FLA Leadership



Eric Head, Citrus County Library System

Vice President/President- Elect

Laura Spears, University of Florida
Assessment Librarian


Sarah Divine, 
Nova Southeastern University - Alvin Sherman Library
Adult Services Librarian II



Donna Vazquez, Florida Gulf Coast University
Assistant Director; Library Business Services

Director, Region 1

Ava Brillat, University of Miami
Learning & Research Services Librarian


Director, Region 2

Matthew Selby, Palm Beach County Libraries
Assistant Branch Manager

Director, Region 3

Christine Patten, Seminole County Public Library
Library Director

Director, Region 4 

Cheryl Wolfe, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
Administrative Librarian

Director, Region 5

Heather Sostrom, St. Johns County Public Library System, SJC-BOCC
Branch Manager, Anastasia Island Branch

Director, Region 

Renaine Julian, Florida State University Libraries
Associate Director of STEM Libraries

Past President

Sarah Hammill, Florida International University
Business and Online Learning Librarian

State Librarian

Amy Johnson, Division of Library & Information Services

ALA Councilor

Sara Gonzalez, Orange County Library System
Branch Manager

Planning Committee Chair

April Fraizer, Citrus County Library System
Literacy Services Librarian

Advocacy & Legislative Committee Chair

Renae Rountree, Washington County Public Library
Library Director

Representative from Florida State University

Leila Gibradze, Florida State University, Goldstein Library
Associate Librarian

Representative from University of South Florida

Natalie Taylor, School of Information, University of South Florida
Assistant Professor


2020-2021 FLA Board of Directors Election Results

The Florida Library Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 FLA Board of Directors Election:


Vice President/President-Elect: Phyllis Gorshe, Dunedin Public Library
Treasurer: Donna Vazquez, Florida Gulf Coast University
Director, Region 2: Kresta King, Okeechobee County Public Library
Director, Region 5: Michael Sullivan, Jacksonville Public Library
Director, Region 6: Keila Zayas-Ruiz, Florida State University
ALA Councilor: Heather Sostrom, St. Johns County Public Library System, SJC-BOCC