716.651.0465 | Airport Commerce Park | 303 Cayuga Rd., Suite 180 | Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Meet Our Board of Directors



Arlene F. Kaukus

Director, Career Services

State University of New York at Buffalo



Mari L. Ukleya

Director, Adult Education



Elizabeth Dailey

Retired Executive Director

Onondaga County Public Library


Thomas Wrinn

Chief Financial Officer

United Way of Buffalo & Erie Co.


Maureen O'Connor

Retired Director of Library Services

Queens Borough Public Library


Sharon Roberts

Administrative Manager

Human Resources and Financial Planning


Anne Swierat

Certified Public Accountant

Sole Practitioner


Lambert Shell


Roosevelt Public Library, New York


Marsha L. Tait

Executive Director



John G. Eberle

President & CEO

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region


Honorary Board

Ruth J. Colvin

Founder, Literacy Volunteers of America

Lifetime Board Member, ProLiteracy


Elizabeth S. Pforzheimer

Board of Trustees and Former Chair

Bank Street College of Education


To contact the LNY Board of Directors, e-mail info@literacynewyork.org