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Friends of the Shaker Library Officers and Board

Current Friends Officers

2013 – 2014 Elected Officers:

  • Christine Bretz and Nancy Longman, Copresidents
  • Stephanie Jonas, Vice President/Book Sales
  • Lee Haas, Vice President/Membership
  • Evelyn Greene, Treasurer
  • Judith Karberg, Corresponding Secretary

Board Members:

  • Joyce Balliet
  • Morris Eckhouse
  • Cornelia Holloway
  • Larry Jemison
  • Stacey Reed
  • Margaret Simon
  • ex officio: Luren Dickinson, Shaker Heights Public Library Director

Friends Co Presidents Nancy Longman and Christine Bretz  prepare for the Literary Libations Fundraiser Feb. 7, 2014.

Friends Copresidents Nancy Longman and Christine Bretz prepare for the Literary Libations Fund-raiser February 7, 2014.

Friends Presidents 1980 – Present

Friends of the Shaker Library was established in 1980. Since that time, the organization has been led by community members who have graciously given of their time and talents to further the goals of the Friends and to support the library through fund-raising, friends-raising, and advocacy.
Terry McKinney: 1980–1981
Linda Macklin: 1981–1983
Phyllis Harper: 1983-1984
Lee Edwards: 1984-1987
Leslie Samuel: 1987–1988
Margaret Simon: 1988–1989
Margaret Bradford: 1989–1991
Susan Gall: 1991-1993
Christine Bretz: 1993-1995
Nancy Longman: 1995–1997
Gena Cohen: 1997–1999
Evelyn Greene: 1999–2001
Angela VerDuyn: 2001–2003
Sanford Cone: 2003–2005
Nikki Evans: 2005–2007
Martha Sivertson: 2007 – 2009
Sharon Heslin: 2009 – 2011
Bette Bonder: 2011 – 2012
Margaret Simon: 2012 – 2013
Chrstine Bretz & Nancy Longman: 2013 – 2014