Board of Trustees

The library is governed by a Board of Library Trustees composed of seven members. A Board member is appointed to a five-year term and may serve any number of terms but may serve no more than two consecutive terms. Officers are elected each year for one-year term. The powers and duties of the Board are outlined in §§ 23-401, et seq. of the Education Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.


    • Caroll Visintainer, EdD, President
    • Stephen C. Fleegle, Vice President
    • Terenda Thomas, Treasurer
    • James B. Johnson, Secretary
    • Amy I. Brandt
    • Tomas Davila
    • Melissa J. Leonard

Executive Director: Deborah A. Bennett


Seven citizens of Caroline County. Appointments are made from nominees provided to County Commissioners of Caroline County by the membership of the Board of Library Trustees.

Term of Office:

Five years, January 1 through December 31. Officer’s appointments commence July 1 and terminate on June 30. Board members may not serve more than 2 consecutive terms.


The Board meets at least every 3 months at the Caroline County Public Library.

The Board of Library Trustees meeting will be meeting virtually on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 5:30pm via Zoom. 


The Agenda can be viewed by clicking here.

The Public URL for the zoom meeting is


If You plan to attend this meeting please email before 4:30 on August 12th for the zoom room password.


Minutes from Previous Broad of Trustee Meetings:


Minutes from prior years are available for public review upon request.