AWPL to Hold Board of Trustees Election

News & Updates

The Albert Wisner Public Library’s annual election will be held on Tues., June 9 in conjunction with the Warwick Valley Central School District’s annual election. The Library’s election of two trustees will be on the ballot.  Library Trustees are elected to serve a five-year term of office. The candidates for two seats on the Library’s Board of Trustees are incumbent Nora Aman-Gurvich and Mark Damia.

Nora Aman-Gurvich

“It has been a privilege to be an elected Trustee of the Albert Wisner Public Library for the past 10 years. During this historic and unprecedented time, maintaining the needs of the patrons takes reimagining traditional ways of serving the community,” said Nora Aman-Gurvich. “The thoughtful response to community needs and priorities, and the true compassion and devotion of the staff will always set this library apart from others, and why it remains the best small library in America.

Mark Damia

“I am a 35-year resident of Warwick and an information technology professional with over 40 years of experience. My technical and management expertise make me uniquely qualified to serve as a board member.   With the challenges that lie ahead of us, I believe the library will continue to strengthen itself as a trusted source of knowledge, digital media, and safe entertainment,” said Mark Damia.

Election Process

Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed that this election be done via the US Mail using absentee ballots.  All residents of the Warwick Valley Central School District who are registered to vote will receive an absentee ballot in the mail and may participate in this election. If a person has previously registered to vote with the School District and has voted at an annual or special school district meeting within the last four calendar years, that person is eligible to vote at this election. If an eligible voter is currently registered to vote with the Orange County Board of Elections, that person is eligible to vote at this election. All other persons who wish to vote must register with the Orange County Board of Elections by mail or on line through the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles website at  

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting closure of school buildings, and to maintain health and safety, the District Clerk will not conduct in-person registration of voters of at the School District office. For more information, contact Rosemary Cooper, Library Director, at 986-1047, ext. 6.

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Nora Aman-Gurvich is on the Library Board of Trustees ballot for the June election.

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Mark Damia is on the Library Board of Trustees ballot for the June election.


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