Organizational and Functional Roster

Contents

Organizational Roster | Roster of Staff by Job Title | Functional Roster | State and Federal (LSTA) Aid for Libraries and Systems

System Liaisons: Reference and Research Library Resources Systems | Public Library Systems | School Library Systems

Organizational Roster

Division of Library Development, New York State Library

General phone: (518) 474-7890
Fax: (518) 486-5254

Coordinator of Statewide Library Services

Carol Ann Desch; (518) 474-7196

Administrative Secretary

Lisa Petrocelli; (518) 474-7196 (half-time)

Operating Teams

(Some staff are on more than one team)

Outreach, Networking and Regional Advisory Services

Carol Ann Desch (Interim Team Leader); (v) (518) 474-7196

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941
Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194
Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927
Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883
Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864
Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858
Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565

Library Aid Coordination and Preservation Services

Barbara Lilley (Team Leader); (v) (518) 486-4864

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252
Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330
Adriana Mastroianni; (v) (518) 486-2810

Technology and Federal Aid Services

Mary Linda Todd (Team Leader); (v) (518) 486-4858

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941
Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883
Andrew Mace; (v) (518) 474-8541
Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885
Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565

Support Services

Lisa Petrocelli (Team Leader); (518) 474-7196
Mary Landor; (v) (518) 486-2195

Roster of Staff by Job Title

Library Development Specialists

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941
Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194
Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927
Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883
Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864
Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858
Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565

Library Development Assistants

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252
Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330
Andrew Mace; (v) (518) 474-8541
Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885
Adriana Mastroianni; (v) (518) 486-2810

Secretarial Staff

Mary Landor; (v) (518) 486-2195
Lisa Petrocelli; (518) 474-7196

Functional Roster

Academic Library Statistics

Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883

Annual Reports:

Public Libraries

Adriana Mastroianni; (v) (518) 486-2810
Barbara Massago
(backup); (v) (518) 486-4885

Public Library Systems

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

Reference and Research Library Resources Systems

Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885

School Library Systems

Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Bibliostat Products

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330

Broadband Initiatives for Libraries

Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Central Library Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Central Library Directors Association Liaison

Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Chartering of Public Libraries

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Conservation/Preservation Program

Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864
Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Construction for Public Libraries

Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565
Mary Linda Todd
; (v) (518) 486-4858
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Coordinated Collection Development Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Coordinated Outreach Services Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Correctional Facilities, Aid to Public Library Systems

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

E-Rate (Universal Service Telecommunications Discount Program for Schools and Libraries)

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Edge Initiative

Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883

Federal Aid for Library Services / LSTA Coordinator

Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Free Direct Access Plans

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Gates Library Initiatives

Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Hospital Library Services Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Impact Survey Initiative

Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565

Indian Libraries Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Institution Library Services (County Jails)

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Legislative Bill Comments Coordination

Carol Ann Desch; (518) 474-7196

Legislative Planning and Regulations

Carol Ann Desch; (518) 474-7196

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Program Coordination

Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Library Trustees Association of New York State (LTANYS; formerly NYSALB) Liaison

Carol Ann Desch; (518) 474-7196

Literacy Library Services

Adult Literacy Grants

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Early Literacy Initiative; SEE: Ready to Read at New York Libraries

Family Literacy Grants

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Local Library Services Aid Program

SEE: State and Federal Aid Programs for Libraries and Systems

Love Your Library License Plate Program Love Your Library license plates benefit Summer Reading at New York Libraries

Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Mailing list information

Mary Landor; (v) (518) 486-2195
Lisa Petrocelli; (518) 474-7196

Medical Information Services Program

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Minimum Public Library Standards

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

New York 3Rs Association Liaison

Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864

NOVELNY (New York Online Virtual Electronic Library) NOVELny New York Online Virtual Electronic Library

NOVELNY Project

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941
Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883

NOVELNY Databases Help Desk

E-mail the NOVELNY Databases Help Desk; (v) (518) 486-6012 in the Albany area; toll-free in NY (877) 277-0250

NOVELNY web site

Andrew Mace; (v) (518) 474-8541

NYLINE and other e-mail lists

Andrew Mace; (v) (518) 474-8541

Outreach Services, Public Libraries

Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Outcome-Based Evaluation Training

Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Plans of Service for Systems

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Public Librarian Certification

Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883
Mary Landor; (v) (518) 486-2195

Public Library Construction Grant Program

Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565
Mary Linda Todd
; (v) (518) 486-4858
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Public Library Districts Initiative

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Public Library Statistics Cooperative (PLSC) program (Federal)

Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883

Public Library Statistics (New York)

Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885
Amy Heebner
; (v) (518) 474-4883

Public Library System Directors Organization (PULISDO) Liaison

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Public Library System Services

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons; State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Publications

