Governing Board

The Governing Board of the Friends of the New York State Library consists of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, five elected Directors and four ex-officio Directors. Current members of the Friends Board:


Jane Schneider, President
Vice-President, currently vacant
Mary Redmond, Secretary/Treasurer


Jean G. Burns
Arden Leach
Barbara Mladinov
Arthur Fullerton
Norman S. Rice, Director Emeritus


Bernard M. Margolis, State Librarian
Loretta C. Ebert, Research Library Director
Carol A. Desch, Coordinator of Statewide Services – Division of Library Development