NERL Governance

NERL Governance Structure

A Board of Directors, comprising the university librarians from all NERL member institutions, will have responsibility for the overall policy, financial and hosting decisions for the organization. An executive committee of six members of the Board will be elected by the members of the Board for terms of three years. (The initial executive committee will be elected for three, two and one year terms to allow for rotation), and will work with the host institution. A chair of the Board will be elected annually by the members of the executive committee. A representative of the NERL host institution will serve as an ex officio, non-voting member of the Board and of its executive committee. The chair of the NERL Program Council will serve as an ex officio, non-voting member of the Board and its executive committee.

A Program Council, comprising a representative from all NERL member institutions, will have responsibility for the overall program and operations for the organization. An executive committee of six members of the Council will be elected by the members of the Council for three year terms. (The initial executive committee members will be elected for three, two and one year terms to allow for rotation), and will work with the host institution on NERL collection and service activities. A representative of the NERL host institution will serve as an ex officio, non-voting member of the Program Council and its executive committee. A chair of the Council will be elected to a two year term by the members of the executive committee, and this individual will be an ex officio, non-voting member of the Board and its executive committee.

Board of Directors Executive Committee

  • Charles Eckman, University of Miami, 7/1/2016 – 6/30/2017

  • Geneva Henry, George Washington University, 7/1/2016 – 6/30/2018
     
  • Mary Ann Mavrinac, University of Rochester, 7/1/2016 – 6/30/2019

  • Sarah Thomas (Chair), Harvard University, 7/1/2016 – 6/30/2017

  • Ann Thornton, Columbia University, 7/1/2016 – 6/30/2018

  • Diane Walker, University of Notre Dame, 7/1/2016 – 6/30/2019


Program Council Executive Committee

  • Brigitte Burns, University of Pennsylvania, 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
  • Jeff Carroll, Columbia University, 7/1/15 - 6/30/2018

  • Nancy Godleski, Vanderbilt University, 7/1/15 - 6/30/2018

  • Boaz Nadav Manes (Chair), Brown University, 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020

  • Tracey Olanyk, University of Pittsburgh, 7/1/2016-6/30/2019

  • Scott Warren, Syracuse University, 7/1/15 - 6/30/2018

Program Council Members

  • Christine Conroy, Boston College
  • Stephanie Wical, Boston University

  • Boaz Nadav-Manes, Brown University

  • Jeff Carroll, Columbia University
  • Kizer Walker, Cornell University
  • Barbara Sagraves, Dartmouth College
  • Jeff Kosokoff, Duke University
  • Vani Murthy, Georgetown University
  • Cathy Zeljak, George Washington University
  • Elizabeth Kirk, Harvard University
  • Alliah Humber, Howard University
  • Elizabeth Mengel, Johns Hopkins University
  • Ellen Finnie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Angela Carreno, New York University
  • Patty Gaspari-Bridges, Princeton University
  • Tao Yang, Rutgers University
  • Paul Zarins, Stanford University
  • Scott Warren, Syracuse University
  • J. Brian Schoolar, Temple University
  • Patrick Carr, University of Connecticut
  • Susan Davi, University of Delaware
  • Maggie Saponaro, University of Maryland
  • Sally Krash, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Lisa Fish, University of Miami
  • Louis Jordon, University of Notre Dame
  • Brigitte Burris, University of Pennsylvania
  • Fern Brody, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jennifer Bowen, University of Rochester
  • Nancy Godleski, Vanderbilt University
  • Julie Linden, Yale University