Sarah Mauldin,

Articles & Bylaws

Reviews and revises Chapter articles of incorporation as directed by the Executive Committee.

Francis Norton - Immediate Past President (2016), FNorton@LASC.ORG
Caroline Osborne - President (2017)
Michelle Cosby - Vice-President/President-Elect (2018)

Community Service

Identifies, promotes, and implements nonpolitical volunteer and community service activities.

Kris Niedringhaus, Chair (2017),
Rhea Ballard-Thrower (2016)
Ismael Gullon (2016)
Amanda Turner (2016)
Nathan Collins (2016)
Betty Wright (2016)

Education & Publications

Responsible for the development of publications for the benefit of the Chapter's members; also, responsible for developing SEAALL program proposals for the AALL annual meeting. (2 year term)

Alison Drake, Chair (2017),
Carolyn Hamilton (2016)
Kathleen Klepfer (2016)
Elizabeth Outler (2017)
Anu Pal (2017)
Carol Watson - Handbook Editor

Government Relations

Monitors legislative, regulatory and judicial developments that affect SEAALL, the practice of law librarianship or the creation and dissemination of information for the states in the southeast region of the U.S. This committee keeps the membership informed by print and electronic means. (2 year term)

Scott Childs, Chair (2016) TN,
Terrye Conroy (2016) SC
Kate-Irwin-Smiler (2016)
Yolanda Jones (2016) FL
Amy Lipford (2016)
Esther A. Ojuri (2016) MD
Gigi Panagotacos (2016) VA, GA
Stephen Parks (2016) MS
Mark Podvia (2017) WV

Handbook Editor

Carol Watson,

Local Arrangements

Dallas, TX 2016

Edward Hart, Chair,
Jenny Wondracek


Promotes chapter membership and vitality within the region, maintains and distributes a biannual membership directory and coordinates activities for new members, retiring members and the organization. (2 year term)

Liz Johnson, Chair (2017),
Della Darby (2016)
Michelle Humphries (2016)
Avery Le (2017)
TJ Stiepe (2017)

Newsletter & Public Relations

Responsible for the publication of the "Southeastern Law Librarian" four times a year. (2 year term)

Jason Sowards, Chair (2017),
Rob Beharriell (2017)
Katie Crandall (2016)
Carolyn Hamilton (2017)
Marie Hamm (2017)
Billie J. Blaine, Co-Newsletter Editor (ex officio) (2017)
Avery Le, Co-Newsletter Editor (ex officio) (2017)
Sharon Bradley, Co-Webmaster (ex officio)
Tina Brooks, Co-Webmaster (ex officio)


Joyce Manna Janto, Chair (2016),
Katie Brown (2016)
Shira Megerman (2016)


Communicates the availability of new positions in the southeast; also, responds to potential employers with information about SEAALL members who are interested in new employment opportunities. (2 year term)

Carol Watson, Chair (2016),
Tina Brooks (2016)
Brian Barnes (2017)
Rebekah Maxwell (2017)
Louis Rosen (2016)


Plans and implements the educational program for the chapter's annual meeting.

Michelle Cosby, Chair (2016),
Alison Rosenberg (2016)
Franklin Runge (2016)
Laura Scott (2016)


Publicizes, manages and awards the annual Lucille Elliott scholarships. (2 year term)

Charles Pipins, Chair (2016),
Maurenn Cahill (2017)
Kate Irwin-Smiler (2017)
Kathleen McLeod (2017)
Jacqueline Menzel (2016)
Anu Pal (2016)
Colleen Skinner (2016)

Service to SEAALL

Charged with receiving nominations, selecting candidates and giving an award to the chapter member who has made special, significant and sustained contributions to the Chapter. The committee is composed of the Immediate Past President and the two immediately previous award winners. Candidate must have: given special service to the chapter; a sustained record of service to the chapter; been a chapter member for at least five years. Current and immediate past officers are not eligible.

Carol Watson, Chair (2016),
Francis Norton (2016)
Ken Hirsch (2017)

Service to SEAALL: Past Recipients


Sharon Bradley
Tina Brooks