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The VCU Libraries Faculty Organization provides a forum to express opinions and concerns freely; to exercise educational, advisory, administrative, and service functions; and to participate in University governance. Each person who has a faculty appointment with VCU Libraries is a member of the Faculty Organization.

Leadership

Officers

Officers serve one-year terms. Term of office begins July 1.

  • Emily Davis Winthrop (Chair, -2018)
  • Eric Johnson (Vice-Chair, -2018)
  • Talicia Tarver (Secretary, -2018)

Peer Review Committee

Members serve three-year terms. Term of office begins May 1.

  • John Cyrus (Chair, -2019)
  • Pattie Sobczak (-2018)
  • Ibironke Lawal (-2020)
  • My Guidarelli (Alternate, -2019)

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is appointed by the chair each academic year.

  • Mary Anne Dyer
  • Yuki Hibben
  • Shirley Thomas

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee is appointed by the chair each academic year.

  • Patricia Sobczak (Chair)
  • Nita Bryant
  • Dana Ladd

Elected Representatives

Faculty Senate

Representatives serve three-year terms; alternates serve for one year. Term of office begins August 15.

  • Carla-Mae Crookendale (-2019)
  • Denise Branch (-2020)
  • John Glover (1st Alternate, -2018)
  • Teresa Doherty (2nd Alternate, -2018)

University Council

Representatives and alternates serve two-year terms. Term of office begins at the start of the academic year.

  • Libby McDaniel (-2018)
  • Emily Hurst (Alternate, -2018)
  • Amanda Echterling (-2019)

University Grievance Panel

Representative and alternate serve three-year terms. Term of office begins August 15. 

  • Julie Arendt (-2018)
  • Nita Bryant (Alternate, -2019)
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