Meet the Board Members

UELMA Board Members

Para Representative 2021-2024
Provo District
Stephanie Dudley works at Dixon Middle School as the Media Center Specialist. Her love of reading has carried her through the years and she loves sharing that with students that pass through the school. She enjoys finding creative ways to get students in her library and excited about books.
Board Member 2021-2024
Davis District
Whitney Wallace has been in education for a total of 8 years. She started her career in Montana after graduating from the University of Montana-Western with her Bachelor's in Secondary English Education with a minor in Library Media K-12. For the last three years she has been the librarian at…
ULMS Representative - 2021-24
Jordan School District
Norm Emerson is the Fine Arts/Instructional Support Services Consultant for the Jordan School District. Prior to that, he was an elementary principal and teacher. He is a board member of the Utah Cultural Alliance, the Utah Educational Library Media Association, and the president of the Utah Library Media Supervisors. Having…
Secretary - 2021-22
 Alpine School District
For the past 16 years Stephanie Jones has worked as a teacher librarian in Alpine School District, currently at American Fork Junior High. She is also the testing coordinator for her school and a teacher librarian coach at the district level. Her career has taken her on a journey that…
Dave Brown
Vendor Liaison - 2021-24
Dave Brown has worked with Follett for over 13 years.  During that time, he has worked closely with librarians, teachers, and administrators to design solutions for everyday challenges.  In the library capacity he loves sharing information and ideas about collection development and analysis, advocating for the library, and collaboration with…
Cymberly Erni
Board Member 2021-24
Ascent Academies
Cymberly Erni started her pursuit as an educator before graduating high school.  She earned her undergrad from Southern Utah University.  Her first teaching position was as a high school English teacher. After a break, she returned to work in education as a classified librarian at a newly opened charter school. …
Machelle Maxwell
Board Member 2021-24
Uintah School District
Machelle Maxwell has taught for 34 years in the states of California, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah. She has taught from 1st grade to Freshmen in Junior College. She graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a BA in Elementary Education and a minor in History. While teaching in California she worked on…
Tricia Fenton
President Elect 21-24
Granite School District
Tricia Fenton has worked as the Library Media Education Technology Specialist (LMETS) at Cyprus High School in Granite School District for three years.  She has also been a school technology specialist and a classroom teacher in Granite and Canyons School Districts.  She is passionate about matching students with books that…
James Wilson
President Elect 21-22
Canyons District
Executive Director
Granite District
Board Member 2019-2021
Kay’s Creek Elementary
Board Member 2019-2021
Granite District
Keith loves teaching (and summers!) He taught for 2 years in the Chicago area before the mountains called him.  After 17 years in a science classroom he got the tech bug. Then did a stint at an elementary school, got a Masters degree and a Library endorsement. He has been…
Liaison 2018-2020
Utah State Library
 Utah State Library Division
Chris Haught
Liaison 2021-2024
SW Ed Development Center
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ....And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!