Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

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Back row (left to right): Richard Diegnan, Michael dePoortere, Mark Krook, Skip Orza.
Front row (left to right): Terry Thompson, Valerie Zanardi, Lucy Orfan,
Patrice Cummings.

President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Mark Krook
Trustee
Richard Diegnan
Trustee
Lucy Orfan
Mayor
Kevin Sooy (Michael dePoortere)
Superintendent
Frances Wood
Trustee

Link here for Board of Trustees members’ biographies.

Trustee Committees

Finance: Mark A. Krook (Chair), Patrice Cummings, Richard Diegnan,Terry Thompson, April L. Judge
Nominating: Lucy Orfan (Chair), Frances Wood, Valerie Zanardi
Personnel: Valerie Zanardi (Chair), Patrice Cummings, Terry Thompson, April L. Judge
Planning: Skip Orza (Chair), Michael dePoortere, Terry Thompson, April L.Judge
Policy: Lucy Orfan (Chair), Skip Orza, Terry Thompson, April L. Judge

 

 

Library Staff Members

 

Rosalie Baker
Rosalie

Technical Services Manager

Specialty: Cataloging library materials

What Rosalie likes best about her job:

I really enjoy seeing all of the new titles we receive and making them available to the public.

 

 

Felicia Nigro Ballard Felicia

Youth Services Librarian

Specialty: Youth Services

What Felicia likes best about her job:

The books…the people…the people…the books!

 

 

Jim Droney         Jim

Systems Analyst     

Specialty: IT Systems Management

What Jim likes best about his job:

The complexity and the never-ending challenges.

 

 

Madelyn English

Madelyn

Adult Program Manager

Public Relations Manager

Business Manager

Specialty: Programs and publicity materials

What Madelyn likes best about her job:

I like the variety of subjects we cover in our programs and the many interesting people I meet through my job at the library – whether presenters, library users, artists or musicians.

 

Evelyn Fischel

Social Media Coordinator

Specialty:  Social media content creation & communication

What Evelyn likes best about her job:

I love to get the library’s foot in the door of the web-connected world!

 

 

Sarah GillisSarah Gillis

Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant

Specialty:  Reader’s Advisory

What Sarah likes best about her job:

I like talking about books and recommending books to patrons.

 

 

April L. JudgeApril-web

Executive Director

Specialty:  Working in a variety of positions in public libraries and starting my career as a children’s librarian.  Youth Services is still one of my specialties.  Planning and presenting programs including book discussion groups is second.

What April likes best about her job:   

Working with members of the community to meet their reading and informational needs is very rewarding.

 

Pat

Pat Kennedy-Grant

Information & Borrowers’ Services Manager / Facilities Manager

Specialty:

Finding answers to questions and encouraging patrons to experience all the diverse services we have to offer.

What Pat likes best about her job:

I love solving problems and working with patrons to create the best possible library experience.

 

 

Janice KildeaJanice Kildea

Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant

Specialty: Reader’s Advisory

What Janice likes best about her job:

What I like best is reading the children’s picture books when no one is looking.. 

 

 

Felipe Labastida  Felipe

Handyperson

Specialty:  Maintenance:  anything & everything

What Felipe likes best about his job:

The people are nice to me.

 

 

Tammy LeeTammy

Youth Services Manager

Specialty: Providing cradle to college resources and entertainment

What Tammy likes best about her job:

Watching patrons of all ages light up when I find just the right book, resource or program for them.

 

 

Dina MekyDina Meky

Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant Manager

Specialty:  Reader’s Advisory (Historical Fiction and Non-Fiction)
    
What Dina likes best about her job:

Working with people and finding out the answers to their questions. Also researching new books and recommending a good read for a patron.

 

 

Susan Popper

Susan

Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant

Specialty: Collection Development – British Series

What Susan likes best about her job:

I like the patron interaction especially when recommending books or films…it makes my job more interesting and informative; I also appreciate learning about new technologies which help to make me less of a dinosaur.

 

 

Anne PostAnne

Youth Services Manager Assistant

Specialty: Preparation and presentation of Story Times

What Anne likes best about her job:

I most enjoy helping our youngest patrons and their families by encouraging them to explore “what they like” at the library.

 

 

Kathy RedlingKathy Redling

Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant

Specialty: Music Collection

What Kathy likes best about her job:

I love to see the smiles on patrons’ faces when they return an item I recommended for them.

 

 

Laura RiedelLaura Riedel

Assistant to the Director/Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant

Specialty: Administrative support and updating the Web site.

What Laura likes best about her job:

What I like best is being involved in an organization that adds so much value to the community. I love seeing so many people enjoying all the library has to offer. 

 

 

Laura Skerratt Shabazz

Laura Skerratt Shabazz

Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant

Specialty: Reader’s Advisory

What Laura likes best about her job:

Planning the Maker Space event

 

 

Ryan Scott Weber

Ryan

Technical Services Assistant

Information & Borrowers’ Services Assistant

Specialty: Knowing the DVD catalog inside and out

What Ryan likes best about his job:

What I like best is working with the community.