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Our Board

President

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Susan McBrearty

Susan McBrearty has been President of the Oswego Bookmobile since 2015. Sharing her joy in reading is what drives her to volunteer with the Bookmobile. Susan earned her BA in Anthropology from SUNY Oswego. She works at Walgreens and serves as Councilor for the First Ward on the Common Council in Oswego.

Favorite children’s book: Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

Vice President

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Matt McCrobie

Matt McCrobie joined the Bookmobile's Board of Directors in October 2021. Matt recently returned to his hometown of Oswego with his family after spending time in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and most recently, Chicago. He works as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York. Matt is excited to share his love of reading through the Bookmobile.

Favorite children’s book: Redwall by Brian Jacques

Secretary

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Alice Barry

Alice Barry is a retired English teacher and School Library Media Specialist who worked at Fitzhugh Park School and the Oswego Middle School. She has been on the Board since 2017. Alice volunteers with the Oswego Bookmobile to help children become readers and appreciate all that books can offer.

Favorite children’s book: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Treasurer

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Jeanne Rotunno

Jeanne Rotunno has been Treasurer of the Bookmobile for about four years. She has worked in the accounting and tax preparation field for over 35 years. A lifelong reader, her favorite genre is historical fiction, though she reads all genres and participates in a book club that exposes her to new authors and subjects. She looks forward to bringing her two grandchildren to the bookmobile when they visit each summer.

Favorite children’s book: Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss

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Alison Anderson

Alison Anderson is a life-long reader and an English and literacy teacher with the Oswego City School District. Alison has worked with students to develop reading and writing skills at the middle and high school levels, and as an adjunct professor at SUNY Oswego.

Favorite children’s book:

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Katelyn Caza

Katelyn Caza has been on the Bookmobile Board since 2019. She is currently a Co-Chair of the Fundraising and Special Events Committees. Katelyn works at Novelis Inc. as a Process Engineer.

Favorite children’s book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

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Edward Elsner

Edward Elsner joined the Bookmobile Board while his children were using it every summer and has continued on as they've grown. He works as the Librarian at the Oswego Public Library and enjoys helping people connect with information and entertainment.

Favorite children’s books: Arrowville by Feefwee Boedoe, Magisterium by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

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Janet Josh Hutcheson

Janet Josh Hutcheson is a longtime Board Member of the Oswego Bookmobile. She has worked in the field of librarianship for over 35 years. Janet’s hobbies include reading, crafting, and repurposing vintage and antique items.

Favorite children’s book:

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Kathleen Mantaro

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Hope Mazuroski

Hope Mazourski has been involved with the Bookmobile since day one, and has worked in many different capacities over the years. Hope is a first grade teacher with the Oswego City School District. You can catch Hope on the Bookmobile each summer, interacting with students and encouraging them to keep reading.

Favorite children’s book author/illustrator: Mo Willems

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Meg McCrobie

Meg McCrobie joined the Bookmobile’s Board of Directors in October 2021. She recently moved to Oswego from Chicago, where she spent time tutoring at-risk youth in reading and writing. Meg is a stay-at-home mom and loves reading to her son and seeing him take an early interest in books.

Favorite children’s book: Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beatty

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Bonnie Perfetti

Bonnie Perfetti has been involved with the Bookmobile since day one. Bonnie is the Chairperson of the Book Committee and handles ordering, stamping, and shelving books in our storage area. Bonnie worked in the library at Fitzhugh Park School for seventeen years, and is currently a sub at the Oswego Public Library.

Favorite children’s book: The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Student Advisory Council

Mary Kate Cloonan

Peyton Howell

Teigen Patane

Beatrice Rastley

Sebastian Rose

Tae-Jin Shah

Tatum Winchek

Alison Anderson and Rebecca Rastley, Board Mentors

Dan Rose, Community Advisor

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Community Partner Representatives

Oswego City School District, Carrie Plasse

SUNY Oswego, Rameen Mohammadi

Oswego Public Library,

2021 Staff

Hope Mazuroski, Literacy Specialist

Tricia Caroccio, Literacy Specialist

Katherine Robinson, Literacy Specialist

Alyssa McMahon, Literacy Specialist

Angela Colasurdo Herrera,  Literacy Assistant

Grace Hoffman, Americorp Volunteer Manager

Rich Faith, Driver

Michael Bonner, Driver

Emily O'Connell, Summer PR Intern~volunteer

 

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