Articles & Bylaws

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

Pamela Melton - Immediate Past President (2015)
Francis Norton - President (2016)
Caroline Osborne - Vice-President/President-Elect (2017)

Community Service

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

Mary Jane Slipsky, Chair (2015)
Nathan Collins (2015)
Price Clark Cook (2015
Alison Rosenberg (2015)
Nathan Collins (2016)
Ismael Gullon (2016)
Rhea Ballard-Thrower (2016)
Betty Wright (2016)
Amanda Turner (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)

Rob Beharriell, Chair (2015)
Carol Watson - Handbook Editor
Michelle Cosby (2015)
Alyson Drake (2015)
Amy Lipford (2015)
Rachel Gordon (2016)
Kathleen Klepfer (2016)
Carolyn Hamilton (2016)

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)

Sally Irvin, Chair (2015) NC
Denise Gibson (2015) GA
Suzanne Corriell (2015) VA
Terrye Conroy (2016) SC
Scott Childs (2016) TN
Yolanda Jones (2016) FL
Stephen Parks (2016) MS
Esther A. Ojuri (2016) MD
Amy Lipford (2016)
Kate-Irwin-Smiler (2016)

Handbook Editor

Carol Watson

Local Arrangements

Lexington, KY 2015

Beau Steenken, Chair
Patty Alvayay
Tina Brooks
James Donovan
Karen Nuckolls
Franklin Runge
Ryan Valentin


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)

Deborah Schander, Chair (2015)
Stephanie Hayes (2015)
Shira Megerman (2015)
Ryan Saltz (2015)
Paula Tejeda (2015)
Michelle Humphries (2016)
Michelle Cosby (2016)
Della Darby (2016)

Newsletter & Public Relations

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

Iain Barksdale, Chair (2015)
Nicholas Harrell (2015)
Stephen Parks (2015)
Katie Crandall (2016)
Shawn Friend (2016)
Ryan Valentin, Newsletter Editor (ex officio)
Sharon Bradley, Co-Webmaster (ex officio)
Tina Brooks, Co-Webmaster (ex officio)


Jason Sowards, Chair (2015)
Eric Young (2015)
Sally Wambold (2015)


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)

Michelle Humphries, Chair (2015)
Marie Hamm (2015)
Lisa Goodman (2015)
Endia Sowers (2015)
Carol Watson (2016)
Louis Rosen (2016)
Tina Brooks (2016)


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

Caroline Osborne, Chair (2015)
Joyce Janto (2015)
Kris Niedringhaus (2015)
Janeen Williams (2015)
Ruth Hill (2015)
Katherine Marsh (2015)
Charles Pippins (2015)
Olivia Weeks (2015)
Kathleen McLeod (2015)
Franklin Runge (2015)
Hunter Whaley (2015)
Trina Holloway (2015)
Maureen Cahill (2015)


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

Richelle Reid, Chair (2015)
Joyce Manna Janto (2015)
Rebekah Maxwell (2015)
Jacqueline Menzel (2016)
Anu Pal (2016)
Colleen Skinner (2016)
Charles Pippins (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.

Jack Bissett, Chair (2015)
Pamela Melton (2015)
Carol Watson (2016)

Service to SEAALL: Past Recipients


Sharon Bradley
Tina Brooks