Board of Trustees

Library trustees are residents of the Plainfield Public Library District who are elected to serve four-year terms of office. Trustees serve without compensation and are the official policy-making body of the Library. Get in touch with our Board anytime by sending an email to:


Carl F. Gilmore

Board President

Election Year: 2012

Current Term Expires: 2023

Crystal A. Andel

Board Vice President

Election Year: 2011

Current Term Expires: 2021

Plainfield Public Library District Trustee Vicki Knight

Vicki M. Knight

Board Secretary

Election Year: 2013

Current Term Expires: 2021

Patricia Lynn Miller

Board Treasurer

Election Year: 2003

Current Term Expires: 2021

Plainfield Public Library District Trust Lisa Schmidt

Lisa Schmidt


Election Year: 2015

Current Term Expires: 2021

Jason Cann


Election Year: 2019

Current Term Expires: 2023

New Trustee Coming


Election Year: 2020

Current Term Expires: 2021

Plainfield Public Library District Trustee Emerita Sharon Kinley

Sharon D. Kinley

Trustee Emerita

Years of Service: 2001 to 2019

Board President: 2005 to 2015




The Board of Trustees generally meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Small Meeting Room located on the upper level of the Library. For a list of meetings for the 2020 fiscal year, click here.

The public is encouraged to attend these meetings. Anyone who would like to address the Board during the Public Comment portion of a regular board meeting may sign in on the sign-in sheet provided. Each member of the public shall have a maximum of five (5) minutes to address the Board. A maximum of thirty minutes per regular Board meeting is allotted to Public Comment. The Board will not enter into two-way communication with members of the public and will take public comments under advisement.

Meeting agendas and minutes, as well as other public documents, can be found in the Citizens Information Center.