Governance and Advisory Committees

NC LIVE Librarians Council

COI Representatives

  • Jennifer Arnold (CC Libraries), Director of Library Services, Central Piedmont Community College, 1241 Charlottetown Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204 Telephone: (704) 330-6635 (email: jennifer.arnold [at] (jennifer[dot]arnold[at]cpcc[dot]edu))
  • Suzanne Bartels (NCICU Libraries), Director of Hege Library and Learning Technologies, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410 Telephone: 336.316.2046 (email: bartelssm [at] (bartelssm[at]guilford[dot]edu))
  • Greg Raschke (UNC Libraries), Vice Provost and Director of Libraries, D. H. Hill Library, North Carolina State University, Box 7111, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7111. Telephone: 919.515.7188 (email: gkraschk [at] (gkraschk[at]ncsu[dot]edu))
  • Jennifer Sackett (Public Libraries), Director, Lincoln County Public Library System, 306 West Main St., Lincolnton, NC 28092 Telephone: 704.735.8044 (email: jsackett [at] (jsackett[at]lincolncounty[dot]org))

State Librarian 

  • Michelle Underhill, State Librarian, State Library of North Carolina, 4640 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4640 (email: michelle.underhill [at] (michelle[dot]underhill[at]dncr[dot]nc[dot]gov))

Committee Chairs

  • Rishara Finsel (Resource Advisory Committee), Library Director, Transylvania County Library (email: rishara.finsel [at] (rishara[dot]finsel[at]transylvaniacounty[dot]org))
  • Angel Truesdale (Continuing Education & Training Advisory Committee), Social Sciences and Business Librarian, UNC Charlotte (email: adtruesd [at] (adtruesd[at]uncc[dot]edu))
  • Jake Vaccaro (Website Advisory Committee), Research and Instruction Librarian, Meredith College (email: vaccaroj [at] (vaccaroj[at]meredith[dot]edu))
  • Staci Wilson (Outreach, Promotions & Partnership Advisory Committee), Executive Director of Learning Support Services, Catawba Valley Community College (email: swilson [at] (swilson[at]cvcc[dot]edu))


NC LIVE Advisory Committees

The Continuing Education & Training Advisory Committee is responsible for providing input to and feedback on the planning and assessment processes related to NC LIVE’s professional development program, such as in-person training sessions, online asynchronous tutorials, and online synchronous webinars. The CETAC assists the Librarians Council by presenting it with recommendations and priorities for all professional development opportunities offered by NC LIVE.

Membership Roster

  • CHAIR: Angel Truesdale, UNC Charlotte (email: adtruesd [at] (adtruesd[at]uncc[dot]edu))
  • Page Andersen, Burke County Public Library (email: pandersen [at] (pandersen[at]bcpls[dot]org))
  • Angela Bardeen, UNC Chapel Hill (email: bardeen [at] (bardeen[at]email[dot]unc[dot]edu))
  • Reshika Barfield, Johnson C. Smith University (email:   rbarfield [at] (rbarfield[at]jcsu[dot]edu))
  • Kris Obele Bele, Fayetteville Technical Community College (email: obelebek [at] (obelebek[at]faytechcc[dot]edu))
  • Christy Bondy, Chatham County Public Library (email: christy.bondy [at] (christy[dot]bondy[at]chathamlibraries[dot]org))
  • Nancy Daniel, Western Piedmont Community College (email:  ndaniel [at] (ndaniel[at]wpcc[dot]edu))
  • Kelly Eubank, State Library (email: kelly.eubank [at] (kelly[dot]eubank[at]ncdcr[dot]gov))
  • Tiffany Johnson, Davidson College (email: tijohnson [at] (tijohnson[at]davidson[dot]edu))
  • Laura Jones, Duplin County Public Library (email: laura.jones [at] (laura[dot]jones[at]duplincountync[dot]com))
  • Lara Little, Pfeiffer University (email: lara.little [at] (lara[dot]little[at]pfeiffer[dot]edu))
  • AlTonya Washington, Winston-Salem State University (email: washingtonar [at] (washingtonar[at]wssu[dot]edu))
  • Alisha Webb, Forsyth Technical Community College (email: awebb [at] (awebb[at]forsythtech[dot]edu))

