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Paula Conan


Paula has been on the library board since 2012. In her professional life, Paula served for 34 years as an Assistant United States Attorney based in Syracuse, retiring in 2014. Her community service includes past stints on the board of directors of Baltimore Woods Nature Center and the Skaneateles Sailing Club. Paula and her husband, Ed, have lived in Skaneateles since 1981 and raised their children here. Paula is passionate about libraries as a source of lifelong learning and enrichment, for everyone, and values this philosophy as a cornerstone of democracy with a small “d.”