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
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Nicole K. Ferraiolo
Director of Global Strategic Initiatives
Wayne Graham
Chief Technology Officer
Josh Hadro
Managing Director, IIIF Consortium
Charles Henry
Charles Henry
President
Sharon Weiss
Sharon Ivy Weiss
Director of Finance
Louisa Kwasigroch
Director of Development and Outreach
Amy Lucko
Deputy to the President
Becca Quon
Becca Quon
Program Associate for A&A, DLF
Diane Ramirez
Office Manager
Jodi Reeves Eyre
Program Officer
Aliya Reich
Program Manager for Conferences & Events
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
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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
Senior Advisor, DLF
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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, 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 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.

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 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.

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

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. 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

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

Senior Advisor, DLF

“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

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