THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234

 

 

TO:

Cultural Education Committee

 

FROM:

Carole F. Huxley

SUBJECT:

Appointments to the Regents Advisory Council on Libraries

 

DATE:

 

August 22, 2006

 

STRATEGIC GOAL:

 

Goal 3

 

 

AUTHORIZATION(S):

 

 

Executive Summary

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

          The appointment of three members to the Regents Advisory Council on Libraries.

 

Proposed Handling

 

          This item will come before the Cultural Education Committee at the September meeting for decision.

 

Procedural History

 

          The members of the Regents Advisory Council on Libraries are appointed by the Regents for five-year terms.

 

Background Information

 

          The Regents Advisory Council on Libraries, the oldest continuing Regents advisory council, advises the Board on issues concerning library policy, works with the officers of the State Education Department in developing a comprehensive statewide library and information policy, and makes recommendations to the Regents for implementing library programs and initiatives.

 

 

 

Recommendation

 

I recommend that the Regents take the following action:

 

That Lucretia McClure, who had filled an unfulfilled term, is reappointed and Barbara Hamlin be appointed to the Regents Advisory Council on Libraries for terms beginning October 1, 2006 and ending September 30, 2011; that David Ferriero be appointed to fill unfulfilled term beginning October 1, 2006 and ending September 30, 2009.

 

Timetable for Implementation

 

          October 1, 2006 September 30, 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

Attachment

 

 

Recommended Appointee:  Lucretia McClure

 

1.         Term of Office:           October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2011

 

2.         a.  Address:                 164 Elmore Road

                                                Rochester, NY  14618-3651

 

b.     Place of Employment or Business:

Special Assistant to Director

Countway Library of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA  02115

 

3.         a.  Education at College Level:

       MA Graduate School of Librarianship, University of Denver, Colorado

       BA University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

       Certification Medical Library Association, Recertified 1982

 

b.     Experience Related to Appointment:

       Special Assistant to Director, Harvard Medical School

       Medical Librarian & Associate Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center

       Cataloger, Serials Librarian, Association Librarian, University of Rochester Medical Library

 

c.      Professional Activities Related to Appointment:

       National Library of Medicine Technical Review Committee

       President, Medical Library Association

       Copyright Referent, Medical Library Association

       President, Rochester Regional Library Council Board of Trustees

 

 

Recommended Appointee:  Barbara R. Hamlin

 

1.         Term of Office:           October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2011

 

2.         a.  Address:                 107 Howell St.

                                                Canandaigua, NY  14424

 

b.     Place of Employment or Business:

Philanthropic Advising (fundraising consulting company)

 

3.         a.  Education at College Level:

       BS University of Rochester

 

b. Experience Related to Appointment:

       Director, Foundation and Government Underwriting Thirteen/WNET New York

       Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations National Audubon Society

       Associate Director of Institutional Gifts Metropolitan Opera Association

 

 

c.      Professional Activities Related to Appointment:

       Alderman, Common Council, City of Canandaigua, NY

       Trustee, Wood Library, Canandaigua, NY

 

 

 

Recommended Appointee:    David S. Ferriero

 

1.         Term of Office:           October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2009

 

2.         a.  Address:                 The New York Public Library

                                                Fifth Avenue and 42nd St, Room 213

                                                New York, NY  10018

 

b.     Place of Employment or Business:

       Andrew W. Mellon Director and Chief Executive of the Research Libraries, The New York Public Library

 

3.         a.  Education at College Level:

       MS Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science

       BA/MA Northeastern University

 

b.     Experience Related to Appointment:

       Vice Provost for Library Affairs and University Librarian, Duke University

       Associate Director for Public Services, MIT Libraries

 

c.      Professional Activities Related to Appointment:

       Research Libraries Group (RLG), Board of Directors

       Center for Research Libraries, Board of Directors

       Association of College and Research Libraries