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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


Team Members

Hui Zhang, Digital Services Librarian, Oregon State University
Hui.Zhang@oregonstate.edu / 541-737-8233
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