Staff

CLIR Staff


Development and Outreach Associate

Program Officer

Senior Program Officer

Program Administrator

Director of Global Strategic Initiatives

Chief Technology Officer

Managing Director, IIIF Consortium

President

Director of Finance

Director of Development and Outreach

Chief Operating Officer

Program Officer

Office Manager

Program Officer

Program Manager for Conferences & Events

Director of Communications

Director of Research and Assessment

CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellows

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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
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Associate Vice President for Community Engagement, Internet2
Jacqueline Goldsby
Professor of English and African American Studies, Yale University
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Dean Emerita, New York University Libraries
Nowviskie
Dean of Libraries, James Madison University
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Retired CEO, Koninklijke Brill N.V.
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 (recordingsatrisk@clir.org), Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives (hiddencollections@clir.org), 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. Email contact is preferred. Phone or video calls may be arranged by request.

Alice Anderson Bishop

Senior Program Officer

Responsible for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and the CLIR CIOs Group.

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.

Contact her via email with questions about CLIR or any of these programs.

Nicole K. Ferraiolo

Director of Global Strategic Initiatives

Helps identify strategic opportunities and develop implementation plans, focusing on information resources in relation to climate change, human rights, and other global challenges. Serves as advisor to CLIR’s grantmaking programs.

Wayne Graham

Chief Technology Officer

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

Josh Hadro

Managing Director, IIIF Consortium

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.

Louisa Kwasigroch

Director of Development and Outreach

Creates and implements CLIR’s annual development plan and strategy; manages CLIR sponsorship and DLF membership, and DLF Forum sponsorship; facilitates strategic partnerships and affiliates.

Please email to connect regarding CLIR sponsorship, DLF membership, development opportunities, DLF Forum sponsorship, strategic partnerships, CLIR’s affiliates program, and to pay an invoice by phone.

Amy Lucko

Chief Operating Officer

Fosters communication among senior leadership and program staff, handles a variety of responsibilities related to aspects of the organization’s general administration, assists the president in identifying new trends in higher education and opportunities for CLIR’s investment, and maintains the organizational archive. Works with program staff on several initiatives, including the Leading Change Institute and the CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources.

Becca Quon

Program Officer

Becca works with the grants team responsible for the Hidden Collections and Recordings at Risk initiatives, and is CLIR’s lead for the Authenticity Project, hosted jointly by the HBCU Library Alliance and Digital Library Federation.

Contact her via email with questions about CLIR or any of these programs. Zoom video calls are most welcome by appointment.

Diane Ramirez

Office Manager

Jodi Reeves Eyre

Program Officer

Working with the Postdoctoral Fellowship program, Jodi is responsible for coordinating all data management, web, and educational activities in collaboration with other program staff and consultants.

Aliya Reich

Program Manager for Conferences & Events

Kathlin Smith

Director of Communications

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

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, the Leading Change Institute, and the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Contact Christa by email with questions about CLIR or any of these programs. Phone or video calls can be arranged by request.

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

David Gift

Associate Vice President for Community Engagement, Internet2

Jacqueline Goldsby

Professor of English and African American Studies, Yale University

Carol Mandel

Dean Emerita, New York University Libraries

Bethany Nowviskie

Dean of Libraries, James Madison University

Herman Pabbruwe

Retired CEO, Koninklijke Brill N.V.

Elliott Shore

Professor of History, Bryn Mawr College

Elizabeth Waraksa

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