The Board of Washoe County Commissioners is accepting applications for two vacancies on the Washoe County Library Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees of Washoe County Library System is appointed by the Washoe County Commissioners in accordance with NRS 379.022 and is responsible for governing the operations of Washoe County Library System.
The Library Board of Trustees consists of five at-large members, each appointed by the Washoe County Commissioners for a four-year term. Members may serve two consecutive terms. Terms of service for the midterm vacancy will be September 1, 2023, through June 30, 2026. Terms of service for the full-term vacancy will be September 1, 2023, through June 30, 2027. Reappointments may be sought thereafter.
Previous applicants who applied starting in October of 2022 will be included and do not need to reapply.
The Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. Trustees must be residents of Washoe County and cannot be elected officeholders. Trustees should be aware of the Library’s role in the community as a center of information, culture, recreation, and lifelong learning. They must also be willing to devote the necessary time and effort to perform the duties of Trustees.
The deadline to apply for these seats is Friday, August 4, at 11:59 p.m. For more information on this vacancy, please contact L.J. Burton at 775-327-8343. To apply, please visit www.washoecounty.us/citizens/board_opportunities.php.