Recruitment Reopens for Washoe County Library System Board of Trustees

by | Mar 13, 2023

The Board of Washoe County Commissioners is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Washoe County Library Board of Trustees. This is a reopening of the application window for recruitment; previous applicants who applied in October of 2022 will be included and do not need to reapply. 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 four-year terms. Term of service for this midterm vacancy is May 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024, with potential reappointment. 

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 this seat is Friday, March 31, at 5 p.m. For more information on this vacancy, please contact LJ Burton at 775-327-8343. To apply, please visit