Library Board of Trustees

Jim Bailey, President

JimBaileytrustee Jim was born in Memphis, TN, and is the youngest of ten children. He is married to his wife Leigh, and has four daughters and four grandchildren. He has lived in Carol Stream for 32 years, and has been active in the Carol Stream Rotary Club as a member and Past President, while serving as an Elder at Heritage Presbyterian Church for more than 20 years. He is retired after a 50+ year career in the Computer industry and is an avid reader.  Jim served eight years in the U.S. Air Force, and is a disabled veteran of the War in Vietnam. First elected in 2005, his current term will expire in 2015. He believes that the Library is a key asset in the village and is committed to making the library a destination for our community. You may contact Mr. Bailey at

Dr. Bonita Berryman-Gilliam, Trustee

Dr.BonitaBerryman-GilliamtrusteeDr. Bonita Berryman-Gilliam aka Dr. Bonnie was elected to her first term as library trustee in April 2013. Her current term expires in 2017. She is a certified K-9 teacher and holds both Masters and Doctoral degrees in clinical psychology. Her undergraduate degree was earned at University of Illinois at Chicago and her graduate degrees were earned at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, She is a certified professional development provider for the state of Illinois. She brings 30 years experience in education, psychotherapy, program development and research to the board. She is a 30 year resident of Carol Stream and a committed library advocate. Dr. Bonnie is married and the mother of an adult son. She is the proud grandmother to four lively grandchildren. Her hobbies include: reading, quilting, travel and genealogy. She looks forward to serving the library and the community.  She can be reached at:

David DeRango, Treasurer

David DeRangoI have lived in Carol Stream for over 29 years and have always donated my time to our community coaching baseball, being on the baseball board, plus joining the committee to build a new playground for the Carol Stream school. I was Art and Picture dad for the Carol Stream school, and twice chaperoned the Glenbard North High School Prom. Being voted in as a trustee to the Carol Stream Library board is more than just an honor; it is a privilege to represent and serve the tax payers of this great town. As a board member I have been able to keep tax increases in check and improve services and make our Library the best it can be for all the patrons that come in. I have been in purchasing at a corporate level for over 20 years and have been able to apply my knowledge of finance and business into our Library. He can be reached at

Dominick Jeffrey, Vice President

Dominic Jeffrey Dominick Jeffrey was elected to his first term as library trustee in April 2011. His current term expires in 2015. You may reach him in care of the Carol Stream Public Library, 616 Hiawatha Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188.


Patricia Johnson, Trustee

PatriciaJohnsonTrusteeI have been a resident of Carol Stream 30 years. I have always been an avid supporter and patron of the Carol Stream Public Library, and I am very proud of our facility.
Married, two adult daughters and three grandchildren.
Retired Business Owner and now want to give something back to this institution I love. My work experience provides skills to serve as a library trustee and the versatility to learn additional skills.
Business Management Courses, Business Operations, Management Managing and Volunteering Non-Profit Community Organizer, Neighborhood Food Pantries, Alzheimer and Diabetes Health Advocate, Carol Stream Historical Society, Women and Minorities Outreach Committee Elected offices held: Committeewoman District 6, Wayne Township 2011-Present.

Edward Jourdan, Trustee

EdwardJourdantrusteeEdward Jourdan was elected to his first term as library trustee in April 2013 and his term expires in 2017. The experience he brings to the board is 27 years of data management  experience in the automotive industry and 31 years as a resident of Carol Stream. His goal is to represent the citizens of Carol Stream and use his experience in technology to help the library stay prepared for the future. You may contact Mr. Jourdan at


Nadia Sheikh, Secretary

NadiaSheikhtrusteeNadia Sheikh was born in Minneapolis, MN, the eldest of 3 children. She is married with one daughter.  Her credentials include a Masters in Health Administration and Certificate in the Management of Ambulatory Care Systems from the University of Southern California, School of Policy, Planning, and Development (USC) and a B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is an avid reader and enjoys community service. Nadia is a member of the Friends of the Carol Stream Public Library and an active member of the Carol Stream Woman's Club.  Nadia believes that "being elected as library trustee is a tremendous honor” and it is a responsibility she takes very seriously.  
The ability to communicate effectively, orchestrate successful outcomes, manage time, and remain organized, has been vital in her previous roles as a Healthcare Administrator.  From youth services to our senior population, all patrons deserve an advocate on the board. She encourages pursuing partnerships with local libraries in an effort to bringing new programs that our patrons will value and that are relevant to today's society. Nadia is committed to promoting our library within the community and listening to the needs of our patrons. She can be reached via email at