West Vancouver, B.C. – The West Vancouver Memorial Library Board of Trustees has announced its members for 2015. Retired lawyer Mary Jo Campbell, who has been vice chair since 2013, takes over as chair this year. Moving to vice chair is retired public servant and dedicated Library Board member David Carter.
Third-term West Vancouver Councillor Michael Lewis, a semi-retired telecom executive and active non-profit volunteer, returns for his second term as council representative.
The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of four new trustees this year: Tru Freeman, Jillian Stirk, Marcus Shapiro and Felicia Zhu.
Freeman has lived in West Vancouver for more than 12 years and comes to the Board as the dean in the Faculty of Health at Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Stirk has recently returned to the North Shore after a 30-year career as a senior executive in the public service in Canada and abroad; Shapiro brings to the Board his extensive experience as a lawyer and investment banking executive; and Zhu provides a valuable perspective as a settlement worker for the West Vancouver School District and as an avid Library user.
Continuing Board Trustees include:
- Retired superintendent of schools for the West Vancouver School District Geoff Jopson
- Health care consultant Deb Ryan
- Lawyer Anjili Bahadoorsingh
- Public art planner with the City of Richmond Eric Fiss
The first meeting of 2015 is scheduled for January 21 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Welsh Hall. More information about the West Vancouver Memorial Library Board of Trustees is available on its webpage.
Image: From left to right: Anjili Bahadoorsingh, Felicia Zhu, Michael Lewis (Council Representative), Mary Jo Campbell (Chair), David Carter (Vice Chair), Marcus Shapiro, Jillian Stirk, Eric Fiss, Tru Freeman, Geoff Jopson and Deborah Ryan.
David Carson, Communications and Event Coordinator