Business Law

SLA-NY Announces 2010 Slate of Candidates

Your nominating committee is pleased to present the following slate for the 2010 term.

Members of the New York Chapter of SLA will have the opportunity to vote on this slate of candidates during the Chapter's Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2009.

President-Elect: Pam Rollo
BST America, Managing Director, Business Intelligence

Secretary: Winter Shanck
WNET.ORG, Archivist/Librarian

Treasurer: Nancy Baldwin
Morgan Stanley, Vice President and manager of the Law and Compliance Division's Library

Communications Chair: Lynn Schlesinger
Infotrieve, Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Their bios are offered after the jump...

SLA-NY Nominating Committee

Nan Schubel, Chair
David Adler
Jackie Kilberg

Lynn resides in Wilton, CT just 1/10 of a mile from her office though she can’t wait for her daughters to go to college so she can move back to New York City.
Pam Rollo

Pam Rollo is a past president of the Association and is currently tackling advocacy and membership projects for the New York Chapter while serving on the chapter’s Centennial Committee. She is also a past chair person of the Business and Finance division.

Pam is currently Managing Director for Business Intelligence with BST America in New York where she develops and manages BST America’s new homeshoring research services providing clients with research services on demand. Additionally, Pam’s team consults with information centers and information policy officers interested in reorganizing and repositioning their roles inside of their organizations.

In previous roles, Pam has worked supporting premier clients with Lexis Nexis and as marketing director with Checkpoint Systems. She has marketed and managed for fee services at New York Public Library. The longest tenure she has held has been with Credit Suisse where she was Director for Information Resources for 16 years. Pam holds an MLS from Columbia University, New York, NY, and a BA in History from Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY.

Pam is a Full Visiting Professor with Pratt Institute in New York where she teaches business information courses and also enjoys teaching Special Library Management at Queens College.
Winter Shanck

Winter Shanck is the Archivist/Librarian at public broadcasting station, WNET.ORG. She has worked in public, academic, and special libraries throughout her 14+ year career. Winter holds a BBA in Advertising Marketing from Baruch College and an MLS from the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at Queens College.

Winter has been a member of SLA since 2001. She is also a member of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA). In 2007, she was a panelist on a Future Proofing Your Archive panel at the PBS Tech Conference. In 2008, Winter volunteered to be the Archivist of the New York Chapter and she revived the previously defunct Midtown Luncheons for the chapter. She was awarded the Diversity Leadership Development Award through SLA and was a recipient of the SLA New York Chapter President's Award in 2008. Winter is also on the Advisory Council of SLA and myMETRO, the individual membership program of METRO that connects individual librarians, archivists, information professionals, students, and retirees to an array of unique networking opportunities, dynamic learning resources, and other valuable benefits. She is on the Independent Media and Arts Preservation (IMAP) Board.

Winter's love of reading, classic films, and classic television has led to her advocacy for the preservation of the rich audiovisual media assets available at Thirteen and their associated paper records. In her world, providing access to quality educational content is crucial to document the historical and cultural record. It is her hope to inspire future professionals in the field to assume leadership roles and to pass along her passion for open access to legacy and current resources.

Nancy Baldwin

Nancy Baldwin is currently law librarian at Morgan Stanley, where she is a Vice President and responsible for managing the Law and Compliance Division's Library. Her previous career has included work as a children's librarian as well as various positions in public and university libraries. As a special librarian, Nancy worked in the Law Department of Sun Company as an analyst on one of the first in-house litigation support systems and as Business Librarian in Sun's Information Resource Center.

Nancy holds an M.L.S. from Villanova University, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Management and Evaluation of Information Systems from Drexel University and a D.L.S. from Columbia University. While at Columbia, she was a graduate assistant and was responsible for managing the School of Library Service’s Computer Lab. She presented her doctoral dissertation, "The Information-Seeking Behavior of Securities Analysts," at the 1996 ASIS annual meeting and used it as the basis for an article, "Information-Seeking Behavior of Securities Analysts: Individual and Institutional Influences, Information Sources and Channels, and Outcomes," which she co-authored with her dissertation advisor Ronald Rice. The article was published in the August 1997 issue of Journal of the American Society for Information Science. Nancy has presented papers on Global Enterprise Portals at various library and computer conferences.

In addition to the SLA-NY Chapter, Nancy is a member of SLA's Legal Division, SLA’s Business & Finance Division and LLAGNY.

Communications Chair
Lynn Schlesinger

Lynn Schlesinger joined Infotrieve, a global leader in business solutions and consulting for information centers, as the Director of Marketing & Communications in June 2007 and was named Vice President, Marketing & Communications in January 2009. In this role she is responsible for all marketing strategy, execution, and communications activities including branding, marketing outreach, new product launches, media/public relations, and events.

Prior to joining Infotrieve, Lynn worked for Elsevier’s Reed Exhibitions division where she ran the marketing, communications, and business development efforts for leading industry tradeshows.

In addition, Lynn has held senior marketing and management roles at The Bond Market Association (now the Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association) and the New York Stock Exchange. Early in her career Lynn spent 11 years at McGraw-Hill’s Business Week magazine producing, marketing and managing sponsorships for C-level executive events around the world. She is a graduate of New York University.

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