Board member questionnaire
Name: Kristopher (Kris) Laurson
How long have you served on Drake Library Board of Trustees: Since 2015
Any other volunteer or civic groups that you belong to: Rotary Board of Directors, Milestones AAA Board Member, Community Resources Chair, Chamber Ambassador, HCI Care Services Board Member, Iowa Partnership For Success Member, Community Improvement Coalition Member, Wellness Coalition Member, Knights of Columbus Member, St. Mary’s Parish Council Member.
How long have you lived in Centerville: I was born in Centerville, Iowa moved away in 1998 moved back in 2007.
Why are libraries important to you? It is important to me that the Library continues to be an intricate and essential part of the community. I enjoy being part of the board as it continues the process of changing to meet the needs of the community. Also my 8 year old son loves the summer reading program and I think it is very important that children understand the value of the library.
Favorite book, author, or type of reading material? I most enjoy science fiction as well as books giving expert advice on how to.