Orcas Island Library Seeks New Trustee
The Orcas Island Public Library is seeking a new trustee to begin serving a five-year term on Jan. 1, 2016. The board is composed of five members who are charged with planning the direction of the library services, making sure those policies comply with laws, and overseeing the library’s expenditure of funds. The trustees also have the exciting task of working together on the
As the trustees’ handbook states, “Throughout our nation’s history, the public library has offered free and equal access to the collected knowledge, information, and history of our culture.” Serving as a trustee for the Orcas Public Library enables an individual to contribute to an institution that is available for everyone.
Serving on the library board requires a passion and talent for teamwork, along with a belief in the culture and tradition of public libraries. We’re looking for individuals to apply who enjoy learning with and from each other, and will bring new ideas that inspire and energize other board members.
If you are interested in serving as a library trustee, contact Phil Heikkinen, Director 376-4985 and he will guide you through the application process.
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