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Advisory Council on Library Development

Each member’s term of office is four years from the third Tuesday of January. Members of the Council are appointed for four-year terms, or to fill unexpired terms. A member serves until his or her successor is appointed and qualified.


​Mary O. Garm, Administrator ​Lackawanna County Library System
520 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18509
​Professional Librarian ​Susquehanna 1-15-2026

Vice Chair

David L. Belanger, Director of Libraries ​Township of Lower Merion
75 E Lancaster Ave.
Ardmore, PA 19003 
​Professional Librarian Chester ​1-20-2024


Marsha M. Everton ​505 Bridgeview Drive
Lemoyne, PA 17043
​Lay User of Libraries Cumberland ​1-16-2023
Elizabeth Mellor,

​Oakmont Carnegie Library
700 Allegheny River Blvd
Oakmont, PA  15139
412-828-9532 x2
​Trustee Allegheny ​1-20-2024
​Robert F. Lambert, President ​York County Libraries
159 E. Market Street
York, PA 17401
717-849-6948 x6929
​Professional Librarian ​York 1-15-2026
​Rebecca Fetzner-Long, IT Manager ​Erie County Public Safety
2880 Flower Road
Erie, PA 16509
​Lay User of Libraries ​Erie ​1-16-2023
​Allison J. Mackley, Director for Curriculum Development, National Board Certified Teacher Librarian Elizabethtown College
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
​Professional Librarian ​Dauphin ​1-16-2023
​Larry L. Nesbit, D.Ed. 327 Austin Drive
Mansfield, PA 16933
​Lay User of Libraries ​Tioga ​1-16-2023
Patrick M. Oates, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development ​Emsco Scientific Enterprises, Inc.
5070 Parkside Ave,
Ste 3200
Philadelphia, PA 19131
​Library Trustee ​Montgomery ​1-16-2023
​Barbara A. Zaborowski, Ph.D., Dean of Learning Resources & Special Assistant to the President ​Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
101 Community College WY
Johnstown PA 15904

​Professional Librarian ​Cambria ​1-20-2024
Susan Werner​1324 Appletree Circle
State College, PA 16803
​Library Trustee

Ex Officio

Susan Banks
Deputy Secretary of Education & State Librarian
​333 Market Street, 11th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Work: 717-214-4046

Fax: 717-772-0044
Noe Ortega
Secretary of Education
​PA Department of Education
333 Market Street, 10th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
​Work: 717-783-9780
Fax: 717-787-7222