2013 Slate of Officers

Vice President/President Elect:

April Steenburgh holds two positions, Reference Librarian at Broome Community College  and Director, Public Computing Center at George F. Johnson Memorial Library .  April was the 2012 recipient of a NYLA Dewey Fellows grant.  She previously  served as Library Manager of the Deposit Free Library.


Michael Sweeney is Head of Library Systems for the University Libraries at the University at Albany.  He oversees the IT staff and systems for the University, Dewey, Special Collection and Archives and Science libraries.  Mike’s previous library experience includes ten years at the Guilderland Public Library as Head of the Information Technology Department and which included collaborative work with the Upper Hudson Library System.


Laura Osterhout is Member Services Librarian at the Rochester Regional Library Council in Fairport, NY. She manages the Council’s continuing education program, training center, information technology services, and resource sharing. She collaborates with other Library Councils in New York State on the statewide digital heritage web site, http://www.newyorkheritage.org. Laura’s previous library experience includes positions as Regional Services Manager at the Western New York Library Resources Council, Assistant Librarian at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, and Government Documents Specialist at the Elmira College Library.

SMART members may vote via the ballot on NYLA‘s website.  Polls open June 15 and close July 15.  Results will be available on July 22.

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