Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Function: The Board of Directors shall determine the policies of the organization, see that the objectives and guidelines defined by the bylaws are carried out, and hire salaried persons.

Composition: The Board of Directors shall be composed of the officers,  the Immediate Past President, Chairpersons of the following standing committees, Chairpersons of selections, Chairperson of the Regional Network, and Liaisons to the Board.  The Executive Secretary shall be a non-voting member of the Board of Directors.

Residency: All members of the Board of Directors shall reside and/or be employed in South Carolina and shall be active members of the Association.

Chairperson: The President shall serve as Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

Meetings: The Board of Directors shall meet a minimum of four times a year.  A board orientation shall be held annually.

Meeting dates for 2017-2018 are:

July 12-13 Summer Retreat, Dorman High School, Roebuck, SC
September 9 Online
November 18 Online
January 27 Davis College, Columbia, SC
March 14 Hyatt Regency, Greenville Downtown (at Conference)
May 5 Davis College, Columbia, SC

Members are welcome to attend board meetings. Contact the president to obtain the specific location or online details and time of the meetings. 

Special Called Meetings:  Special meetings of the Board of Directors may be called by the President or by the Executive Committee, and shall be called upon the written request of three members of the Board.  Only the business specified in the notice shall be transacted.

Quorum:  A majority of the voting members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum.

2017-2018 Board of Directors:

Executive Committee: 



Cathy Jo Nelson


Heather Thore


Susan Myers


Gloria Coleman 

Immediate Past President 

Cindy Symonds

Regional Network Director 

Elizabeth Bryant

Standing Committees: 



Ayanna Mayers

Archives & History 

Ljubica Arceneaux 


Pamela Williams

Book Awards 

Aleisha Ainsworth


Angela Durham


Travis Nelson

Information Technology 

Julianne Kaye 

Intellectual Freedom 

Wendy Rollins


Tamara Cox 

Pre-Service Education 

Elizabeth Graham

Public Awareness 

Deborah Palmer 

Standards & Guidelines 

Kristie Haltiwanger




Irish Anderson 


 Elizabeth Gregory

Special Public/Independent 

Elizabeth Wain 


Shannon Ryan



SC DOE Representative 

Regina Thurmond 

SC Library Association 

Jenny Dilworth


Karen Gavigan 

Presidential Advisor: 

Heather Loy

Executive Secretary: 

Diane Ervin 

SCASL Audit Chair

Jennifer Tazerouti


SCASL Mailing Address:                                                                 
PO BOX 2442                                                  
Columbia, SC 29202                                        

SCASL Phone and Fax Number:                 
803 492-3025