The Great Neck Library’s annual election will take place in-person at the Main Library and Parkville Branch on Monday, Oct. 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Please check the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org for any changes or updates.
Eligible voters will elect two people to the Board of Trustees for a four-year term (January 2021 – January 2025) and two people to the Nominating Committee for a three-year term (January 2021 – January 2024) to fill the seats that will be expiring in January 2021. Those elected will take office at the Library Association Annual Re-organization Meeting in January 2021.
Candidates for Board of Trustees:
For expiring seat of Josie Pizer: Nominating Committee Endorsed Candidate: Josephine Mairzadeh.
For expiring seat of Rebecca Miller: Independent Candidate: Roya Songhorian Independent Candidate: Kathleen Gold
For expiring seat of Cheng Carey Ye: Nominating Committee Candidate: None
For expiring seat of Siu Song (Alex) Au: Nominating Committee Candidate: None
Voter Eligibility: In order to vote, you must be 18 years of age or older, a resident of the Great Neck School District and either a valid library cardholder by the Record Date of Oct. 5, 5:00 p.m. or a registered voter with the Nassau County Board of Elections.
Voting in Person will be held on Monday, Oct. 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Voting Sites: For residents living north of Northern Boulevard: Main Library – 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck 11023.
For residents living south of Northern Boulevard: Parkville Branch Library, 10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park 11040.
Voting by Proxy: Proxies must be requested on a form provided by the Library. Proxy Request Forms are available at all Great Neck Library locations, on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org, and also in the Library Newsletter.
Important deadline dates: Oct. 19 – Last day for the Library to mail Proxy Ballots. Arrangements will be made by the Director’s Office for Proxies to be picked up in person for proxy requests received after this date. Oct. 23 – Completed Proxies must be received at the Main Post Office on Welwyn Road before 5:00 p.m. or deposited in a locked box at Main or the Branches before 5:00 p.m. on this date.
Meet the Candidates Night Online is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. via WebEx.
Meet the Candidates Meeting information: https://gnlskype.my.webex.com/gnlskype.my/j.php?MTID=m8a94e9f82e0d7ebfc98d77749ebeb884. Meeting Number: 163 544 7484 Password: JvukVsWw537 (58858799 from phones). Join by phone +1-650-215-5226 United States Toll. Submit your questions for the candidates prior to the event at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidate information is included in the September/October Library Newsletter, and on the Library’s website at greatnecklibrary.org.