Porter Public Library Seeks New Trustee

WPPL LogoWestlake Porter Public Library is currently accepting applications for a position on the Board of Trustees that starts on January 1, 2017. The position will become available when Alayne Fodor’s term expires on December 31.

The Board, the policy-making body of the library, is composed of seven members. The Library Board’s primary responsibilities are approving library policies, setting the budget, hiring a director and fiscal officer and advocating for the library. Terms are seven years with a maximum of two terms.  Library board meetings are held monthly, usually on a Wednesday, at 6:30 pm.

Trustees represent the community at large and their varied library interests. The only prerequisite for applicants is that they have an interest in public library issues and wish to become a public library advocate.

Those interested in applying for a position as a trustee may get an application at the library’s Reception Desk, from the library’s Administration Department by calling (440) 250-5451 or emailing karen.hunt@westlakelibrary.org, or by downloading it from the library web site (www.westlakelibrary.org).

For more details on responsibilities of trustees or on the application process, please call library Director Andrew Mangels at (440) 250-5450.  The application deadline is September 21, 2016.

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