Ruth Newell

Phone: (630) 759-7682

E-mail: rnewell [at] fountaindale.org

Address: 380 Ingleside Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60490

Occupation: Board Certified Chaplain; Ordained Minister; Business owner/consultant

Positions held on the board: Vice President, President, Treasurer, Trustee

Number of years on the board: 1987 - Present

Library Liaisons: Personnel, Director Search, Strategic Planning

State, Regional, National: Personnel, Director Search, Strategic Planning
State, Regional, National Committees: Past President: ALA/ALTAFF; Past President: Illinois Trustee Forum; Chair: ALA Coretta Scott King Awards Breakfast; Member: ALA Coretta Scott King Awards Jury; Member: Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Roundtable (EMIERT); Co-Chair: ALA United for Libraries Website and Newsletter Committee

Other Information:

  • Bolingbrook resident for over 25 years
  • 2 children
  • Member of Will County Center for Community Concerns, and Past Secretary
  • Living Water Church Pastoral Care Ministry
  • Founding Member of of Heart Haven Outreach Board
  • Past Precinct Committee Person 
  • ALA Trustee of the Year
  • ILA Trustee of the Year
  • Member of Joyfest Committee, Stage Coordinator, and Clergy Liaison
  • Member of Bolingbrook Clergy Assocation