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  • Carolyn Caizzi (Northwestern University) (2019 - 2022)
  • Esmé Cowles (Princeton University) (2020 - 2023)
  • Hannah Frost (Stanford University) (2019-2022)
  • Kevin Kochanski (Notch8) (2020-2021)*
  • Brian McBride (University of Utah) (2020 - 2023)
  • Rosalyn Metz (Emory University) (2018-2021)
  • Alicia Morris (Tufts University) (2020 - 2023)
  • Simeon Warner (Cornell University) (2019-2022)
  • John Weise (University of Michigan) (2018-2021)


  • Non-voting ex officio: Richard Green (Samvera Operations Adviser)


*This 13 month term fills the vacancy arising from the death of Julie Allinson.

Members of the Steering Group may be contacted by emailing samvera-steering@googlegroups.com.

Finance subcommittee

The finance subcommittee currently comprises

  • Chris Awre
  • Jon Dunn
  • Richard Green
  • Rosalyn Metz
  • Robin Ruggaber
  • John Weise

Past Members 

Past members of the Samvera/Hydra Steering group who are no longer active nor voting members of the Steering Group. We thank them for their leadership and service!

  • Chris Awre (University of Hull) (2008-2020)
  • Jon Dunn (Indiana University) (-2020)
  • Robin Ruggaber (University of Virginia) (2010-2020)
  • Julie Allinson (CoSector/Notch8) (2018-2020)
  • Mike Giarlo (Penn State/Stanford University) (2014-2019)
  • Richard Green (University of Hull) (2008-2019)
  • Tom Cramer (Stanford University) (2008-2018)
  • Mark Bussey (Data Curation Experts)  (2013-2018)
  • Bess Sadler (U Virginia/Stanford U/Data Curation Experts)  (2008-2018)
  • Debra Hanken Kurtz (DuraSpace) (2016-2018)
  • Karen Estlund (Penn State University) (2015-2018)
  • Jonathan Markow (DuraSpace) (2011-2016)
  • Lynn McRae (Stanford University) (2009-2015) 
  • Matt Zumwalt (MediaShelf) (2009-2012)
  • Eddie Shin (MediaShelf) (2009-2012) 
  • Thorny Staples (DuraSpace) (2009-2010)


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