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The Systems Team provides broad oversight and leadership for technologies used by Alliance programs, teams and members. As experts for the consortium, the team investigates new solutions, oversees their implementation, and continually assesses existing systems against emerging needs and technological change to ensure agility and achieve improved functionality, efficiency, and interoperability. The team also monitors vendor compliance with Service Level Agreements and general performance of customer support.

Members serve rotating terms as listed below:

Team Chair (FY21)
Doug Eriksen, Director of Library Systems & Technology, Seattle University 
eriksend@seattleu.edu / 206-296-6207
Term: July 2020 - June 2021

Chair Elect (FY22)
Laura Baird, Systems & Applications Librarian, Pacific University
laura.eiford@pacificu.edu / 503-352-1407 
Term: July 2020 - June 2022

Past Chair
Bill Kelm, Systems Librarian, Willamette University
bkelm@willamette.edu / 503-375-5332
Term: July 2020 - June 2021

Team Members

Hui Zhang, Digital Services Librarian, Oregon State University
Hui.Zhang@oregonstate.edu / 541-737-8233
Term: July 2019 - June 2021

Tamara Marnell, Central Oregon Community College
Term: July 2019 - June 2021

Margaret Alexander, Core Systems Librarian, University of Oregon
malexan4@uoregon.edu / 541-346-1864
Term: July 2020 - June 2022

Ron Chesko, IT Systems Admin, Western Washington University
cheskor@wwu.edu / 360-650-4401
Term: July 2020 - June 2022

Blake Galbreath, Core Services Librarian, Washington State University
blake.galbreath@wsu.edu / 509-335-9624
Term: July 2020 - June 2022

Council Liaison
Ben Hunter, University of Idaho, Council Liaison

Alliance Liaison
Bryan Vogh, Systems Program Manager