Board of Trustees

The next regular public meeting of the Board of Trustees will be at 6 pm on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Agenda (PDF), Board packet (PDF)

Board members

The library Board of Trustees is composed of seven members: Brian Carrico, Chair; Jane Higgins, Vice-Chair; Kelsi Gilkey, Secretary; Penny Love-Henslee; Kate Maple; and Mary Ann Duncan-Cole. (One position is currently open).  Learn more about the Board members, their terms, and their areas of representation.


Meetings are being help remotely, due to Governor Inslee's Proclamation 20-28, amending Proclamation 20-05 on COVID-19. 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.


Board meetings are generally held on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. A complete schedule (with links to any online meetings) is available on the library's online calendar.

Public comments

The Fort Vancouver Regional Library District Board of Trustees welcomes input from community members on the district’s business. Here's how to submit comments for a virtual Board meeting:

Regular agenda items: Comments related to items on the regular agenda must be submitted prior to 1 pm on the day of the meeting in one of these ways: by email to, by calling 360-906-5011 and leaving a message, or by mail to 1007 East Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver WA 98663. Comments on items on the regular agenda will be provided to the Board of Trustees prior to the meeting for their review. Names of commenters and topics addressed will be entered into the formal minutes of the meeting.

Public Hearings: Citizens wishing to comment on the subject of a public hearing must submit their name and phone number prior to 1 pm the day of the meeting by emailing or by calling 360-906-5011 with a request to participate in the public hearing. During a public hearing, the Board Chair will call on the speaker and the moderator will unmute the participant. Comments will be limited to three minutes.

General comments on items not on the agenda will be forwarded to the Board for their review.

See FVRL’s Guidelines for Public Comment Periods for more information.

Contact the Board

  • 360-906-5011
    (888-546-2707 from area code 509)
  • FVRL Board of Trustees
    2018 Grand Blvd
    Vancouver WA 98661