Library Board of Trustees

The five volunteer members of the WCLS Board of Trustees are appointed by the Whatcom County Executive. The Library Board is responsible for budget oversight and setting policy for WCLS. Day to day management is entrusted to the Executive Director, who is hired by the Board. Regular public meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month – see the meeting schedule below for dates and locations.

Marvin Waschke, Board of Directors

Marvin Waschke, Board Chair
Services Committee
Finance Committee

Second Term
Expires 1/31/2023

June Hahn, Board of Directors

June Hahn, Board Vice Chair
Community Relations Committee
Finance Committee

Second Term
Expires 1/31/2020

Lori Jump, Board of Directors

Lori Jump, Board Secretary
Community Relations Committee
Services Committee

First Term
Expires 1/31/2019

Erika Nuerenberg
Personnel Committee

First Term
Expires 1/31/2022

Brad Cornwell, Foundation Liason

Brad Cornwell
Foundation Liaison
Personnel Committee

First Term
Expires 1/31/2021

Christine Perkins, Executive Director

Christine Perkins
Executive Director
Whatcom County Library System

Contact Executive Director

The Board holds public meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. Locations vary. Changes to the schedule become available at least one week in advance. Persons with special needs or disabilities who will need accommodations to attend the meetings are asked to please contact us at (360) 305-3600 at least three business days in advance of the meeting.

2018 Meeting Dates: Location:
January 16 Blaine Library
February 20 Administrative Services
March 20 Sumas Library
April 17 Administrative Services
May 15 Everson Library
June 19 Administrative Services
July 17 Administrative Services
August 21 Administrative Services
September 18 Ferndale Library
October 16 Administrative Services
November 20 Administrative Services
December 18 Administrative Services