Applications Sought for Mentor Public Library Board  of Trustees

Applications sought for Mentor Public Library Board  of Trustees 

The Mentor Board of Education will appoint a new trustee  

June 10, 2024: The Mentor Board of Education is seeking applicants for one Mentor Public Library Board of Trustees position. This trustee position would fill the remainder of a term that has opened due to a resignation. Library trustee terms are six years in length and this term expires December 31, 2027. The new trustee would begin immediately 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 24, 2024. 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 an individual to the board of education for appointment. The  board will appoint a trustee no later than August 3, 2024. 

Applications should be sent to the Mentor Board of Education, attn.: Bill Wade, 6451 Center  Street, Mentor, Ohio 44060. 

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