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.
Damon Jaggars
Vice Provost & Dean, University Libraries, The Ohio State University; LAC Chair

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...

Kathleen Baril
Director, Heterick Memorial Library, Ohio Northern University

Kathleen Baril is the Director of Heterick Memorial Library at Ohio Northern University. She has worked in multiple capacities in academic libraries, including circulation, acquisitions and collection development, reference, instruction, and as a liaison to departments. She has a M.A. in Library...

Katie Blocksidge
Director, John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center, The Ohio State University - Newark

Katie Blocksidge is the Library Director at The Ohio State University, Newark's John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center.

Ken Burhanna
Dean and Director, Kent State University Libraries

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...

Aimée deChambeau, Ph.D.
Dean, University Libraries, University of Akron

Aimée deChambeau is the Dean of the University of Akron Libraries, a position she has held since June 2017. Aimée has extensive experience in library...

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...

Sue Polanka
University Librarian, Wright State University Libraries

Sue Polanka is the University Librarian at Wright State University. She has more than three decades of experience as a librarian at public, state, and academic libraries in Ohio and Texas. She served on the American Library Association Council, as President of the Academic Library Association of...