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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />POSITION <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Kitchener Public Library Board Trustee <br /> <br />TERM <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Normally four years, concurrent with term of City <br />Council. Mid- term appointments are shorter, lasting <br />until the end of Council’s term. <br /> <br />May apply for reappointment. <br /> <br /> <br />REMUNERATION <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />None; allowable expenses only <br />LEGAL <br />REQUIREMENTS <br />Must be at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen or <br />permanent resident, and a resident of the City of <br />Kitchener. May not be employed by the Library or by <br />the municipality. <br /> <br /> <br />TIME COMMITMENT <br />REQUIRED <br /> <br />Prepare for and attend regular meetings, which are <br />normally held on the 3rd Wednesday evening of each <br />month except July. <br /> <br />Serve on committees of the Board; frequency of <br />committee meetings generally does not exceed <br />once/month. <br /> <br />Represent KPL at library and community events as <br />needed; e.g., City Council meetings. <br /> <br />In the first year of the Board member’s term, 2 – 3 <br />additional meetings will be scheduled for orientation. <br /> <br /> <br />GENERAL FUNCTION <br />OF THE BOARD <br /> <br />The Library Board establishes policies and appoints the <br />Chief Executive Officer who is also the Secretary- <br />Treasurer of the Board, and who administers the library <br />under the guidance of those policies. <br /> <br />