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PASCAL Governance and Committees Overview

PASCAL Board of Directors

PASCAL is a consortium serving 57 academic libraries at 55 public and private institutions. Membership is open to all public and private colleges, not for profit universities and technical colleges that are headquartered in South Carolina.

PASCAL is governed by a Board of Directors, made up of eleven elected members, seven from public institutions and four from independent institutions. Ex officio (non-voting) members of the Board include the Director of the South Carolina State Library, and designated representatives of the Commission on Higher Education, and SCICU.

2024-25 PASCAL Board of Directors

Executive Committee  

Chair (2024-25)
John White (LDF-AL) (2026), College of Charleston

Chair-Elect (2024-25)
Jason Reed (LDF-AL) (2026), Orangeburg - Calhoun Technical College

Past Chair (2024-25)
Chris Cox (LDF-R) (2025), Clemson University

Treasurer (2024-25)
Eric Kistler (LDC) (2026), Charleston Southern University

Secretary (2024-25)
Shannon Jones (LDF-S) (2027) Medical University of South Carolina


Board Members  

Reid Austin (LDC) (2027), Newberry College

John Barnett (LDF-C) (2025), University of South Carolina Upstate

Melanie Croft (LDC) (2026), Anderson University 

Carrie Johnston (LDF-AL) (2027) York Technical College

Katie Miller (LDF-T) (2025), Aiken Technical College

Darlene Zinnerman-Bethea (LDC) (2025), Benedict College



TBD, South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU)

Lishu Yin, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE)

Leesa Aiken, South Carolina State Library

The Statewide Electronic Library for Higher Education is coordinated by PASCAL, its members and other partners. Funding is provided by the South Carolina General Assembly, PASCAL member libraries, and grants.
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