Governance

The executive director leads the Educopia Institute’s day-to-day operations. The executive director proposes to the Board new opportunities, strategic partnerships, and ongoing directions for the Institute's research projects and affiliated communities. This role is a paid, full-time position.

The board of directors works closely with the executive director to ensure all work undertaken by Educopia fulfills its mission and that its operations remain financially stable and sustainable. The Board approves budgets, oversees audits, and reviews all prospective plans and proposals. It also evaluates the results of Educopia's work during its quarterly meetings.

The board of directors includes five members from a range of backgrounds, including library deans, humanities and computer science researchers, and archivists with extensive experience in digital collections acquisition and management. Members of the board are not employees of Educopia Institute and are not paid for serving on the board. There is a non-compensation clause in the bylaws concerning board service.

Board of Directors

Rachael Bower (Secretary)
Martin Halbert (President)
David Seaman (Vice-President)
Cal Shepard
John Sherer
Tyler Walters (Treasurer)

Executive Director

Katherine Skinner