Become a Library Trustee
Apply to Become a Library Trustee!
Volunteering your time in service to the Library Board is a wonderful way to use your professional skills to support your community.
The City and Regional District are both currently seeking applications for open positions from residents who are interested in supporting the public library by joining the Library Board. Applications must be submitted by September 28th, 2023.
For residents of the City, please send your letter of interest to:
City of Powell River
Attention: Chris Jackson, Corporate Officer
6910 Duncan Street Powell River, BC V8A 1V4
For residents of the qathet Regional District please send your letter of interest to:
Attn: Michelle Jones, Manager of Administrative Services
qathet Regional District
#202 – 4675 Marine Avenue, Powell River, BC V8A 2L2
View the Library’s Strategic Plan to get a sense of the Board’s current priorities and goals.
Diverse experiences and skills strengthen our Library Board. Experience and/or interest in advocacy work and community development are of particular interest.
From the BC Library Trustees’ Association – The Library Act defines each library board as an independent corporation. The board is the employer of the public library and has responsibilities for fulfilling its fiduciary duties such as electing a board chair, appointing a library director, and ensuring financial accountability.
The Board of Trustees is comprised as follows:
- One member of City Council appointed by City Council
- One Director of the Regional District Board appointed by the Regional District Board
- Two additional residents of Electoral Areas A, B, C, or D appointed by the Regional District Board
- The remaining members as appointed by City Council.