Committee Chairpersons 2013 - 2014

Archives Co-Chairs:

Joan Hoolihan
Principal Law Librarian
Appellate Division Law Library
50 East Avenue, Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 530-3262
jhooliha@courts.state.ny.us

Robert D. Cunningham
Reference Librarian
Appellate Division Law Library
50 East Avenue, Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 530-3265
rcunnin@courts.state.ny.us

Constitution and By-Laws Chair:

Steve Weiter
Director
F. Franklin Moon Library
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 470-6715
spweiter@esf.edu

Education Chair: Christine Demetros
Assistant Director for Student Learning
Room 330GB
H. Douglas Barclay Law Library
Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 443-9531
cmdemetr@law.syr.edu
Government Relations Chair:

Amy Emerson
Assistant Director for Access Services
Cornell University Law Library
Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-5441
aae25@cornell.edu

Grants & Scholarship Chair:

Jean-Paul Vivian
Principal Law Librarian
N.Y.S. Supreme Court Library - Nassau
100 Supreme Court Drive
Mineola, NY  11501
(516) 442-8578 (voice)
(516) 571-0752 (fax)
jvivian@courts.state.ny.us

Listserv Manager:

Robert J. Weiner
Electronic Services Librarian
H. Douglas Barclay Law Library, Syracuse University College of Law
E.I. White Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244-1030
(315) 443-5424 (voice)
(315) 443-9567 (fax)
rjweiner@law.syr.edu

Membership Chair:

Nancy Babb
Cataloging Librarian, Law Library Web Manager
University at Buffalo Law Library
Room 216 O'Brian Hall - North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-1110
(716) 645-0394
babb@buffalo.edu

Newsletter Chair:

Barbara W. Briggs
Law Librarian
NYS Unified Court System
Syracuse Supreme Court Law Library
401 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 671-1150
bbriggs@nycourts.gov

Nominations Chair: Joan Hoolihan
Principal Law Librarian
Appellate Division Law Library
50 East Avenue, Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 530-3262
jhooliha@courts.state.ny.us
Public Relations Co-Chairs:

Miranda Ashby
Assistant to Director
SUNY Buffalo Law Library
219 O'Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1110
(716) 645-2041
msnyder2@buffalo.edu

Melissa Bednarz
Law Library Clerk III
SUNY Buffalo Law Library
211 O'Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1110
(716) 645-2301
mmt@buffalo.edu

Anne Marie Swartz
Instructional Support Technician
SUNY Buffalo Law Library
541 O'Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1110
(716) 645-7949
amswartz@buffalo.edu

Vendors & Corporate Sponsors Chair: Jeannine Lee
Principal Law Librarian
N.Y.S. Supreme Court Library - Buffalo
77 West Eagle St.
Buffalo, NY  14202
(716) 845-9390
jalee@courts.state.ny.us
Web Designer: Nancy Babb
Cataloging Librarian, Law Library Web Manager
University at Buffalo Law Library
Room 216 O'Brian Hall - North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-1110
(716) 645-0394
babb@buffalo.edu

Archives Committee
Co-Chairs:
Joan Hoolihan and Robert Cunningham
The Archives Committee is charged with storing and maintaining the archives of the Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York. The Chair of the Archives Committee will be the Archivist.

Constitution and By-Laws Committee
Chair:
Steve Weiter
Charged with reviewing and revising, when necessary, the ALLUNY Constitution and By-Laws, with an eye toward conforming with AALL. The recommendation is to retain this as a standing committee. The board and officers frequently have questions regarding the current By-Laws and Constitution during their various meetings and require interpretation from this committee chair.

Education Committee
Chair:
Christine Demetros
Charged to act as a clearinghouse for program ideas for the Association. This committee will be responsible for planning and presenting workshops when they are desired by the association. It will also coordinate with the Vice-President on annual meeting programs.

Government Relations
Chair:
Amy Emerson
The Government Relations Committee is charged with monitoring legislative, regulatory and judicial developments that affect the membership of the Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY) and/or the practice of law. This includes, but is not limited to the following areas: freedom of information, privacy/confidentiality, dissemination of government information, New York State Depository Library Program, telecommunications, intellectual property, funding for law libraries located in New York State, and censorship.

Grants Committee
Chair:
Jean-Paul Vivian
Charged with the responsibility for administering the Ernest H. Breuer Memorial, the Anthony Grech Award and other awards or scholarships presented by the association.

Listserv Manager: Robert J. Weiner
Responsible for the management and maintenance of the association listservs

Membership Committee
Chair:
Nancy Babb
Charged with the responsibility for soliciting and processing new member applications, maintaining current records of ALLUNY members, and generating the annual directory. This committee also provides labels for all association mailings.

Newsletter
Chair:
Barbara W. Briggs
Charged with soliciting items for inclusion in the association's newsletter. It also publishes and distributes the association's newsletter three (3) times a year.

Nominations Committee
Chair:
Joan Hoolihan
Charged with soliciting the membership for those people interested in filling positions as officers and members of the board, in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the By-Laws.

Public Relations Committee
Co-Chairs:
Miranda Ashby, Melissa Bednarz, & Anne Marie Swartz
Charged with publicizing the field of law librarianship and promoting ALLUNY on both the local and national levels.

Vendors & Corporate Sponsors Committee
Chair:
Jeannine Lee
Responsible for coordination and organization of Exhibits area at the Annual Meeting.

Web Designer: Nancy Babb
Responsible for design, organization and maintenance of the association website