Melissa Gillespie

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Melissa is an attorney at West Bank, a local community bank. She is a graduate of Simpson College with a B.A. in Business Management and Drake University Law School. Melissa is also a graduate of the West Des Moines Leadership Academy.

Melissa believes that our Library is a centerpiece of Community in innumerable ways that stretch beyond the power of reading. She feels being a part of helping the library continue to serve our Community is a privilege and has been on the board since her appointment in 2016. 

Julia Donaldson's The Snail and the Whale, is a book her whole family enjoys rereading!

Staff Title
Board Trustee