Stacie Calabrese, President
Stacie Calabrese joined SLA in 2010 while completing her MLIS at Rutgers University. She is currently the Manager - Research Services at the 4A's, an advertising trade association. Previously, she was Manager, Library & Information Services at a scientific communications firm. Before making a career transition, Stacie spent ten years as a human resources professional in the pharmaceutical industry. She has previously served as Secretary of the NY chapter and webmaster for the NJ chapter.
Tom Nielsen, President-Elect
Tom Nielsen is an Adjunct Librarian at Bronx Community College and York College, both part of the CUNY system. Prior to this Tom worked at the Metropolitan New York Library Council and Hazen and Sawyer, an engineering firm. From 2016 to 2018 Tom served as SLA Division Cabinet Chair and in 2013 was Chair of the Solo Librarians Division.
Sarah Grover, Past-President
Sarah Grover graduated from Pratt Institute in 2015 with a Masters in Library and Information Sciences. During that time, she was introduced to SLA, and became president of SLA@Pratt student chapter in 2014. Also in 2014 Sarah was also selected as SLA-NY Mentee. Sarah planned the 2015 SLA-NY Conference. Sarah is the knowledge manager and Salesforce Administrator for Redeemer City to City, a religious nonprofit. Sarah received her BA in American Politics and Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, and is currently finishing her dissertation for her Masters in Comparative Religion from Seton Hall University.
Sheryl Ramer, Professional Development Co-Chair
Sheryl Ramer is the director of the Health Sciences Library at NYC Health + Hospital / Elmhurst. She promotes library services to the hospital, makes purchasing decisions for the library, and performs literature searches on behalf of hospital employees. She chairs a committee to publicize and initiate continuing education opportunities throughout the hospital. Sheryl also began a 3D printing program and serves as the program's project manager and marketer. Sheryl has a large presence on twitter. As @podcastlib
, she tweets about librarianship, scientific communication, design, medical education -- and Lego! For the past 3 years, she has also been the principle voice for @Slanewyork
. She is most proud of helping to start #iamalibrarian, a hashtag that acts as metadata for anyone tweeting about librarianship.
Victoria North, Professional Development Co-Chair
Victoria North is a longstanding member of SLA. She is currently the Chair of the Legal Division. She has recently moved to New York and has already attended a number of New York chapter events. Victoria has worked for US law firm Kirkland & Ellis since 2012, and was transferred to the firm’s New York office to take on the role of Director of Knowledge Services. Victoria takes a keen interest in professional development. As Division Chair she was responsible for organizing the Legal Division’s conference program. She is a regular speaker at information conferences. Victoria’s professional interests include knowledge management, coaching and mentoring, and change management. Outside work Victoria enjoys exploring New York City, visiting art galleries and meeting new people.