Category Archives: Board Bios

Ann Farmer, President

Ann-Farmer
Ann Farmer, President

Ann is an original Third World Books Trustee, appointed Secretary  by Bob Cheshier in 1998. Chair of CAMO (Central American Medical Outreach Honduras) Literacy Committee a program of Third World Books  2013-present.

Education: National Cathedral School, BSN Western Reserve University, MSN Case Western Reserve University (Clinical Nurse specialist Community Health) + 34

Professional Experience: Staff nurse University Hospitals 1963-64 Faculty St Lukes Hospital School of Nursing 1965-68, School Nurse Shaker Heights City School District 1982-2003, Clinical Faculty CWRU/FPB 1982-2003

Volunteer Experience:  Global Mission Action Group St Paul’s Church 1996-present (chair 2007-2011), Co chair and founder of Armed Services Outreach Group St Paul’s Cleveland Heights 2007 -present, Kids in Need Resource Center 2003-present, Hospice of the Visiting Nurse Services patient and family visitor 2005-present, Act ll Shop St Paul’s 2011-present, Act ll Board 2114-present,Literacy Chair Shaker DAR 2008-present, Florence Crittenton Services board 1986-1998 and Fund Advisory Committee Cleveland Foundation 1998-present, CWRU/FPB Alumni Assn Volunteer (Board 4 terms), Emerita Alumnae Board of Visitors National Cathedral School.

Nancy Sherwin, Secretary

Nancy Sherwin, Secretary
Nancy Sherwin, Secretary

B.A. in English from Univeristy of Wyoming

M.S.in Library Science from Western Reserve University — Worked as a librarian in Academic, Special & Public Libraries, including the Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland Hts.-University Hts. Public Library and the Westlake Porter Public Library.  Retired since 2004.

Volunteered with Bob Cheshier in establishing Little Free Libraries near Cleveland Elementary Schools.  Serves as the Steward for the Miles Park Little Free Library (LFL) at E. 93rd & Harvard, and for the Bob Cheshier Memorial LFL on the grounds of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at Fairmount & Coventry.

Member of the Little Free Library Advisory Committee

Active volunteer at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (including chairman of the Eliza Backus Guild, member of the Altar Guild, volunteer for Loaves & Fishes, volunteer for Family Promise, member & past chair of the Global Mission Action Committee, member of the Central American Medical Outreach Literacy Committee); recruited & coordinated the volunteers at Miles Park Elementary School for 21 years; active with the Cleveland Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma; past president of the Diocesan Episcopal Church Women, past Province V Representative to the National Episcopal Church Women Board

Susan Conrad

Susan Conrad
Susan Conrad

Education: Ed.D. Education Curriculum & Instruction, Virginia Tech {Virginia Polytechnic University & State College) Blacksburg, Virginia; M.A. Education, Converse College, Spartanburg, South Carolina; B.A. International & Latin America Area Studies, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida.

Professional Experience: Teacher in U.S. public and overseas private education: South Carolina, Ohio, & Virginia (History, English, Social Studies/Science, GED, ESL); Community School-Teheran, Iran; American International School- N’Djamena, Chad; Radford College – Canberra, Australia; Quality Schools – Sanaa, Yemen; The International School – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; all levels (K-12) subjects (as above & science, math, P.E., music) & types (Gifted to Exceptional} in each location. Principal, In-service Director, Curriculum Coordinator, Program Pilot, Careers Co-Coordinator, Mentor. Created two U.S. Department of State Schools, Chad & Mozambique; Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Embassy positions: Warehouse/Car Pool Coordinator, Community Liaison Officer, Yemen; Conference Coordinator and General Services Officer, Mozambique.

Volunteer Experience: Churches in Virginia & Ohio as choir member, Guild secretary & treasurer; Overseas charity organizations and embassy activities; DAR Vice Regent & Corresponding Secretary; Anna Lee Questers Treasurer, P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization} Chaplain, Reciprocity Speaker, Ohio Scholarship Chair, Cottey College Chair; St. Mary Vocations Committee; Diocese Avila; Music of The Western Reserve Board secretary; Laurel Lake LL/Seton Schoof SAYPIP(student & senior non-profit teaching/experience); L.L./W.R.A. Language Seminars; L.L. Flower Brigade, L.L. Volunteer Committee; L.L. Chapel services, Eucharistic Minister, Server, Sacristan; L.L. Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Eucharistic Minister.

Anne Anderson

Anne Anderson
Anne Anderson

Education: Anne graduated from Kalamazoo College with a BA in Mathematics. She spent her Junior Year abroad in Santiago, Chile living with a family and attending classes at both Universidad de Chile and La Catolica University where all her classes were in Spanish. She remains close with her Chilean family and tries to visit them every few years. Anne remains fluent in Spanish.

Profession Experience: Anne spent many years in Columbus, Ohio working at the first ever professional soccer stadium in the United States, home to the Columbus Crew SC. She was voted by her coworkers as Employee of the Year in 2005. She has also spent 7 years working in the manufacturing sector in Cleveland, Ohio. She is now a middle school science teacher in Cleveland.

Volunteer Experience: Secretary of Global Mission Action Group, St. Paul’s; Vice President of Norther Ohio Field Hockey Officials Association; Los Amigos Episcopales; Junior League of Cleveland.