Board of Visitors

The SILS Board of Visitors serve as trusted advisors on educational, research and service programs for the School. The Board assists SILS in enhancing the perception of the School, encouraging the highest quality education, participating in strategic planning, evaluating the School's progress and aiming to increase overall support.

David Singleton

Library Consultant
Belmont, NC

Committee Members
Larry Alford

Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Sean Boothman

IT Auditor, ICE Companies Inc.
Atlanta, GA

Meredith Evans

Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Atlanta, GA

Jamin Friday

SILS Alumni Association (SILSAA) President; Product Development Lead at AARP Services
Washington, DC

Xin Fu

Director of Data Science at Facebook
San Francisco, CA

Wei Gao

Chief Operatine Officer, Hopin
Seattle, WA

Tim Gunter

Partner, KPMG
Belmont, NC

Gerald Holmes

Professor and Diversity Coordinator, University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

Charles Lowry

Professor Emeritus, College of Information Studies,
University of Maryland, College Park
Chapel Hill, NC

Joyce L. Ogburn

Principal/Founder, FarView Insights; Retired Digital Strategies & Partnerships Librarian / Intellectual Property Consultant, Appalachian State University
Boone, NC

Susan Perry

Senior Advisor, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (retired)
South Hadley, MA

Daniel M. Russell

Research Scientist, Über Tech Lead,
Search Quality & User Happiness, Google
Mountain View, CA

David Singleton

Director, Live Oak Public Libraries
Savannah, GA

Bernie Todd Smith

Educational Ethics Consultant
Rochester, NY

Duncan Smith

EBSCO Information Services, Chief Strategist for Public Libraries
Durham, NC

Sarah Snow

Information Management Consultant
Chapel Hill, NC

Fred Stutzman

Founder and CEO, Freedom
Chapel Hill, NC

Julie Walker

Assistant Vice Chancellor & State Librarian,
Georgia Public Library Service ~ University Systems of Georgia 
Atlanta, GA

Leo Yakutis

Information Technology Management Consultant, NTT DATA Services
Cincinnati, OH