Board of Directors & Executive Committee

2013-2014 Board of Directors


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Back Row: Catherine G. Evans, Kathy Carroll, Carlyn J. Gray, Devona J. Pendergrass, Sarah Thornbery, Valerie Edwards, Cindy Pfeiffer, Jody K. Howard, Cathie Marriott, Robbie Nickel, Audrey Church, Susan M. Nickel, Jessica Gillis
Front Row:  Karen Lemmons, Susan D. Ballard, Gail Dickinson, Terri Grief, Julie Walker
Not Pictured: Michelle Luhtala and Cecelia Solomon 

President *

Gail Dickinson email icon 
Old Dominion (VA)

President's Page

President-Elect *

Terri Grief email icon 
Reidland High School (KY)

Treasurer * 

Karen Lemmons email icon
Detroit School of Arts (MI)

Past-President *

Susan D. Ballard email icon 
Simmons College (MA)


Jody K. Howard email icon
Palmer School of Library and Information Science (NY)


Robbie Nickel email icon
Sage Elementary School (NV)

AASL Representative to ALA Council *

Valerie Edwards email icon 
Monona Grove High School, (WI)

Region 1 Director

Michelle Luhtala email icon
New Canaan High School (CT)





Region 2 Director

Cathie Marriott email icon
Erie-Catt Teacher Center (NY) 

Region 3 Director 

Sarah Thornbery email icon
Springboro Jr. High School Library (OH)



Region 4 Director

Kathy Carroll email icon 
Westwood High School Library Information Center (SC)


Region 5 Director

Cecelia Solomon email icon
West Hernando Middle School (FL)


Region 6 Director

Carlyn J. Gray email icon 
Round Rock ISD Library Services (TX)


Region 7 Director

Jessica Gillis email icon 
Salinas Union High School District (CA)





Region 8 Director

Susan M. Nickel email icon
Boise Schools (ID)





Region 9 Director

Cindy Pfeiffer email icon
Circle High School (KS)

ESLS Representative

Audrey Church email icon
Longwood University (VA)

ISS Representative *

Catherine G. Evans email icon 
Saint Mary's Episcopal School (TN)

SPVS Representative

Devona J. Pendergrass email icon 
Mountain Home High School (AR)

AASL Executive Director *
(Ex officio)

Sylvia Knight Norton email icon
Chicago, IL

* Indicates a member of the AASL Executive Committee.

More AASL member leaders can be found on the Affiliate Assembly, ESLS, ISS, and SPVS sections of the website.