CHIT Committees and Working Groups

View descriptions and membership of each of the CHIT Committees and Working Groups.

Purpose:
This group, composed of Museum/Library directors, IT leads, collections managers, and ITS leads, is responsible for all strategic planning and high level decision making.

Chair: Susan Gibbons, Vice-Provost for Scholarly Collections and Communications

Members:

  • Courtney Martin, Director
  • Frank Mathew, Director
  • Barbara Rockenbach, Director
  • David Skelly, Director
  • Stephanie Wiles, Director
  • Jeff Campbell
  • Renato Cayuela
  • Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass
  • Larry Gall
  • Alison Gilchrest
  • Dale Hendrickson
  • Michell Light
  • Thomas Raich
  • Nelson Rios
  • Rob Sanderson
  • Elizabeth Williams
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager

Purpose:
This group is the functional steering group for the LUX project, and the group includes IT and collection leads from Library, Museums and ITS

Co-Chairs: Dale Hendrickson and Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass

Members:

  • Jeff Campbell
  • Renato Cayuela
  • Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass
  • Melissa Fournier
  • Larry Gall
  • Heather Gendron
  • Dale Hendrickson
  • Lindsay King
  • Peter Leonard
  • Thomas Raich
  • Nelson Rios
  • Rob Sanderson
  • Freyda Spira
  • Kalee Sprague
  • Patrick Sweeney
  • Tim Thompson
  • Yer Vang-Cohen
  • Heather White
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager

Purpose:
Technical support and guidance for CHIT projects – including CDS2 and LUX – ensures alignment between LUX and local unit (especially YUL) projects, and planning for future shared service solutions

Co-Chairs: Michael Appleby and Jeff Campbell

Members:

  • Renato Cayuela
  • Mark Custer
  • Melissa Fournier
  • Larry Gall
  • Xinjian Guo
  • Dale Hendrickson
  • Eric James
  • Seong-June Kim
  • Kameryn Larkins
  • Thomas Raich
  • Nelson Rios
  • Rob Sanderson
  • Tim Speevack
  • Tim Thompson
  • Yer Vang-Cohen
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager

Purpose:
Reporting to CCD, this sub-group includes collections data and cataloging experts from across campus with a focus on harmonization, reconcilation, and alignment of metadata for shared services, such as LUX and CDS2.

Co-Chairs: Larry Gall and Rob Sanderson

Members:

  • Jeff Campbell
  • Alison Clemens
  • Mark Custer
  • Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass
  • Alicia Detelich
  • Melissa Fournier
  • Eric James
  • Seong-June Kim
  • Francis Lapka
  • Peter Leonard
  • Youn Noh
  • Tim Thompson
  • Patricia Thurston
  • Yer Vang-Cohen
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager

Purpose:
Reporting to CCD, this group is focused on how LUX leverages the data model and graph technology for effective search and discovery functionality in LUX

Co-Chairs: George Miles and Heather White

Members:

  • Anna Arays
  • Alison Clemens
  • Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass
  • Eric James
  • Seong-June Kim
  • Patricia Kane
  • Thomas Raich
  • Rob Sanderson
  • Kalee Sprague
  • Patrick Sweeney
  • Tim Thompson
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager

Purpose:
Reporting to CCD, these teams are focused  on LUX UI wireframes, design, content

Co-Chairs: Heather White and Yer Vang-Cohen
Sarah Prown, Project Manager

Teams:

  • LUX Design Team: Heather White, Monica Ong Reed, Andy Melien
  • Design Review Team: Heather White, Monica Ong Reed, Andy Melien, Kameryn Larkins, Edward Town, Yer Vang-Cohen
  • Assessments: Heather White, Jenn Nolte
  • BARC - UI/UX work: Heather White, Monica Ong Reed, Yer Vang-Cohen
  • LUX Content Team: Heather White, Melissa Fournier, Patrick Sweeney, Rosemary Volpe, Freyda Spira, Anna Arays

Purpose:
This group is identifying issues and solutions that address bias and systemic racism in how Yale describes and presents its cultural heritage collections.  To learn more, please see: Bias in Collections (BARC).

Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Williams and Robert Sanderson

Current Members:

  • Anna Arays
  • Alison Clemens
  • Benjamin Diebold
  • Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass
  • Erin Gredell
  • Rob Sanderson
  • David Thompson
  • Tim Thompson
  • Jessica Utrup
  • Yer Vang-Cohen
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager

Purpose:
This group was convened to have collaborative and nuanced discussions about how rights information is captured and presented in LUX, CDS2 and local catalog systems.

Chair: Melissa Fournier

Members:

  • Alison Clemens
  • Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass
  • Sandra Enimil
  • John ffrench
  • Larry Gall
  • Erin Gredell
  • Rob Sanderson
  • Yer Vang-Cohen
  • Arabella Yip
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager
     

Purpose:
The ITS Team is responsible for building and supporting CHIT projects.

Service Owner: Jeff Campbell, Associate Director of Digital Asset Technologies

Members:

  • Jeff Campbell, Service Owner
  • Seong-June Kim, Technical Lead
  • Kameryn Larkins, Front-end Developer
  • Xinjian Guo, System Administrator
  • Renato Cayuela, Director of Community Applications
  • Sarah Prown, Project Manager