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Applicants Sought for the Library Board of Trustees

Applicants Sought for the Library Board of Trustees


November 6, 2023


Mariesa Bus, mbus@tacomalibrary.org, (253) 280-2882

Applicants Sought for the Library Board of Trustees

TACOMA, Wash. -- The Tacoma City Council is looking for qualified applicants, who are residents of Tacoma, to fill a position on the Library Board of Trustees. The Board oversees the management and operation of the Tacoma Public Library system and is comprised of five members who are nominated by the Mayor and appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. The membership term is five years.


The City is committed to creating an equitable and anti-racist organization and wants its Committees, Boards, and Commissions to reflect Tacoma’s diverse community. For these vacancies, BIPOC individuals, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors, youth, immigrants, and refugees are especially encouraged to apply.


The appointed applicant is required to complete Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act trainings provided by the Washington State Office of the Attorney General within 90 days of being appointed to a Committee, Board, or Commission.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by 11:59 PM on November 19, 2023. Details are available at cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. Questions about the application process, requests for the application in an alternate format, or requests to submit additional documents may be submitted to Elizabeth Wing in the City Clerk’s Office at servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5178.