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As of February 23, 2021, the following individuals have been nominated:

Shawn Nicholsonnicho147@msu.eduMichigan StateMeaningfully integrating resources into the student and researcher experience invigorates us. I seek a Community Council seat to help enliven the governance of the evolving world-wide coalition. Having held leadership roles, served on councils, notably the Digital Preservation Network during its orderly winddown, and fostered Agile/Scrum development, I find joy working with diverse groups to discover common ground through sustainable use of fiscal, technological, and human resources.
Mike Gorrellmdg@indexdata.comIndex DataI have over 30 years experience in leading teams, organizations, technology and software products. Over the last three years with the FOLIO community I have been convener of the Tech Council, the FOLIO Security working group, and the FOLIO Vision and Strategy working group, as well as a member of the Capacity Planning team, a member of ExecPC, and convener of the FOLIO Governance Taskforce. I am invested in FOLIO’s success because of my involvement in the community and as Director at Index Data.
Simeon Warnersimeon.warner@cornell.eduCornell University* Cornell in FOLIO since 2016, ERM live 2020, full go-live July 2021
* I am AUL for IT, 22 years in library IT
* Founding board member of ORCID non-profit, 2011-2020
* Helped shape IIIF community & governance
* Managed Agile dev teams, past tech lead
* OSS advocate: Samvera, Blacklight, DSpace
* Open-standards co-author: IIIF, OCFL, ResourceSync, OAI-PMH
* Want to serve FOLIO on Community Council to help build the strong and inclusive community essential for sustainable collaboration
Dracine Hodgesdracine.hodges@duke.eduDuke UniversityMy goal is to achieve the best version of FOLIO. As inaugural chair of the Product Council (PC), I was interested in building a motivated and collaborative community. In the years since, I have been a reliable, engaged community member on the PC as well as liaison to the functionally critical Metadata Management SIG. Recently, I was a member of the PC’s Vision + Strategy Group and began serving as liaison to the Documentation Working Group. I believe I can be of service on Community Council.
Ian Ibbotsonian.ibbotson@k-int.comKnowledge Integration (K-Int)Acted as trustee to 2 previous UK based not for profit CIC (Community Interest Companies) - "The GIST Foundation" and "Better with Data Society". Currently trustee to "". Served on a number of protcol committees and open source project leadership boards. Working within existing FOLIO WGs and ERM projects. Worked in software for the bibliographic domain (ILS software vendors, and then companies providing open source tools to ILS vendors) since 1993.
Kirstin Kemner-Heekkirstin.kemner@gbv.deGBV (Goettingen)Want to help FOLIO being the next LMS in libraries
•Head of LMS Dept., VZG Goettingen = GBV FOLIO non-profit service provider
•Long-standing experience in LMS related strategy, resourcing, platform hosting, service, implementation, requirements
In FOLIO from the start:
•Product Council chair
•FOLIO Governance Task Force, Vision + strategy group, Stakeholder, App Inter. SIG
•GBV Project lead / FOLIO ERM apps + api’s: coop. develop. w. software companies
•Coop. OLF project GOKb
•German FOLIO Days
Jamie Wittenbergjamie.wittenberg@colorado.eduUniversity of Colorado, BoulderI am a Certified Scrum Product Owner with a strong record of innovation in libraries and effective management of open-source projects, including DSpace, Samvera, and OJS. I previously served as Project Director for CADRE, an open-source cloud-hosted data enclave for big datasets. I have served for two years on the board of DataCite - an international non-profit providing DOI-minting services. I bring experience setting strategy for community-developed solutions to the FOLIO Community Council.
Keven LibraryDeputy Director of the Shanghai Library and Vice Chairman of Shanghai Library Society. Previous head of computer center for more than ten years and led the development of library systems and led multiple China National Foundation projects. Established the FOLIO Development and Application Consortium in Shanghai, directing and coordinating over a dozen companies to provide upgrade services to nearly twenty district libraries in Shanghai. Working to establish a national FOLIO consortium in China.
Harry Kaplanianhkaplanian@ebsco.comEBSCO Information
ServicesFocused on ensuring FOLIO thrives as an open source library platform that supports the vision for successful library futures via community expansion.
• Past roadmap facilitator. Ensured librarian needs, PO & development efforts aligned.
• Facilitated early requirements & continue to help with community feature priority processes & planning.
• Contributor to PC, Exec PC, Wolfcon planning, Cap planing, Governance task force & part time PO.
• Helped bring PO & PM discipline to FOLIO project.


We will be posting the results of the election on this page once voting has been closed.