Membership Roster

  • CHAIR: Staci Wilson, Catawba Valley Community College (email: swilson [at] (swilson[at]cvcc[dot]edu))
  • Joanna Cox, Harnett County Public Library (email: jrcox [at] (jrcox[at]harnett[dot]org))
  • Sheila Killebrew, Davidson County Public Library (email: sheila.killebrew [at] (sheila[dot]killebrew[at]davidsoncountync[dot]gov))
  • Abby Moore, UNC Charlotte (email: amoor164 [at] (amoor164[at]uncc[dot]edu))
  • Melissa Oleen, Rowan Public Library (email: melissa.oleen [at] (melissa[dot]oleen[at]rowancountync[dot]gov))
  • Morgan Pruitt, Central Carolina Community College (email: mpruitt [at] (mpruitt[at]cccc[dot]edu))
  • Will Ritter, Wake Forest University (email: ritterw [at] (ritterw[at]wfu[dot]edu))
  • Chris Robinson, UNC Wilmington (email: robinsoncl [at] (robinsoncl[at]uncw[dot]edu))
  • Apryl Rosser, Methodist University (email: ajrosser [at] (ajrosser[at]methodist[dot]edu))
  • Sherrill Shiraz, Queens University (email: shirazs [at] (shirazs[at]queens[dot]edu))
  • Jennifer Smith, Alamance Community College (email: jlsmith286 [at] (jlsmith286[at]alamancecc[dot]edu))
  • Karina Soni, UNC Chapel Hill (email: karina [at] (karina[at]unc[dot]edu))

The Online Services Advisory Committee is responsible for providing input to and feedback on the planning and assessment processes related to the design and organization of the NC LIVE web site, other web interfaces, and software. The OSAC ensures a web presence that is customer-driven and supports reliable and intuitive access to NC LIVE-provided resources, services, and related materials.

Membership Roster

  • CHAIR: Jake Vaccaro, Meredith College (email: vaccaroj [at] (vaccaroj[at]meredith[dot]edu))
  • Sarah Bonner, Chowan University (email: bonnes [at] (bonnes[at]chowan[dot]edu))
  • Amber Briggs, Avery-Mitchell-Yancy Regional Library (email: director [at] (director[at]amyregionallibrary[dot]org))
  • Angela Davis, Pitt Community College (email: adavis [at] (adavis[at]email[dot]pittcc[dot]edu))
  • Chad Fortner, Central Piedmont Community College (email: chad.fortner [at] (chad[dot]fortner[at]cpcc[dot]edu))
  • Marcella Fredriksson, UNC Wilmington (email: fredrikssonm [at] (fredrikssonm[at]uncw[dot]edu))
  • Daniel Nañez, UNC Greensboro (email: d_nanez [at] (d_nanez[at]uncg[dot]edu))
  • Johnnie Pippin, Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield (email: jpippin [at] (jpippin[at]pljcs[dot]org))
  • Allen Phillips-Bell, Pender County Public Library (email: abell [at] (abell[at]pendercountync[dot]gov))
  • Whit Preston, Gaston College (email: Preston.Whit [at] (Preston[dot]Whit[at]gaston[dot]edu))
  • Kelly Spring, East Carolina University (email: springk18 [at] (springk18[at]ecu[dot]edu))
  • Siu-Ki Wong, Campbell University (email: wong [at] (wong[at]campbell[dot]edu))

The Resource Advisory Committee is responsible for providing input to and feedback on the planning and assessment processes related to developing and managing the NC LIVE collections. In addition, the RAC assists the Librarians Council by presenting recommendations and priorities for all shared purchases and subscriptions.

Membership Roster

  • CHAIR: Rishara Finsel, Transylvania County Library (email: rishara.finsel [at] (rishara[dot]finsel[at]transylvaniacounty[dot]org))
  • Jess Bellemer, Lees-McRae College (email: bellemerj [at] (bellemerj[at]lmc[dot]edu))
  • Jennifer Brosek, UNC-Charlotte (email: jbrosek [at] (jbrosek[at]uncc[dot]edu))
  • David Bryden, High Point University (email: dbryden [at] (dbryden[at]highpoint[dot]edu))
  • Rich Garafolo, Lenoir Community College (email: rmgarafolo48 [at] (rmgarafolo48[at]lenoircc[dot]edu))
  • Melanie Morgan, Neuse Regional Library (email: mmorgan [at] (mmorgan[at]neuselibrary[dot]org)
  • Ali Norvell, Western Carolina University (email:  anorvell [at] (anorvell[at]email[dot]wcu[dot]edu))
  • Joan Ruelle, Elon University (email: jruelle [at] (jruelle[at]elon[dot]edu))
  • Trina Rushing, Henderson County Public Library (email:   trushing [at] (trushing[at]hendersoncountync[dot]gov))
  • Tiffany Russell, North Carolina A&T State University (email: tbrussel [at] (tbrussel[at]ncat[dot]edu))
  • Lisa Shores, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (email: lisa.shores [at] (lisa[dot]shores[at]rccc[dot]edu))
  • Jenny Thomas, Randolph Community College (email: jsthomas [at] (jsthomas[at]randolph[dot]edu))