Greenburgh library Guild

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Greenburgh Library Guild

300 Tarrytown Road

Elmsford, NY 10523

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Leadership

Board of Directors 

 

President

Kathleen Wilson (Hartsdale)  was a non-profit executive in fundraising, government relations, and strategic planning. She held positions at the Wildlife Conservation Society, Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect and has consulted for the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and South Street Seaport Museum.

 

Vice President

Wendy Samuelson (Hartsdale) is a media and public relations professional with 25 years of experience consulting for nonprofits in Westchester and Manhattan, specializing in fund raising events.  Her clients included Westchester Community College Foundation, My Sister’s Place, and Let’s Get Ready.  She is a committed community volunteer with leadership roles at the NY Women’s Culinary Alliance and Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation, among others.

Vice President

Denise Durham Williams (White Plains) is an experienced nonprofit executive, most recently serving as the leader of Student Sponsor Partners. Prior to working and volunteering in the nonprofit sector, she had a successful career in finance working for Citigroup and JP Morgan Chase.

Treasurer

Isiaka (Isaac) Guobadia (White Plains) works in real estate sales for ERA Realty Services.  He was formerly a banker with American Home Mortgage and the United Bank for Africa.

Secretary 

Sari Goldmeer Rella (Tarrytown) is an Associate Counsel in the Pension Office for the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority.  She previously worked for the New York City Employees Retirement System.

 

Directors

Shannon Catauro (Hartsdale) has ten years of experience in communications and fundraising and currently serves as the Communications and Development Manager at The Mental Health Association of Westchester.

Patrick Coviello (Elmsford) is a retired nonprofit executive with leadership experience in volunteer and youth recruitment, fundraising, financial management, sales and marketing, planning, and program administration. He held a series of management positions with the Boy Scouts of America in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Andrea Glanz (Hartsdale) held curatorial and executive director positions in several art museums; was Executive Director of the Museums Collaborative; became a marketing consultant; and spent seven years at Master Card before retiring. She serves on advisory boards for Lyndhurst, Scarsdale Adult School, and Cornell.

 

Agita (Aggie) Goldberg (Hartsdale) is a retired teacher of Secondary English and current adjunct at SUNY New Paltz, supervising student teachers in the Hudson Valley and Manhattan. She served on several boards when she resided in Orange County and has chaired or served on curriculum committees and parent/teacher organizations.

Gina R. Jackson (White Plains) is a Procurement Functional Technical Analyst for the New York Power Authority and has a diversified background in human resources, administration, and project management. 

 

Joanna Maguire (Hartsdale) is Senior Manager, Retail Marketing, Viacom/Nickelodeon. A consumer marketing professional, she is a member of the Junior League of Central Westchester, where she is active with the communications team, redesigning the website and designing its print collateral.


Raquel Murphy (Hartsdale) is Vice President of Integrated Insurance Solutions, Hub International Northeast, through which she networks with businesses in Westchester County. She has served on the parent’s board of her daughter’s school.

Liaison from the Greenburgh Public Library Board of Trustees

 

Hope Heyman (White Plains) is an award-winning media relations specialist.  She is the current President of the Board for the Library’s Board of Trustees.

 

Advisory Council

 

Richard Barber is the Managing Partner of LH Frishkoff & Company LLP, an accounting firm with offices in New York City and Westchester County. Born in England, he has resided in our area for 20 years and served on a number of non-profit boards.

Joseph DiRago is a completion coach at Westchester Community College, working with students to coach them to degree attainment.  He helps students align their skills and interests to planning and completing their degrees and transferring to four-year colleges and universities. Previously Joe worked at IBM in a marketing role.

 

Sean Hanagan a Partner in the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis LLP, has practiced in the field of immigration law for 20 years, specializing in corporate immigration issues. Mr. Hanagan is an active member of the Japan Society, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Rotary International. 

 

Philip Holt is an award-winning photographer who has an international photography practice based in Westchester. He is the founder and owner of  Mad Shots Photography and the blog 'out and about with philip'Philip specializes in portraits, advertising and architecture.

 

James Lasser has had three careers: investment banker, computer consultant, and finally and most fulfilling, as a community volunteer. He is an avid traveler, golfer, cook, oenophile, and avid reader about those and other subjects.

 

Barbara Z. Monohan has served in county and state government since 1973, most recently as the former Chair and CEO of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission. Her volunteer service has included the Westchester Heart Association, March of Dimes, Salvation Army, American Cancer Society, Family Services of Westchester, and the Jewish Guild for the Blind.

Stephen V. Reitano is President of Sprague Associates, LLC, which offers strategic management consulting services. He held a series of senior positions in the public sector (including for the MTA and Westchester County Department of Finance) and in private industry.  He has served on a variety of boards, including Iona College and the Westchester Arts Council.