Governance

Governance

Board of Directors

The business affairs of the Alliance are managed by the Board of Directors, according to the provisions of the Alliance Bylaws. The Board meets on a quarterly basis to manage the financial interests of the organization and provide broad oversight of the consortium's activities. 

Members of the Board of Directors (FY 2020)

Last updated September 2019

Board Member Member Institution Title
Rhonda Gonzales, Chair Colorado State University-Pueblo Dean of Library Services
Sylvia Rael, Vice-Chair Colorado Mesa University Library Director
Salvador Aceves, Secretary/Treasurer Regis University Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Robert McDonald University of Colorado Boulder Dean of University Libraries and Senior Vice Provost for Online and Extended Education
Kevin L. Moore Colorado School of Mines Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Dean of Integrative Programs
Melissa DeSantis University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Library Director
Dustin Fife FY20 Chair of Alliance Member Council / Western Colorado University Director of Library Services and Online Education
Leslie Brunelli University of Denver Senior Vice Chancellor for Finance and Treasurer
Anne M. Alexander University of Wyoming Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Mateo Munoz Colorado College Assistant Provost for Budget & Strategic Planning

Member Council

Operating within the general policies established by the Board of Directors, the Alliance Member Council meets every two months to discuss the mission-related activities of the Alliance. The Alliance Member Council is composed of the Dean or Director of each Alliance member institution library (or their representatives). From time to time, the Council will establish task forces or committees to examine topics of interest to the members.

Member Council Members

Last updated March 2020

Council Member Member Institution Title
Michelle Jeske Denver Public Library City Librarian
Michael Levine-Clark University of Denver Dean of University Libraries
Karen Estlund Colorado State University Dean of Libraries
Sylvia Rael Colorado Mesa University Library Director
Ivan Gaetz University of Wyoming Dean of Libraries
JoAnn Jacoby Colorado College Library Director
Dustin Fife, Chair FY20 Western Colorado University Library Director
Erin McCaffrey Regis University Interim Dean of the Library
Melissa De Santis University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus Library Director
Jayne Blodgett University of Northern Colorado Interim Dean of Libraries
Cinthya Ippoliti Auraria Library University Librarian and Director
Martin Garnar University of Colorado Colorado Springs Dean of Libraries
Carol Smith, Vice-Chair FY20 Colorado School of Mines University Librarian
Robert McDonald University of Colorado Boulder Dean of University Libraries
Rhonda Gonzales Colorado State University-Pueblo Dean of Library Services
Diane Klare United States Air Force Academy Associate Dean/Director