Board of Trustees

The next regular public meeting of the Board of Trustees will be at 6 pm on Monday, September 21, 2020. Due to Governor Inslee's Proclamation 20-28, amending Proclamation 20-05 on COVID-19, this meeting will be held remotely. Information on how to attend will be provided along with the agenda prior to the meeting. NOTE: Per Proclamation 20-28, the content of the meeting will pertain only to necessary district business and FVRL's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Public comments may be submitted through Agenda (PDF)

Meet the Board of Trustees

The library Board of Trustees is composed of seven positions representing all of Fort Vancouver Regional Library District. Board members are not compensated for their time and are essentially volunteers. They are appointed by a joint resolution of the commissioners of Clark, Skamania and Klickitat Counties, generally for 7-year terms. The three counties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (PDF) (it includes an amendment) that specifies details about board members' appointments. Clark County has a Resolution (PDF) that describes their appointing procedures.

Brian Caricco
Position #5 (Clark County/City of Vancouver)

Libraries are important to Brian's family—his two young children make regular use of the FVRL system. "The library was an important part of my childhood and books are an important part of my life," says Brian. "I feel that libraries are vital to our communities as places where all citizens can have access to information."

Kelly Smith
Position #2 (Clark County/City of Vancouver)

"I have always loved the institution of public libraries, and I believe they are fundamental to a free society. In addition to their vital function as a free source of information and literature, libraries act as community centers, resource centers, and child development centers."

Sandra Day
Position #1 (Clark County)

Sandra has a passion for partnering with local organizations and residents, providing library access to all, and introducing social and emotional-intelligence programs to learning activities to deliver imaginative possibilities.

Mary Ann Duncan-Cole
Position #3 (Skamania County)

More information to come!

Jane Higgins
Position #4 (Clark County)

"I believe that an easily accessed community library must be available to all of our citizens. Libraries were important in ancient civilizations, they have remained important throughout time, and they are even more important today."

Kate Maple
Position #6 (Klickitat County)

"I have spent most of my life working in many different types of libraries, from Air Force Base libraries, to Public Schools, across the globe. I bring to the Board what I have learned from many years of experience. Libraries are gateways to their local communities and have positive impacts on individuals' lives. Libraries are unique and valuable. I am serving on the Board of FVRL to advocate for equal services to all people."

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Position #7 (Clark County)

This position is currently vacant. The term runs through December 31, 2021.