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Friends of the Shaker Library Officers and Board

Current Friends Officers

2015 – 2016 Elected Officers:

  • Nancy Ryan O’Connor, President
  • Julie Mizener, Vice President/Membership
  •  Lee Haas, Vice President/Book Sales
  • Judy Karberg, Corresponding Secretary
  • OPEN, Recording Secretary
  • Evelyn Greene, Treasurer

Board Members:

  • Morris Eckhouse
  • Larry Jemison
  • Stephanie Jonas
  • Margaret Simon
  • ex officio: Luren Dickinson, Shaker  Library Director
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Library Director Luren Dickinson poses with Random House’s Lara Oliver and newly elected Friends president Nancy Ryan O’Connor at the Friends 2015 Annual Meeting in July.
 

 

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
Christine Bretz, 2014-2015
Nancy Ryan O’Connor, 2015-2016