New York State Library

Regents Advisory Council (RAC) Resources


RAC advises the Regents regarding Library policy, works with the officers of the State Education Department in developing comprehensive statewide library and information policy and makes recommendations to the Regents concerning the implementation of the program.

RAC Bylaws

Explore the Council's bylaws, as well as its history and ongoing responsibilities.

RAC Meeting Code of Conduct

Review the Code of Conduct for all RAC meetings.

RAC Members

The Council is comprised of fifteen members from a range of library types across the state. Members serve five-year terms and annually elect a Chairperson and a Vice-Chairperson to preside over meetings and committees.

Last Updated: October 3, 2023