Administration and Governance

Administration

 

Director: Daniel Pitti, University of Virginia


Operations Manager: Jerry Simmons, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

 

Technology Lead: Joseph Glass, University of Virginia


Governance


Operations Committee:

Director

Operations Manager

Technical Lead

Chairs of the four governance working groups


Communications Working Group

The Communication Group facilitates information sharing within the cooperative. Responsibilities include assessment and

creation of both internal and external communication plans for the SNAC Cooperative. The Group is also responsible for

creating communication materials to be used by the Cooperative in wider communication efforts.

Chair: Faith Charlton, Princeton University Library

 

The Editorial Policy and Standards Group

The Editorial Policy and Standards Group’s responsibilities include developing editorial policy and standards to ensure

reliable, consistent, and sourced (based on cited evidence) description of CPF entities, and the quality of controlled terms

used in the description.

Chair: Susan Pyzynski, Harvard University


Technical Infrastructure Working Group

The Technology Infrastructure Group has four primary roles. 1) Based on recommendations from the Editorial Policy and

Standards Group, the Technology Group provides consultation, feedback, and develop specifications for implementing

policy requirements. 2)  The Technology Group also evaluates and recommend computational batch data refinement when

needed across the entire SNAC corpus. 3) It identifies member data refinement needs and refinement tool opportunities that

would benefit members in improving the quality of local data that is related to SNAC data. 4) Finally, it works with the

Technology Lead in working with outside developers that are building or planning to build SNAC editing and data exchange

tools using the SNAC API.

Co-chair: Iris Lee, American Museum of Natural History

Co-chair: Alex Duryee, New York Public Library


SNACSchool Working Group

SNACSchool has four primary roles: developing training materials for editors, developing effective methods of training,
training editors, and training trainers.

Chair: Jerry Simmons, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration


SNACSchool

Director and Instructor: Jerry Simmons, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Instructors:

Jodi Berkowitz, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Dina Herbert, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Kit Messick, Getty Research Institute

Glen Wiley, University of Miami Library


Additional administrative support provided as needed by the University of Virginia Library


Additional technology infrastructure support provided by the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia