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Board on Research Data and Information
Policy and Global Affairs Division
The National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 334-3049


Francine Berman, Co-chair
Professor of Computer Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Clifford Lynch, Co-chair
Executive Director
Coalition for Networked Information
Professor and Director, Center for Materials Informatics
Kent State University
Dean, Goldman School of Public Policy
University of California, Berkeley
Executive Director
DigitalGlobe Foundation
Sayeed Choudhury
Associate Dean for Library Digital Programs
The Johns Hopkins University
University of California, Santa Barbara
Vice President for Research
The University of Oklahoma
Director of Science Programs
Ecological Society of America 
Sage Bionetworks

Elliot E. Maxwell
CEO, e-Maxwell & Associates

Alexa T. McCray
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School 

Alan Title
Senior Fellow
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center




Sara Graves
(CODATA Secretary General)
Information Technology and Systems Center
The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Bonnie Carroll
(CODATA Executive Board M ember)
President, Information International Associates

Michael Clegg
(NAS Foreign Secretary)
Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of California

Christine Borgman
(Co-Chair, CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and Practices)
University of California, Los Angeles 

Paul David
(Chair, Task Group on European activities within the Global Information Commons for Science Initiative, (EU/GICSI))
Senior Fellow - Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research,
Professional Fellow of Merit

Kathleen M. Robinette, Ph.D.
(Co-Chair, Anthropometric Data and Engineering Task Group)
Oklahoma State University 

Kevin McCluskey
Co-Chair, Advancing Informatics for Microbiology)
Curator, Fungal Genetics Stock Center (
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center

Alex de Sherbinin
(Chair, Global Roads Data Development Task Group)
CIESIN, Columbia University


Hugh Auchincloss
Deputy Director, NIAID

Laura Biven
Senior Science and Technology Advisor
Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs
Robert Chadduck
National Science Foundation
Office of Cryberinfrastructure
Wo Chang
Group Leader, Digital Media Group
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Leslie Collica
Information Technology Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Kevin Gallagher
Associate Director for Core Science Systems
U.S. Geological Survey
Tina Gheen
Law Library
The Library of Congress

Christopher Greer
Information Technology Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Susan Hildreth
Director, Office of the Director
Institute of Museum and Library Services

Robert Horton
Associate Deputy Director for Library Services
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Vivek Navale
National Archives and Records Administration
Lucy Nowell
Computer Scientist
Computational Science Research and Partnership (Scidac) Division, Department of Energy
Thomas Phan
Senior Advisor
Office of Scientific and Technical Information
US Dept of Energy
Kamie Roberts
Associate Director for Federal and Industrial Relations
Information Technology Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Belinda Seto
Deputy Director, Office of the Director
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Jerry Sheehan
Assistant Director for Policy Development
National Library of Medicine, NIH
Sylvia Spengler
Program Director, Bioinformatics
National Science Foundation
George Strawn
National Coordination Office for Networking and Information Technology Research and Development
Charles Thomas
Senior Program Officer
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)