Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees is an appointed body with authority under Wis. Stats. 43.54 to oversee operations and personnel administration of the City library. The Library Board meets the second Tuesday of the month at 12 p.m. at the Library (or, alternatively, via digital teleconferencing).

To locate and download Library Board meeting minutes, agendas, and packets, please visit the City of Portage website here:

Library Board of Trustees

#1: Karl Kindschi, President
Term expires 6/30/2025
karl.kindschi [at]

#2: Eleanor McLeish, Secretary
Term expires 5/31/2024 (County Appointee)
drmcleish [at]

#3: Amy Eppinger, Treasurer
School District Representative
Term expires 6/30/2024
eppingera [at]

#4: Judy Eulberg
Term expires 6/30/2023
judithanneulberg [at]

#5: Dr. David Gregory
Term expires 6/30/2025
dnegregory [at]

#6: Kallie Schultz
Term expires 6/30/2024
krschultz4 [at]

#7: Melissa Simonson
Term expires 5/31/2023
County Appointee
melissa.simonson [at]

#8: Klay Vehring
Term expires 6/30/2023
klay.vehring [at]


Debbie Bird
Library Director
Portage Public Library
253 W Edgewater Street
608-742-4959 x209
dbird [at]

Library Board Public Comment Policy

Library Board Public Comment Form