Board of Trustees

We are currently looking for candidates to fill an upcoming library board opening.  Please submit a letter of interest to Mayor Scott Mikkelsen and reach out to any of the board members or Cheryl Heid, Library Director for more information.  She can be reached by calling 515-986-3551 or by email at

Library Board Members are members of our community who have taken on a commitment to make both our library and our community a better place. Board Members:

  • Advocate for the library in the community and advocate for the community
  • Plan for the future of the library – GPL Strategic Plan 2016 to 2021
  • Monitor and evaluate the overall effectiveness of the library
  • Set library policies
  • Hire and evaluate the library director

The Grimes Public Library Board of Trustees meets the third Tuesday of the month at 5:30 at the Grimes Public Library. Meetings as well as meeting minutes are open and available to the public.


Gary Schroeder


Ann Haugland

Vice President

Wanda Armstrong


Andrew Borcherding


Kristin Williamson


Jeremy Hamp

City Coucil Liaison