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FLS Board and Officers

2023-2024 Executive Board of the Friends of Libraries Section

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Any member of the FLS Executive Board may be contacted at FLS.nyla@yahoo.com. Please indicate who you are contacting. 

FLS Officers and Members At Large

 

President
Carol Fortier
LaGrangeville, NY
Term Ending: November 2025

FLS Councilor - NYLA Council Representative
Jerrie Grantham
Corona, NY
Term Ending: November 2025

Vice President/President-Elect
2024 NYLA Annual Conference Ambassador

Christopher Lund
Cortland, NY
Term Ending: November 2026

2nd Vice President (Membership) 
NYLA Membership Committee Representative

Amy Discenza
Rochester, NY
Term Expires: November 2024

Secretary
Joyce Maguda
Eden, NY
Term Expires: November 2025

Treasurer
Terry Mulee
Rochester, NY
FLS.NYLA@yahoo.com
Term Expires: November 2024

Immediate Past President
Chair, FLS Nominating Committee

Kerstin Cruger 
Poughkeepsie, NY
Term Expires: November 2024

President Emeritus
Randy Enos
Middletown, NY
Term does not expire: Lifetime Honor

Board Member At Large
Matthew Corey
Watertown, NY
Term Expires: November 2025

Board Member At Large
James Foster
West Charlton, NY
Term Expires: November 2025

Board Member At Large
Erica Freudenberger
Catskill, NY
Term Expires: November 2025

Board Member At Large
Mary Giardini
Olean, NY
Term Expires: November 2025

Board Member At Large
Meg Sgombick
Florida, NY
Term Expires: November 2024

Board Member At Large
Ristiina Wigg
Corning, NY
Term Expires: November 2024

Board Member At Large
currently vacant - but it could be you...
Term Expires: November 2024


FLS Representatives to NYLA Committees 2023-24

NYLA Awards Committee
Joyce Laiosa
Slingerlands, NY

NYLA Communications Committee Representative
Terry Mulee
Rochester, NY

NYLA Continuing Education Committee Interim Representative
Matthew Corey
Watertown, NY

NYLA Intellectual Freedom Committee Representative 
Christopher Lund
Cortland, NY

NYLA Legislative Committee Representative 
Jean Sheviak
East Greenbush, NY

NYLA Sustainability Committee Representative 
Marie Bindeman
Lockport, NY


FLS Auxiliary Volunteers

FLS Marketing Coordinator 
Meg Sgombick 
Florida, NY

FLS Coordinator for Professional Development
Lisa C. Wemett
Macedon, NY

FLS Trainers
Joyce Laiosa
Slingerlands, NY
Lisa C. Wemett
Macedon, NY

FLS Coordinator for National Friends of Libranes Week
Jennifer Allen
Saratoga Springs, NY

FLS Newsletter Editor and Web Editor
Terry Mulee
Rochester, NY


FLS Awards and Scholarships

FLS Daniel W. Casey Library Advocacy Award Coordinator
currently vacant - but it could be you...

FLS Daniel W. Casey Library Advocacy Award Readers
Joyce Laiosa
Leslie Riley

FLS Scholarships Coordinator
Marie Bindeman
Lockport, NY

FLS Randall Enos Conference Scholarship Readers 
currently vacant - but it could be you...


FLS Task Forces and Ad Hoc Committees

FLS Task Force on Friends Councils
Jim Foster

FLSTask Force on Long Range Plan
Lisa C. Wemett


The Executive Board may be contacted at FLS.NYLA@yahoo.com

Updated November 17, 2023