Library Board

Porter County Library Board of Trustees
Meet the PCPLS Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is completely dedicated to the mission and objectives of the library system. Each board member may serve 4 consecutive terms, which begin July 1st and end June 30th.

Next Board Meeting: Regular meeting at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at Valparaiso Public Library



Stu Summers


Center Township Resident

Appointed by Porter County Commissioners

[2018 to 2022]

[2014 to 2018]

Stacey Whitten

Vice President

Porter Township Resident

Appointed by Porter County Council

[2015 to 2019]

Roger Rhodes


Portage Township Resident

Appointed by School Board Presidents

(Except Valparaiso Schools)

[2018 to 2022]

[2014 to 2018]

Tom Neuffer


Boone Township Resident

Appointed by Porter County Commissioners

[2016 to 2020]

[2012 to 2016]

Paul Knauff


Center Township Resident

Appointed by Valparaiso School Board

[2016 to 2020]

[2012 to 2016]

[2008 to 2012]

Kevin Pazour


Center Township Resident

Appointed by Porter County Council

[2017 to 2021]

Olga Granat


Center Township Resident

Appointed by Valparaiso School Board

[2017 to 2021]

Library Board Resources
Policy On Public Participation At Board Meetings
Upcoming Meetings and Information

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month in the Valparaiso Public Library board room at 4:00pm

January 16th

February 20th

March 20th

April 17th

May 15th

June 19th

July 17th

August 21st

September 18th

October 16th

November 20th

December 18th

Upcoming agendas are usually posted the Friday before the board meeting.

Click here for the tentative special April board meeting agenda

Have Questions?

Our library staff can answers any questions you have the about the board, upcoming meetings, or how to submit a topic for the next meeting.