WVML Library Board


Library Board Trustees are dedicated to upholding the ideals of a free, democratic society by promoting intellectual freedom and providing free, equal access to knowledge and ideas. The Trustees are instrumental in ensuring that the leadership, policies, relationships, financial resources and infrastructure are in  place to support the success of the West Vancouver Memorial Library. 

2019 WVML Board of Trustees 

2019 Board of Trustees

Jillian Stirk, Chair
Eric Fiss, Vice-Chair
David Carter
Cynthia Garton
Andrew Krawczyk
Peter Lambur, Council Representative
Alastair Nimmons
Koichi Ronald Shimoda
J. Andrew Telford
Tracy Wachmann
Felicia Zhu

Pictured above (clockwise from left to right): David Carter, J. Andrew Telford, Koichi Ronald Shimoda, Peter Lambur, Eric Fiss, Alastair Nimmons, Andrew Krawczyk, Felicia Zhu, Jillian Stirk, Cynthia Garton. 

Jenny Benedict, Director of Library Services and ex-oficio Secretary 

Jenny Benedict, Director, WVML

Library Board Meetings

Organizations and delegations are invited to make a presentations at Library Board meetings. Meetings are open to the public and are usually held on the third Wednesday of every month. Please call Lori Breen at 604.925.7410 to confirm dates and times and to inquire about making a presentation to the Board. 

2019 Meeting Dates

January 16, Febrary 20, March - no meeting, April 17, May 22 (4th Wednesday of the month), June 19, July 17, August - no meeting, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 11 (2nd Wednesday of the month.) Meeting times may change at the discretion of the Library Board Chair.

2019 Agendas and Minutes

January 16 Agenda & Minutes
February 20 Agenda Minutes
April 17 Agenda
May 22 Agenda

2018 Agendas and Minutes 

January 17, 2018 Agenda Minutes
February 21, 2018 Agenda & Minutes
April 18, 2018 Agenda & Minutes
May 23, 2018 Agenda & Minutes
June 20, 2018 Agenda & Minutes
July 18, 2018 Agenda Minutes
August 3, 2018 Special Meeting Agenda Minutes
September 19, 2018 Agenda & Minutes
October 29, 2018  Agenda Minutes
November 21, 2018 Agenda Minutes
December 12, 2018 Agenda & Minutes.


For older Library Board minutes and agendas, please contact Lori Breen, Administrative Assistant at 604.925.7410.


The West Vancouver Memorial Library is governed by the B.C. Library Act, and managed by the West Vancouver Memorial Library Board. The West Vancouver Memorial Library Board consists of 11 voting Trustees, including one representative from Council. Trustees are appointed by Municipal Council in December of each year. A Trustee's term of office is two years to a maximum of 8 consecutive years. The Council representative is appointed to a one‐year term. The Director of Library Services is ex-officio Secretary to the Board.

The Board has overall fiscal responsibility for the Library. Other primary responsibilities include determining strategic priorities, developing policies and hiring the Director of Library Services.