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Staff Directory


State Librarian and Archivist
Charles A. Sherrill
Tel: 615.741.7996
Fax: 615.532.9293
E-mail Charles A. Sherrill

Assistant State Librarian
Ashley Bowers
Tel: 615.532.4628
Fax: 615.532.9293
E-mail Ashley Bowers

Assistant State Archivist
Wayne Moore
Tel: 615.253.3458
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Wayne Moore

State Historian
Dr. Carroll Van West


Archival Technical Services

Director, Archival Technical Services
Cathi Carmack
Phone: 615.253.3468
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Cathi Carmack

Coordinator of Legislative Recording
Greg Yates
Phone: 615.253.3455
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Greg Yates


Archives Development Program

For Counties in the East TN Region -- Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Washington
Kelly Wilkerson
Tel: 615.253.3469
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Kelly Wilkerson


For Counties in the Middle TN Region -- Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson, Wilson
Myers Brown
Phone: 615.253.3470
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Myers Brown

For Counties in the West TN Region -- Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakley
Genny Carter
Phone: 615.741.2083
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Genny Carter



To Donate Manuscripts & Historical Materials
Cathi Carmack
Phone: 615.253.3468
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Cathi Carmack

To Donate Books & Bound Materials
Stephanie Sutton
Phone: 615.253.3462
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Stephanie Sutton


Education Outreach

Kelly Wilkerson
Phone: 615.253.3469
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Kelly Wilkerson


Facilities & Security

Facility Director
Brooks Crowell
Phone: 615.253.6454
Fax: 615.532.9314
E-mail Brooks Crowell


Government Documents (State and Federal)

Anne Whitver
Tel: 615.253.1803
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Anne Whitver


History and Genealogy

For Questions Relating to History & Genealogy
Phone: 615.741.2764
Fax: 615.532.2472


Interlibrary Loan

Phone: 615.741.2764
Fax: 615.253.6471


Legislative Services

Tel: 615.741.2764
Fax: 615.532.2472


Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Local Phone: 615.741.3915
Toll Free Phone: 1.800.342.3308
Fax: 615.532.8856

Director of Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Maria Sochor
Tel: 615.741.1171
Fax: 615.532.8856
E-mail Maria Sochor

Outreach Librarian
Ruth A. Hemphill
Tel: 615.741.3917
Fax: 615.532.8856
E-mail Ruth Hemphill


Public Library Programs and Services

Director of Regional Libraries
Lynette Sloan
Tel: 615.532.4629
Fax: 615.532.9904
E-mail Lynette Sloan

State Data Coordinator and Outreach Assistant
Cecilie Maynor
Phone: 615.532.4601
Fax: 615.532.9904
E-mail Cecilie Maynor

Continuing Education Coordinator
Heather Lambert
Phone: 615.253.6445
Fax: 615.532.9904
E-mail Heather Lambert

Resource Sharing Administrator
Jennifer Cowan-Henderson
Phone: 615.741.1923
Fax: 615.532.9904
E-mail Jennifer Cowan-Henderson

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) Administrator
Erin Loree
Phone: 615.532.4627
Fax: 615.532.9904
E-mail Erin Loree

ILS Administrator
Temporarily Vacant

Administrative Assistant
Christy Chandler
Phone: 615.741.3158
Fax: 615.532.9904
E-mail Christy Chandler


Library Technical Services

Phone: 615.741.2561
Fax: 615.532.5315

Director of Library Technical Services
Stephanie Sutton
Phone: 615.253.3462
Fax: 615.532.5315
E-mail Stephanie Sutton


Preservation and Digitization

Phone: 615.741.2997
Fax: 615.532.9314
E-mail Preservation Services

Director of Preservation and Digitization
Jami Awalt
Phone: 615.253.6446
Fax: 615.532.9314
E-mail Jami Awalt

To Order Microfilm
Phone: 615.741.2997
Fax: 615.532.9314
E-mail Microfilm Orders

Conservation Lab
Carol Roberts
Conservation Manager
Phone: 615.253.6460
Fax: 615.532.9314
E-mail Carol Roberts

Larry Butler
Micrographics Manager
Phone: 615.253.6453
Fax: 615.532.9314
E-mail Larry Butler

Digital Projects
Joon Powell
Phone: 615.741.1891
Fax: 615.532.2472
E-mail Joon Powell

Jessica Short
Phone: 615.741.1896
Fax: 615.532.2472
E-mail Jessica Short


Public Library Technology Assistance

Network Services Manager
Lisa Walker
Phone: 615.532.4894
Fax: 615.532.9904
E-mail Lisa Walker

Network Services Consultant
Melanie Estal
E-mail Melanie Estal

Network Services Consultant
Brad Leek
E-mail Brad Leek

Network Services Consultant
Gina Walker
E-mail Gina Walker

Network Services Consultant
Gina Hunter
E-mail Gina Hunter

Regional Library Directors

Buffalo River Regional Library
Director Marion Bryant
230 E. James Campbell Blvd., Ste. 108
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: 931.388.9282
Fax: 931.388.1762
E-mail Marion Bryant

Clinch River Regional Library
Director Susan Simmons Byrne
130 North Main Street, Suite 2
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone: 865.457.0931
Fax: 865.457.8546
E-mail Susan Simmons Byrne

Falling Water River Regional Library
Director Faith Holdredge
208 Minnear Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: 931.526.4016
Fax: 931.528.3311
E-mail Faith Holdredge

Hatchie River Regional Library
Director Carla Jacobs
63 Executive Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone: 731.668.0710
Fax: 731.668.6663
E-mail Carla Jacobs

Holston River Regional Library
Director Nancy Roark
2700 South Roan St. Suite 435
Johnson City, TN 37601-7567
Phone: 423.926.2951
E-mail Nancy Roark

Obion River Regional Library
Director Mary Vaughan Carpenter
542 North Lindell Street
Martin, Tennessee 38237
Phone: 731.587.2347
Fax: 731.587.0027
E-mail Mary Vaughan Carpenter

Ocoee River Regional Library
Director Beth Mercer
718 George Street, N.W.
Athens, Tennessee 37303
Phone: 423.745.5194
Fax: 423.745.8086
E-mail Beth Mercer

Red River Regional Library
Director Becky Bailey
1753 A Alpine Drive
Clarksville, TN 37041-0886
Phone: 931.645.9531
Fax: 931.645.6695
E-mail Becky Bailey

Stones River Regional Library
Director Betty Jo Jarvis
2118 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130-4009
Phone: 615.893.3380
Fax: 615.895.6727
E-mail Betty Jo Jarvis


Research and Public Services

Director of Public Services
Gordon Belt
Phone: 615.741.2764
Fax: 615.532.2472
E-mail Gordon Belt



Updated March 25, 2015