photo Sandy Nyberg, Grants Officer
Sandy Nyberg has been Grants Officer at LYRASIS since 1995. Prior to that, she served as Manager for Preservation Services, Director of Cooperative Preservation Microfilming Projects, and Preservation Field Services Officer at SOLINET. Sandy is responsible for development and administration of grant proposals and projects and co-lead of the LYRASIS Catalyst Fund program. She has raised funds from federal, state, and private sources to support research, development, and programs in digital library services, collections management and preservation, library education and leadership development, open source technologies, emergency preparedness and response, and other collaborative projects to improve libraries, archives and museums. Sandy has an MSLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA in history from Lawrence University in Wisconsin.

photo Steve Eberhardt, Project Coordinator
Steve Eberhardt is the Project Coordinator of the PAR project. Steve has coordinated collaborative grant-funded projects at LYRASIS for 20 years, including a 2006-2008 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded grant that assisted academic libraries in their recovery from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. His most recent project provided training, grants, and consultations to preserve photographic and audiovisual collections at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

photo Janet Newcomb, Performing Arts Coordinator
Janet T. Newcomb is the Performing Arts Coordinator of the PAR project and works at LYRASIS. Jan’s leadership experience in performing, community and government arts organizations has included the following positions: Vice President of Development and Interim President & CEO of the Rochester (NY) Philharmonic Orchestra and CEO of the Charleston (SC) Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes and 171 Cedar Arts Center in Corning, NY. She founded and developed an arts council in Beaufort, SC and was co-founder of the Bailey/Newcomb Dance Company (NY). She served as executive director of three other regional arts councils in upstate NY and SC before joining the staff of the South Carolina Arts Commission as Director of Grants. Jan has taught modern dance and arts policy and management courses as adjunct faculty at the University of Buffalo, Medaille College, University of South Carolina, College of Charleston, and New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan where she designed and served as the founding director of the MA in Leadership in the Arts & Entertainment Industries (LAEI) Program, in association with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment LLC. Since 2009, Jan has consulted with clients including South Arts, Long Wharf Theatre (CT), Miami Summer Music Festival, and the Lexington (KY) Philharmonic.