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ArLA Executive Board Structure

ArLA Executive Board Structure 2021

You can reach the board as a whole at or individual members can be contacted with information listed below.

Executive Board

President: Philip Shackelford
Library Director
South Arkansas Community College
El Dorado, AR 71730

Treasurer: Lynn Valetutti
Library Director
National Park College
101 College Drive
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Treasurer-elect: Kathleen Ashmore (non-voting)
Assistant Director
Lonoke County Library System
909 West Main St
Cabot, AR 72023

President-Elect: Rachel Shankles
891 Hwy 7
Bismarck, AR 71929

ALA Councilor: Lacy Wolfe
Information Literacy and Reference Services Librarian
Henderson State University
1100 Henderson Street
Box 7541
Arkadelphia, AR 71999

Past-President: Crystal Gates
Executive Director
William F. Laman Public Library System
2801 Orange Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Secretary: Janice Weddle
Assistant Librarian for Instruction and Outreach 
Hendrix College - Bailey Library
1600 Washington Avenue
Conway, AR 72032

SELA State Rep: Emily Rozario
William F. Laman Public Library
2801 Orange Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Member-at-Large: Carol Coffey 
Patron Experience and Library Analytics Coordinator
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

Member-at-Large: Nithin Lakshmana
eLearning Librarian
Northwest Arkansas Community College
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712

Member-at-Large: Ron Russ
Electronic and Public Services Librarian
Arkansas State University-Beebe
1000 West Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012

Member-at-Large: Jennifer Wann
Manager of Library Development
Arkansas State Library
900 W Capitol Ave, Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72201

Amber Wilson, Parliamentarian (non-voting)

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