Committees

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ARSL is a volunteer-driven organization. With the exception of some administrative functions, ARSL’s work is a result of volunteers who roll up their sleeves and make it happen!

If you have an interest in serving on an ARSL committee, please contact one of our Board members or Committee Chairs below.

Applications and job descriptions for board positions when available and key contacts are here:

ARSL Committees

Executive Committee:
  • Chair: Jennifer Pearson, President
  • Members:
    • Kathy Zappitello, VP/President-Elect
    • Lisa Lewis, Past President/Treasurer
    • Jennie Garner, Secretary
    • Kate Laughlin, Executive Director, ex-officio

Advocacy & Partnerships Committee:

  • Chair: Lisa Shaw
  • Board Liaison: Jennie Garner
  • Members:
    • Amy Kennedy
    • Amy Stone
    • Anne Osborne
    • Annie Miller
    • Brittany Overton
    • Carol Kunnerup
    • Caroline Chatterton
    • Jane Blue
    • Jennifer Pearson
    • Kate Brunner
    • Mary Soucie
    • Megan Shanholtz
    • Patricia Tompkins
    • Ryan Deery
    • Sarah Vantrease
    • Savannah Kitchens
    • Vivian McCain

2020 Conference Committee:

  • Co-Chairs: Connie Mitchell & Laura DeBaun
  • Assistant: Hope Decker
  • Board Co-Liaisons: Julie Elmore & Jennifer Pearson
  • Members: Judy Calhoun

Program Selection Sub-Committee

  • Chair: Holly Mercer
  • Members:
    • Elaine Dunne Thayer
    • Evette Atkin
    • Hope Decker
    • Jackie Icenhower
    • Krist Obrist
    • Lacy Ellinwood
    • Megan Schanholtz
    • Sarah Comstock

Elections/Nominations Committee:

  • Chair: Lisa Lewis
  • Members:
    • Jennie Garner
    • Jennifer Pearson
    • Kathy Zappitello

Finance Committee:

  • Chair & Board Liaison: Lisa Lewis
  • Members:
    • Kathy Zappitello
    • Laura DeBaun
    • Georgie Lewis
    • Jessica Pacciotti
    • C. L. Quillen

Governance Committee:

  • Chair: Mary Soucie
  • Board Liaison: Jennifer Pearson
  • Members:
    • Chris Rippel
    • Kelly McCagg
    • Jean Bosch
    • Mallory Pillard
    • Holly Mercer
    • Kristi Chadwick

Marketing & Communication Committee:

  • Chair: Erin Busbea
  • Board Liaison: Bailee Hutchinson
  • Members:
    • Phillip Carter
    • Jennifer Johnson-Spence
    • Sherry Scheline
    • Jenna Anderson
    • Becky Stahl
    • Krist Obrist
    • C.L. Quillen
    • Betsy Davis
    • Cynthia Hughes
    • Debby Emerson
    • Holly Gillum

Membership Committee:

  • Chair: TBD
  • Board Liaison: Kathy Street
  • Members:

 2020 Scholarship Commitee

  • Chair: Shirley Vonderhaar
  • Members:
    • Savannah Kitchens
    • Leah Price
    • Kristin Boeshans
    • Amy Kennedy
    • Julie Elmore

Board Member Job Description
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