For information on applying for the Board of Trustees, or to contact the Board with a question or comment, email the Library Administration at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara Denison, President
Reappointed: January 2023
Term Expires: December 2029
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Barbara Denison was originally appointed to the Library Board in October 2014. She is a long-time resident of Centerville and has used the Library through all cycles of her life, from taking her son to pre-school story time, to rushing a high school student to the Library for last minute school research, to enjoying the Library as an avid leisure reader.
As a Wright State University emeritus professor of Management Information Systems, Barbara understands the critical role technology plays in today’s organizations. In addition to teaching both undergraduate and graduate students how to design and manage information systems, she has served on many volunteer boards, including four years as President of the Friends of the Libraries for Wright State University. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in mathematics from Denison University, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dayton and a Masters in Computer Science from Wright State.
Barbara is currently President of the Board of Advisors for the University of Dayton Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Barbara enjoys working with the Library Board especially during this exciting time in the Library's history. She was selected to receive the OLC Trustee Award of Achievement
Randell Bowling, Vice President
Reappointed: January 2017
Term Expires: December 2023
Long-Range Facilities Planning
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Randell Bowling was originally appointed to the Library Board in March 2008. He, his wife and children reside in Washington Township.
As a retired member of the United States Air Force, Randy has had the opportunity to hone his leadership, project management and budgeting skills. This expertise is well-suited to his work as Secretary on the Library Board of Trustees. In addition to his military service, Randy holds a Bachelor Degree in Education from Miami University and a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University.
Randy is excited to be working with the Library Board on long range planning and forecasting. He hopes his contributions will ensure the Library’s financial health for years to come.
Carleen Suttman, Secretary
Appointed: March 2022
Term Expires: December 2025
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Carleen Suttman was appointed to the Library Board in March 2022. She has been an active supporter of the Washington-Centerville Public Library as a past Friends of WCPL board member and recent Levy Committee member. She and her husband reside in Washington Township.
Carleen is an advisor at Alter High School and serves as a board member of Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, Think Tank, Young Life Regional Board, and Dayton Woman's Literary Club. She holds a Bachelor and Master of Science from University of Cincinnati and Indiana University respectively.
Re-Appointed: January 2022
Term Expires: December 2028
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Elizabeth Cline was appointed to the Library Board in January, 2015. She is an avid user of Washington-Centerville Public Library and an active community volunteer.
After nearly a decade in the financial services industry, including serving as Vice President / Director of Operations at UBS Wealth Management, Elizabeth shifted her focus to raising her children and giving back to her community. She has supported the Centerville City School District in many capacities from academic volunteer, to Levy Committee Event Chair, to member of the Superintendent’s Advisory Council. Her business knowledge, coupled with her enthusiasm for community involvement make Elizabeth a valued addition to the Library Board.
Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Centre College. As wife of a former City Councilman, she understands the challenges facing public entities and brings that knowledge to her role on the Board. Elizabeth also brings with her, the perspective of a mother, business leader, and community volunteer. She is honored to serve the community as a member of the Washington-Centerville Public Library Board of Trustees.
Reappointed: January 2020
Term Expires: December 2026
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Carol Herrick was originally appointed to the Library Board of Trustees in January 2013. She is a long-time Centerville resident and ardent library supporter.
Carol brings a wealth of business management and financial expertise to the Library. In addition to being an Instructor of Economics at Wright State University and a small business owner that helps small to medium sized businesses improve their operations and profitability, Carol has served on the Library's Financial Advisory Board. She is very familiar with the Library's financial stewardship and the business side of the Library and contributes her knowledge to guiding the future of the organization.
Carol holds a Masters of Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University. She feels fortunate to live in a community with a library system that ranks among the best in the nation and relishes the opportunity to contribute to the organization’s ongoing success. Carol currently serves as the Library Trustee representative on the Ohio Library Council Board of Directors as well.
Reappointed: January 2021
Term Expires: December 2027
Long-Range Facilities Planning
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Ram Nunna was originally appointed to the Library Board in January 2014. In addition to his appointment, Ram is a very busy community volunteer, serving in both the Centerville Rotary, Miami Valley Teluga Association, and the India Club. He and his wife live in Centerville with their daughter.
Ram is a professional engineer with over 20 years of experience in managing transportation and highway projects. His professional experience combined with his strong volunteer background serve him well in his work as a Library Trustee, in which he participates in long range facilities planning, strategic planning for the future and policy making. Ram holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Osmania University (India) and the University of Connecticut respectively.
Ram, and his family, are regular library visitors and feels the library is an important part of raising their daughter.
Appointed: May 2022
Term Expires: December 2024
Long-Range Facilities Planning
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Richard Talda was appointed to the Library Board in May 2022. He is an active community supporter, currently serving as general counsel for the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance and FC Dayton, as well as past board positions with South Dayton School of Dance, Artemis Center, Incarnation Church and Boy Scouts of America. He and his family reside in Washington Township.
Talda is a Shareholder-Partner at Coolidge Wall Co LPA in Dayton, Ohio. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Wittenberg University and a Juris Doctorate from University of Toledo College of Law.
Liz Fultz, Library Director
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Elizabeth (Liz) Fultz was named Library Director in October 2019. She began her career at Washington-Centerville Public Library as the fifth person in the Reference Department, and one of only three with a Master of Library Science degree. As the Reference Department grew, so did her role. She became the Reference Team Leader and in 2009 was promoted to Centerville Library Building Manager. She served as Assistant Director from 2016-2019.
Liz has a wealth of experience in all facets of library planning and operations. She has led strategic planning process, developing the mission, vision and values of the library, and was integral in the renovation, expansion and re-opening of Woodbourne Library. “This is an exciting time for libraries and I’m thrilled to lead our Library’s continued success,” says Liz.
Liz has a Masters of Library Science from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelors of Business from Morehead State University. She is a member of the Centerville Noon Optimists. She and her husband Mark have two children and reside in Washington Township.