Advisory Councils

ART ADVISORY COUNCIL

Evaluates and schedules art exhibits for the library’s Main Gallery. Arranges for lectures, seminars and discussions about the creative arts. The Council reviews work in January, April and October. Artists interested in submitting work for consideration should click on “Exhibits” and then “Exhibit Your Work” or send a letter to the library c/o Art Advisory Council. Include a CD with at least 12 images or provide website address. Be sure to include size and medium of works.

Council Members:
Allan Fishkind
Barbara Fishman
Betty Gimbel
Catchi, Honorary Life Member
Marian Goodman, Honorary Life Member
Paola Greci
Shelley Holtzman
Rita Katz
Marion Klein
Rachelle Krieger
Bruce Laird
Marion McManus, Honorary Life Member
Aaron Morgan
Eileen Neville, Chairperson
Ann Pellaton
Eric Pick
Pamela Shaw Record
Ellen Hallie Schiff
Shellie Schneider
Lynda Schwartz
Jackie Kelly, Staff Liaison

CHILDREN’S ADVISORY COUNCIL

Advises the Library Director on programs for family audiences.

Council Members:
Nancy Gordon
Michele Hyde, Chairperson
Bobbie Kabuto
Susan Kass
Elise Tepper
Lori Tyras
Jeffrey Zeh
Rachel Fox, Staff Liaison
Joni Simon, Staff Liaison 

HEALTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Health Advisory Council is appointed by the library’s Board of Trustees to advise on policies and programs that serve the health interests of the community.

Council Members:
Christine Alley, R.N. A.
Addison Barman, M.D.
Myron Blumenfeld, Honorary Life Member
Laura Leigh Carroll
Katherine Crean
Nancy J. Dintenfass, D.O.
Joan Easton, M.D.
Tina Fuchs, R.D.
Christine Anne Ganzer
Sarah Hogenauer, R.N., Chairperson
William S. Knight, M.D.
Marie Marcellino
Patricia Mullholland
Brenda Turok, Honorary Life Member

MUSIC ADVISORY COUNCIL

Evaluates and schedules performances for the Library’s music program. Presents lectures, seminars and discussions about music and dance in its broadest interpretation.

Council Members:
Betty Bock
Ruth Feingold, Chair Emeritus
Frances Hettinger
Nettie Jonath
Jane Murphy
Jean Ritchie Pickow, Honorary Life Member
Bernard Schneider, Co-Chairperson
Jonathan Watkins
Mary Watts, Co-Chairperson
Jessica Ley, Staff Liaison

NAUTICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Advises the Library Director on nautical collections and services. Recommends and plans nautical programs for the public.

Council Members:
Craig Albrecht
Peter Bergen
Alan Bergman
William Brakman
MaryLu Dempsey
Alan Dinn
Joan Kent, Honorary Life Member
Ginger Marshall Martus, Honorary Life Member
Sue Miller
Bill Palafox
Bill Simon
Joshua M. Smith, Ph.D.
Andrea Watson, Chairperson
Joel Ziev
Jeff Zeh, Staff Liaison



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