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UNYSLA Board Election 2015

The Election for the Board of the Upstate NY Chapter of SLA is now live. The open positions and the candidates for each are as follows:

Candidate(s) for President – Elect

Stephanie JH McReynolds, Syracuse University
Stephanie JH McReynolds is new to the area, having relocated last year in order to accept the business librarian position at Syracuse University Libraries, but she is not new to SLA. She has served the St. Louis Chapter as newsletter editor, membership director, president-elect, and president. Stephanie is looking forward to the prospect of continuing her SLA service and getting to know local SLA members better by planning UNYSLA conferences as president-elect.

Candidate(s) for Treasurer (2015-2016):

Ruth Owens, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ruth Owens is the interlibrary loan and acquisitions librarian at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She also teaches information literacy and is the liaison to the chemistry and engineering departments. Ruth received her MSLIS from Syracuse University and has a BS in zoology from Colorado State University. She has been a member of SLA since 2008 and treasurer for the Upstate New York Chapter since 2013.

Candidate(s) for Director, Vendor Relations

Jane Minotti, Department of Transportation
Jane Minotti is the Sr. Librarian at the NYS Department of Transportation Research Library, Albany, has been a member of UNYSLA since 2008. Jane served as Treasurer of the Transportation Division of SLA in 2009 and 2010, and Chair of the Eastern Transportation Knowledge Network in 2010. She is actively involved in activities within the transportation library community.

Check your email for a link to the ballot. If you have any questions or did not receive the ballot, contact Jim DelRosso, Nominations Chair (

Voting will close at 5PM on October 14, 2014.

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