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. Alli Wade, 2020-2021
  2. Eric Bush, 2019-2020
  3. Easton Depp, 2018-2019
  4. Robert Gassman, 2017-2018
  5. Jacob Abrahamson, 2016-2017
  6. Natalie Smith, 2015-2016
  7. Sean Southard, 2014-2015
  8. Sarah Stovall, 2013-2014
  9. Tyler Bosley, 2012-2013
  10. John Weber, 2011-2012
  11. Mark Kate Lindsey, 2010-2011
  12. Kirk Laughlin, 2009-2010
  13. Derek Jones, 2008-2009
  14. Anthony Cash, 2007-2008
  15. Evan Buckley, 2006-2007
  16. Ben Moore, 2005-2006
  17. Mary Scott Roberts, 2004-2005
  18. Jonathan Ballard, 2003-2004
  19. Todd Shuemaker, 2002-2003
  20. Chris Atzinger, 2001-2002
  21. Erin Simpson, 2000-2001
  22. Scott Jennings, 1999-2000
  23. Christy Trout, 1998-1999
  24. Chris Stephens, 1997-1998
  25. Rachelle Thomas, 1996-1997
  26. Matthew Webster, 1995-1996