Clayton County Library Board of Trustees

Clayton County Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees consists of 11 members appointed by the Clayton County Commissioners. The Library Board is a legal entity that has the authority to make policy and govern the affairs of the Library.

What the Library Board does:

  • sets policy for the Library
  • defines the purpose and direction of the Library and Director
  • demonstrates accountability to the community
Meetings are held at the Headquarters Library, located at 865 Battle Creek Rd, Jonesboro, GA 30236.
For more information, you may email the Library Board at

Patron may view the Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas and Minutes at the Headquarters Library during normal business hours.

2023 Meeting Dates

January 10th Headquarters Regular
February 14th Northwest Regular
March 14th Headquarters Regular
April 11th Headquarters Regular
May 9th Headquarters Regular
June 13th Headquarters Regular
July 11th Headquarters Regular
August 8th Headquarters Regular
September 12th Headquarters Regular
October 10th Headquarters Regular
November 14th Headquarters Regular
December 12th Headquarters Regular

Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Patron may view the Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas and Minutes at the Headquarters Library during normal business hours.


Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.    Jan 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Feb 2023 Meeting Minutes Feb 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Mar 2023 Meeting Minutes Mar 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Apr 2023 Meeting Minutes Apr 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. May 2023 Meeting Minutes May 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Jun 2023 Meeting Minutes Jun 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.  Jul 2023 Meeting Minutes Jul 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Aug 2023 Meeting Minutes Aug 2023 Agenda
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.    
Tuesday, October 10 , 2023 at 6:00 p.m.    
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.    
Tuesday, December12, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.    

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.  Jan 2022 Meeting Minutes Jan 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Feb 2022 Meeting Minutes Feb 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Mar 2022 Meeting Minutes Mar 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.  Apr 2022 Meeting Minutes Apr 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 6:10 p.m. May 2022 Meeting Minutes May 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Jun 2022 Meeting Minutes Jun 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.   Jul 2022 Meeting Minutes Jul 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.  Aug 2022 Meeting Minutes Aug 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 6:01 p.m.  Aug 2022 Special Call Meeting Minutes  
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Sep 2022 Meeting Minutes Sep 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Oct 2022 Meeting Minutes Oct 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Nov 2022 Meeting Minutes Nov 2022 Agenda
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.  Dec 2022 Meeting Minutes Dec 2022 Agenda

CCLS Board Members (July 2023)

(*) Indicates newly appointed member

Mapillar Dahn Headshot Photo  - Copy Ms. Mapillar Dahn, Chair

Mapillar Dahn is a national award-winning Sickle Cell Disease advocate and the Founder/CEO of MTS Sickle Cell Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and supports families impacted by SCD. Ms. Dahn alson runs digital marketing company where she advises individuals and businesses on strategic marketing practices to help them succeed both in print and online.

Of the many hats that she wears, Ms. Dahn's favorite is that of being the mother of her three beautiful daughters, Tully, Deej, and Hajar.

Andrea Wade Headshot Photo - Copy Mrs. Andrea Wade, Vice Chair

Mrs. Wade was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She received a Bachelor's in Family and Science Consumer Science from Fort Valley State University, Masters in Library and Information Science from Valdosta State University, and a Specialist's degree in Information Technology from Valdosta State University. Currently, Mrs. Wade is a Media Specialist with Clayton County Public Schools. Mrs. Wade is the 2023 Media Specialist of the Year for Clayton County Public Schools. She is a proud wife of seven years, mother of four girls and two sons. Mrs. Wade loves to read, travel, and enjoy family and friends. 

Yvette Dupree Headshot Photo - Copy Ms. Yvette Dupree, Library Board of Trustees Member

Dr. Yvette Dupree is the Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Supervisor and the Coordinator of Youth Apprenticeship for Henry County Schools. Dr. Dupree's responsibilities include oversight of CTAE instruction for ten middle school exploratory programs and 45 high school pathways for 200 teachers and over 19,000 students. She is passionate about developing CTAE programs to provide students with career preparation and structured work experiences linked to their coursework, interests, and goals. Certified in marketing, business, and early childhood education, she has taught high school business and marketing, serving as an Advisor for Future Business Leaders of America, DECA, and chartering a chapter of the National Technical Honor Society. Dr. Dupree has been recognized as a Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Outstanding Educator, Georgia Marketing Education Association Educator of the Year, and is a member of the Georgia Department of Education's LEAD CTAE Class of 2019. Dr. Dupree is on the Board of multiple organizations, including the Georgia Association of Career and Technical Education - Work-based learning/Youth Apprenticeship Affiliate, the Society of Human Resource Management - Greater Henry Chapter, and United Way of Greater Atlanta in Henry County. She graduated from the United Way Volunteer Involvement Program and Leadership Clayton. Yvette earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, Master of Arts for Teachers, and Doctor of Philosophy from The University of Georgia.

