photo Celeste Feather, Sr Dir for Content and ScholComm
Celeste Feather, Senior Director of Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives, joined LYRASIS in 2010 with extensive experience in academic libraries and statewide consortial eresource licensing. She leads a team that works to innovate and transform models and approaches to scholarly publishing, based on collaboration with LYRASIS members and the wider GLAM community. The team’s strategic approaches focus on group negotiations for content licensing and acquisition, building communities of practice and support for open research services, and creating equitable and sustainable models for Open Access. Learn more at https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5907-7606.

photo Jill Grogg, Strategist
Jill E. Grogg is a Licensing Program Strategist with LYRASIS. In her role, Jill negotiates with vendors and content providers to insure LYRASIS member libraries and partners reach the best possible outcomes for the acquisition and delivery of electronic resources and services. She also works with global Open Access (OA) initiatives, such as Knowledge Unlatched and the Open Library for Humanities, as part of LYRASIS' overall OA efforts. Previous to her tenure at LYRASIS, Jill was the electronic resources coordinator at The University of Alabama (UA) Libraries and attained the rank of Professor while at UA. Jill has published and presented widely, including co-authoring The Librarian's Guide to Negotiation (Information Today, 2012), and was named a Library Journal "Mover & Shaker" in 2007.

photo Paolo Gujilde, ORCID US Community Specialist
Paolo P. Gujilde, ORCID US Community Specialist, joined LYRASIS in May 2021. Paolo started his work in academic libraries in research services and transitioned into collection strategies and scholarly communications. He is actively involved in professional organizations especially serving and advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion in library services. More about Paolo at https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9758-5740.

photo Sharla Lair, Senior Strategist, Open Access and Scholarly Communication Initiatives
Sharla Lair, Senior Strategist of Open Access and Scholarly Communication Initiatives, joined LYRASIS in 2015. Sharla obtained a Master of Science in Library and Information Studies and a Master of Science in Geography from The Florida State University. Her professional passions fall under the broad umbrella of scholarly communication. She is particularly interested in exploring how to facilitate community building around and the sustainability of scholarly publishing.

photo Stephanie Moreland, Account Coordinator, Content & Scholarly Communications Initiatives
Stephanie Moreland joined the LYRASIS Member Services team April 2008. Stephanie’s energy and professionalism as an office administrator for over 10 years has guaranteed her success on the Member Services team. Stephanie is a graduate of American Intercontinental University (AIU), where she majored in Business Administration. The skills mastered at AIU has led to her exceptional ability to interact with all people and provide unquestionable customer service, which leaves a positive and lasting effect. Her capacity to multi-task, simultaneously working on projects for the organization while maintaining a cheerful disposition is what drives her ambition to always go beyond the call of duty. Most recently (2021), Stephanie was transitioned to the Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives team full time. In her new role, Stephanie negotiates with vendors and content providers to ensure LYRASIS member libraries and partners reach the best possible outcomes for the acquisition and delivery of electronic resources and services. She also works with a variety of Open Access (OA) initiatives and programs that create inclusive opportunities for diverse institutions to engage with an evolving scholarly communication and publishing landscape. Stephanie is a peach plucked straight from Georgia and her heart pours southern hospitality.

photo Sheila Rabun, Program Leader for Persistent Identifier Communities
Sheila Rabun is the Program Leader for Persistent Identifier Communities at LYRASIS, serving both the ORCID US Community and the LYRASIS DataCite US Community. Sheila has worked in the academic library field since 2010, with a focus on digital workflows, agile project management, communicating technical information to diverse audiences, and advocating for interoperability in research and scholarly communication ecosystems. Learn more about Sheila at https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1196-6279.

photo Hannah Rosen, Strategist, Research and Scholarly Communication
Hannah Rosen is a Strategist for Research and Scholarly Communication at LYRASIS. Within the Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives team she is responsible for managing vendor and not-for-profit partnerships, including, but not limited to, digitization vendors, open access (OA) initiatives, and scholarly communication services. She is also a member of the Research and Innovation team, where she administers and publishes LYRASIS Research surveys and reports, and facilitates connections between LYRASIS research initiatives and events such as the Leaders Forums and the Annual Member Summit.

She holds a bachelor’s Degree in social and cultural history and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, with a specialization in Archives, Preservation and Records Management. She came to LYRASIS from The MediaPreserve, where she assisted clients with all aspects of their media digitization projects.