Become Involved

Interested in joining a leadership advisory council at UNF?

Look no further than the UNF Thomas G. Carpenter Library Dean’s Leadership Council which fosters the education of tens of thousands of students annually and receives nearly one million visits per year. UNF students are a very diverse group determined to receive degrees from within hundreds of disciplines, therefore enriching our workforce, our community, and our future.

Contact the Library Administrative Assistant to meet with the dean.

Roster of Members 2018-20

UNF Library Dean's Leadership Council Membership

In keeping with each college comprising the structure of University of North Florida, the Thomas G. Carpenter Library has an important team of civic leaders known as the Dean's Leadership Council. The Council aid the Library dean in developing and achieving the Library's strategic initiatives and mission. Its members are nominated to the Council by the dean or council-members. Participation in the Library Dean's Leadership Council encourages and empowers students by providing critical, non-state funded, enrichment...resulting in substantially increased library usage, improved grade point averages and higher graduation rates.


Council Membership Guidelines

Dean's Leadership Council giving award to student

• Attend quarterly council meetings

• Help define the direction of the Library

• Develop relationships with community leaders investing in educational excellence for our region

• Meet and get to know library scholarship and student award winners

• Receive special invitations to UNF programs, luncheons, cultural events and VIP receptions

• Receive the opportunity to collaborate and develop small and large events, programs and meetings

• Assist in the Library’s growth by identifying your associates who would enjoy sharing membership privileges and providing resource support

• Support the Library with an annual pledge of $1,000 to the Dean’s Excellence Fund, payable in one sum or $250 per quarter provided over one fiscal year - these funds provide critical student outreach and faculty annual program support, increasing graduation rates

• Make a lasting impact on the future of the Library and the University of North Florida, enhancing the educational environment for tens of thousands of students every year

• Receive a free UNF Library Community card

• Receive free, annual parking privileges

(PICTURED ABOVE, RIGHT)  Current and former members of the UNF Library Dean's Council: Leigh-Ann Sullivan, Dr. Lisandra Carmichael, Evelyn McDonald, Sharon Goldman, Frank Vastola, Dr. Elizabeth Curry, John Irvin, Andre Boutte, Phyllis Andruszkiewicz, Jennifer Wolfe and Jen Jones Murray

Two presenters  Group looking at poster  Dean's Leadership Council Meeting