News & Updates
Early Registration for SAIR 2016 ends on September 9, 2016.

The Fall 2016 Southern AIR is now available.

Pre-conference workshop registration is now open, there are over 20 available.

SAIR Service Awards nominations are due September 1st.

The travel grant submission deadline has been extended to Friday August 5th.

The Spring 2016 Southern AIR is now available.

The 2016 Conference website is now available.

The Winter 2016 Southern AIR is now available.

Pictures from the 2015 conference are now posted.


Below is a list of past SAIR Secretaries, the years they served as Secretary, and their institution at the time.

  • 1976-77: Glynton Smith (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • 1977-80: E. Michael Staman (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • 1980-81: Denise Strenglein (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • 1981-84: Charles H. Bryson
  • 1984-87: Maryann Ruddock
  • 1987-90: Carol Kayla, West Virginia University
  • 1990-91: Marilyn Brown
  • 1991-92: Verna Dewees
  • 1992-94: Joe Marks, Southern Regional Education Board
  • 1994-96: Harriet Calhoun, Jefferson State Community College
  • 1996-98: Deborah Barshafsky
  • 1998-00: Myrtes Green
  • 2000-02: Christine Mee, Coastal Carolina University
  • 2002-04: Teresa Hall, University of Alabama – Birmingham
  • 2004-06: Julie Fulghum, Mississippi State University
  • 2006-08: Cathy Tanner, Bishop State Community College
  • 2008-10: Kathleen Morley, Baylor University
  • 2010-12: Sara Gravitt, Wake Forest University
  • 2012-14: Lisa Lord, University of Louisiana – Lafayette
  • 2014-16: Nancy Floyd, North Carolina State University
  • 2016-18: Jayne Perkins Brown, Georgia Southern University
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