Coretta Scott King Book Awards Executive Board

Charge

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Round Table (CSKBART) Executive Board, consisting of the Chair, Chair-Elect, Immediate Past Chair, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, and Standing Committee Chairs, oversees the election and appointments of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards and Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement Juries, and Standing Committees, as well as all CSKBART activities throughout the year.

Roster

Dr. Janice Newsum
(Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mr. Jason Miles Driver, Sr.
(Chair-Elect, February 5, 2024, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Susan Lynn Smith
(Treasurer, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Brenda Pruitt-Annisette
(Past-Chair, June 30, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Kacie Armstrong
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Gladys Smiley Bell
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Barbara Jones Clark
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. LaKeshia NeShaun Darden
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Sonja Gaddy
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Caryl C. Matute
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Emma K. McNamara
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Marguerite Worth Penick
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Nhora Lucia Serrano
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Danielle M. Ponton
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Kevin Strowder
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Miriam Thomas
(Recording Secretary, December 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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Composition

Each Standing Committee Chair is a member of the Executive Board. Committees and Chairs are as follows:

Archives and History Standing Committee (chaired by Barbara Jones Clark)

Book Grant Standing Committee (chaired by Dr. Marguerite Worth Penick

CSK Book Awards Jury (chaired by Dr. LaKeshia NeShaun Darden)

CSK Book Awards Breafast/Local Arrangements (chaired by Sonja Gaddy)

Marketing (chaired by Kacie Armstrong)

Membership (chaired by Caryl C. Matute)

Nominating (chaired by Dr. Brenda Pruitt-Annisette)

Programs (chaired by Dorothy L. Guthrie)

Publications (chaired by Dr. Nhora Serrano)

Technology (chaired by Shannon N. Williams)

Virginia Hamilton Award Lifetime Achievement (chaired by Emma McNamara)

55th Anniversary (chaired by Gladys Smiley Bell)

Kevin Strowder & Danielle Ponton
Outreach and Communications Program Officer

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