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Board of Trustees

The Library’s governing body consists of seven Board of Trustees members serving 4-year terms, including:

  • 2 appointed by the Indianapolis City-County Council
  • 3 appointed by the Marion County Board of Commissioners
  • 2 appointed by Indianapolis Public Schools
Judge Jose D. Salinas

Judge Jose D. Salinas

President

Employer

Marion Superior Court

Term Length

Current term expires December 31, 2022; First Term, Member of the Board since 2019

Appointing Body

Appointed by the Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners
Curtis W. Bigsbee

Curtis W. Bigsbee

Vice President

Employer

City of Lawrence Police Department

Term Length

Current term expires December 31, 2022; First Term, Member of the Board since 2020

Appointing Body

Appointed by County Commissioners
Raymond J. Biederman

Raymond J. Biederman

Secretary

Employer

Proteus

Term Length

Current term expires December 31, 2023; First Term, Member of the Board since 2020

Appointing Body

Appointed by County Commissioners
Dr. Khaula Murtadha

Dr. Khaula Murtadha

Employer

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Term Length

Current term expires December 31, 2023; First Term, Member of the Board since 2020

Appointing Body

Appointed by the Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners
Patricia A.  Payne

Patricia A. Payne

Employer

Indianapolis Public Schools

Term Length

Current term expires December 31, 2025; Third Term, Member of the Board since 2014

Appointing Body

Appointed by County Commissioners
Dr. TD Robinson

Dr. TD Robinson

Employer

Mt. Paran Baptist Church

Term Length

Current term expires December 31, 2025; Third Term, Member of the Board since 2016

Appointing Body

Appointed by the City-County Council
Hope  Tribble

Hope Tribble

Employer

KPMG, LLC

Term Length

Current term expires December 31, 2024; First Term, Member of the Board since 2021

Appointing Body

Appointed by the City-County Council

Library Leadership

Joe  Backe

Joe Backe

Director, Communications
Lolita Campbell

Lolita Campbell

Chief Financial Officer
Kim Ewers

Kim Ewers

Interim Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Tisha Galarce

Tisha Galarce

Interim Director, Human Resources
Nichelle M. Hayes

Nichelle M. Hayes

Interim CEO
Shanika Heyward

Shanika Heyward

Director, Innovation & Technology
Gregory  Hill

Gregory Hill

Interim Chief Public Services Officer
Deb Lambert

Deb Lambert

Director, Collection Management
Garrett Mason

Garrett Mason

Strategic Planning & Assessment Officer
Adam Parsons

Adam Parsons

Director, Facilities

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