Staff

Lizzi Albert
Lizzi Albert
Development and Outreach Associate
Joy Banks
Joy Banks
Program Officer
Alice Anderson Bishop
Senior Program Officer
Kristin Blair
Kristen Blair
Program Administrator
N-Ferraiolo
Nicole K. Ferraiolo
Senior Program Officer
Wayne Graham
Technical Director
Charles Henry
Charles Henry
President
Sharon Weiss
Sharon Ivy Weiss
Director of Finance
Katherine Kim
Katherine S. Kim
Assistant Director, DLF
Louisa Kwasigroch
Director of Development and Outreach
Amy Lucko
Deputy to the President
Nowviskie
Bethany Nowviskie
DLF Director
Becca Quon
Becca Quon
Program Associate for A&A, DLF
Diane Ramirez
Office Manager
Aliya Reich
Program Assistant for Conferences & Events, DLF
Kathlin Smith
Kathlin Smith
Director of Communications
Christa Williford
Christa Williford
Director of Research and Assessment

CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellows

Kevin
Retired Vice President and Chief of Staff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fenella France
Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress
Jacqueline Goldsby
Professor of English and African American Studies, Yale University
herman
Retired CEO, Koninklijke Brill N.V.
Special Advisor to the ARL Board, Professor of History, Bryn Mawr College
Elizabeth Waraksa
Program Director for Research and Strategic Initiatives, Association of Research Libraries

Lizzi Albert

Development and Outreach Associate

Supports director of development and outreach; coordinates logistics for CLIR events; manages sponsor database; provides administrative support for president. Contact Lizzi with questions about sponsorship renewal.

Joy Banks

Program Officer

Joy works with the other members of CLIR’s grants team to manage communications, outreach, social media, and assessment activities for the Recordings at Risk, Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives, and Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives programs. Joy served as project coordinator for the 2017 Strategies for Advancing Hidden Collections webinar series. Prior to that, she served as project manager for the 2013 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives initiative based at Bok Tower Gardens.

Alice Anderson Bishop

Senior Program Officer

Responsible for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, CLIR CIOs Group, and the Rovelstad Scholarship.

Kristen Blair

Program Administrator

Holds administrative responsibilities for several of CLIR’s programs, including Digitizing Hidden Collections, Recordings at Risk, Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, and the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Nicole K. Ferraiolo

Senior Program Officer

Works primarily with the Hidden Special Collections and Archives program and Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources.

Wayne Graham

Technical Director

Develops, integrates, and oversees information systems supporting the mission of CLIR and its various initiatives.

Charles Henry

President

Sharon Ivy Weiss

Director of Finance

Responsible for enhancing the internal organization processes and infrastructure including financial management and oversight, human resources, and operations.

Katherine S. Kim

Assistant Director, DLF

Assists the Executive Director of the DLF in budgeting, strategic planning, development and management of staffing and events, and in representing the Digital Library Federation to working groups, CLIR/DLF affiliates, and the wider community.

Louisa Kwasigroch

Director of Development and Outreach

Creates and implements CLIR’s annual development plan and strategy; manages sponsorship and membership renewal process.

Amy Lucko

Deputy to the President

Fosters communication among senior leadership and program staff, assists the president in identifying new trends in higher education and opportunities for CLIR’s investment, and maintains the organizational archive. Also works on the Leading Change Institute, the Digitizing Hidden Collections and Recordings at Risk grant programs, and the CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources.

Bethany Nowviskie

DLF Director

“Theories thus become instruments, not answers to enigmas, in which we can rest... Pragmatism unstiffens all our theories, limbers them up and sets each one at work.” — William James, 1904

Provides leadership and intellectual direction for the Digital Library Federation (DLF) and its programs, and serves as part of the leadership team for CLIR. Supports community-building, advocacy, and collaboration among digital library practitioners and for projects of national and international scale.

Becca Quon

Program Associate for A&A, DLF

As Program Associate for Advancement & Awards, promotes Digital Library Federation community activities through outreach and engagement and oversees programs that contribute to the professional development of DLF community members. These include fellowships and awards, the DLF jobs service, and learning opportunities of various kinds, such as Learn@DLF and the DLF eResearch Network.

Diane Ramirez

Office Manager

Aliya Reich

Program Assistant for Conferences & Events, DLF

Kathlin Smith

Director of Communications

Responsible for content published on CLIR’s websites, in our publications, and via social media. Distributes news releases. Contact for inquiries from the press.

Christa Williford

Director of Research and Assessment

Director of Research and Assessment, Christa is responsible for designing and implementing documentation and evaluation strategies for CLIR’s programs, and for helping others shape and advance new initiatives related to the work of information organizations. She contributes to a number of programs, including Recordings at Risk, Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives, the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, and the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Kevin FitzGerald

Retired Vice President and Chief of Staff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fenella France

Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress

Jacqueline Goldsby

Professor of English and African American Studies, Yale University

Herman Pabbruwe

Retired CEO, Koninklijke Brill N.V.

Elliott Shore

Special Advisor to the ARL Board, Professor of History, Bryn Mawr College

Elizabeth Waraksa

Program Director for Research and Strategic Initiatives, Association of Research Libraries