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In This Issue
- President's Memo: Services, Sources, and Success
- It's Time For Us To Talk About The Future!
- 2000-2001 NYSALB Officers
- New Trustees Elected
- The NYSALB 2000 Trustee Institute
- From The Desk Of The Committee Chair Assemblywoman Naomi C. Matusow
- From The Desk Of The Sub-committee Chair Senator Hugh T. Farley: Libraries Deserve a "COLA" Too
- Legislative Update
- Fundraising for the Mid-Hudson Valley An Electronic Forum
- Multiculturalism: The Spirit of New York Libraries
- No Generation Gap At Annual Read Aloud
- Not Just For Children
- The Library Circuit: New City Library
- Seeking Moore Award Candidates Deadline August 15
- THE TRUSTEE
New Trustees Elected
July 2000 issue of Trustee
Three new trustees have been elected to the NYSALB board of directors and one trustee has been re-elected to serve an additional term. The new trustees were chosen at the NYSALB board meeting held during the organization's Trustee Institute held in Rochester, NY on May 6, 2000.
The new board members, who will each be serving three-year terms, include David Krogmann, Marcella O'Hanlon and Richard Strauss. Judy Rosen, who completed an unexpired term on the NYSALB board, was re-elected for a new term.
David Krogmann, a practicing attorney and partner in the law firm of Bocas & Krogmann in Glens Falls also serves as town attorney for the Towns of Bolton and Horicon. He has been a member of the Crandall Public Library board of directors for more than 20 years and is currently serving as board president. He has also served on the board of directors of the Southern Adirondack Library System in Saratoga Springs for the past eight years. Mr. Krogmann, who serves as a Glens Falls City Court Judge, lives in Glens Falls.
Marcella O'Hanlon is a trustee of the Lindenhurst Memorial Library. She is the acting policy chair of the library board. She has also worked as a staff member at the Lindenhurst Library and the E.W. Bower Elementary School. Currently, she is employed as a secretary for the Suffolk County Police Department. Ms. O'Hanlon has had extensive experience in school, library and church related activities. At the present time, she is studying Library Science at C.W. Post College. Ms. O'Hanlon resides in Lindenhurst.
Richard Strauss serves as President of the Board of Trustees of the Jordan Free Library in Jordon, NY. He has been a member of this board since 1995. He has also served as President of the Advisory Council of the Onondaga County Public Library in Syracuse since 1997. He has been particularly successful for the libraries he serves in both the fiscal and grant areas. He has effectively garnered grants for building and repair purposes and established and implemented sound library investment policies. Mr. Strauss lives in Memphis, NY.
Judy Rosen, in addition to serving on the NYSALB board, has been a member of the board of trustees of the Albany Public Library since 1992. She was elected president of the Albany PL board in 1996, the first woman to hold this office since the founding of the library in 1833. Prior to becoming president, she served as Chair of the Services Committee and a member of the Strategic Plan Committee and has participated in many additional ad hoc working committees. Ms. Rosen lives in Albany, NY.
Trustees of the New York State Association of Library Boards do not receive any remuneration for their service on behalf of this statewide library trustee organization.