Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees

Reach out to any board member by clicking on that member’s email.

Board meetings are typically held the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

To access meeting notices and agendas, click here

Stephen M. Buck

President
President serves as Ex-Officio Member of All Committees
Appointed: July 2012
Term Expires: June 2024
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Cathie Neumiller

Vice President
Committees: Vice Chair of Nominating/Appeals; Community Relations; Finance
Appointed: January 2021
Term Expires: June 2023
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Melissa Sanchez

Secretary
Committees: Vice-chair of Building Committee; Nominating/Appeals; Personnel/Negotiations
Appointed: August 2021
Term Expires: June 2023
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Margaret E. Cousin

Trustee and President of Friends of Peoria Public Library
Commitees: Chair of Building; Vice Chair of Community Relations; Finance; Nominating/Appeals Committee
Appointed: July 2010
Term Expires: June 2025
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Lucy D. Gulley

Trustee
Committees: Chair of Nominating/Appeals; Strategic Planning; Building Committee
Appointed: July 2011
Term Expires: June 2023
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Barbara Van Auken

Trustee
Committees: Chair of Community Relations: Chair of Personnel/Negotiations; Finance
Appointed: July 2013
Term Expires: June 2025
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Roberta Parks

Trustee
Committees: Chair of Strategic Planning; Building; Community Relations
Appointed: July 2021
Term Expires: June 2024
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Ruth Bittner 

Trustee
Committees: Chair of Finance; Building; Personnel/Negotiations
Appointed: December 2021
Term Expires: June 2025
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PPL Board Committees

Building Committee
Community Relations Committee
Executive Committee
Finance Committee
Nominating/Appeals Committee
Strategic Planning Committee
Personnel/Negotiations Committee