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ArLA Executive Board Structure

ArLA Board Structure

ArLA Board CI & Committee Liaisons

You can reach the board as a whole at or individual members can be contacted with information listed below.

Executive Board

President: Carol Coffey
Patron Experience and Library Analytics Coordinator
Central Arkansas Library System
Main Library


President-elect: Taylor Vanlandingham
Library Director
John Brown University
2000 W. University St.
Siloam Springs, AR

Treasurer: Kathleen Ashmore
Library Director
Lonoke County Library System
909 West Main St
Cabot, AR 72023

Treasurer-Elect: Ron Russ (non-voting)
Electronic and Public Services Librarian
Arkansas State University-Beebe
1000 West Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012

Past-President: Rachel Shankles
891 Hwy 7
Bismarck, AR 71929

ALA Councilor: Crystal Gates
Executive Director
North Little Rock Public Library System
2801 Orange Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Secretary: Jessica Riedmueller
Library Faculty, User Experience 
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Avenue 72035

SELA State Rep: J.P. Myrick
Regional Librarian, East Central Arkansas Regional Library
410 Merriman Avenue, East
Wynne, Arkansas 72396
Tel: 870-587-0587

Member-at-Large: John McGraw
Director, Faulkner County Library System
1900 Tyler Street
Conway, AR 72032


Member-at-Large: Jessica Kirk
Coordinator for Statewide Sharing and Engagement
Arkansas State Library
900 West Capitol Ave., Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72201

Member-at-Large: Jennifer Wann
Manager of Library Development
Arkansas State Library
900 W Capitol Ave, Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72201

Member-at-Large: Simone Kirk
Branch Manager
Star City Library
200 E. Wiley St.
Star City, AR 71667

Amber Wilson, Parliamentarian (non-voting)

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