The role of this committee is to collect, record, and transcribe the history of the Southern Chapter; recommend suitable storage materials for archives.

  • This committee has members from each state including the Chair.
  • Members serve 2 years, as does the chair.

The charge of the committee is to gather, organize, and preserve materials that are pertinent to the history of Southern Chapter, including its oral and written records, images, and memorabilia. Though small, the contents of the archives are currently housed at the UAB Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences.

The archive contains such things as constitution & bylaws materials, committee reports, position descriptions, annual meeting notes and pictures, and more. The material dates from the early 1950s to the present.

Oral history constitutes part of the committee's responsibility. Individuals who have made a significant contribution to Southern Chapter are identified and interviewed. Tapes of the interview are transcribed, and both tape and transcription are made part of the archive as a living history of our organization. To date six interviews have been recorded.


Name  State/Territory Term Ends 
 Lauren Adkins, Chair
 Florida 2020
KayLee Strahan
Tennessee 2020
Tina Johnson
Tennessee 2020
Arlene Desselles Georgia  2019
Candace Vance
Misti Thornton
 Jaclyn Castek Florida2020
 John Reynolds Florida2020

Ex-Officio Members

Name  Position
Kay Hogan-Smith Archivist

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