VLA Leadership

2019 VLA Executive Committee


Jessica Scalph
Haymarket Gainesville Community Library

Treasurer Cori Biddle


Cori Biddle
Bridgewater College Library

President-Elect Jennifer Resor-Whicker

Jennifer Resor-Whicker, MLIS
Radford University, McConnell Library

Past- President
Todd D. Elliott
Portsmouth Public Library

Second Vice President Adrian Whicker

Second Vice President
Adrian L. Whicker
Roanoke County Public Library System

ALA Councilor Samantha Thomason

ALA Councilor
Samantha Thomason
Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Secretary Kayla Payne

Kayla Payne
Staunton Public Library

Executive Director
Lisa R. Varga
Virginia Library Association

2018 VLA Council

2018 Conference Committee Chair
Clint Rudy
Suffolk Public Library
443 West Washington Street
Suffolk, VA  23434

Awards and Recognition Committee Chair
Tina McPherson

Collections and Technical Services Forum (CaTS) Chair
Liz Steyer
Suffolk Public Library
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd
Suffolk, VA  23434

Collections and Technical Services Forum (CaTS) Co-Chair
Jessica Robertson
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
125 Olde Greenwich Dr
Suite 180
Fredericksburg, VA  22408

College and Research Libraries Forum (VLACRL) Chair
Dorinne Banks
George Washington University
21018 Strawrick Terrace
Ashburn, VA  20147

College and Research Libraries Forum (VLACRL) Co-Chair
Lisa Nickel
College of William & Mary
Earl Gregg Swem Library, PO Box 8794
Williamsburg, VA  23187

Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair
Barbara Ferrara
Chesterfield County Public Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA  23832

Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair
Nathan Flinchum
Roanoke Public Libraries
706 S Jefferson St SW
Roanoke, VA  24015

Diversity & Inclusion Forum Past Chair
Maryska Connolly-Brown
Hampden-Sydney College
905 High Street
Farmville, VA  23901

Diversity & Inclusion Forum Co-Chair
Janice Hummel
Ashburn Library
43316 Hay Road
Ashburn, VA  20147

Fundraising/Development Committee Chair
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Intellectual Freedom Committee Chair
Hayley Tompkins
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
201 E. Market St.
Charlottesville, VA  22902

Jefferson Cup Committee Chair
Erica Testani
Lewis Egerton Smoot Memorial Library
9533 Kings Highway
King George, VA  22485

Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Toni Cox
Roanoke County Public Library
6303 Merriman Rd
South County Public Library
Roanoke, VA 24018
540 777 8766

Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Thomas Shepley
Pamunkey Regional Library
PO Box 119
Hanover, VA  23069

Library of Virginia Liaison
Cindy Church
The Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Local History, Genealogy & Oral History Forum Chair
Stephanie Hardy
Southern Virginia University
1 University Hill Dr.
Buena Vista, VA 24416

New Members Round Table Forum Chair
Lisa Becksford
Virginia Tech
327 New Kent Road
Blacksburg, VA  24060

New Members Round Table Forum Co-Chair
Bill Edwards-Bodmer
Suffolk Public Library
443 West Washington Street
Suffolk, VA  23434

Professional Associates (VLAPAF) Forum Chair
Jeanne Scott
Virginia Commonwealth University
James Branch Cabell Library
PO Box 842003
Richmond, VA 23284-2033

Scholarship Committee Chair
Michael Hibben
Roanoke County Library System
South County Public Library
6303 Merriman Road
Roanoke, VA  24018

Virginia Association of Law Libraries Liaison
Terry Long
Virginia State Law Library
100 N. Ninth St., 2nd floor
Richmond, VA  23219

Virginia Association of School Librarians Liaison
Susan Catlett
Churchland High School
4612 Sam Snead Ct
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Virginia Libraries Journal Chair
Virginia Pannabecker
Virginia Tech University Libraries, Newman Library
560 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA  24061

Website Content Committee Chair
Gregg Grunow
Portsmouth Public Library
4934 High Street West
Portsmouth, VA  23703
757-686-2538 Ext. 6641

Youth Services Forum Chair
Rebecca Lowe
Haymarket/Gainesville Community Library
14870 Lightner Rd, Haymarket, VA 20169

2018 Committee Master Roster