PR Committee

The MBLC's Public Relations Advisory Committee was formed in 2007 to build  awareness of resources, programs, classes, and professional development opportunities available at libraries throughout the state.

Committee members serve two-year terms and represent all types of libraries and all geographic areas of the Commonwealth. The committee creates and oversees campaigns and a public relations and marketing plan.

Current Public Relations Advisory Committee Members

Appointed to Terms Expiring on June 30, 2025

  • Jennifer Del Cegno: Member Service Assistant, Minuteman Library Network
  • Ellen MJ Keane: Head of Access and Technical Services, University of Massachusetts Lowell Libraries
  • Laurie Lessner: Assistant Director for Technology Services, SAILS
  • Patrick Marshall: Director, Wareham Free Library
  • Tressa Santillo: Electronic Resources Coordinator, Massachusetts Library System
  • Jocelyn Tavares: Director, Swansea Public Library

Appointed to Terms Expiring on June 30, 2024

  • Jean Canosa Albano: Assistant Director for Public Services, Springfield City Library
  • Sierra Chastain-Rittue: Web Support Specialist, CW MARS
  • Olivia Melo: Director, New Bedford Public Library
  • Lisa Pollack: Chief of Communications, Boston Public Library
  • Andrea Puglisi: Digital Initiatives/Technology Librarian, Westfield State University
  • Georgina Trebbe: Information Specialist, Minnechaug Regional High School, Wilbraham

MBLC Commissioners

  • Mary Ann Cluggish 
  • Karen Traub

Board Staff

  • Celeste Bruno: Communications Director
  • June Thammasnong: Communications Specialist

For More Information

Celeste Bruno, Communications Director
617-725-1860, x208
857-488-6206 (Mobile)

June Thammasnong, Communications Specialist
617-725-1860 x240
857-488-7004 (Mobile)