Last Chance To Apply For Position On Mentor Library Board of Trustees

The Mentor Schools Board of Education is looking for people who want to fill a vacancy on the Mentor Public Library Board of Trustees

The Mentor Schools Board of Education is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Mentor Library Board of Trustees.

Library board trustees are appointed to terms for seven years, with this particular term scheduled began Jan. 1, 2012. The term would end Dec. 31, 2019

In Ohio, local boards of education have the authority and responsibility to appoint public library trustees.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest to the board including the following information:

  •  Place of residence
  •  Length of time residing at current address
  •  Reason for interest in serving on the library board
  •  Community involvement and service experience
  •  Names and contact information for up to three individuals who may serve as references

The deadline for applications is Friday. Applications will be reviewed by two school board members, two library trustees, the superintendent, and chief financial officer of Mentor Public Schools.

This committee will recommend one individual to the board of education for appointment. The board will appoint a trustee no later than December 31.

Applications should be sent to the Mentor Board of Education, attn. Daniel L. Wilson, 6451 Center Street, Mentor, Ohio 44060.

More Information can be obtained by calling the Chief Financial Officer’s Office at (440) 974-5230.

Karen Ayers-ward November 30, 2012 at 01:55 PM
What does this appointment involve?
Jason Lea November 30, 2012 at 02:53 PM
The Trustees Board is very similar to a Board of Education for a school district. You provide community guidance an oversight while still allowing the professionals to run the day-to-day operation.


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