|Library Board of Trustees|
Applicants Sought for County Library Board
Whatcom County residents are encouraged to apply for a vacancy on the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) Board of Trustees to fill a partial term that runs through December 31, 2014. The term begins immediately upon appointment. Trustees are appointed by the Whatcom County Executive.
Being a library trustee is both an honor and an important responsibility. Duties include attending meetings, strategic planning, setting policy, approving expenditures and payroll, and adopting an annual budget. Day to day management of WCLS is entrusted to the executive director, who is hired by the Board. Trustees are not compensated except for mileage costs to attend meetings.
Application and instructions are available on the Whatcom County Executive’s website: http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/executive/. Completed applications can be faxed, mailed, or delivered to the Executive's office, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 108, Bellingham WA 98225, (360) 676-6717.
For questions about service on the library board, contact executive director Christine Perkins at (360) 305-3600 ext. 201.
Executive Director: Christine Perkins