Term FY 2018-2020
Kevin M. Guthrie is an executive and entrepreneur with expertise in high technology and not-for-profit management. Kevin was the founding president of JSTOR (1995) and Ithaka (2004). ITHAKA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to help the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. ITHAKA provides four externally facing services: JSTOR, the research, teaching and learning platform, Artstor, the digital image collections platform, Portico, the digital preservation service, and Ithaka S+R, a strategy and research enterprise. ITHAKA has offices in New York, NY, Princeton, NJ, and Ann Arbor, MI.
Previously Kevin co-founded a software development company serving the needs of college and professional football teams, and later served as a research associate at
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, where he authored
The New-York Historical Society: Lessons from One Nonprofit's Long Struggle for Survival (Jossey Bass). In 2017 Kevin edited
Ever the Leader: Selected Writings (1995 – 2016) William G. Bowen (Princeton University Press). His diverse background also includes experience as a professional football player, a sports broadcaster and producer, and a consultant for an Oscar-winning motion picture (Rain Man, 1988).
Kevin serves on several non-profit advisory committees and is a member of the board of trustees of the National Humanities Center (http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/) and Media Source, Inc. (http://www.mediasourceinc.com/)
Kevin holds a BSE in Civil Engineering from Princeton University and a Masters in Business Administration from Columbia University. He lives in New York City with his wife, Sari Chang, and their three children.
Elizabeth G. McClenney,
Immediate Past Chair
Director, Roanoke College - Fintel Library
Term FY 2018-2019
Elizabeth G. McClenney has served as the Director of Fintel Library, Roanoke College since July 2015. McClenney has oversight for user experience, resources, and budget and operations for the Archives, Instruction & Research Services, Lending & Interlibrary Loan Services, and Systems & Technical Services.
Prior to her arrival at Roanoke College, McClenney served as Deputy Director of the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library in Atlanta, GA. She has also held positions at the University of California – Santa Barbara, Virginia State University, Old Dominion University, and Georgia State University. Additionally, McClenney has also served as an adjunct instructor for the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
McClenney received a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the College of William and Mary. She is a member of the American Library Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries and several of its sections.
Eric U. Miller
CFO, Atlanta University Center- Robert Woodruff Library
Term FY 2018-2019
Eric U. Miller is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Assistant Director of Operations of the
Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc., which provides sole library and research services to an exclusive Consortium* of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Eric has served in this position since 2004. Previous professional positions include the controller of ResCare of Georgia, a large provider of outpatient medical services and residential health programs. Miller also served with distinction as an officer in the United States Navy.
Eric has provided curriculum assistance for programs exploring diversity in corporate finance for the American Management Association and Government & Political Solutions development series. In May 2012, Eric moderated a pioneering, nationwide discussion with selected HBCU Library Directors on fostering their relationship with the University’s CFO, developing greater understanding of institutional financial statements, and introducing creative and institution-impacting methods of cost control that library administrators can directly exercise.**
Eric has coauthored articles on zero-based budget modeling and operational consequences of non-profit entity (NPE) structure selection. He is a consulting partner at U.C. Consolidated, LLC, a tax and accounting group based in Atlanta specializing in NPE structuring and management intelligence. Eric especially enjoys coaching student-athletes reached through the South Gwinnett Youth Athletic Association.
Miller holds an MBA with concentration in Finance from the Georgia State University and a bachelor's in Finance from the North Carolina A&T State University.
* Consists of Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, Morehouse College, and the Interdenominational Theological Center
** Titled, "Financial Leadership in Libraries", the session was developed for the
HBCU Library Alliance 2012 Leadership Institute and delivered by Eric Miller during a live collaborative web broadcast on May 24, 2012
University Archivist, Brigham Young University- Harold B. Lee Library
Term FY 2018-2019
Cory Nimer is a senior librarian and university archivist at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He holds a MA in History from Sonoma State University (2001), and an MLIS from San José State University (2005).
He previously worked as a branch librarian for the Fresno County Public Library, and as a technical services archivist at Brigham Young University. Nimer has been involved with the Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists, where he has served as president and a member of Council.
He has also been involved in standards development with the Society of American Archivists, serving as chair of the organization's Standards Committee, as well as a member of the Technical Subcommittee on Descriptive Standards, the Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards, and as SAA representative to the MARC Advisory Committee and the ALA Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access. Nimer currently serves as a member of the ArchivesSpace Technical Advisory Committee and on the LYRASIS Board of Trustees. He has published on a range of topics, including archival descriptive standards, archival literacy, and the history of archives in the Inter-mountain West.
Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
Term FY 2018-2019
Katrina (Kate) Pugh is Senior Manager in the Digital, Data and
Analytics practice at Ernst & Young. Previously, she was the Academic
Director of the Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Strategy program
at Columbia University.
Kate was president of AlignConsulting, specializing in business
planning and knowledge-based transformation. She was general editor and co-author
of Smarter Innovation: Using Interactive Processes to Drive Better Business
Results (Ark Group, 2014) and author of Sharing Hidden Know-How: How Managers Solve Thorny Problems with the
Knowledge Jam (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, April 2011). Pugh
has 18 years of consulting and seven years of industry experience in the
healthcare, energy, information technology, and financial services sectors. She
consults and lectures widely, and was a lead benchmarker with the Digital
Workplace Group (formerly Intranet Benchmarking Forum).
Pugh consulted with Monitor Group, Oliver Wyman, PwC
Consulting/IBM and Dialogos, Inc. She held leadership positions with Intel
Corporation, JPMorgan, and Fidelity. She launched and ran Fidelity Personal and
Workplace Investments KM program, co-managed Intel Solution Services' Knowledge
and Process Management Group, and initiated and ran the JPMorganChase's Finance
Portal Program for 4,000 users. With Larry Prusak, she co-led a research
program on knowledge networks for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She
has also launched over 20 communities of practice, including Intel's
award-winning Enterprise Architects' community. Pugh has designed and launched
dozens of social media, document management, and collaboration platforms.
Pugh holds an M.S./M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of
Management, a B.A. in economics from Williams College, and certificates in
dialogue, facilitation, mediation, and project management. She is a LEAN Six
Sigma Black Belt. She served on the AIIM Knowledge Management Education
Standards Committee, the Mitokine Bioscience Board, and is a member of SIKM
Leaders (International and Boston Chapter).
Head of Archives & Special Collections, Arizona State University Libraries
Term FY 2018-2019
Robert Spindler is University Archivist and coordinator for records management at Arizona State University. He also previously served as Head of Archives & Special Collections at ASU.
Spindler is a Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and past chair of several SAA component groups including the Congressional Papers Roundtable, Manuscript Repositories Section, and the Electronic Publications Working Group.
Additionally, he serves as the chair of the Arizona Historical Records Advisory Board and he has published several book chapters and journal articles regarding archival description, electronic records and digital preservation.
Spindler holds bachelors and master's degrees in American History from Boston University and the master of library and information science from Simmons College.
Preservation Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
Term FY 2018-2019
Trinkaus-Randall is the Preservation Specialist at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. He is a member of the Digital Commonwealth’s Executive Board, the USS Constitution Museum Curatorial Committee, LYRASIS’s Board of Trustees, a library/archives member of the Congregational Library and Archives Board, an ex-officio member of the ArchivesSpace Board, and a past member of the Northeast Document Conservation Center's Advisory Committee,. He was instrumental in developing dPlan: an Online Disaster Planning Tool and is Co-Chair of COSTEP Massachusetts (Coordinated Statewide Emergency Preparedness). He has been project director on several national grants, including a current NEH grant, Finding Common Ground: Collaborative Training for the Cultural Heritage and Emergency Response Communities. Concurrently, he is the principal of Stony Creek Consulting, LLC, providing consulting services to libraries, archives, and other collections organizations on archival and library issues, facilities design and renovation, environmental conditions, and collections preservation.
State Librarian of Georgia, Georgia Public Library Service
Term FY 2018-2019
Julie Walker is Georgia's State Librarian. She has also served as Deputy State Librarian, Assistant State Librarian for Support Services and Strategic Initiatives, and as the first Program Director for PINES (Public Information Network for Electronic Services), Georgia's statewide library card program. She served as Associate Director at the Athens Regional Library System in Athens GA for 13 years, and has held professional positions in library systems in Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Asheboro, North Carolina. She is a past president of the Georgia Library Association, and Associate Editor of the
Georgia Library Quarterly.
Walker is a member trustee and secretary of the LYRASIS board of trustees, chair of public policy committee of COSLA, and a graduate of the University System of Georgia's Accelerated Leadership Academy, USG's Executive Leadership Institute and Leadership Athens, and serves as coach for the Public Library Association's Leadership Academy.
She is a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science, and a member of the advisory board of Valdosta State University's School of Library and Information Science.
Walker holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and the Master of Library Science degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.