West Springfield Public Library Board Vacancy Announcement

Library Board of Trustees

WSPL is seeking a passionate and qualified individual to serve on our six -member Board of Trustees. The candidate must be a resident of West Springfield, and will not be compensated for the position. The appointment will be made by Mayor William Reichelt. 

The Library Board of Trustees is seeking an individual who: 

  • Will commit to provide the best possible library service for the community 
  • Has an abiding interest in the library and the community 
  • Shows support for local, state, and national library organizations, joining those deemed most appropriate 
  • Has readiness to devote time and effort to the duties of trusteeship 
  • Has the ability to work with people, lead meetings, and communicate effectively

Submission Requirements: Applicants must submit a letter of intent and resume to: 

The Town of West Springfield now has a convenient Google Form for those who wish to serve on various boards, including the Library Board of Trustees. Interested parties can click on this link: Request for Appointment for Volunteer Boards/Committees and select "Library Board of Trustees" from the drop down menu.


Library Trustees

Elizabeth Toms Matthews - Vice Chair
     Term: January 2021-February 2024

Karen Simpson
     Term: March 2023-March 2026

Justin Latham - Chair
     Term: September 7, 2021-September 7, 2024

Andy Lozyniak - Secretary
     Term: December 7, 2022-December 31, 2025

Diane Dukette
     Term: January 21, 2023-December 21, 2025

Trustee By-Laws, Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Meetings are the first Tuesday of every month (but for January and July) from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Rotary Conference Room.
We are currently searching for new Trustees. West Springfield residents who wish to serve as Trustees should send a letter of interest and/or a completed interest form to the Office of the Mayor, 26 Central Street, West Springfield, MA  01089. Interested parties may call 736-4561 x 7 for more information.

WSPL Trustee Application Form and Description