Board of Trustees

David L. Carlson PictureDavid L. Carlson

President, Board of Trustees

Euclid resident for 9 years with his wife Sue. He has owned, and been the principal agent, for Nationwide Insurance in Euclid for 36 years. His hobbies include running, skiing, boating, motorcycles and working around his home and yard. His favorite all-time book is The Holy Bible.

Term Expires: August 31, 2022

Carmen Epps PictureCarmen Epps

​Vice President, Board of Trustees

Carmen is no stranger to the Euclid Public Library, as she served as an EPL Foundation Trustee until her appointment to the Board. Epps is currently a Compliance Manager at the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority and acts as the Vice President of the Euclid Hunger Center Board of Trustees. Epps has an extensive knowledge of federal, state and local compliance regulations, and banking and insurance industry expertise and experience.

Term Expires: August 31, 2023

Jerry McPherson PictureJerry McPherson

​Secretary, Board of Trustees

Euclid resident for 40 years with wife, Denise and children Matthew and Megan. Jerry is retired but now works for his wife, a wedding planner, at McPherson Events and Design. He enjoys working on model boats, planes and trains during the winter and gardening in the summer. His favorite all-time book is Rascal by Sterling North. His favorite magazine is "Gardens Illustrated" from England.

Term Expires: August 31, 2025

Allen Hufford PictureAllen C. Hufford

Euclid resident for 6 years with his wife Nicole and son. He is a lawyer in the field of bankruptcy, divorce and criminal law at the Law Offices of Allen C. Hufford in Euclid. In his free time, Mr. Hufford enjoys gardening, practicing mock trials, cooking and reading. His favorite all-time book is A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving.

Term Expires: August 31, 2024

Benjamin T. Chinni PictureBenjamin T. Chinni

Euclid resident for 45 years with his wife Penny where they raised three children. He is an associate regional solicitor with the U.S. Labor Department. He enjoys gardening and spoiling his grandchildren. His favorite all-time book is Catch 22 by Joseph Heller.

Term Expires: August 31, 2023

Adriane Early PictureAdriane Early

Euclid resident for 10 years. She is employed by the Cuyahoga County as an Eligibility Specialist. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children, exercising and reading. Her favorite all-time book is A Purpose Driven Life by Richard Warren.

Term Expires: August 31, 2020

Frank Barberio PictureFrank Barberio

Euclid resident for 20 years with his wife Deborah. He works as a technical expert for the Social Security Administration. He enjoys ballroom dancing and playing handball. His favorite all-time book is Animal Farm by George Orwell.

Term Expires: August 31, 2026