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Regional Consultants

Your Regional Consultant is a librarian who serves a specific geographic area and helps your library navigate the complicated arena of contemporary libraries. They are there to help directors, trustees and staff create a library that is an indispensable part of the community.

NORTH REGION
Chris Bischoff
300 Coffee Tree Road
P.O. Box 537
Frankfort, KY 40602-0537
502-550-5982
Chris.Bischoff@ky.gov
EAST REGION
Nikole.Wolfe
300 Coffee Tree Road
P.O. Box 537
Frankfort, KY 40602-0537
606-521-0075
Nikole.Wolfe@ky.gov
WEST REGION
Steve Parrott
300 Coffee Tree Road
P.O. Box 537
Frankfort, KY 40602-0537
270-498-8895
Steve.Parrott@ky.gov


CENTRAL REGION
Melissa Boulton
300 Coffee Tree Road
P.O. Box 537
Frankfort, KY 40602-0537

606-802-6056
Melissa.Boulton@ky.gov


List of Regional Consultants' Counties

What to Expect from KDLA’s Regional Consultants

Some of the things regional consultants do to serve libraries include:

Attends meetings to get to know your library and offer the most relevant information possible to your library director and board.

Advises your director and the board on policy development, personnel issues, public relations, grant writing, collection development and other library issues.

Assists with compliance with DLG deadlines & requirements.

Serves as a resource person to offer you new ideas and best practice information from around Kentucky and the world.

Provides training and orientation for local trustees and library staff as requested.

Guides you to use the Kentucky Public Library Standards to provide your community with the library it needs.

Assists with the library’s Annual Report and other government-required reports.

Coordinates meetings for the region’s directors and other special groups of employees.

Helps you decide who to call for assistance.

Assists you in making the best decisions for your library and your community.


Regional consultants are here to help you make your library a place your friends and neighbors can’t do without!