2016-2017 Leadership Team

Please join me in welcoming our VLA NMRT leadership team for 2016-2017!

Lisa Becksford, Vice-Chair / Chair-Elect

Rachel McCaskill, Communications & Outreach Director

Bill Edwards-Bodmer, Conference Director

Adrian Whicker, Programming Director

Amanda MacDonald, Secretary / Treasurer

We’re looking forward to a great year. – Julia Feerrar, Chair

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Vote in the 2016-2017 Election of Officers

The time has come to elect a new leadership team for VLA NMRT. Please review our wonderful candidates and cast your vote by Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Questions? Email Julia, 2016-2017 Chair, at feerrar (at) vt (dot) edu

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Deadline Extended: VLA NMRT Leadership Nominations

Have some great ideas about things you’d like the VLA New Members Round Table Forum (VLA NMRT) to do? There’s still time to nominate yourself or someone you know for the following positions:

  • Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2 years)
  • Secretary/Treasurer (1 year)
  • Communications & Outreach Director (1 year)
  • Programming Director (1 year)
  • Conference Director (1 year)
  • Student Representative (1 year)

Nominees must be current VLA members. Send your nominations by Monday, October 31 to:

  • Cammy Mays (mayscammy (a) gmail (dot) com) Chair
  • Julia Feerrar (feerrar (a) vt (dot) edu) Vice-Chair/ Chair Elect

After we close nominations on October 31, all candidates will prepare statements for the blog (we’ll send more information about this later), and elections will be held online in November.

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Are you attending VLA this year? We hope you’ll join us for mini golf complete with socializing and cocktails on October 26th at 8:30 pm.


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Virginia Libraries License Plate

Pre-order your very own Virginia Library license plate!


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Roommate Finder for 2016

Are you in need of a roommate for VLA Annual Conference 2016? Fill out your information in this form and we’ll notify responses. The deadline to submit your information is September 30.

*The rooms in the VLA block at The Homestead are currently all sold out.



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License Plate Slogan

The Virginia Library Association needs your help! We are applying for a library license plate with the Department of Motor Vehicles. While VLA works on the design, we need your assistance with the SLOGAN for the bottom of the plate.

You do not need to be a member of the Virginia Library Association to participate in this slogan contest. You may enter this contest multiple times, with a different slogan for each entry. For more information and to enter the contest, please click here:


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