President – Bonnie McHenry
Bonnie McHenry currently works at the New Carlisle Public Library. She has a BA in English, a MA in English and a MEd in English Education. Prior to working for the library, she taught English for more than ten years to at-risk high school students. Before that, she worked for 23 years in the information technology industry. She and her husband have one daughter, a son-in-law and two grandsons. Bonnie has spent her life surrounded by books and the wonderful worlds they create.
Vice President – Greg Kojola
Greg has always enjoyed the library systems, from summer reading programs as a child to the college library to reading for enjoyment again as an adult. He is happy to serve with the Friends and support our library.
Secretary – William Trost
William A. Trost, son of John R. Trost and Patricia A. Trost, (founding members of the Friends) is continuing their work and dedication to The New Carlisle Public Library.
Treasurer – Larry Fry
Lay Leader, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. Active in New Carlisle Optimist Club, Bethel Churches United CROP Hunger Walk, Western Clark County Business Coalition, Friends of the Library, and Medway Area Historical Society. Married to June Fry and retired from Federal Civil Service at Wright-Patterson AFB since 1997.
Membership Secretary – Greta Eber
Greta has had a love for libraries since she was a child. Her mother was a librarian and often took her to work. She has spent several years volunteering at the school library and is now the Library Aide at Donnelsville Elementary School. She also beta-reads for one of her favorite authors. Her children love coming to the New Carlisle Public Library and they always leave with a large bucket of books!
Trustee – Connie Trost
Connie P. Trost, daughter of John R. Trost and Patricia A. Trost (founding members of the Friends) is continuing their work and dedication to The New Carlisle Public Library.
Trustee – June Fry
June has had a love a books all her life. She starting working in the school library in junior high school and high school and was part owner of a bookstore for several years. She enjoys being a part of the Friends group and have served as past president.
Trustee – Sarah Anne Carter
Sarah Anne Carter is a lover of books. She is an avid reader and is a book review blogger. Writing stories since she was little, she is constantly thinking of ideas that could be used as a plot for a novel. She is a journalist by trade and has written numerous newspaper articles. She has also worked in the public relations and marketing fields. She grew up as an Air Force brat and has lived in many states and countries. Currently residing in Ohio, she spends her time enjoying her family, reading and writing. She is a lover of travel and cats. She recently published her first novel, The Ring.
Trustee – Sherri Devlin
Sherri has been with Edward Jones for nine years and at the New Carlisle location for the last 2 years. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Consumer and Family Financial Services from the Forbes School of Business. She helps families with their 401k options when they are getting ready to retire and she also brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of savings, investing, retirement planning, estate planning, life insurance and education savings. Overall, she is here to help the community and help provide answers to questions so that you can make informed, financially sound decisions.
Trustee – Ryan T. Wallace
Ryan is an attorney living in the Northwestern School District, where he is actively involved in enhancing education and committed to serving Clark County. He serves on the Board for the Springfield Arts Council, and is an Ohio High School Basketball Official and former NCAA assistant college football coach. Ryan’s Christian faith is most important to him and he is a member of Medway Church in New Carlisle.
Trustee – Melissa Lopez
Melissa has been a reader since before she was born. She believes the local libraries should be the center of the community.
To join the Friends of the New Carlisle Library board, contact the president.
Contact the Friends of the Library
111 East Lake, New Carlisle, OH 45344
Phone Number: (937) 845-3601; ask for Bonnie