The Defiance Public Library System Board of Trustees is a policy making body that oversees the management of the Defiance Public Library System. Consisting of 7 members, the Board of Trustees are appointed by the Defiance City Council for a term of four years. The Board has the dual responsibility for implementing statutory requirements pertaining to library service and for acting as a steward of the community‚Äôs investment.

Board of Trustees Meetings are held on the  last Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m., on a rotated schedule at all three DPLS locations.  Meetings are announced in the Crescent-News, in the main entrance of the Defiance Public Library  and at the Defiance City Offices located at 631 Perry Street, Defiance.

President
Gary Chaney

Vice-President
Susan Mack

Secetary
Al Smith

Members
Kenneth Boroff
Ian MacGregor
Michael Wahl
Jane Yoder