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Board of Directors & Staff

Board Officers

Emily Sanders Hopkins


Development Associate, Cornell's Prison Education Program

Dominick Recckio 

Vice President

Communications Director, Tompkins County Administration

Lisabeth Chabot


College Librarian, Ithaca College, Retired


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Board of Directors

Gerald Beasley

Carl A. Kroch University Librarian, Cornell University

Megan Burke

Chief Marketing Officer, eCornell

Derek Burrows

COO and General Counsel, GrammaTech

Susan Annah Currie

Retired, former Library Director, TCPL

Steven Headrick

Vice President and Financial Advisor, The Prybyl Headrick Group, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management


Dale B. Johnson

Consultant, Dale Johnson Consulting, LLC

Laura Larson

Owner/Operator, Odyssey Bookstore

Yvette Rubio

Retired, former Volunteer and Art Exhibit Coordinator, TCPL


Melissa Vanderhoof

Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager, M&T Bank


Increasing literacy and access to books are critical parts of the development of the individual and our community. The TCPL Foundation is perfectly positioned to support those goals.

--Derek Burrows, Library Foundation Board of Directors


Kerry Barnes

Interim Executive Director

Susanna Drbal

Development Coordinator