The Board of Trustees of the Warren-Newport Public Library District is seeking applicants for a vacated seat on the Board. The appointee will serve from August 2021 to May 2023. Interested candidates are encouraged to review information about the WNPLD Board and submit the application available on this page.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must reside in the Warren-Newport Public Library District and be a registered voter.
Desired Qualifications: The Board seeks a candidate to fill the position of Treasurer. Responsibilities include being the Chairperson of Finance, overseeing the maintenance of WNPL accounts, records, budget, and investments, and obtaining the annual financial audit. The Treasurer is bonded as required by statute. The Board will provide mentoring for this position, which requires about three hours per month outside of meetings.
Appointment Timeline: The Board would like to accept applications through July 16, 2021, interview candidates in executive session at the August 3, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting, and approve the appointment at the August 17, 2021 Regular Board Meeting. The new Trustee will be sworn in immediately following that approval.
Length of Appointment and Election: The appointment will last until the May 16, 2023 Regular Board Meeting. The appointee may run in the 2023 election for any of four, four-year seats, though this is not a requirement for being appointed.
For more information and an application, please visit this page.