MISSISSIPPI LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

The Executive Board consists of the elected officers of the Association, the immediate past president, the chairs of MLA sections, the ALA Councilor, and the SELA Representative.

 

2019 Executive Board

 

President

Sarah Crisler-Ruskey

Director, Harrison County Public Library System

228-539-0110

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Vice-President

Mary Beth Applin

District Dean of Learning Resources, Hinds Community College

601-857-3380

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Secretary

Victoria Penny

Instructional Librarian, Northwest Mississippi Community College

(662) 562-3278

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Treasurer

Jennifer Wann

Manager of Library Development, Arkansas State Library

501-682-5288

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Immediate Past President

Sarah Mangrum
Access Services Librarian and Assistant Clinical Professor, University Libraries (USM)
601-266-4251
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ALA Councilor

Ellen Ruffin

McCain Library and Archives, Curator, De Grummond Children’s Literature

601-266-4349

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SELA Councilor

Ashley Dees

Research & Instruction Librarian, University Of Mississippi – J.D. Williams Library

662-915-5861

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Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Section Chair

Kristy Bariola

Director of Library Services, MDCC

662-246-6378

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Public Library Section

Antoinette Gialmalva, Chair
Branch Manager, Ridgeland Public Library, Madison County Library System

601-856-4536

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Mara Polk, Co-Chair

Director, Central Mississippi Regional Library System

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School Library Section Chair

Jeanette Whisenton

Lead Librarian, Jackson Public Schools

601-960-8700

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Special Libraries Section Chair

Stephen Parks

State Librarian, State Law Library of Mississippi

 

Trustees Section Chair

Rickey Jones

Chair, Board of Trustees, Jackson Hinds Library System
769-218-9124/601-606-5621

 

Parliamentarian

Patsy C. Brewer
Waynesboro-Wayne County Library
601-735-2268

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MLA Administrator

Paula Bass

PO Box 13687, Jackson MS 39236-3687

Phone: 601-981-4586

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Office Hours:
Tuesday: 11:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday: 1:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am-5:00pm
         

PO Box 13687, Jackson MS 39236-3687 
Phone: 601-981-4586
Email: info@misslib.org

  

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