Board of Directors

Board meetings are open to the staff of any member library. Agenda items for discussion at the meetings may be sent to the Tenn-Share President.

The next meeting will be on the evening of Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, 315 Hospital Drive, Madison, TN 37115. Agenda TBD.

Minutes from past board meetings are available to the public. 

Tenn-Share Board members serve a 2-year term beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31 of the following year. The date by Board members' names below indicates the year through which the person serves, i.e. the term ends on December 31 of the listed year.

Executive Board

Patricia Van Zandt


Patricia Van Zandt (2019)
Dean of University Libraries
Charles C. Sherrod Library, East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN

Stuart Gaetjens

Vice President/President Elect 

Stuart Gaetjens (2021)
Coordinator of Technical Services
Angelo & Jennette Volpe Library; Tennessee Tech University
Cookville, TN

Heidi Busch


Heidi Busch (2018)
Electronic Resources Librarian
Paul Meek Library, University of Tennessee Martin
Martin, TN


Karen White

Karen White (2019)
Outreach Librarian
Paul Meek Library, University of Tennessee Martin
Martin, TN


Leah Allison

Past President

Leah Allison (2019)
Director of Library Services
St. George's Independent Schools
Collierville, TN


Academic Library Representatives

Caitlin HarringtonCaitlin Harrington (2019)
Electronic Resources Librarian
McWherter Library, University of Memphis
Memphis, TN

Michael Hooper
Michael Hooper (2019)
Electronic Resources Librarian
Felix G. Woodward Library, Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN

Lori Warren
Lori Warren (2018)
Coordinator of Marketing & Outreach
Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, TN


Public Library Representatives

Jaclyn Anderson
Jaclyn Anderson (2018)
Head Librarian
Chattanooga Public Library
Chattanooga, TN

Lantonio Jackson
Lantonio Jackson (2019)
Library Operations Manager
Jackson-Madison County Public Library
Jackson, TN

April White
April White (2018)
Library Resource Sharing Coordinator/Reference Librarian
Knox County Public Library - Lawson McGhee
Knoxville, TN


School Library Representatives

Joyce Claassen
Joyce Claassen (2018)
Hillsboro High School
Nashville, TN

LeAn Inman
LeAn Inman (2019)
Reference Librarian
Arlington High School
Arlington, TN

Carla Whiles
Carla Whiles (2018)
Library Media Specialist
Harold McCormick Elementary School Library
Elizabethton, TN


Special Library Representatives

Amy Gideon
Amy Gideon (2019)
Director, Institutional Effectiveness & Learning Resources
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesiology
Nashville, TN

Paul Gahn
Paul Gahn (2018)
Assistant Director for Electronic & Collection Services
UT Health Sciences Library
Memphis, TN


State Library Representative (Ex Officio)

Chuck Sherrill
State Librarian and Archivist
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, TN