• Mary Ellen Darling is the representative for the Pioneer Library System, serving Ontario, Wyoming, Wayne and Livingston Counties. She is a trustee of the Pioneer Library System and the Phelps Community Memorial Library.
  • She is a life-long educator working as a former teacher and school administrator.
  •  She is a strong advocate for adult literacy working on the local, state and national levels. She supports Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates as a tutor, trainer, and board member and serves as a member of the Literacy NY trainer corps training literacy affiliates across New York. Mary Ellen is a certified trainer for the English Language Learner Assessment, BEST Plus and for the US Dept. of Education’s Learning to Achieve program working with tutors who support people with Learning Disabilities.
  •  Her family owns a Christmas tree farm keeping her busy year round. 
  • Her passion is reading and trying to stay on top of the changing technology.