The Anderson Public Library’s Board of Trustees gave a special farewell to a member of the board who has served as its leader for eight years.
Bryan Proctor was appointed to the board of trustees in 2011. Serving as the board’s president, Bryan helped oversee the amazing progress of the library over eight years, including the recent expansion.
“It’s been an honor to serve the community of Anderson County as library board president for eight years,” Bryan said. “We have been able to accomplish great things and to follow in the footsteps of my grandfather who served on this board many years ago.”
Library director, Pam Marks, described Bryan’s time as board president: “He is a man with great leadership skills who loves his community. Always generous with his time, Bryan spent many hours at the construction site during the library’s recent renovation, actively involved in every aspect of the project from beginning to end. I think that most people don’t realize the time investment that comes with being a library trustee.”
Bryan will continue to be an advocate for the library. “He loves APL and shares his enthusiasm for all of the products and services available through this library whenever he gets an opportunity!” Pam said.
At his final board meeting that was held this month, the board presented him with a special commemorative plaque showing their gratitude for his years of service. In his final statement to the board as a member, Bryan said, “It is very rewarding to see the many services that the library offers and exciting to see what is going to happen next.”