VLA Leadership

2020 VLA Executive Committee

 

Jennifer Resor Whicker

President
Jennifer Resor-Whicker, MLIS
Radford University, McConnell Library

Treasurer Bill Edwards-Bodmer

Treasurer
Bill Edwards-Bodmer
Suffolk Public Library

President Elect Joslyn Bowling Dixon

President - Elect
Joslyn Bowling Dixon
Prince William Library System

Past -President
Jessica Scalph
Haymarket Gainesville Community Library

 

Second Vice President Regina Carter

Second Vice President
Regina Sierra Carter
U.S. Army

ALA Councilor Lucy Rush Wittkower

ALA Councilor
Lucy Rush Wittkower
Old Dominion University

Secretary Kayla Payne

Secretary
Kayla Payne
Staunton Public Library

Executive Director
Lisa R. Varga
Virginia Library Association


2020 VLA Council

Conference Committee

Chair
Adrian Whicker, Roanoke County Public Library System


 Awards and Recognition Committee

Chair
Shaunna Hunter, Hampden-Sydney College

Vice-Chair
Kolleen Daniels 


 Collections and Technical Services Forum (CaTS)

Chair
Easter DiGangi, Portsmouth Public Library

Vice-Chair
Virginia Phelps, Chesterfield County Public Library


 College and Research Libraries Forum (VLACRL)

Chair
Sophie Rondeau, George Mason University

Co-Chair
Candice Benjes-Small, College of William & Mary


 Continuing Education Committee 

Chair
Alisha Barnes, Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Vice-Chair
Heather Simpson, Chesapeake Public Library


 Fundraising/Development Committee

Chair
Vacant
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 Intellectual Freedom Committee

Chair
Rebecca Lamb, Waynesboro Public Library

Vice-Chair
Brian Manning, Appomatox Library System


 Jefferson Cup Committee

Chair
Katie Heslop, Central Rappahannock Regional Library


LGBTQIA+ Forum

Chair
Christina Harris, Mary Baldwin University


 Legislative Committee 

Chair
Thomas Shepley, Pamunkey Regional Library


 Librarians of Color Forum

Chair
Joslyn Bowling Dixon, Prince William Library System

Vice-Chair
Olivia Hasan


 Library of Virginia

Liaison
Cindy Church, The Library of Virginia


Local and Family History Forum

Chair
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 New Members Round Table Forum

Chair
Anne Rappe-Epperson, Appomattox Regional Library System


 Nominating Committee

Chair
Jessica Scalph, Prince William Public Library System


 Professional Associates (VLAPAF) Forum 

Chair
Kristi Jerome, Longwood University

Vice-Chair
Issak Hopson, Virginia Commonwealth University


 Programming Committee

Chair
Jesse Kelley, Chesterfield County Public Library


 Scholarship Committee

Chair
Kerri Copus, Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library

Vice-Chair
Malia Willey, James Madison University


 Virginia Association of Law Libraries 

Liaison
Amy Harrison, Williams Mullens in Richmond


 Virginia Association of School Librarians 

Liaison
Kelly Miller, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


 Virginia Libraries Journal

Chair
Virginia Pannabecker, Virginia Tech University Libraries, Newman Library


 Website Content Committee

Chair
Paula Kiser, Washington & Lee University

Vice-Chair
Meg Slingerland, Central Rappahannock Regional Library


 Youth Services Forum

Chair
Cammy Koch, Henrico County Public Library

Vice-Chair
April Watkins, 
Suffolk Public Library