NYLA 2021 Council Election - Candidate Forums

Get to know the 2021 NYLA candidates! This year, NYLA members will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about each of the candidates running for NYLA President during a live and recorded candidate forum. Space is limited but you will be able to pre-register for this event using the link below. All other candidate Q&A Sessions will be pre-recorded for viewing at your convenience. 

To view Candidate Q&A Sessions & their Candidate Statements, please click on the link next to their name!


NYLA President Candidates (2022-23)

Featuring

Arlene Laverde, Townsend Harris High School, New York City Dept. of Education & Queens College
Maureen Squier, Maple Hill Senior High School, Schodack Central School District

 


NYLA Treasurer-Elect Candidates (2022-25)

ALL CANDIDATE Q&As AVAILABLE ON CANDIDATES PAGE!

Joe Burke, Altamont Free Library
Kelly Harris, Hampton Library

 


Councilor-at-Large Candidates (2021-24)

Representing a Public Library

ALL CANDIDATE Q&As AVAILABLE ON CANDIDATES PAGE!

Rebecca Budinger-Mulhearn, Avon Free Library
Natalie Hurteau, Upper Hudson Library System
Melissa Tacke, Castleton Public Library

 


Councilor-at-Large Candidates (2021-24)

Representing an Academic/Special Library

ALL CANDIDATE Q&As AVAILABLE ON CANDIDATES PAGE!

Liz King, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Laura Osterhout, Rochester Regional Library Council

 


Voting will be open from June 15 to July 15

To Vote

1. In order to vote click on the "Vote" button below.

2. The next screen will ask for your log-in and password, if needed you can request your password from the NYLA office.

3. Enter your information, click "Log On"

4. Click on "Voting - Polls / Elections" from the left-hand menu.

5. The next screen will display a list of elections / polls that you are currently eligible to participate in.

6. Click on the NYLA Special Election.

7. Complete the voting process and click "Submit".

Your vote is anonymous.  You will only be able to submit your ballot once.
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