BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Board meetings are held on the third Tuesday of odd numbered months at 7 PM via a hybrid of virtual and in person attendance. Please contact Library Director Alyssa Zolkiewicz at zolkiewicza@einetwork.net if you are interested in attending.

If interested in serving on our Board of Trustees, please review the duties and
responsibilities here. Download the application here and return it to the library.

This could be you!

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carrie woodard

BOARD TERM: MAY 2022 - MAY 2025

EDUCATION:   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SECONDARY EDUCATION SOCIAL STUDIES AND HISTORY FROM TEMPLE UNIVERSITY; MASTER OF ARTS IN SCHOOL COUNSELING FROM UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE

OCCUPATION:  YEARS IN EDUCATION AS A TEACHER, MENTOR, SCHOOL COUNSELOR, PROJECT MANAGER, AND ADMINISTRATOR

RESIDENCE:  OUR FAMILY HAS LIVED IN CRAFTON FOR ABOUT FIVE YEARS

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  VARIOUS VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES WITHIN LOCAL ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH SCHOOLS

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  TAKING MY YOUNG DAUGHTER AND SON TO STORYTIME AT CPL; OR JUST SPENDING TIME IN THE CHILDREN’S LIBRARY AND ALLOWING THEM TO EXPLORE!

CHERYL TALERICO

BOARD TERM: APRIL 2019 - APRIL 2022, APRIL 2022 - APRIL 2025

PRESIDENT: JANUARY 2022 - JANUARY 2023

EDUCATION: B.S.B.A., MARKETING, ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY

OCCUPATION: DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AT SISTERSON & CO. LLP, A PITTSBURGH-BASED CPA FIRM

RESIDENCE: LIVES IN MCCANDLESS, PA, WITH HER HUSBAND AND TWO CHILDREN

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: JDRF OF WESTERN PA, DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF PITTSBURGH BUDDY WALK COMMITTEE

FAVORITE LIBRARY MEMORY: WHEN I WAS YOUNG, WE LIVED IN NEW JERSEY AND I REMEMBER GOING TO THE PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY WHEN I WAS ABOUT 5 YEARS OLD. I WAS OVERWHELMED WITH THE SIZE AND NEVER FORGOT THAT “OLD LIBRARY” SCENT!

Andrea Marquis

andrea marquis

BOARD TERM: JANUARY 2021 - JANUARY 2024

SECRETARY: JANUARY 2022 - JANUARY 2023

EDUCATION:  BA LIBERAL STUDIES, ASIAN STUDIES CERTIFICATE, MANDARIN CHINESE CONCENTRATION, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

OCCUPATION:  CURRENTLY A SALES HEADHUNTER FOR TECH STARTUPS, BUT I HAVE ALSO WORKED IN SMALL B2B SALES, WORKED FOR VENDORS AT FARMERS MARKETS, AND WORKED IN THE BOUTIQUE YARN INDUSTRY DESIGNING KNITTING PATTERNS, SELLING WHOLESALE YARN, AND TEACHING PEOPLE TO KNIT AN CROCHET

RESIDENCE:  LIVES IN IDLEWOOD AREA OF CRAFTON SINCE 2004, AFTER RENTING AN APARTMENT AROUND THE CORNER FOR 4 YEARS

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  GARDEN LEADER/VOLUNTEER FOR CRAFTON COMMUNITY FARM, TREASURER AND VOLUNTEER FOR THE CRAFTON INGRAM FOOD PANTRY, VOLUNTEER ADMIN FOR THE LOCAL BUY NOTHING PROJECT FACEBOOK GROUP

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  I ATTENDED A POT LUCK AT THE CRAFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY WHERE EVERYONE PICKED A RECIPE FROM A BOOKBOOK AND BROUGHT IT TO SHARE. IT WAS A FUN EVENING MEETING NEW NEIGHBORS AND EATING HOMEMADE FOOD THAT TASTED LIKE IT WAS MADE BY PROFESSIONAL CHEFS!

SHARON WILSON

BOARD TERM: JANUARY 2021 - JANUARY 2024

VICE PRESIDENT: JANUARY 2022 - JANUARY 2023

EDUCATION:  PhD IN PSYCHOLOGY FROM DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY

OCCUPATION:  LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST FROM PRIVATE PRACTICE AND PROFESSOR AT CLARION UNIVERSITY

RESIDENCE:  HAS LIVED IN CRAFTON FOR 47 YEARS AND RAISED 6 CHILDREN HERE

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  CARLYNTON SCHOOL BOARD FOR 16 YEARS, VARIOUS POSITIONS WITH THE SCOUTS

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  I ATTENDED A PRESENTATION AT CPL BY THE GRANDDAUGHTER OF THE FIRST WOMAN TO WALK THE LENGTH OF THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL.

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anna maria mihalega

BOARD TERM: JULY 2021 - JULY 2024

TREASURER: JANUARY 2022 - JANUARY 2023

EDUCATION:  BA IN HISTORY FROM THE COLLEGE OF WOOSTER, MA IN POPULAR CULTURE FROM BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY, MLIS FROM UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

OCCUPATION:  25+ YEARS IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN DIFFERENT ROLES, INCLUDING INSTRUCTOR, LIBRARIAN, ARCHIVIST, AND INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIST

RESIDENCE:  I LIVE IN THORNBURG WITH MY HUSBAND AND CHILDREN.

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  VARIOUS VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS AT MY CHILDREN'S SCHOOL AND IN MY COMMUNITY

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  THIS IS NOT REALLY A FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT, BUT RATHER A MOMENTOUS DECISION THAT I MADE TO BECOME A LIBRARIAN. SOME TIME AGO, I MADE THE DECISION TO ATTEND UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH’S LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES PROGRAM. I COULD HAVE LOOKED AT SCHOOLS IN MY HOME STATE, BUT SOMETHING TOLD ME TO PACK MY BAGS AND ATTEND PITT. I ORIGINALLY INTENDED TO JUST STAY FOR A YEAR TO FINISH THE PROGRAM. INSTEAD, I FELL IN LOVE WITH PITTSBURGH, AND MANY YEARS AND MANY ADVENTURES LATER, I AM STILL HERE!

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daniel mckay

BOARD TERM: AUGUST 2021 - AUGUST 2024

EDUCATION:  BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE FROM UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, 2008, ATTENDED PENN STATE HARRISBURG SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS FROM 2010 TO 2012 PURSUING A MASTER’S IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 

OCCUPATION:  4506/SSA-89 SPECIALIST WITH DATAVERIFY

RESIDENCE:  LIVED IN CRAFTON SINCE NOVEMBER 2014

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  NONE

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  PROBABLY PERUSING THE LIBRARY’S QUITE IMPRESSIVE DVD COLLECTION (IF YOU LOOK AT MY CHECKOUT RECORDS OVER THE YEARS, I HAVE PROBABLY CHECKED OUT THE INCREDIBLE HULK TV SERIES MORE TIMES THAN I CAN REMEMBER).