Council & Past Chairs

McConnell Scholars are a recognized student organization at the University of Louisville and are governed by a leadership council. The first formal McConnell Scholar council formed in December 1994. Positions are elected by the McConnell Scholar body.

Current Leadership Council

  • Chair Eric Bush ('20)
  • Vice Chair Emma Lawson ('21)
  • Secretary Alli Wade ('22)
  • Outreach Chair Molly Baldock ('21)
  • Service Chair Jasmyne Post ('21)
  • Alumni Relations Garrett Kasey ('20)
  • Freshman Representative Claire Harmon ('23)

Comprehensive List of McConnell Scholar Chairs

(presented in reverse chronological order)

  1. Eric Bush, 2019-2020
  2. Easton Depp, 2018-2019
  3. Robert Gassman, 2017-2018
  4. Jacob Abrahamson, 2016-2017
  5. Natalie Smith, 2015-2016
  6. Sean Southard, 2014-2015
  7. Sarah Stovall, 2013-2014
  8. Tyler Bosley, 2012-2013
  9. John Weber, 2011-2012
  10. Mark Kate Lindsey, 2010-2011
  11. Kirk Laughlin, 2009-2010
  12. Derek Jones, 2008-2009
  13. Anthony Cash, 2007-2008
  14. Evan Buckley, 2006-2007
  15. Ben Moore, 2005-2006
  16. Mary Scott Roberts, 2004-2005
  17. Jonathan Ballard, 2003-2004
  18. Todd Shuemaker, 2002-2003
  19. Chris Atzinger, 2001-2002
  20. Erin Simpson, 2000-2001
  21. Scott Jennings, 1999-2000
  22. Christy Trout, 1998-1999
  23. Chris Stephens, 1997-1998
  24. Rachelle Thomas, 1996-1997
  25. Matthew Webster, 1995-1996