Committee Chairpersons

Committee Charge:

  • To annually assess the WNYLRC committee guidelines and propose changes or additions to the WNYLRC Board of Trustees Executive Committee as needed
  • To communicate with other Council committees representatives on committee activities and assist in coordinating activities across committees
  • To monitor and advise WNYLRC competitive funding for committee sponsored professional development activities or events

Committee chairs of WNYLRC standing committees and subcommittees meet twice per year to review committee guidelines and provide updates on committee activities. Meetings are held once in the spring and once in the fall. Committee chairs also participate in the New Committee Members Orientation held each spring.

Minutes
Spring 2016
Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Spring 2018
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
Fall 2019
Spring 2020

Committee Members

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

Mark Bialkowski
D'Youville College
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
Phone: (716) 829-7616

Barbara Biljan
Medaille College - Rochester Campus
1880 S. Winton Road
Rochester, NY 14618
Phone: (585) 957-9379

Omar Brown
320 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-2200
Phone: (716) 645-8646

Hope Dunbar
SUNY Buffalo State
E.H. Butler Library
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6314

Alison Farinacci
Buffalo Academy of Visual & Performing Arts
450 Masten Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: (816) 421-8___

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

Andrew Johnston
Clarence High School
9625 Main Street
Clarence, NY 14031
Phone: (716) 407-9045

William Jones
University at Buffalo, State University of NY (UL)
3850 Rensch Rd.
Amherst, NY 14228
Phone: (716) 645-5112

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

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

Shanley Olszowy
Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-858-8900

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

Danielle Ptak
SUNY Erie-South Campus
4041 Southwestern Blvd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127-2199
Phone: (716) 851-1772

Bryan Sajecki
520B Lockwood Library
Amherst Campus
Amherst, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-1798

Erin Vest
Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-858-8900

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