Board of Trustees

The Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library Board of Trustees is appointed by the Mayor of Hopkinsville and Judge Executive of Christian County, five members from each. Trustees serve four year terms with no more than two consecutive terms.

This board oversees the library’s director and finances. The board also makes the policies for the Library. Board members are appointed by the City of Hopkinsville and Christian County.

Regular Board meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month (unless otherwise posted) at 12:00 pm in the Library Board Room located on the second floor. Check the library’s calendar for location details.

City

  • Joe Leavell, 1st term expires August 31, 2022
  • Jonathan Zordel (Treasurer), 1st term expires August 31, 2024
  • Melissa Kempa, 1st term expires December 31, 2022
  • Chris Dudley, 1st term expires August 31, 2024
  • Kate Russell, 1st term expires August 31, 2025
  • Natasha Francis, City Council Representative term expires December 31, 2022

County

  • Bart Cayce (President), 1st term expires August 31, 2025
  • Slone Cansler (Vice President), 1st term expires August 31, 2023
  • Kate Russell (Secretary)
  • James Adams, 2nd term expires August 31, 2024
  • Mona Sheth, 1st term expires August 31,2025
  • Cary Bruce, 1st term expires August 31, 2025
  • Jerry Gilliam, Fiscal Court Representative

Meeting Minutes

Past HCCPL Meeting Minutes may be requested per the open records request process

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