2022–2023 GSBC Officers + Trustees
About the GSBC Board
All Officers, Trustees, and Committees are volunteers and are not compensated in any way — we thank you for your service to the society!
Officer, Trustee, and Committee terms run from 1 December–30 November. Officer and Trustee elections are held at the November GSBC Annual Meeting, on the 4th Monday in November @ 7pm at the Ridgewood public Library and/or online.
All board members can be reached through email@example.com, unless where otherwise indicated, below.
Get Involved—Serve on the GSBC Board!
To nominate yourself, or another, for a leadership position with the GSBC or for more information about serving with the GSBC, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always on the lookout for those willing to bring their expertise to our society — which have included educators and authors, bookkeepers and accountants, lawyers, writers and editors, historians and librarians, those with technology backgrounds, and anyone who has an interest in family history — to support our educational efforts.
Note: Those listed in italics oversee special projects for GSBC but do not hold Trustee positions.
|Co-Presidents||Maria (Ree) Jean Pratt Hopper
Geraldine Mola, MA (Tribute Cards; By-Laws)
|1st Vice President—Programs||Lauren Maehrlein, MA|
|2nd Vice President—Library||Lucille Bertram, MLIS (Genealogy Consultants and Queries) GSBC.email@example.com|
|3rd Vice President—Membership||Mary Beth Craven, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Recording Secretary||Jo Ann Berkenbush|
|Corresponding Secretary||Theresa M. Wright|
|Past President||Barbara Ellman, MS, MBA (2017–2021)|
|Trustee||Linda Baer, JD|
|Trustee||Don Casey, PhD (Audit: Hospitality; Long-Range Planning)|
|Trustee||Carol DeWitte (50th Anniversary Celebration)|
|Trustee||Steve Gabai (Publicity)|
|Trustee||Fred J. Voss (Education Chair, BCC ILR Instructor, Long-Range Planning)|
|Trustee-At-Large, 2022–2023||Christina Post, MPA|
|Trustee-At-Large, 2023–2024||Lucille Siebold|
|Trustee Emeritus||Peggy W. Norris, MLIS, MA|
Other Chairpersons + Committees
|GSBC Seminar||Lauren Maehrlein, MA, Chairperson|
|RPL–GSBC Lock-In||Sarah Kiefer, MA, MLIS
Peggy Norris, MA, MLIS
|Ridgewood Public Library Liaison||Sarah Kiefer, MLIS
Local History Librarian, Bolger Heritage Center
Ridgewood Public Library
125 No. Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-670-5600 ext. 135