Board of Trustees

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System Board meets the 3rd Monday of each month in the Main Library's meeting room at 5:30PM


Board Members

Mary Burns (President)
Appointed by County Commissioners, at-large
Appointed 1996, term ends 4/30/2021
 
Merry Pretorius (Vice-President)
Appointed by Court of Common Pleas, represents Tuscarawas area
Appointed 1999, term ends 12/31/2024
 
Nancy Wharmby (Secretary)
Appointed by County Commissioners, represents Bolivar area
Appointed 2007, term ends 5/21/2023
 
Joanne Limbach
Appointed by Court of Common Pleas, at-large
Appointed 1992, term ends 12/31/2019
 
Kait Gallagher-Wilsterman
Appointed by County Commissioners, represents Strasburg area
Appointed 2017, term ends 5/01/2025
 
Michael Ernest
Appointed by County Commissioners, represents New Philadelphia area
Appointed 2015, term ends 5/01/2019
 
Tony Yoder
Appointed by Court of Common Pleas, represents Sugarcreek area
Appointed 2016, term ends 12/31/2022
 
 

 
Board Committees 2018
 
Building and Grounds
Merry Pretorius, Chair
Kait Gallagher-Wilsterman 
Tony Yoder
 
Extension Services
Merry Pretorius, Chair 
Nancy Wharmby
Kait Gallagher-Wilsterman
 
Marketing and Public Relations
Kait Gallagher-Wilsterman, Chair
Michael Ernest
Nancy Wharmby
 
Finance
Joanne Limbach, Chair
Tony Yoder
Michael Ernest
 
Personnel
Nancy Wharmby, Chair
Joanne Limbach
Merry Pretorius
 
Records Retention
Mary Burns, Chair
Michael Ernest
Joanne Limbach
 
 
Note: The President of the Board is an ex officio member of all committees.