Library Budget and Trustee Vote Today

Mamaroneck Public Library

Budget and Trustee Vote today, Wednesday, December 14, all day, till 9 pm in the library lobby.

Click here, for the link to the budget

Biographies of Candidates for Library Trustee

R. Sid Albert
Robert S. Albert is a lifelong resident of Mamaroneck and owned Sight 'n Sound, a book and
music business, for many years before working for Random House for 25 years. I've always
loved the diversity of the people of Mamaroneck and I've always felt a responsibility to serve the
community in whatever ways I could. I've previously served on the library Board for more than
10 years. Most recently, I served for two years as a Village of Mamaroneck Trustee. I would
welcome the opportunity to bring my book, library and business experience to help support the
library staff, the Board and our wonderful community.

Kateryna Ulerio
Kateryna is a native of Ukraine and an active Westchester County resident for over 20 years. She
moved to Mamaroneck 15 years ago and never looked back. She loves Mamaroneck for its
diversity, character, community, and booming shopping and restaurant scene. The harbor island
provides the perfect backdrop to this vibrant place she calls home.

Kateryna is a retired world-renown ballroom dancer and holds titles such as US Mambo and
World Salsa champion. One of the most prominent ballroom studios in Mamaroneck, Fred
Astaire Dance Studios was Co-owned and operated by Kateryna for over a decade. A few years
back she decided to pivot and entered the real estate world, getting her license in NY and CT.
With a background in successful small business ownership, Kateryna has perfected the art of
individualized service and a personalized approach. She is a brilliant salesperson, expert
marketer, skilled negotiator, and fierce advocate for her clients' needs. Clients love Kateryna for
her local market expertise as well as her international perspective on real estate

Kateryna continues to happily reside in Mamaroneck with her husband, two daughters, a puppy
named Maple, and a cat named Finn.

Member of National Association of Realtors, Greater Fairfield Board of Realtors, and HGAR,
NDCA. Board Member of Mamaroneck Chamber of Commerce.

Ellen Hauptman
I have lived in the Village of Mamaroneck for 27 years and greatly care about this Village and its
future direction. I am currently retired after spending 4 years working in publishing and 40+
years working in the financial services industry. My career experience includes financial
reporting, budgeting, forecasting, operations management and complex project management.
Much of my free time is spent reading, traveling, swimming, gardening, cooking and

I believe in giving back to the community in any way I can. I was a co-founder and co-chair of
the Mamaroneck Avenue Block parties for 4 years. During this time, we raised over $125,000
for local charities. Additionally, I am in my second 3-year term as the Vice Chair of the Village
of Mamaroneck Budget Advisory Committee. I have also signed up to be a volunteer for At
Home on the Sound.

Elenita Chmilowski
Elenita currently is the Director of Advertising and Marketing for Book and Library Services at
Brodart Co. She was a Board member of the Exhibitor Round Table for the American Library
Association and liaison to the ALA Conference Committee. Her career has provided the
opportunity to work with independent publishers, guiding and building their growth into both the
library and retail trade channels. Elenita feels that the library is the center of a community, it is a
pleasure to participate in the growth, outreach, and expansion of the Mamaroneck Public Library.
Living in Mamaroneck is a breath of fresh air for Elenita. She loves the community, its beauty
and diversity. She is a longtime, patron to the local businesses, as well as a dedicated customer of
Fiore’s Pilates.

Lilliana Diaz Pedrosa
Lilliana Díaz-Pedrosa is a Mamaroneck Avenue School mom and an attorney at a leading
education rights not-for-profit agency in NYC. Professionally, she serves as the Director of the
agency's Parent Center, offering information dissemination, capacity building, and legal
representation to NYC’s most vulnerable families. She has conducted hundreds of workshops on
various aspects of New York education law and practice for parents and professionals, but she
cannot cook a meal that both her children will like at the same time. Lilliana graduated from
Fordham University School of Law and Georgetown University. Hailing from Puerto Rico, she
is a native Spanish speaker and is also fluent in French. In 2012, she co-founded a not-for-profit
Spanish immersion early childhood program in NYC, where she served as Board President until
2019. She is looking forward to serving the Mamaroneck community.

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