LAC Coordinating Committee

The OhioLINK Library Advisory Council Coordinating Committee (LACCC), with the OhioLINK Executive Director, coordinates the ongoing efforts of the Library Advisory Council (LAC – see Governance and Committees) to cooperatively and cost-effectively acquire, provide access to, and preserve an array of print and digital scholarly resources; to efficiently share the collections among member libraries; and to host access to digital content that advances teaching, learning, and research.
Ken Burhanna
Dean and Director, Kent State University Libraries; LAC Chair

As the dean and director of Kent State University Libraries, Burhanna leads ongoing efforts to provide a student-friendly environment, broad access to materials, and professional support for teaching and research. He serves as the principal administrator of and spokesperson for University...

Lisa Hoops
Director, Library and Tutoring Center, Edison State Community College

Lisa Hoops is the Director of the Library and Tutoring Center at Edison State Community College. She has nearly 15 years of experience serving students at two-year community and technical colleges, as well as prior experience in serials librarianship and product training for an integrated...

Damon Jaggars
Vice Provost & Dean, University Libraries, The Ohio State University

Damon E. Jaggars is Vice Provost & Dean of University Libraries, where he provides leadership for one of the nation’s leading academic research libraries. He previously served as interim vice provost and university librarian at Columbia and has significant experience supporting the evolving...

Suzanne Johnson-Varney
Director, Clark Memorial Library, Shawnee State University

As the Library Director at Shawnee State University, Suzanne oversees operations and the staff of collection development, public services, and systems and technical services professionals who support more than 3,600 students. With twenty years of experience in public, K-12, and academic...

Amy Pawlowski
Executive Director

Amy Pawlowski has nearly 20 years of experience in special, public, and academic libraries and library-related private industry, with expertise in library technology and the e-books/e-journals publishing ecosystem. Working with the library deans and directors on OhioLINK's Library Advisory...

Karen Wilhoit
University Librarian, Wright State University Libraries

Karen Wilhoit is the University Librarian at Wright State University. She joined Wright State University Libraries in 1992 as Head of Cataloging. Prior to being appointed Interim University Librarian, she served as Associate University Librarian for Collection Services since 2004. During her...