Board of Trustees

Governance | Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas | Trustee Bios


The King County Library System is governed by the five-member Board of Trustees in accordance with RCW 27.12.

Trustees serve as at-large members for no more than two consecutive five-year terms.

Citizens interested in serving on the Board may submit their names to the King County Executive for consideration.

Open Public Meetings

Board meetings are generally held on the last Wednesday of each month.

  • Meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (RCW 42.30).
  • Agendas are posted about five business days before each meeting.
  • Public comment is heard during the first 30 minutes of each meeting. The Board has adopted guidelines to facilitate the fair and orderly expression of public comments.

The Board may recess to an Executive Session to discuss matters in compliance with RCW 42.30. Sessions are not open to the public.

Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas


  • January 25
    • February 22, Mercer Island Library
      • March 29
        • April 26
          • May 24, White Center Library
            • June 28
              • July 26
                • August 30, Skyway Library
                  • September 27
                    • October 25
                      • November 29, Tukwila Library
                        • December 30






                        Trustee Bios

                        Jim_WigfallJim Wigfall
                        Term Expires: January 1, 2019
                        Appointed: 2009
                        Education: B.S., Mathematics/Computer Science, The Citadel; M.B.A. with an emphasis in Aerospace, University of Tennessee
                        Occupation: Vice President of Supplier Management, Boeing Shared Services Group
                        Community Involvement: Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle; Special Olympics Washington; National Society of Black Engineers (Boeing executive representative)
                        Interests: Sports, playing the piano, and writing fiction

                        Rob_SpitzerRob Spitzer
                        Term Expires:
                        January 1, 2018
                        Appointed: 2008
                        Education: B.A., History, Stanford University; Juris Doctor, Columbia University
                        Occupation: Business and real estate attorney
                        Interests: Seattle summers, his wife's cooking, quirky independent films, and books

                        Robin_McclellandRobin McClelland
                        Term Expires: January 1, 2017
                        Appointed: 2012
                        Education: B.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina Greensboro; Masters Degree in Regional Planning, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
                        Occupation: Certified Urban Planner; Principal Planner, Puget Sound Regional Council VISION 2040 and Transportation 2040
                        Community Involvement:  Shoreline's North City Jazz Walk; KCLS Study Zone volunteer
                        Interests:  Reading and decorative painting

                        Angelica_AlvarezAngélica Alvarez
                        Term Expires: January 1, 2020
                        Appointed: 2015
                        Education: Bachelor's in Education, Goddard College; PreK-3 certification, University of Washington
                        Occupation: PreK-3 Systems Coach, Puget Sound Educational Service District
                        Community Involvement: Highline School Board; South King Council of Human Services Board; Matt Griffin YMCA Board; Families and Children Early Support (FACES)
                        Interests: As the daughter of migrant farm workers, Ms. Alvarez has focused much of her professional life around the needs of immigrant families

                        uppalaLalita Uppala
                        Term Expires: January 1, 2021
                        Appointed: 2016
                        Education: University of Washington’s School of Public Health
                        Occupation: Community Program Director, India Association of Western Washington (IAWW)
                        Community Involvement: School volunteer (Mad Science program; literary club; culture festivals); Washington Telugu Samithi (volunteer; Treasurer); IAWW (volunteer; Secretary; President)
                        Interests: Ms. Uppala is a passionate advocate of literacy through all mediums and believes in innovative programming that educates, mentors, and connects King County residents through the written word.