NYLA Council Election 2020

Voting is 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.
For security purposes, it is recommended that you close your browser window when you have completed your visit to the NYLA Online Membership Center.








Learn more about the candidates during the candidate forums!

NYLA President Candidates (2021-22)

Representing an Academic or Special Library

Beth Merkle, The Strong National Museum of Play
Liz King, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Libraries


Councilor-at-Large Candidates (2021-25)

Representing a Public Library

Stephanie Hartwell-Mandella, North Castle Library
Lisa Kropp, Lindenhurst Library
Sarah Potwin, Niagara Public Library
Lisa Hewel, Josephine Louise Public Library



Councilor-at-Large Candidates (2021-25)

Representing a School Library

Ginger Tebo, St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Kristina Graves, Schenectady High School