Systems (SYS)

The Systems program provides broad leadership for technologies used by Alliance members and groups, as well as for the Discovery layer of the Shared Integrated Library System (SILS). The program supports the consortium by investigating and recommending technological solutions to shared needs, providing training and documentation, and assessing adopted systems to achieve improved functionality, efficiency, and interoperability.

Areas of focus for the Systems groups include:

  • Integrations between library technologies, such as implementation of authentication and student information systems in the SILS
  • Alma and Primo Analytics
  • Primo release testing and customization
  • Ex Libris APIs and Cloud Apps

Institutional Representatives

Michele DeSilva

Central Oregon Community College

Gavin Spomer

Central Washington University

Shannon Eagles

Chemeketa Community College

Mark Kremkow

Clackamas Community College

Sergey Kachenkov

Clark College

Jeremiah Kellogg

Eastern Oregon University

Justin Otto

Eastern Washington University

Pronouns: he/him

Alex Rolfe

George Fox University

Pronouns: he/him

Anji Mertens

Gonzaga University

Adam Epp

Lane Community College

Jeremy McWilliams

Chair, Primo Customization Standing Group - Autumn FY23

Lewis & Clark College

Bahram Refaei

Linfield University

Matt Anderson

Mt. Hood Community College

Linh Le

Oregon Health & Science University

Christine St.Clair

Oregon Institute of Technology

Pronouns: she/her

Jim Cloen

Oregon Institute of Technology

Margaret Mellinger

Oregon State University

Jason Felton

Pacific University

Maria Wagner

Portland Community College

Mike Flakus

Portland State University

Laura Buchholz

Reed College

Rhian Peterman

Saint Martin’s University

Natalee Vick

Seattle Pacific University

Conor Cote

Seattle University

Tom Dodson

Southern Oregon University

Ahniwa Ferrari

The Evergreen State College

Rami Attebury

University of Idaho

Margaret Alexander

Core Systems Librarian

University of Oregon

Bonnie Parks

University of Portland

Jada Pelger

University of Puget Sound

Anne Pepitone

Chair, Primo Release Testing Standing Group FY24

University of Washington

Mark Copsey

Walla Walla University

Jeff Barnhardt

Warner Pacific University

Blake Galbreath

Core Systems Librarian

Washington State University

Stewart Baker

Western Oregon University

Ron Chesko

IT Systems Admin

Western Washington University

Tracy Tolf

Whitman College

Pronouns: they/them

Paul Ojennus

Whitworth University

Bill Kelm

Systems Librarian

Willamette University