SCCMLASouth Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Fostering the Art and Science of Health Sciences Library Service

Committees 2017-2018

Unless otherwise noted, committee members serve two-year terms, which run from the annual meeting to the next annual meeting (October to October).

Awards & Scholarships

Administers the various awards and scholarships funded by SCC/MLA to recognize and encourage professional excellence among its members and potential members.

Name

State

Term

Anne Howard, Chair

LA

2016-2018

Tara Malone

OK2016-2018

Jodi Philbrick

TX

2016-2018

Darell Schmick

TX

2017-2019

Stephanie A. Sharpe

TX

2017-2019

Lou Ann Thompson

OK

2017-2019

Daniel Burgard, MLA Chapter Council Representative

TX

Board Liaison

Bylaws

Maintains the SCC/MLA Bylaws in accordance with those of MLA, proposes revisions when necessary, and holds bylaws revision elections in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Bylaws.

Name

State

Term

Catherine Mooney, Chair

LA

2016-2018

Christina Seeger

TX

2016-2018

John BourgeoisLA2017-2019
Valerie PrilopTX2017-2019

Linné Girouard, Parliamentarian

TX

ex officio

Dena Fracolli Hanson, HLIS Bylaws Committee

TX

ex officio

Becky McKay Johnson, President-Elect

TX

Board Liaison

Communications

Facilitates communication between the various individuals responsible for the Chapter’s internal and external communications.

Name

State

Term

Brian Leaf, Member-at-Large, Chair

TX

2016-2018

Alyssa Peterson, Member-at-Large OK2017-2019

Marlene Bishop, Newsletter Co-editor

LA

ex officio

Daniel Burgard, MLA Chapter Council Representative

TX

ex officio

Jon Crossno, Database Manager

TX

ex officio

David Duggar, MLA Chapter Council Representative Alternate

LA

ex officio

Susan Steelman, Membership Committee Chair

AR

ex officio

Philip Montgomery, SCC Archivist

TX

ex officio

Jacob Nash, Survey Liaison

NM

ex officio

Keith Pickett, Webmaster

LA

ex officio

Lorraine Sheldon, Newsletter Co-editor

TX

ex officio

Joy Summers-Ables, Listserv Manager

OK

ex officio

Montie' Dobbins, President

LA

Board Liaison

Continuing Education

Evaluates the continuing education needs of SCC/MLA members and provides courses to meet those needs.

Name

State

Term

Katie Prentice, Chair

OK

2015-2018

Susan Steelman

AR

2016-2018

Phill Jo

OK

2017-2019

Adela Justice

TX

2017-2019

Norice Lee

NM

2017-2019

Sloane Kelley

AR

2017-2019

Margaret Peloquin

TX

2017-2019

Sarah Miles, NN/LM SCR Liaison

TX

ex officio

Montie' Dobbins, President and Program Committee Co-Chair

LA

Board Liaison

Credentialing

Promotes the MLA credentialing program in the Chapter and assists members in preparing for the program.

Name

State

Term

Marilyn Goff, Chair

TX

2015-2018

Jamie Furrh Quinn

TX

2016-2018

Mary Nelson Peters

TX

2016-2018

Dena Hanson

TX

2017-2019

Rachel Helbing

TX

2017-2019

Michele Whitehead, Immediate Past President

TX

Board Liaison

Finance

Serves in an advisory capacity to the Executive Board regarding all matters relating to the budget.

Name

State

Term

Michele Whitehead, Past President, ChairTX 2017-2018 
Stephanie Fulton, Member-at-Large
TX2016-2018

Maureen "Molly" Knapp, Member-at-Large

TX

2017-2019

Jon Crossno, Treasurer

TX

ex officio

Becky McKay Johnson, President-Elect

TX

ex officio

Dawn Field, Past Treasurer

TX

ex officio

Joy Russell, HLIS Treasurer

TX

ex officio

Montie' Dobbins, President

LA

ex officio

Fund Raising

Conducts fund raising activities and coordinates the SCC fund raising activities of other committees and sections so that duplication of efforts shall be minimized.

