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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Board meetings are held on the third Tuesday of odd numbered months at 6:30 PM via a hybrid of virtual and in person attendance. Please contact Library Director Alyssa Richter at richtera@craftonlibrary.org 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.

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).

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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, RECENTLY MOVED TO ROBINSON

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!

Tiffany Hickman

BOARD TERM: MARCH 2023 - MARCH 2026

EDUCATION: MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY FROM CHATHAM UNIVERSITY​

OCCUPATION: LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR IN PRIVATE PRACTICE

RESIDENCE:  MY HUSBAND, OUR DAUGHTER, AND I HAVE LIVED IN CRAFTON SINCE 2019.​

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  GLOBAL LINKS, PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF WESTERN PA

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  MY FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT BY FAR WAS TAKING MY THREE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER TO GET HER VERY FIRST LIBRARY CARD AT CRAFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY. AS A CHILD, I LOVED WANDERING THE STACKS AT HANDLEY LIBRARY IN WINCHESTER, VA. MY LIBRARY CARD WAS MY PASSPORT TO STRANGE LANDS, UNFAMILIAR PEOPLE, AND ENDLESS WONDER. I AM HAPPY TO INTRODUCE MY DAUGHTER TO HER OWN PASSPORT AND SEE WHERE IT MAY TAKE HER.

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daniel harrold

BOARD TERM: APRIL 2024 - APRIL 2027

EDUCATION: MB.A. ENGLISH/B.S.ED. SECONDARY EDUCATION (DUQUESNE); M.S.ED INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (DUQUESNE); PH.D. INSTRUCTIONAL MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP (RMU)

OCCUPATION: ENGLISH TEACHER AT BALDWIN HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE PAST 14 YEARS; ENGLISH DEPARTMENT CHAIR AND SENIOR CLASS SPONSOR

RESIDENCE:  MY FAMILY AND I HAVE BEEN CRAFTON RESIDENTS SINCE DECEMBER 2011.

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  VARIOUS CLUBS, EVENTS, PA ANNOUNCING, AND CHAPERONING AT MY SCHOOL DISTRICT.  I HAVE RAN VARIOUS “LEGO CLUBS” AND EVENTS AT WEST ALLEGHENY COMMUNITY LIBRARY AS WELL.

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  THERE HAVE BEEN MANY FROM SUMMER READING AND STORY TIMES AT THE BETHEL PARK LIBRARY AS A KID, TO TOURING MY GRANDMOTHER’S SCHOOL LIBRARY IN HOMER CENTER, TO BRINGING MY OWN KIDS TO CRAFTON LIBRARY (AND OTHERS AROUND THE CITY) OVER THE PAST MANY YEARS. ADDITIONALLY I HAVE HELPED RUN A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS AT MY FRIEND’S LIBRARY (YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN) OVER THE PAST FEW SUMMERS. AND OF COURSE, I ALWAYS ENJOY THE BOOK AND READ PUNS THAT ABOUND IN LIBRARY WORLD.

Nicholas Kelly

BOARD TERM: JULY 2024 - JULY 2027

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Andrea Marquis

andrea marquis

BOARD TERM: JANUARY 2021 - JANUARY 2024, JANUARY 2024 - JANUARY 2027

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, JANUARY 2024 - JANUARY 2027

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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