Governance

Governance

Board of Directors

The business affairs of the Alliance are managed by the Board of Directors, according to the provisions of the Alliance Bylaws. The Board meets on a quarterly basis to manage the financial interests of the organization and provide broad oversight of the consortium's activities. 

Members of the Board of Directors (FY 2021)

Last updated August 2020

Board Member Member Institution Title
Sylvia Rael, Chair Colorado Mesa University Library Director
Melissa DeSantis, Vice-Chair University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Library Director
Salvador Aceves, Secretary/Treasurer Regis University Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Anne M. Alexander University of Wyoming Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Leslie Brunelli University of Denver Senior Vice Chancellor for Finance and Treasurer
Richard C. Holz, Ph.D Colorado School of Mines Provost and Professor
Carol Smith FY21 Chair of Alliance Member Council/Colorado School of Mines University Librarian
Robert McDonald University of Colorado Boulder Dean of University Libraries and Sr. Vice-Provost of Online Education
Karen Estlund Colorado State University Dean of Libraries
Mateo Munoz Colorado College Assistant Provost for Budget & Strategic Planning

Member Council

Operating within the general policies established by the Board of Directors, the Alliance Member Council meets every two months to discuss the mission-related activities of the Alliance. The Alliance Member Council is composed of the Dean or Director of each Alliance member institution library (or their representatives). From time to time, the Council will establish task forces or committees to examine topics of interest to the members.

Member Council Members

Last updated August 2020

Council Member Member Institution Title
Carol Smith, Chair FY21 Colorado School of Mines University Librarian
Erin McCaffrey, Vice-Chair FY21 Regis University Dean of the Library and Director of the Center for Student Success
Melissa De Santis University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus Library Director
Karen Estlund Colorado State University Dean of Libraries
Tabatha Farney & Rhonda Glazier University of Colorado Colorado Springs Interim Deans of Libraries
Dustin Fife Western Colorado University Director of Library Services and Online Education
Ivan Gaetz University of Wyoming Dean of Libraries
Rhonda Gonzales Colorado State University-Pueblo Dean of Library Services
Cinthya Ippoliti Auraria Library University Librarian and Director
Michelle Jeske Denver Public Library City Librarian
Diane Klare United States Air Force Academy Associate Dean/Director
Steve Lawson Colorado College Interim Library Director
Michael Levine-Clark University of Denver Dean of University Libraries
Robert H. McDonald University of Colorado Boulder Dean of Libraries and Sr. Vice-Provost of Online Education
Jennifer Nutefall University of Northern Colorado Dean of Libraries
Sylvia Rael Colorado Mesa University Library Director