Littauer appoints two new board members


GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home announced the appointment of two new board members.

“Our hospital board is the backbone of Littauer’s healthcare excellence in our community,” said Littauer President and CEO, Laurence E. Kelly in a news release. “I am honored to have their experience and knowledge.”

Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan’s career has focused on community college education including presidencies in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Louisiana.

He received his bachelor of arts from Hamilton College with honors with majors in government and speech. He earned his Master of Arts degree from the School of Education of Stanford University. His Master of Science degree was earned at SUNY Albany and his doctorate in higher education was earned at Nova Southeastern University. He engaged in post-doctoral studies at The Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

His four decade career in community college education included presidencies in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Louisiana.


“NLH has an exceptional reputation for its quality of care and scope of service. I was honored to be elected to the board and look forward to my service,” said Ryan.

He currently resides in Gloversville with his wife Gail.

Amy M. Pedrick, CPA, is a partner/shareholder with WEST & Company CPAs PC and has over 15 years of experience in public accounting including two years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, one of the big four accounting firms. Pedrick has experience in auditing governmental entities, not-for-profit corporations, public companies, hospitals, colleges and universities, as well as medium-sized businesses.

Her background, certifications and professional affiliations include: Union College, bachelor of arts degree, managerial economics; Union Graduate College, master of business administration in accounting; and NYS Education Department, certificate and license as certified public accountant.

She is currently the treasurer of the First Choice Financial Federal Credit Union, and the treasurer of the Nathan Littauer Foundation Board of Directors.

“NLH Provides an essential service to our community,” said Pedrick. “I am looking forward to serving on the board.”

Pedrick currently resides in Perth.


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