Madeline loves reading books, so working at the library has been a perfect fit for her. She enjoy seeing all the new books when they arrive and then adding them to the library’s collection for all to enjoy! She also loves the beach, riding bikes, and traveling to new places in their camper.
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Mary is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Physical Therapy. As an avid reader, the Ebensburg Cambria Public Library has been a part of her life since childhood. The Library Board of Trustees and staff work to expand services to our community to encourage reading that allows access to new ideas, cultures, and worlds. Through reading, Mary developed a love of travel and outdoors that she has been able to enjoy with her family.
Susie received her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education/Communications from the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown. She is a retired Laboratory Technician who has enjoyed having an active part in helping the library grow with new programs and activities. Susie believes that our library is a vital part of the community and as a devoted reader she enjoys encouraging others to read.
Donna received her Biology degree from Clarion University and her Secondary Education Certification from Saint Francis University. She is also a member of the IU8 Reading Competition Committee. Whether eagerly awaiting the bookmobile as a child, shelving collections in her college work study position in Carlson Library, or mentoring high schoolers as their Reading Competition advisor, books have been a constant and vital part of her life. Donna is proud to serve on the Library Board of Trustees, as we strive to encourage and support lifelong learning through our many programs and services.
Marilyn is a retired Physician Assistant with her Master’s in Education. She taught 20 years at Saint Francis University in the Physician Assistant program and worked 17 years in clinical OB/GYN in West Reading, Pennsylvania. She has been a library board member for 4 years, helping with all of their many projects.
Janet Duman Michkofsky
Janet received her degree from the Montifiore Hospital School of Radiology. She has been a trustee on the board of the Ebensburg Cambria Public Library for over ten years. Janet has enjoyed taking part in the ever evolving role that the library plays on our community. Through reading, community and online services, and children’s programming, the library has played an integral part in her life and the lives of our patrons.
Lisa received her Master of Arts in Teaching from John Hopkins University. As a former pre-school teacher and currently a stay-at-home mom, she enjoys children’s and non-fiction books. The library has always been a place Lisa loved as a child and now enjoys visiting with her daughter.
Mary is proud to be a newly elected board member. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music and has taught private piano lessons in the community for twenty plus years. She loves playing music, reading, vacationing with her children and walking/hiking with her dogs.
Nicole Falchini Oravec
Nicole has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. As a mother of two grade school-aged children and an avid library visitor, Nicole understands the importance of passing on the joy of reading onto the next generation. She also loves that libraries are more than a place to get books, but also offers various free programs. As a new board member, Nicole helps to help foster old programs and think of new ways the library can reach people of all ages.