Applicants sought for Mentor Library Board of Trustees

The Mentor Board of Education is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Mentor Library Board of Trustees due to a resignation. Library Board of Trustees are appointed to terms for seven years, and there are six and one-half years remaining on the term vacated, ending December 31, 2023. The term would begin for the new trustee upon appointment.

In Ohio, local boards of education have appointing authority for public library trustees.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest including:

· 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 June 23, 2017. The applications will be reviewed by two school board members, one library trustee, 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 July 22, 2017.

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

For more information, please contact the Chief Financial Officer’s Office at (440) 974-5230.

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