VLA Leadership

2018 VLA Executive Committee

(L-R, Samantha Thomason, Jessica Scalph, Cori Biddle, Todd Elliott, Jennifer Resor-Whicker, Lisa R. Varga, Adrian Whicker, Keith Weimer)

President
Todd D. Elliott
Portsmouth Public Library
601 Court Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-393-8365
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Treasurer
Cori Biddle
Bridgewater College Library
402 E. College Street
Bridgewater VA, 22812
 540-828-5415
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President-Elect
Jessica Scalph
Haymarket Gainesville Community Library
14870 Lightner Rd. Haymarket VA
703 792-8702
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Past- President
Keith Weimer
University of Virginia Library
P.O. Box 400113
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4113
434-924-7702
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Second Vice President
Adrian L. Whicker
Roanoke County Public Library System
6303 Merriman Road
Roanoke, VA 24018
540-777-8776
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ALA Councilor
Samantha Thomason
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
1201 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-372-1144
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Secretary
Jennifer Resor-Whicker, MLIS
Radford University, McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, VA 24142
540-831-5691
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Executive Director
Lisa R. Varga
Virginia Library Association
PO Box 56312
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
757-689-0594
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2018 VLA Council

2018 Conference Committee Chair
Clint Rudy
Suffolk Public Library
443 West Washington Street
Suffolk, VA  23434
757-514-7322
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Awards and Recognition Committee Chair
Tina McPherson
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Collections and Technical Services Forum (CaTS) Chair
Liz Steyer
Suffolk Public Library
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd
Suffolk, VA  23434
248-408-9161
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Collections and Technical Services Forum (CaTS) Co-Chair
Jessica Robertson
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
125 Olde Greenwich Dr
Suite 180
Fredericksburg, VA  22408
540-372-1144
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College and Research Libraries Forum (VLACRL) Chair
Dorinne Banks
George Washington University
21018 Strawrick Terrace
Ashburn, VA  20147
202-994-2250
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College and Research Libraries Forum (VLACRL) Co-Chair
Lisa Nickel
College of William & Mary
Earl Gregg Swem Library, PO Box 8794
Williamsburg, VA  23187
757-221-1777
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Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair
Barbara Ferrara
Chesterfield County Public Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA  23832
804-318-8967
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Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair
Nathan Flinchum
Roanoke Public Libraries
706 S Jefferson St SW
Roanoke, VA  24015
540-853-6416
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Diversity & Inclusion Forum Past Chair
Maryska Connolly-Brown
Hampden-Sydney College
905 High Street
Farmville, VA  23901
434-223-6267
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Diversity & Inclusion Forum Co-Chair
Janice Hummel
Ashburn Library
43316 Hay Road
Ashburn, VA  20147
703-737-8122
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Fundraising/Development Committee Chair
Vacant
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Intellectual Freedom Committee Chair
Hayley Tompkins
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
201 E. Market St.
Charlottesville, VA  22902
434.823.4050
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Jefferson Cup Committee Chair
Erica Testani
Lewis Egerton Smoot Memorial Library
9533 Kings Highway
King George, VA  22485
540-775-2147
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Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Toni Cox
Roanoke County Public Library
6303 Merriman Rd
South County Public Library
Roanoke, VA 24018
540 777 8766
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Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Thomas Shepley
Pamunkey Regional Library
PO Box 119
Hanover, VA  23069
804-365-6211
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Library of Virginia Liaison
Cindy Church
The Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
804-692-3773
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Local History, Genealogy & Oral History Forum Chair
Stephanie Hardy
Southern Virginia University
1 University Hill Dr.
Buena Vista, VA 24416
540-261-4090
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New Members Round Table Forum Chair
Lisa Becksford
Virginia Tech
327 New Kent Road
Blacksburg, VA  24060
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New Members Round Table Forum Co-Chair
Bill Edwards-Bodmer
Suffolk Public Library
443 West Washington Street
Suffolk, VA  23434
757-514-7325
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Professional Associates (VLAPAF) Forum Chair
Jeanne Scott
Virginia Commonwealth University
James Branch Cabell Library
PO Box 842003
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
804-828-8609


Scholarship Committee Chair
Michael Hibben
Roanoke County Library System
South County Public Library
6303 Merriman Road
Roanoke, VA  24018
540-772-7507
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Virginia Association of Law Libraries Liaison
Terry Long
Virginia State Law Library
100 N. Ninth St., 2nd floor
Richmond, VA  23219
804-786-2075
[email protected]

Virginia Association of School Librarians Liaison
Susan Catlett
Churchland High School
4612 Sam Snead Ct
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
757-777-2261
[email protected]

Virginia Libraries Journal Chair
Virginia Pannabecker
Virginia Tech University Libraries, Newman Library
560 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA  24061
540-231-7980
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Website Content Committee Chair
Gregg Grunow
Portsmouth Public Library
4934 High Street West
Portsmouth, VA  23703
757-686-2538 Ext. 6641
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Youth Services Forum Chair
Rebecca Lowe
Haymarket/Gainesville Community Library
14870 Lightner Rd, Haymarket, VA 20169
703-792-8733
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2018 Committee Master Roster