BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Board meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 PM in the library's programming room.

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If interested in serving on our Board of Trustees, please review the duties and
responsibilities here. Download the application here and return it to the library.

GERARD (Jerry) EONTA

BOARD TERM: MARCH 2018 - MARCH 2021

SECRETARY: MAY 2020 - MAY 2021

EDUCATION:  BA ENGLISH FICTION WRITING, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

OCCUPATION:  RETIRED FROM EBSCO PUBLISHING. SPENT 32 YEARS SELLING

FOR THE WORLD'S LARGEST PROVIDER OF ELECTRONIC RESEARCH DATABASES. 

PERSONALLY VISITED AND WORKED WITH OVER 2000 ACADEMIC, SCHOOL,

PUBLIC, MEDICAL AND CORPORATE LIBRARIES

RESIDENCE:  LIVES IN CRAFTON PA SINCE 1985 WITH HIS WIFE.  ALSO HAS TWO CHILDREN AND THREE GRANDCHILDREN

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  PREVIOUSLY SPENT TEN YEARS COACHING OVER 50 AMATEUR SPORTS TEAMS. CURRENTLY SPENDS EVERY MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH GRANDCHILDREN

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  HAVING THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AS A CLIENT

AND THE FIRST TIME WALKING INTO THE INCREDIBLE FACILITY

MEGAN GRABOWSKI

BOARD TERM: MARCH 2018 - MARCH 2021

VICE PRESIDENT: MAY 2020 - MAY 2021

EDUCATION: PROFESSIONAL WRITING, MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION & GRANT WRITING, CARLOW UNIVERSITY
OCCUPATION: INCOME MAINTENANCE CASEWORKER, COMMONWEALTH OF PA

RESIDENCE: LIVES IN CRAFTON, PA WITH HER FAMILY

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: CURRENTLY ON HIATUS

FAVORITE LIBRARY MEMORY: I REALLY HAVE SO MANY! TRAVELING FROM LIBRARY TO LIBRARY, AS A KID, ENROLLED IN SUMMER READING PROGRAMS AT A DIFFERENT LIBRARY FOR EACH DAY OF THE WEEK. SPENDING MY JUNIOR HIGH YEARS READING ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE IN DORMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY, OR ALL OF THE MEMORIES I'VE MADE BY BRINGING MY CHILDREN TO CPL FOR STORYTIME, PUPPET SHOWS, ANIME CLUB AND SO MUCH MORE.

PAUL KOHBERGER

BOARD TERM: FEBRUARY 2019 - FEBRUARY 2022

PRESIDENT: MAY 2020 - MAY 2021

EDUCATION: BS IN PSYCHOLOGY & MASTERS IN LIBRARY SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

OCCUPATION:  RETIRED AFTER 45+ YEARS IN THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY SYSTEM AT PITT. POSITIONS INCLUDED HEAD OF TECHNICAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANT UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT

RESIDENCE:  LIVES IN CRAFTON SINCE 1987 WITH HIS WIFE, PATRICIA

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  CRAFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, 1999-2000. PARTICIPATED IN THE PLANNING OF MOVING THE LIBRARY TO ITS CURRENT LOCATION.

FAVORITE LIBRARY MOMENT:  I MET MY FUTURE WIFE, PATRICIA, IN HILLMAN LIBRARY WHEN I WAS A STUDENT WORKER!

CHERYL TALERICO

BOARD TERM: APRIL 2019 - APRIL 2022

TREASURER: MAY 2020 - MAY 2021

EDUCATION: B.S.B.A., MARKETING, ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY

OCCUPATION: DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AT SISTERSON & CO. LLP, A PITTSBURGH-BASED CPA FIRM

RESIDENCE: LIVES IN MCCANDLESS, PA, WITH HER HUSBAND AND TWO CHILDREN

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: JDRF OF WESTERN PA, DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF PITTSBURGH BUDDY WALK COMMITTEE

FAVORITE LIBRARY MEMORY: WHEN I WAS YOUNG, WE LIVED IN NEW JERSEY AND I REMEMBER GOING TO THE PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY WHEN I WAS ABOUT 5 YEARS OLD. I WAS OVERWHELMED WITH THE SIZE AND NEVER FORGOT THAT “OLD LIBRARY” SCENT

courtney bonnet

BOARD TERM: JANUARY 2018 - JANUARY 2021

EDUCATION: MASTERS IN LIBRARY SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
OCCUPATION: CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN, NORTHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY

RESIDENCE: LIVES IN CRAFTON, PA WITH HER HUSBAND AND TWO CHILDREN

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: PRESIDENT OF THE CRAFTON ELEMENTARY PTA

FAVORITE LIBRARY MEMORY: WHEN I WAS A CHILD GOING TO THE BALA CYNWYD LIBRARY WHERE I GREW UP, CHECKING OUT MY FIRST BOOKS THAT CAME WITH THE CASSETTE TAPE AND SITTING UNDER A SHEET FORT AT HOME AND READING ALONG!

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