SDL Advisory Committee

SDL Advisory Committee Members

As of February, 2017, the members are:

Joanna Bailey
Library Director
Neill Public Library
210 N. Grand Ave
Pullman 99163-2608

Terry Beck
Information Services Manager
Sno-Isle Libraries
7312 35th Ave NE
Marysville 98271-7417

Jane Blume
Library Director
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham WA 98225

Angela Bolam
Program Manager, Washington Learning Source
Puget Sound ESD
800 Oakesdale Ave SW
Renton, WA 98057

Nancy Bunker
Coordinator of Reference Services
Harriet Cheney Cowles Memorial Library
Whitworth University
300 West Hawthorne Rd.
Spokane, WA 99251-0901

Kate Burton, NBCT
Fort Vancouver High School
5700 E. 18th Street
Vancouver, WA

Frances Chu, MLIS, MSN
Acting Head Liaison and Clinical and Content Librarian
University of Washington
Health Sciences Library
1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195

Karen Fernandez
Highline Community College
2400 S 240th St.
Des Moines, WA 98198
206.878.3710 x3809

Kylie Fullmer
Ritzville Public Library
302 W. Main Ave.
Ritzville 99169-1412

Steve Goodwin
Edmonds Heights K-12
18519 Larch Way
Lynnwood, WA 98037
Edmonds Heights Library

Trish Henry
Mead District Librarian
Library Media Center

Kelda Vath
Collection Development Manager
Tacoma Public Library
1102 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98402

Will Stuivenga, Project Manager
Washington State Library
PO Box 42460
Olympia, WA 98504-2460
Toll free: 866.538-4996

Advisory Committee Responsibilities

The Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee includes representatives from all types of Washington libraries. Their responsibilities include the following:

  1. Contribute new ideas and vision for the future of cooperative licensing activities;
  2. Evaluate the project mission statement;
  3. Represent the wishes and opinions of the Washington library community
  4. Make recommendations about which databases to license when central funding is involved, about cost allocation formulas, license terms and conditions, and other such matters related to cooperative licensing;
  5. Assist with the formal procurement process, reviewing and scoring vendor proposals, and making recommendations on awarding and negotiating contracts;
  6. Assist staff with communications, public relations, and all publicity efforts to help promote this project;
  7. Identify groups with which to collaborate, and coordinate the establishment of relationships with them;
  8. Be aware of, and support, other ad hoc cooperative licensing efforts that may arise from special communities of interest;
  9. Represent the Statewide Database Licensing (SDL) Project to other organizations;
  10. Establish subcommittees or new committees and terms of service, recruit members, and provide liaisons to those committees.
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