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In This Issue
- President's Memo: What Have We Learned?
- Editorial: A New Name on the Masthead
- NYSALB Directors Elected
- NYSALB Committee Chairs Announced
- From The Desk Of The Library Committee Chair Assemblywoman Sandy Galef
- From The Desk Of The Sub-Committee Chair Senator Hugh T. Farley
- Communicating With Your Legislators
- Advocates Win History-Making Vote On Library Aid
- What's Your Library Board's IQ
- Susan Keitel, Executive Director of NYLA, To Retire
- Velma Moore Award Special Notice!!!
- Facing Tough Times, A Rural Public Library Looks To Online Commerce
- The Library Circuit: The Olean Public Library
- The "Cybermobile" A Mobile Library
- THE TRUSTEE
NYSALB Directors Elected
by Tina Thompson, NYSALB Director and 1st Vice-President
Summer 2003 issue of Trustee
Two new trustees and three incumbents were elected as directors to the New York State Association of Library Boards during the NYSALB Annual Meeting Saturday, May 3rd at Tarrytown's Westchester Marriott.
Joseph Provoncha, Vice-president of the Schroon Lake Public Library Board, was elected to a first term. He served as the past President of the Clinton, Essex, Franklin Library System Board. Mr. Provoncha is the Essex County Clerk.
Jack Taylor, who currently serves as President of the Fluvanna Free Library, Jamestown, was also elected to his first NYSALB term. Mr. Taylor, a retired insurance agent, was first elected to the Fluvanna Board in 1997. He volunteers about twenty hours each week at his library.
Three trustees will be returning for their second three year terms.
Erin Apostol, a retired teacher English and computer teacher for the Albany Public Schools, is a member of the Upper Hudson Library System Board. She is a 2nd Vice-president for the NYSALB Board and chairs the Legislation and Policy Committee. She currently works part-time for the Albany County BOCES Adult Education Program.
Judge David Krogmann is a member of the Board of Directors of the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls where he has served as trustee for the past 21 years. He is a former Board President. He is a Judge for the City of Glens Falls. David serves on NYSALB's Legislation and Policy Committee.
Richard Strauss became a member of the Jordan Free Library Board in 1995 and has served as its President since 1996. He is also a member of the Onondaga County Public Library System Advisory Council and has served as its President since 1999. Additionally, he serves on the Central New York Library Resource Council Legislative Committee. As the current NYSALB Treasurer, Dick chairs the Budget and Finance Committee and serves on the Membership and Nominating Committees.