Russ Bellant gets sworn in to the Detroit Library Commission
“Dear friends – I wish to thank all for the outpouring of supportive statements regarding my impending seating on the Commission. Remember, let me know of questions concerning the library, as well as positive feedback of programs and experiences that you want to see reinforced, continued or recognized.”
The Detroit Public Library is an independent, municipal corporation governed by a seven member Detroit Library Commission.
Members are appointed by the Detroit Public Schools Board of Education. The seventh member, the current president of the Board of Education, is an ex-officio member.
Commissioners: Franklin Jackson, President, Judge Edward M. Thomas – Vice-President, Jean-Vierre Adams – Secretary,
Victoria Inniss-Edwards, Russ Bellant, Cassandra Smith Gray, Dr. Iris Taylor – Ex-Officio