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Board of Trustees Policy Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide to the members of the Fairfax County Library (FCPL) Board of Trustees, the Library Administration and staff, all of the basic statutes, regulations and policies pertinent to the overall direction of FCPL

Board Structure

  1. The Library Board is composed as follows: one member at-large and nine members representing each district, appointed by each member of the Board of Supervisors, and confirmed by the Board of Supervisors; one member appointed by the Fairfax City Council; and one member nominated by the School Board and appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Members of the Library Board are accountable to the applicable appointing governing bodies.
  2. The Library Board elects its own Chair and Vice Chair. The Chair appoints committee members as appropriate according to the Library Board's Bylaws.9

9 Bylaws of Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees, Revised 2/8/95. Addendum 9


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