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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

  • Mimi Calter (2018 Chair, Stanford University) (Term ends 2019)
  • Michael Levine Clark (2018 Vice Chair, University of Denver) (Term ends 2020)
  • Mary Beth McNeil (Iowa State University) (Term ends 2019)
  • Vacancy (Non-Archive Holder) (San Diego State University) (Term ends 2021)
  • Mark Roosa (Pepperdine University) (Term ends 2018)
  • Jay Starratt (Washington State University) (Term ends 2018)
  • Virginia (Ginny) Steel (UC Los Angeles) (Term ends 2018)
  • Dena Hutto (Reed College) (Term ends 2020)
  • Ivy Anderson (CDL Administrative Host, Interim WEST Program Manager) (ex officio)
  • Alison Wohlers (WEST Operations and Collections Analyst) (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) (Term ends 2020)
  • Sion Romaine (University of Washington) (Term ends 2018)
  • Martha Hruska (UC San Diego) (Term ends 2019)
  • Vacancy (Rice University) (Term ends 2021)
  • Cathy Martyniak (UC Los Angeles/Southern Regional Library Facility) (Term ends 2020)
  • Lorrie McAllister (Arizona State University) (Term ends 2019)
  • Philip Schreur (Stanford University) (Term ends 2018)
  • Tim Strawn (California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo) (Term ends 2018)
  • Ivy Anderson (Interim WEST Program Manager) (nonvoting)
  • Alison Wohlers (WEST Operations and 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

  • Ivy Anderson (Interim WEST Program Manager & CDL Shared Print Manager)
  • Alison Wohlers (WEST Collections Analyst & CDL Shared Print Analyst)
Last updated: September 04, 2018
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