About Us

Mission Statement: The Platteville Library Foundation exists to raise and receive funds for the support of the Platteville Public Library. The foundation supports capital expenditures, programming needs, one-time special collection purchases, and matching for grants. We also accept and manage designated gifts by donors.

Who runs the Platteville Public Library Foundation?

The Foundation Board consists of dedicated volunteers who meet bi-monthly to discuss investment, fundraising and advocacy opportunities.  Providing leadership are a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary.  Bylaws govern the board’s activities.  Current board members include:

  • John Hammermeister, Treasurer, 2016
  • Steve Kleisath, President, 2015
  • Betsy Tollefson, Secretary, 2016
  • Cindy Tang, 2015
  • Mary Huck, 2018
  • Hap Daus, 2018
  • Jessie Lee-Jones, Ex-Officio, Library Director

If you are interested in serving as a board member or assisting the Platteville Public Library Foundation in its fundraising efforts, please contact Jessie Lee-Jones, Library Director, 348-7441 x.5 or director@plattevillepubliclibrary.org .




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