Scholarship Committee

The ARSL Scholarship Committee convenes annually to coordinate the selection of recipients of ARSL's four conference scholarships: the Dr. Bernard Vavrek Scholarship for current LIS students; the Founders Scholarship for early-career library professionals; the Ken Davenport Scholarship for mid-career library professionals; and the ARSL Angels scholarship for ARSL members.

Committee Leadership


Shirley Vonderhaar
Library Director, James Kennedy Public Library
Dyersville, Iowa

Amanda Bundy
Director, Kaibab Paiute Tribal Library
Fredonia, Arizona

Committee Members


Janis Perry
Education Specialist, Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, Tennessee
Annice Sevett
Director, Perry Public Library
Perry, Ohio

Savannah Kitchens
Library Director, Parnell Memorial Library
Montevallo, Alabama

Adah DeRosier
Library Director, Highgate Library and Community Center
Highgate Center, Vermont