Name

State

Term

Deidra Woodson, Chair

LA

2016-2018

Tara Atkins

TX

2016-2018

Barbara Cosart

TX

2016-2018

Alice J. Jaggers

AR

2016-2018

Emily Johnson

TX

2016-2018

April Schweikhard

OK

2016-2018

Beatriz Varman

TX

2016-2018

Lindsay Blake
AR2017-2019

Jon Crossno, Treasurer

TX

Board Liaison

History

Establishes a mechanism for periodically updating the Chapter history; places photos of historical interest on the SCC/MLA Web site; conducts oral histories of the Chapter’s most prominent members; establishes an efficient and effective method for securing preserving, and organizing the Chapter’s archival materials; and finds a safe home for the SCC/MLA archives.

Name

State

Term

Jennifer Lloyd, Chair

LA

2015-2018

Joy Summers-Able, Member-at-Large

OK

2017-2019

Barbara Reilly, Member-at-LargeLA 2017-2019 

Adela Justice, Secretary

TX

ex officio

Philip Montgomery, Archivist

TX

ex officio

Lauren Wojcik, Past Secretary

TX

ex officio

Michele Whitehead, Past President

TX

ex officio

Local Arrangements

Secures a hotel for the annual meeting, provides hospitality, promotes the meeting through publicity, prepares registration packets, registers members attending, and plans all social events. [An asterisk (*) denotes SCC/MLA membership.]

Name

State

Term

Jonquil Feldman, Co-Chair

TX

2017-2018

Dawn Field, Co-Chair, Treasurer
TX
2017-2018
Aida Almanza
TX
2017-2018
Karen Barton
TX2017-2018

Roxanne Bogucka

TX

2017-2018

Rebecca Dillen

TX

2017-2018

Owen Ellard

TX

2017-2018

Darlene Ennis

TX

2017-2018

Chris Gaspard

TX

2017-2018

Emme Lopez

TX

2017-2018

Margaret Peloquin

TX

2017-2018

Cathy Pepper

TX

2017-2018
Dede Rios
TX
2017-2018

Darell Schmick

TX

2017-2018

Christina Seeger

TX

2017-2018
Peg Seger
TX
2017-2018

Steven Self

TX

2017-2018

 Rajia TobiaTX2017-2018
 Christy TysonTX2017-2018
 Porcia VaughnTX2017-2018
 Lauren WojcikTX2017-2018

Membership

Recruits new members for the Chapter, maintains a current and accurate membership list, and provides information on all matters relating to membership.

Name

State

Term

Susan Steelman, Chair

AR

2017-2019

Alyssa Peterson OK

2016-2018

Dixie A. Jones LA

2016-2018

Viviana Hornick

TX

2017-2019

Porcia Vaughan

TX

2017-2019

Sheila Green

TX

2017-2019

Karen McElfresh

NM

2017-2019

Locrecia Abner

LA

2017-2019

Jon Crossno, Treasurer, Membership Database Manager

TX

Board Liaison

Nominating

Selects a slate of two candidates for each prescribed office and prepares, distributes, collects, and counts the ballots.

Name

State

Term

Michele Whitehead, Past President, Chair

TX

2017-2018

Michelle Green

NM 2017-2018

Shari Clifton

OK
2017-2018

Paula Craig

LA 2017-2018

Jodi Philbrick

TX 2017-2018

Program

Studies and evaluates the needs of the members and plans an annual meeting program to meet those identified needs.

Name

State

Term

Jonquil Feldman, LAC Co-Chair

TX

2017-2018

Montie' Dobbins, President, Co-Chair

LA

2017-2018

Dawn Field, LAC Co-ChairTX2017-2018
Sarah MilesTX2017-2018
Tim Kenny, HLIS President-Elect
TX2017-2018

Katie Prentice, Continuing Education Committee Chair

OK

2017-2018

Research

Promotes interest in research among SCC/MLA members, fosters research‐related skills of SCC/MLA members, and promotes research activities in the Chapter.

Name

State

Term

Michelle Farabough, Chair

OK

2016-2018

Owen Ellard

TX

2016-2018

Wyoma vanDuinkerken
TX
2016-2018
Sonya Lemke
TX2017-2019

Erik Wilkinson

TX

2017-2019

Philip Walker

TN

2017-2019

Michele Whitehead, Past President

TX

Board Liaison

 

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