Commissioners seek representative for Timberland Regional Library board

The Lewis County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is seeking a volunteer to represent Lewis County on the Timberland Regional Library (TRL) Board of Trustees.

The TRL Board of Trustees is the governing and policy-making board for the library district, which serves the 550,000 residents of the five partnering counties of Lewis, Mason, Thurston, Grays Harbor and Pacific.

Lewis County’s vacancy is for an unexpired seven-year term that runs through December 2029.

The TRL Board of Trustees meets at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month (or the fifth Wednesday if the meeting date interferes with holidays or conferences). Meetings are held at the Administrative Service Center at 415 Tumwater Blvd. SW in Tumwater; at one of TRL’s 29 libraries; or remotely via Zoom.

To apply, please submit an application and a letter of interest to Rieva Lester, Clerk of the Board, in one of the following three ways:

  • By mail at 351 N.W. North St., Chehalis, WA 98532.
  • Via email (attn.: TRL) at
  • In person at the Commissioners’ Office on the second floor of the historic courthouse, 351 N.W. North Street, Chehalis.

For the application, please click here.

For a sample letter of interest, please click here.

To learn more about the TRL, visit

Posted: May 22, 2023