@yahoo.com      
Current term:  July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018
Served: 2 terms
(Lives in District 5)

District 6 – Commissioner Ford
Susan Piercecchi
409 Kenwood Court
Raleigh, NC 27609
email: susanpiercecchi@gmail.com
Current term: July 17, 2017 - June 30, 2019
(Lives in District 6)
 
District 7 – Commissioner Burns 
Brenda B. Buchanon
1018 Dominion Oak Circle
Cary, NC  27519
email:  silvergray49@hotmail.com
Current term:  July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018
(Lives in District 7)
At-Large Members:

Lisa Behrens, Chair    
8005 Old Deer Trail      
Raleigh, NC  27615
email: lbehrens@nc.rr.com
Current term:  July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019
Served: 2 terms
(Lives in District 3)
 
Lynn Edmonds
5700 Bashford Crest Lane
Raleigh, NC  27606
email:  mail:  lorax@nc.rr.com
Current term:  July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018
(Lives in District 4)

Nancy Medlin      
1136 Woodbrook Way      
Garner, NC  27529
email: nmedlin@gmail.com; nmedlin@townofclaytonnc.org
Current term: July 17, 2017 - June 30, 2019
Served:  3 terms   
(Lives in District 2)
 
C. Ellen Washington
9910 Reanne Court
Raleigh, NC 27617
Current term: April 3, 2017 – June 30, 2019
(Lives in District 7)

Abraham (Abe) Jones
5325 Robbins Drive
Raleigh, NC 27610
Current term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018
Served: 2 terms 
(Lives in District 5)

Maryanne Friend, Secretary
4616 White Chapel Way     
Raleigh, NC  27615
email: maryanne.friend@gmail.com
Current term:  July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018
Served: 3 terms
(Lives in District 6)
 
At-Large Vacancy