Amigos Board Announces Election Results, Selects Officers for 2017-18

Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been elected to new three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Directors:

  • Ms. Beth Farwell, Director of Central Libraries, Baylor University, TX
  • Mr. Dean Hendrix, Dean of Libraries, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Ms. Mary Blankenship Pointer, Senior Vice President, Republic Bank & Trust, OK, Independent Director
  • Ms. Lisa Wells, Executive Director, Pioneer Library System, OK

They join returning Board members:

  • Mr. Ruben Aragon, Director of Library & Information Services, New Mexico Highlands University
  • Linda Morgan Davis, Assistant Director for Collections and Community Engagement, The Public Library ABQ-BernCo, NM
  • Ms. Sheila Johnson, Dean of Libraries, Oklahoma State University
  • Ms. Gretchen McCord, Attorney and Consultant, Digital Information Law, TX, Independent Director
  • Mr. Steve Potter, Library Director and C.E.O., Mid-Continent Public Library, MO
  • Mr. Ben Shipley, Attorney, Robertson, Beasley and Shipley, Fort Smith, AR, Independent Director
  • Ms. Jennifer Strayhorn, Library Director, Texarkana Public Library, AR-TX
  • Ms. Jean Waldrop, Library Director, Harding University (AR)
  • Mr. Alan Kornblau, President & Chief Executive Officer, Amigos Library Services, Ex Officio

Board officers for 2017-18 are:

  • Mr. Aragon, Chair
  • Ms. Johnson, Vice Chair
  • Ms. McCord, Secretary
  • Ms. Waldrop, Treasurer