For immediate release | April 13, 2022

RUSA 2022 Election Results


CHICAGO- Thank you to those who stood in for elections for roles within RUSA leadership. We have the results for the 2022 election! Congratulations to our new leaders:



    • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Ash Faulkner
    • Secretary: Wendy Pothier
    • Member at Large: Mark Pond
    • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Sarah Hashimoto
    • Secretary: Jo Schofield
    • Member at Large: Alicia Ahlvers
  • ETS
    • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Seti Keshmiripour
    • Secretary: Shannon Richie
    • Member at Large: Daniel Messer
  • HS
    • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Brooke Becker
    • Member at Large: Jennifer Brannock
    • Member at Large: Scott Libson
  • RSS
    • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Melissa Del Castillo
    • Secretary: Juliana Morley
    • Member at Large: Karen Reiman-Sendi
    • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Hilary Thompson
    • Secretary: Aspasia Luster
    • Member at Large: Jean Thoulag

Again, thank you to all that stood in for elections and congratulations to our newly elected leaders.

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Ninah Moore

Program Officer-Continuing Education