Regional Advisory Committee (RAC)

Committee Charge:

  • To assess and recommend regional automation endeavors in the annual RBDB application in light of the state's automation strategic and operational plans (Libraries and Technology, Technology and Access: The Electronic Doorway) and the region's five-year regional automation plan.
  • To recommend and plan regional workshops on library automation and new technologies.
  • To communicate with other Council committees on issues of library automation.

Committee charge reaffirmed by the WNYLRC Board of Trustees on January 26, 2001.


Regional Advisory Committee LibGuide 

Chair: Keri Thomas-Whiteside

Committee Members

Anne Bouvier
University at Buffalo, State University of NY (LL)
John Lord O'Brian Hall
Amherst Campus
Amherst, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-2089
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Jonathan Coe
Niagara University
Lewiston Road
Niagara University, NY 14109
Phone: (716) 286-8000
Term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Hope Dunbar
SUNY Buffalo State
E.H. Butler Library
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6314
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Ryan Grimmer
SUNY Erie- North Campus
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 851-1273
Term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Sheryl Knab
Western New York Library Resources Council
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee Street
Suite 170
Buffalo, NY 14225
Phone: (716) 633-0705

Michelle La Voie
Olean Public Library
134 N Second Street
Olean, NY 14760-2583
Phone: (716) 372-0200
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 23, 2020

Kathryn Leacock
Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211
Phone: (716) 896-5200
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Angela Pierpaoli
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203-1887
Phone: (716) 858-8900
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Jennifer Potter
Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-858-8900
Term: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022

Joshua Rakower
Trocaire College
360 Choate Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14220-2094
Phone: (716) 827-2436
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Keri Thomas-Whiteside
SUNY Erie- North Campus
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 851-1273
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Britt White
Nichols School
1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14216-3698
Phone: 875-8212
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020