Circle of Friends Annual Meeting

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library held it’s annual meeting on Wednesday, May 1st highlighting the groups’ many accomplishments and electing its new Board.  At that meeting, the members of the COF elected its  FY 19-20 Circle of Friends Board of Directors:

Executive Board: Peter Woolf, President, Charles Morton, Vice President, Ann Porterfield, Secretary, Daniel Fleischer, Treasurer and Ronnie Oller, Immediate Past President.  New Board members include:  Vilma Lopez,  Tony DuBose, and  Peter Garcia.  Returning  Board Members: Luis Muriel, Nalene Baker, Janet Speth, Sharon Berry, Adolfo Cotilla, Bonnie Lippman, Greg McDermott, Rona Levitt, Tom Zimmerman, Diane Klein and  Jim Hutchens, VP for Information Services and University Librarian.

The meeting also included a presentation by Ronnie Shashoua, a NSU University School student and program leader for girls in Robotics, a pilot program sponsored by the Circle of Friends  in collaboration with the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, University School and South Florida Girl Scouts.  Ms. Shashoua shared with the audience the importance of offering STEM programs at an early age to girls to insure their participation later in life.