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ART ADVISORY COUNCIL

Evaluates and schedules art exhibits for the Karen and Ed Adler Gallery. Sponsors lectures, seminars and discussions about the creative arts.

Council Members:
Reuben Bechtold
Christie Devereaux De Cesare (Corresponding Secretary)
Raisy Derzie
Allan Fishkind
Barbara E. Fishman
Betty Gimbel (Co-Chairperson)
Shelley Holtzman (Preview Co-Chair)
Rachelle Krieger
Toby Ozure
Patti Paris
Pamela Record
Armond Saidai
Linda Sandman
Ellen Hallie Schiff
Shellie Schneider (Co-Chairperson)
Lynda Schwartz (Preview Co-Chair)
Vanessa Nastro (Staff liaison)

Honorary Life Members
Rita Katz
Marion Klein
Marion McManus


CHILDREN’S ADVISORY COUNCIL

Advises the Library Director on programs for family audiences.

Council Members:
Priyanka Berry
Nancy Gordon
Michele Hyde (Chairperson)
Elise Tepper
Amy Christake (Staff liaison)
Rachel Fox (Staff liaison)


HEALTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Health Advisory Council is appointed by the library’s Board of Trustees to advise on policies and programs that serve the health interests of the community.

Council Members:
Katherine Crean, R.N.
Joan Easton, M.D.
Tina Fuchs (Co-Chairperson)
Sarah Hogenauer, R. N. (Co–Chairperson)
William S. Knight, M.D.
Janet West (Staff liaison)


MUSIC ADVISORY COUNCIL

Evaluates and schedules performances for the Library’s music program. Presents lectures, seminars and discussions about music and dance in its broadest interpretation.

Council Members:
Betty Bock (Co-Chairperson)
Joyce Bruno
Louise Cazazian
Nettie Jonath
Jane Murphy (Co–Chairperson)
Judith Farrar-Feuss
Ruth Feingold (Chair Emeritus)


NAUTICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Advises the Library Director on nautical collections and services. Recommends and plans nautical programs for the public.

Council Members:
Holly Byrne
MaryLu Dempsey
Bill Palafox
Josh Smith
Andrea Watson
Leslie Wollin
Joel Ziev
Jeff Zeh (Staff liason)