Mary Landor; (v) (518) 486-2195
Lisa Petrocelli; (518) 474-7196

Ready to Read at New York Libraries

Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Reference and Research Library Resources (3Rs) System Services

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons; State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resource Sharing Program

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Registration of Public Libraries

SEE: Public Library Systems liaisons

School Library System Association, Inc. Liaisons

Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927
Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

School Library System Services

SEE: System Liaisons; State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Special Legislative Projects

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

State Aid for Libraries and Systems (Coordinator)

Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

State Data Coordinator

Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883

Summer Reading at New York Libraries Program Summer Reading at New York Libraries logo

Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

System Annual Reports and other online products

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330

Systems Plans of Service

SEE: System Liaisons

Trustees and Public Libraries

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Trustees -- Library Trustees Association of New York State (LTANYS; formerly NYSALB) Liaison

Carol Ann Desch; (518) 474-7196

Universal Service Telecommunications Discount Program for Schools and Libraries

SEE: E-Rate

Web site for Division of Library Development

Andrew Mace; (v) (518) 474-8541

Workforce Development and Libraries

Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Youth and Family Services

Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194


State and Federal Aid Programs for Libraries and Systems

Please contact the following staff with questions about State and Federal Aid program requirements and payments.

Adult Literacy Grants

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Broadband Grants (BTOP, Gates, OFT)

Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Center for Jewish History, Inc. Library Aid

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330

Central Libraries Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

Conservation/Preservation Grants

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330

Construction: Public Library Construction Grant Program

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

Coordinated Collection Development Aid (Academic Libraries)

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330

Coordinated Outreach Services Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

County Jails Library Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

Family Literacy Grants

Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Hospital Library Services Aid (3Rs)

Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885

Indian Libraries Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

Library Services and Technology Act (Federal) Grants

Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Local Services Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

The New-York Historical Society Library Aid

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) (518) 486-1330

The New York Public Library, Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

The New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Library Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

New York State Medical Information Services Program for Libraries

Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885

Public Library System Basic Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252

Reference and Research Library Resources Systems Basic Aid

Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885

Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) Aid

Barbara Massago; (v) (518) 486-4885

School Library Systems Aid

Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Special Legislative Grants (Over $50,000)

Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864

Special Legislative Grants (Under $50,000)

Contact: SED Special Legislative Projects Coordinating Team, (518) 473-5733

State Corrections Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) (518) 486-5252


System Liaisons

Jump to: Public Library Systems | School Library Systems

Reference and Research Library Resources System Services

[See also Reference and Research Library Resources System page for links to the Systems]

Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864

Capital District Library Council for Reference and Research Resources

Central New York Library Resources Council

Long Island Library Resources Council, Inc.

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)

Northern New York Library Network

Rochester Regional Library Council

South Central Research Library Council

Southeastern New York Library Resources Council

Western New York Library Resources Council

Public Library System Services

[See also Public Library System page for links to the Systems]

Brooklyn Public Library: Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System: Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883

Finger Lakes Library System: Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Four County Library System: Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Mid-Hudson Library System: Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565

Mid-York Library System: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Mohawk Valley Library System: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Monroe County Library System: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Nassau Library System: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

The New York Public Library: Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864

Nioga Library System: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

North Country Library System: Amy Heebner; (v) (518) 474-4883

Onondaga County Public Library: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Pioneer Library System: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Queens Borough Public Library: Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864

Ramapo Catskill Library System: Lynne Webb; (v) (518) 474-1565

Southern Adirondack Library System: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Southern Tier Library System: Lisa Areford; (v) (518) 473-6941

Suffolk Cooperative Library System: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Upper Hudson Library System: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Westchester Library System: Barbara Lilley; (v) (518) 486-4864

School Library System Services

[See also School Library System page for links to the Systems]

Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga (Capital Region) BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Broome-Tioga BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Buffalo City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Clinton-Essex-Warren-Washington BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Dutchess BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Erie #1 BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Erie #2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Genesee-Livingston-Steuben-Wyoming BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Madison-Oneida BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Monroe #1 BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Monroe #2 - Orleans BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Nassau: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

New York City: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Orange-Ulster BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Orleans-Niagara BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Oswego BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Otsego - Delaware - Schoharie - Greene (Otsego-Northern Catskills) BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Putnam-Westchester BOCES: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene (Questar III) BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Rochester City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Rockland BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Suffolk, Eastern, BOCES: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Suffolk, Western, BOCES: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Sullivan BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Syracuse City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Ulster BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES: Mary Linda Todd; (v) (518) 486-4858

Ontario - Seneca - Yates - Cayuga - Wayne (Wayne-Finger Lakes) BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) (518) 486-4927

Westchester BOCES: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Yonkers City: Karen Balsen; (v) (518) 486-2194

Last Updated: October 24, 2014 -- asm