President, Chair, and Director
Since 2007, Dana has been volunteering for the Friends of the West Windsor Library. She started with organizing the children’s book selections for the sales and has progressively moved through Young Adult, College Prep and Adult. Dana has held most positions on the Board, including Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer, Chair and President. She enjoys reading, talking about books and authors, and finding great (and funny) titles in the book donations. For the last several years, Dana has been the voice of the Friends on Facebook and Twitter and welcomes ideas on how the Friends can become more influential on the web. Most of all, Dana is thankful for the wonderful friends and neighbors she has met and worked alongside through the Friends!
Vice PResident and director
Kathy has been a volunteer with the Friends of the Library for some years and helps organize and price books in the Friends store. She is co-chair of the Friends bi-annual book sales. Living across the street from the library Kathy has be an active patron of the Library enjoying the extensive book selection the Mercer County Library system as well as participating in the many community programs. She very much enjoys being a neighbor of the West Windsor Library.
Treasurer and Director
Larry first volunteered for the Friends book sale in 2001 and has been volunteering every since. He became Treasurer in 2016. He is an avid reader, mostly mysteries and then some history and politics. Larry believes that reading is one of the most important skills we can teach our children.
Rina has been the branch manager at the West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library since June, 2012. She is responsible for the branch as a facility and fulfills necessary duties associated with the daily operation of the branch, while being mindful of the overall branch and system-wide goals and objectives. Rina has a genuine passion for promoting the library, and library related services: not only do the residents get the latest bestsellers and DVDs, but they can get their documents notarized, get help with their Microsoft Office documents, get answers to their reference questions, and have access to various reference databases. Rina says "I am very happy that West Windsor is a community of active library users who use and enjoy the various resources that our library system offers."
Peter Phipps, Sr
Pete has been volunteering for the Friends book sale since 2000 and joined the Board in 2013. He maintains our wonderful Friends Store book shelves located in the Library, sorts book donations and co-chairs the Friends semi-annual book sales. Pete also volunteers at the West Windsor Senior Center which affords him a chance to combine his efforts for both organizations. Pete enjoys reading and encourages others especially children by assisting them to find the perfect book in the Friends store. Pete believes “those who don’t read have no advantage over those who can’t read.”
Charles has lived in West Windsor since 1990. As the son of a librarian he has a special fondness for the library. Charles has volunteered at the book sale over the years, donates books (and buys more books) every year, and currently is the webmaster for the FOWWL site.