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 next meeting of the Board of Library Trustees is Wednesday January 27, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Please view the meeting agenda here

Citizens can attend this meeting with the following zoom information.  Note: please email or call the library at 410-479-1343 by 4pm on the day of the meeting for the meeting password.

Topic: Library Board Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 991 2424 3731

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Minutes from Previous Broad of Trustee Meetings:


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