Wilmette Public Library Board of Trustees

Pre-filing Notice

Three seats on the seven-member Wilmette Public Library District Board of Trustees will be open for the Tuesday, April 6, 2021 consolidated election. All of the seats will be for a full four-year term expiring in April 2025.

To be eligible, a candidate must be a registered voter; have resided in the Library District for at least one year of the filing of a nomination petition; not be delinquent in paying real estate taxes to the Library District or delinquent as to other indebtedness to the Library District; not have a conviction for any infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony.

Candidate nomination petitions must have at least 50 signatures from registered voters who reside within the Library District. Nomination petitions may not be circulated for signature prior to Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Election packets containing petition forms and instructions are available in the Administration Office of the Wilmette Public Library District, 1242 Wilmette Avenue, third floor.

Completed nomination petitions signed by voters and circulators may be filed on weekdays from Monday, December 14, 2020, through Monday, December 21, 2020, in the Administration Office of the Wilmette Public Library District. The office will be open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. File completed nomination petitions, a Statement of Candidacy, a receipt from the County Clerk indicating that a Statement of Economic Interests has been filed with the County Clerk, and a Loyalty Oath (optional).

For further information, please call Marti Bellefontaine at 847-256-6912.


Name Term Expires

Lisa G. McDonald - President
E-mail Trustee McDonald


Stuart Wolf - Vice President
E-mail Trustee Wolf


Ronald Rodgers - Treasurer
E-mail Trustee Rodgers


Jan Barshis - Secretary
E-mail Trustee Barshis


Joan Fishman - Trustee
E-mail Trustee Fishman


Dan Johnson - Trustee
E-mail Trustee Johnson


Fina Riddle - Trustee
E-mail Trustee Riddle



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