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The following DSpace community members were nominated for the 2019 2020 DSpace Leadership Group election. There are three (3) available seats for Bronze members and 2 (two) available seats for Silver MembersAll nominees will be joining the DSpace Leadership Group.

Bronze Members

NameOrganizationTitle/RolePersonal Statement (can include an indication of the nominee's involvement/experience with DSpace at their institution and with the broader DSpace community and/or some detail about what the nominee believes should be the current priorities and/or long term strategies for the project).
Kimberly ChapmanUniversity of Arizona LibrariesDirector, Campus Repository Services
Sarah SwanzVanderbilt University

Librarian for Digital Media and Publishing, Digital Scholarship and Communications

I am less than one year into overseeing our institutional repository and still learning the nuances of DSpace, but have experience with other open access library publishing platforms. I am interested in how DSpace integrates with other platforms and keeping DSpace documentation up to date.
Wei XuanUniversity of ManitobaHead, Library SystemsI am the Head of Libraries Systems at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. In my role, I work with several support staff to take care of all systems used at the Libraries, which include Fedora, Islandora, DSpace, Dataverse, Alma, Primo, etc. The University of Manitoba Libraries has been a supporter of Fedora for many years. I would like to take this opportunity to get more engaged with the community. I have been deeply involved in numerous projects focused on systems interoperability, data protection and accessibility. I served in the Fedora Leadership Group 2019-2020. I consistently obtain knowledge from the DSpace community and joining the leadership group will be a great way to give back.