Dwayne Fabian Headshot Photo - Copy Mr. Dwayne Fabian, Library Board of Trustee Member

For more than thirty-one years, Mr. Dwayne Fabian has served in law enforcement in varied capacities and for different agencies in Georgia.  Mr. Fabian began his law enforcement career as a Police Officer with the Savannah Police Department, where he achieved advancements during his tenure culminating in his appointment as a detective in the Auto Theft Division, leading the department in the recovery of stolen vehicles. After seven years, he left the Savannah Police Department to begin a career with the Georgia State Patrol. Mr. Fabian continued his advancement in law enforcement with promotions to Senior Trooper, Assistant Post Commander, and Acting Post Commander. After over thirty-one years of dedicated law enforcement and criminal justice service in the State of Georgia, Mr. Fabian retired in 2016. Mr. Fabian is a resident of Clayton County and an active member at Knights Monumental A.M.E. Church in Stockbridge, GA under the leadership of Senior Pastor David A. Morrow, where he serves as the Chaplain of the Men's Ministry. Mr. Fabian’s memberships also include the Georgia Sheriff's Association, Member of the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce, the Southern Police Benevolent Association, and the National Association of Black State Troopers Coalition. Mr. Fabian is a co-founder of TeenTalk2Action where we concentrate on School Violence, Dating Violence, Community Violence, and Mental Health.

LaWanda Folami Headshot Photo - Copy Dr. LaWanda Folami, Library Board of Trustees Member 

Dr. La Wanda Folami . Born in Griffin, Georgia to Bishop Bobby Ray Harps and Evangelist Jo Ann G. Harps.  Dr. La Wanda Folami reside in Forest Park, Georgia for over 40 years. Dr. Folami attended Walter F. George High School and Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Folami received her Honorary Doctor of Divinity, also received a Certificate of Ordination from United Christian Church and Ministerial Association. Dr. La Wanda Folami work ethic consent of Real Estate, Loans and Branch Management. Dr. Folami is a member of Single Parents, Unity in the Community, Concerd Citizen (Forest Park), Community Planning Unity, MTS (Sickle Cell Awareness), Kappa Sweetheart/Diamonds. Dr Folami is a Community Liaison. Dr. Folami volunteer with 7 Pillars Career Academy and Forest Park Recreation Center. Dr. Folami coaches Basketball (boys) and Volleyball (Girls). Dr. Folami has received Proclamation and State of Georgia Resolutions. Dr Folami is a proud grandmother of Amina (Judge), Amaya(Professor) and Menelik (sports announcer) Scholar.

Brenda-Harrison-Headshot-Photo - Copy Brenda Harrison, Library Board of Trustees Member

Mrs. Harrison born and raised in Atlanta and has been retired from the US Postal Service since 2013. She has many years of community service and volunteerism in Clayton County.  She is a graduate of the Grassroots Leadership Institute (2016), Leadership Clayton (2017) and a member of the Chamber of Commerce serving on several committees. She is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters and three amazing grandchildren.

Library Board Trustee Ebonique Miller - Copy Ebonique Miller,  Library Board of Trustees Member *

Mrs. Ebonique Miller, a dedicated member of Clayton County for 15 years, with 20 years of experience in education, is eager to bring her expertise to the Clayton County Library Systems Board of Trustees. Currently serving as a Literacy Coach and Assistant Principal, Mrs. Miller understands the profound impact libraries have on fostering a love for learning. As a mother of three and married to an educator, she deeply values education and its role in the community. Her residency in Clayton County and her dedication to her family have driven her commitment to enhancing library resources and opportunities. Mrs. Miller is eager to use her skills, passion, and experience to support the Clayton County Library Systems as a Board of Trustees member, strengthening and expanding the library's invaluable services and programs.

Crystal Perry Headshot Photo - Copy Mrs. Crystal Perry, Library Board of Trustees Member

Raised and educated in the Deep South, Crystal Perry was the first in her family to attend and graduate from a four-year college. Crystal is an equity focused African American mother of 21-year-old twin males, wife, educational leader, and founder of the Melanated Pearl Corporation, whose mission is to empower, educate and uplift women of color. A 2000 graduate of Agnes Scott College with a BA in Africana Studies, and a 2003 graduate of Georgia State University with an MA in Early Education, she has lived in Clayton County over 17 years and is also a proud member of the Teach for America 2000 Metro Atlanta Charter Corps.

Herman Andrews, Library Board of Trustees Member *


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