Sno-Isle Libraries Board of Trustees Seeking Applications

The Sno-Isle Libraries Board of Trustees is seeking candidates of Snohomish County residents to fill one (1) position to complete a partial term expiring Jan. 1, 2020.

The seven-member Board of Trustees is the governing body for Sno-Isle Libraries, an intercounty rural library district serving Snohomish and Island counties. Five trustees are appointed by the Snohomish County Council and two by the Island County Commission.

The Board sets policies, the annual budget, supervises the work of the Executive Director and determines the general direction of the Library District. The Board is established under the laws of the State of Washington. Trustees represent the Library District to the community and advocate for the Library District at the local and state levels.

For this position, applicants must reside in Snohomish County and be committed to the principle and philosophy of a tax-supported public library. Additionally, Trustees are expected to support the mission of the Library District “to be a community doorway to reading, resources, and lifelong learning, and to be a center for people, ideas and culture.” Trustees serve as volunteers; their business expenses are reimbursed. Regular meetings are on the fourth Monday of each month.

The position description and trustee application are available online and due no later than Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Applications must be submitted by mail or email to:

Lia Belcher, Sno-Isle Libraries
7312 35th Ave. NE
Marysville, WA 98271

Applications will be evaluated by a committee of Sno-Isle Libraries Trustees and community members. The selected candidate must be approved by the Snohomish County Council.

For additional information about the Board of Trustees or to request any assistance in completing the nomination form because of a disability,  contact Lia Belcher at 360-651-7002.