Board of Trustees

Board Officers 
Alicia Thompson - President
Lisa Erickson - Secretary
Jan Dekoff - Treasurer
Cece Fuoco - Immediate Past President
Kathy Leacock - Vice President/President Elect
 
Charge:
  • The Board of Trustees of the Council shall have the responsibility of managing and controlling the affairs of the Council.
  • It shall have all of the powers and duties of boards of trustees of chartered educational institutions, as defined in the Education Law of New York State.
  • This includes the right to acquire and hold property, and, to appoint and fix the salaries of such officers and employees as the trustees shall deem necessary
 
2023 Meeting Dates
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2023 – 2:30PM - Remote on Zoom
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 2:30PM - Remote on Zoom
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 2:30PM - In Person
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 2:30 PM - In Person, following Staff Luncheon
  • September meeting - will be scheduled same date as Annual Meeting
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 2:30PM - Remote on Zoom
 

Committee Members

Dan Albertson
526 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-1482
Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2026

Donna Berryman
University at Buffalo, State University of NY (HSL)
Abbott Hall
Main Street Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-3002
Phone: (716) 829-3900
Term: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2025

Deborah Chiarella
University at Buffalo
North Campus
Music Library
112 Baird Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-4750
Phone: (716) 829-5753
Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2024

Paul Cieslik
Lipsitz, Green et. al
42 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 849-1333ext ext 382
Term: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2022

Justin Cronise
SUNY Erie-South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127-2199
Phone: (716) 851-1772
Term: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2022

Janice Dekoff
System Office - Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System
106 West Fifth Street
Jamestown, NY 14701-5000
Phone: (716) 664-6675
Term: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2025

Lisa Erickson
Nioga Library System
6575 Wheeler Road
Lockport, NY 14094
Phone: (716) 434-6167
Term: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2022

Cece Fuoco
Cattaraugus-Allegany School Library System
BOCES Center
1825 Windfall Road
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: (716) 376-8206
Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2024

Dennis Galucki
Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History, and Nature (C-SAAHN)
Phone: (716) 882-6227
Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2026

Heather Gring
Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-3216
Term: September 27, 2022 - December 31, 2023

Kristine Kasbohm
Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Phone: (716) 888-2900
Term: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2025

Sheryl Knab
Western New York Library Resources Council
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee Street
Suite 170
Buffalo, NY 14225
Phone: (716) 633-0705

Kathryn Leacock
Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211
Phone: (716) 896-5200
Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2024

Jeremy Lyman
Riverside Academy High School #208
283 Ontario Street
Buffalo, NY 14207

Phone: (716) 816-4362
Term: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2023

Jamie Smith
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: (716) 845-5966
Term: January 1, 2023 - December 31, 1969

John Spears
System Office - B&ECPL
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203-1887

Term: September 27, 2022 - December 31, 2023

Alicia Thompson
Erie 1 BOCES School Library System
Erie 1 BOCES Education Campus
355 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224-7892
Phone: (716) 821-7070
Term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2021