Administration Staff

John Evans, Executive Director & Associate Dean of University Libraries
Associate Professor
(901) 678-2201
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203A
Responsibilities: The executive director has administrative responsibility for planning, budgeting, and decision making in support of the programs and services of the University Libraries. This position represents the University Libraries on campus, in the community, and on the state and national levels. Oversees strategic planning, budgeting, faculty and staff recruitment, supervision of the branch libraries, and space utilization and planning. 

Jill Green, Administrative Associate II
(901) 678-8219
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203H
Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the Executive Director and oversees Administration Office Associates.

Shanika Jones, Business Officer II
(901) 678-2209
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203E
Responsibilities: Oversees the overall budget of the Libraries as well as specific project related budgets.

Justin London, Mail Clerk
(901) 678-5436
Ned McWherter Library, Room 126B
Responsibilities: Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Libraries Receiving Room, assuring the proper handling of incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries.

Max Pennington, Departmental Support Associate
(901) 678-4310
Ned McWherter Library, Room 207
Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the Associate Dean, Administrative Associate II, and Libraries departmental coordinators.

James Singleton, Building Management Coordinator
(901) 678-8202
Ned McWherter Library, Room 206
Responsibilities: Supervises the physical maintenance of the McWherter Library building.

Anna Maria Swearengen, Outreach Associate
(901) 678-2744
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203F
Responsibilities: Assists the Community Relations Coordinator in event coordination, oversees the Libraries' outreach, marketing and social media, and assists the Administrative Associate II in managing the Administration Office.

Brannen Varner, Community Relations Coordinator
(901) 678-8207
Ned McWherter Library, Room 203G
Responsibilities: Coordinates outreach programs and activities that highlight Libraries' resources, services, and collections.