Welcome! This month we extend a warm welcome to Erin Tripp, our new Business Development Manager who will join us on May 1
, a nd Michele Mennielli, who will serve as our International Membership and Partnership Manager beginning on July 1.
Erin has a tremendous breadth and depth of experience with community-supported open source repository software, coupled with strong communications and interpersonal skills. She is creative, thoughtful, and direct, all qualities necessary to succeed developing and fostering new community efforts. Michele has worked with DuraSpace on many DSpace-related marketing initiatives targeted at greater International engagement. He is seen as a leader in the community with a large global network and a proven track record community building. We are thrilled to have them on board!
Debra Hanken Kurtz