Alan Pakaln spends his time working on: risk management, public library and nonprofit networking, a combination of these two. On the side, I run a small community-oriented gallery ( in Croton-on-Hudson, where I live.

Born in Manhattan, Doctor’s Hospital on the upper East Side (now a luxury condominium), childhood spent in the Southeast corner of Yonkers in a house my immigrant from Latvia grandfather built c. 1930.

Alan is retired from clinical engineering – someone who oversees the application of medical technology in hospitals (NYC in this case).

Clinical Engineering
Amazon author’s page


Facsimiles of old sites.
In 2004, my friend Igor and I worked on a social network project, a nonprofit named Post-a-Notice
It failed spectacularly: lack of money and knowledge. PostANotice
How we described it at the time CLICK HERE


Ad For Peace
Art Is The Address
Community Networking
Community Risk Management
Concerned Connections
Joint Commission Accreditation
Library Community Network
One Big Problem
Peekskill Library Community Network
Reference Librarian