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SEAALL Leadership

Officers 2017-2018


Jason R. Sowards
Law Librarian
Nevada Supreme Court Law Library
201 South Carson St #100
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: (775) 684-1671
Email: jsowards@nvcourts.nv.gov

Vice-President / President Elect

Kris Niedringhaus
Assoc Dean for Library & Information Services and Associate Professor of Law    
Georgia State University College of Law Library
PO Box 4008
Atlanta, GA 30302-5077
Phone: (404) 413-9140
Fax: (404) 413-9144
Email: krisn@gsu.edu


Thomas (T.J.) Striepe
Faculty Services Librarian
University of Georgia School of Law
272 Law Library
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-5077
Fax: (706) 542-6800
Email: tstriepe@uga.edu


Rachel Purcell
Information Management Librarian
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center
PO Box 117628
Gainesville, FL 32611-7628
Phone: (352) 273-0705
Email: purcell@law.ufl.edu

Immediate Past President

Michelle Cosby
Associate Director
University of Tennessee Joel A. Katz Law Library
1505 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37916
Phone: 865.974.6728
Email: MCosby2@utk.edu


Avery Le
Assistant Law Librarian for Outreach
Emory University School of Law
Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library
1301 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: (404) 727-8573
Email: avery.le@emory.edu

Charles A. Pipins II
Research Librarian
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Thurgood Marshall Law Library
501 West Fayette St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410.706.0784
Email: capipinsII@law.umaryland.edu

Committees 2017-2018


Sarah Mauldin smauldin@sgrlaw.com

Digital Repository

University of Kentucky College of Law Library

Articles & Bylaws - Reviews and revises Chapter articles of incorporation as directed by the Executive Committee.

Michelle Cosby (2018) mcosby2@utk.edu
Jason Sowards (2019)
Kris Niedringhaus (2020)

Community Service -Identifies, promotes, and implements nonpolitical volunteer and community service activities.

Richelle Reid, Chair (2018) rlreid@emory.edu
Christina Coan (2018)
Colleen Martinez Skinner (2019)
Katie Hanschke (2019)
Trina Holloway (2018)
Michaella Levandoski (2018)
Lauren Seney (2018)

Diversity & Inclusion - Identifies issues related to maximizing the diversity of SEAALL membership and promotes awareness for diversity-related activities.

Shamika Dalton, Chair (2019) sdalton@law.ufl.edu
Meg Butler (2018)
Beau Steenken (2019)
Endia Sowers Paige (2019)
Nichelle Perry (2018)

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)

Rachel Gordon, Chair (2018) gordon@law.duke.edu
Jonathan Germann (2019)
Aaron Kirschenfeld (2019)
Kat Klepfer (2018)
Taryn Marks (2018)
Nathan Preuss (2018)
Theresa Reiss (2019)
Sibyl Marshall (2019)
Rachel Evans - Handbook Editor
Katie Hanschke (2019)

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)

Lance Burke, Chair (2018) KY, SC lburke2@nccu.edu
Christina Coan (2018) AL, MS
Aaron Kirschenfeld (2018) NC, MD
Taryn Marks (2018) FL, LA
Nathan Preuss (2018) TN, GA
Kat Klepfer (2019) WV, VA

Handbook Editor

Rachel Evans
University of Georgia School of Law
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-9407

Local Arrangements - Nashville 2018

Andrea Alexander, Co-Chair andrea.m.alexander@vanderbilt.edu
Nicholas Pleasant, Co-Chair nicholas.pleasant@belmont.edu
Nathan Collins
Gypsy Moody
Deborah Schander
Carolyn Floyd
Lisa Ross
Julie Ivie

Membership -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)

Candle Wester, Chair (2018) westercm@law.sc.edu
Margaret Christiansen (2018)
Carol Collins (2018)
Amy Lipford (2018)
Patrick Parsons (2018)
Alison Rosenberg (2018)
Julie Kimbrough (2019)

Newsletter & Public Relations -Responsible for the publication of the Southeastern Law Librarian four times a year. (2 year term)

Louis Rosen, Chair (2018) lrosen@barry.edu
Jonathan Beeker (2018)
Eliza Fink (2019)
Jason Murray (2019)
Fran Norton (2019)
Nathan Preuss (2019)
Rachel Purcell (2018)
Billie J. Blaine, Newsletter Editor (ex officio) (2018)
Sharon Bradley, Co-Website Coordinator (ex officio)
Tina Brooks, Co-Website Coordinator (ex officio)

Nominations - Prepares the annual slate of candidates for chapter offices.

Wendy Moore, Chair (2018) wemoore@uga.edu
Marie Summerlin Hamm (2018)
Austin Williams (2018)

Placement -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)

Allison Fentress, Chair (2018) afentress@uscourts.cavc.gov
Carol Collins (2018)
Whitney Curtis (2018)
Carolyn Floyd (2019)
Ismael Gullon (2018)
Michaella Levandoski (2018)
Austin Williams (2019)

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

Kris Niedringhaus, Chair (2018) krisn@gsu.edu
Jason Zarin (2018)
Laura Scott (2018)
Taryn Marks (2018)
Jennifer Wondracek (2018)
Alison Rosenberg (2018)
Rebekah Maxwell (2018)
Patrick Parsons (2018)

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

Kathleen Brown. Chair (2018) kbrown@charlestonlaw.edu
Andrea Alexander (2019)
Joyce Manna Janto (2018)
Beau Steenken (2018)
Leslie Street (2018)
Rob Beharriell (2019)
Brian Barnes (2019)

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.

Pamela Melton, Chair (2018) prmelton@law.sc.edu
Michelle Cosby (2018)
Ed Hart (2019)

Service to SEAALL: Past Recipients

Website Coordinators

Sharon Bradley bradleys@uga.edu
Tina Brooks tina.brooks@uky.edu

Website Review Special Committee - Review the current SEAALL website and makes recommendations to the Executive Board for possible changes.

Sharon Bradley, Co-Chair
Tina Brooks, Co-Chair
AJ Doucett
Allison Fentress
Savanna Nolan
Deborah Schander

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