accolades & engagements

Marketing Your Library – Presenter 

2020-21 NYLA Developing Leaders Program

January 21, 2021 – Virtual on Zoom

Taught concepts on effective marketing of library programs and services as well as how to develop strategies for delivering consistent messaging across platforms and varied audiences.

Social MediAhhh! – Co-presenter 

2017 New York Library Association Conference

November 8, 2017 – Saratoga Springs, NY

Discussed the world of social media and how today's libraries must utilize all means to engage the public to bring them in for services and classes.

Creating Posters & Flyers For Your Library – Presenter 

Guilderland Public Library

October 26, 2016 & November 9, 2016 – Guilderland, NY

Lectured on the importance and basics of marketing their library for the demographics of their patron base. Taught basics of what makes a good design reach their targeting an efficient manner. Assigned design brief for participants which then were critiqued in an open forum as a learning exercise.

Marketing & Branding Your Library – Presenter 

Continuing Education Program – RCLS

October 27, 2017 – Middletown, NY

Continuing Education Program – UHLS

March 24, 2016 – Albany, NY

CDLC 2015 Annual Meeting

November 20, 2015 – Latham, NY

Continuing Education Program – MVLS

November 5, 2015 – Schenectady, NY

Lectured on the importance and basics of marketing their library for the demographics of their patron base. Taught basics of what makes a good design reach their targeting an efficient manner. Assigned design brief for participants which then were critiqued in an open forum as a learning exercise.

National Paperboard Society – Recipient

Eleven Awards for Excellence in Package Design

2001–2005  Climax Manufacturing

Awards were based on multiple requirements including quality of artwork layout, skill of pre-press work, use of die cuts, type of special effects used to enhance the package, and window designs.