Meet the Board Members

UELMA Board Members

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Board Member
2020-2023
Canyons School District 
Bridget is the teacher librarian at Albion Middle School in Canyons District. Bridget has been in education for 13 years,…
Chris Haught
Liaison 2021-2024
SW Ed Development Center
UCET Rep.
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.…
Cymberly Erni
Board Member
2021-2024
Ascent Academies
Cymberly Erni started her pursuit as an educator before graduating high school.  She earned her undergrad from Southern Utah University. …
Dave Brown
Vendor Liaison
2021-2024
Follett
Dave Brown has worked with Follett for over 13 years.  During that time, he has worked closely with librarians, teachers,…
Executive Director
Granite District
   
President
2020-2021
Salt Lake School District
Board Member Nominee
2022-2025
Canyons
Over the course of her career, Gretchen Zaitzeff has worked in elementary, high school and K-12 school libraries in Illinois…
Utah State Liaison
Karen Liu, Utah State Library Youth Services Coordinator, has worked for Orem Public Library, Santa Monica College Library, Concordia International…
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…
Machelle Maxwell
Board Member
2021-2024
Uintah School District
Machelle Maxwell has taught for 34 years in the states of California, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah. She has taught from…
President Elect
2021-2024
Salt Lake City
Michele Edgley loves the library.  She has also been a florist, news reporter, fan of Harry Potter to Elizabeth Bennett…
USBE Liaison
Naomi is the Secondary ELA & Library Media Specialist at the Utah State Board of Education. A former ELA teacher,…
ULMS Representative
2021-2024
Jordan School District
Norm Emerson is the Fine Arts/Instructional Support Services Consultant for the Jordan School District. Prior to that, he was an…
Board Member
2021-2024
SUU
Associate Professor of Library Science and Special Collections Librarian at Southern Utah University. Teaches Children Literature in SUU's Library Media…
Board Member Nominee
2022-2025
Salt Lake City
Shanna currently works at Clayton Middle School as a Library Technology Teacher (LTT) in the Salt Lake City School District.…
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…
Secretary
2021-2022
 Alpine School District
For the past 16 years Stephanie Jones has worked as a teacher librarian in Alpine School District, currently at American…
Board Member
2019-2022
Kay’s Creek Elementary
Tricia Fenton
President
2021-2022
Granite School District
Tricia Fenton has worked as the Library Media Education Technology Specialist (LMETS) at Cyprus High School in Granite School District…
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…
Board Member Nominee
2022-2025
Hawthorn Academy
Whittney graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. After moving to Georgia, she completed her Masters…