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WEST is governed by an Executive Committee that oversees its operation and development. The Committee drafts annual budgets for approval by member representatives and also seeks to integrate WEST with print archiving programs elsewhere, nationally and internationally.

WEST Executive Committee

  • Ivy Anderson (California Digital Library, Interim Co-PI) (ex officio)
  • Brian Schottlaender (UC San Diego, Co-PI) (ex officio)
  • Kristine Brancolini (Loyola Marymount University)
  • Mimi Calter (Stanford University)
  • Anna Gold (California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo)
  • Marilyn Moody (Portland State University)
  • Mark Roosa (Pepperdine University)
  • Jay Starratt (Washington State University)
  • Virginia Steel (UC Los Angeles)
  • Ivy Anderson (CDL Administrative Host) (nonvoting)
  • Emily Stambaugh (WEST Program Manager) (nonvoting)

WEST's Operations and Collections Council oversees issues related to holdings disclosure and access/delivery. Furthermore, the Council oversees the process to review and prioritize sets of titles and title nominations for inclusion in the WEST archive.

WEST Operations and Collections Council

  • Jim Bunnelle (Lewis & Clark)
  • Linda Di Biase (University of Washington)
  • Martha Hruska (UC San Diego)
  • Kerry Keck (Rice University)
  • Michael Levine-Clark (University of Denver)
  • Erik Mitchell (UC Berkeley/Northern Regional Library Facility)
  • Jeanne Richardson (Arizona State University)
  • Phil Schreur (Stanford University)
  • Tim Strawn (California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo)
  • Patti Martin (California Digital Library) (Ex-Officio, nonvoting)
  • Emily Stambaugh (WEST Program Manager) (nonvoting)
  • Lizanne Payne (WEST Planning and Systems Consultant) (nonvoting)
  • Danielle Westbrook (WEST Collections Analyst) (nonvoting)


The California Digital Library serves as the Administrative Host for WEST and is responsible for program management and administrative services including:

  • Providing an administrative home and support for the WEST Project Manager and other project staff.
  • Administering WEST financial operations: calculating and collecting fees, processing validation payments to Archive Builders, maintaining auditable accounts, and preparing quarterly income and expense reports.
  • Creating and maintaining WEST website with documentation, lists of participants, policies, etc.

WEST Program Contacts

Last updated: October 10, 2017
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