The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has announced the appointment of Ingrid Parent to the CLIR Board of Directors. Parent is university librarian at the University of British Columbia and a member of the ARL Steering Committee on Advancing Scholarly Communication.
The CLIR Board also appointed a new executive committee:
Chair: David Gift, associate vice president for community engagement, Internet2
Vice chair: Leslie Weir, university librarian, University of Ottawa
Treasurer: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, director of scholarly communication, Modern Language Association
Karin Wittenborg, university librarian at the University of Virginia, retired from the CLIR Board after nine years of service.
For more details and a link to a complete CLIR Board roster, see the November 24, 2014, CLIR press release, “CLIR Board Elects Ingrid Parent; Appoints New Executive Committee.”