Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides the primary governance for the Partnership. Members are elected for a three year term. For a complete description of the role and compositional makeup of the EC see the Partnership Governance Structure.


  • Chair: Gwen Bird, Dean of Libraries, Simon Fraser University (FY24-FY26)
  • Past Chair: Peggy Seiden (FY24-FY26)
  • Vice Chair: Matt Rosendahl, Library Director, University of Minnesota Duluth (FY24)
  • George Machovec, Executive Director, Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (FY21-FY23)
  • Steven Mandeville-Gamble, University Librarian, UC Riverside (FY21-FY23)
  • Teri Oaks Gallaway, Executive Director, SCELC (FY22-FY25)
  • Matthew Shaw, Dean, Ball State University Libraries (FY22-FY25)
  • Matthew Sheehy, University Librarian, Brandeis University (FY22-FY25)

Prior to the formation of the Executive Committee in June 2020, a Steering Committee guided the work of the Partnership. See the Acknowledgements page for members.