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This page provides information about CDLC committees.

CDLC Committees

CDLC committees enhance the operation of the Council and its programs and services. Per the Council bylaws, there are two categories of committees: Committees of the Corporation and Standing Committees of the Board.

In addition to committees, interest groups encourage communication and collaboration among the staff of CDLC member libraries and other interested individuals.

Committees of the Corporation

Committees of the Corporation are created to advise the Council and the Board on specific aspects of Council programs and services. The CDLC Board establishes these committees and approves each committee's composition and charge.

Current committees include:

Prior committees included:

Standing Committees of the Board

Standing committees of the Board must be comprised exclusively of Board members and are charged with making recommendations to the CDLC Board regarding activities in which the Council is engaged or which relate to the way in which the Council operates.

Executive Committee

Name Institution
Kim Mitchell (President) Union College
Michael Paulmeno (Vice President) Skidmore College
Kerrie Burch (Secretary) Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex School Library System
Mary Fellows (Treasurer) Upper Hudson Library System


Finance Committee

Name Institution
Mary Fellows, Chair Upper Hudson Library System
Phillip Eppard University at Albany
Kim Mitchell, (President, Ex-Officio) Union College
Emily Spinner Ellis Medicine


Nominating Committee

Name Institution
Kristi Beedon, Chair Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES
Annie Gersztoff Capital Region BOCES School Library System
Andrew White Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kim Mitchell (President, Ex-Officio) Union College


Personnel Committee

Name Institution
Mary Zawacki, Chair Schenectady County Historical Society
Sara Dallas Southern Adirondack Library System
Michael Paulmeno Skidmore College
Carey Hatch University at Albany
Charity Thorne Schenectady County Public Library
Kim Mitchell, (President, Ex-Officio) Union College
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