Jane Kinney Meyers, Board Chairman
President, Lubuto Library Project, Inc., Washington DC
Jane Meyers is a professional librarian with nearly 35 years of experience working with and living in Africa. She lived in Malawi for nearly four years in the mid-1980ís on a World Bank project, developing a network of research libraries for the countryís Ministry of Agriculture and pioneering CD-ROM applications for Africa. Ten years later she returned to neighboring Zambia, where she became increasingly involved with services to street children offered by the Fountain of Hope, a drop-in shelter in Lusaka. She established a reading program, served on the Board, raised funds, and created a library for the children, among her many contributions to the center. On her return to the U.S. in 2001, she developed the concept, approach and organization of the Lubuto Library Project. Most of Janeís professional career has been involved with libraries in international development, particularly in the agricultural sector. She worked in that capacity at the World Bank and the U.S. National Agricultural Library, for USAID, and as a consultant to a number of international organizations. Jane has a B.A. from the University of Arizona with highest distinction and a M.L.S. from the University of Maryland.
Principal, Anne Caputo Consulting LLC, Alexandria, VA
Anne Caputo is Principal of Anne Caputo Consulting LLC. Previously she served as Executive Director of Dow Jones' Learning & Information Professional Programs, where she was responsible for the planning and development of learning initiatives for Dow Jones Content Technology Solutions group. She has also worked in various positions with The Dialog Corporation, most recently as Director of Dialog's Quantum information professional program and the Classroom Instruction Program. Anne is a longtime leader of the Special Libraries Association, serving as its President in 2009-2010. Additionally, she is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland, College of Library and Information Services, and a member of the distance education faculty for the University of Tennessee, School of Information Sciences. A history graduate of Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, Anne holds advanced degrees in architectural history from the University of Oregon and in library and information science from San Jose State University in San Jose, California.
Regional Account Manager, Thomson Reuters, Philadelphia, PA
Brian DeMarchi is a regional account manager with Thomson Reuters, where he manages accounts with large universities in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. He has more than twenty years of experience in account management and consultative sales. Prior to coming to Thomson Reuters, Brian spent eight years as account development executive at Factiva, a Dow Jones and Reuters joint venture, and two years in the capacity of account development executive for Dow Jones. His background also includes five years of work at MediaStream, where he managed the installation of electronic library systems for newspapers in the U.S. and South America. Additionally, Brian currently serves as the president of the Special Libraries Association Philadelphia Chapter, the president of the board of directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties, and as a member of the Board of Trustees for Holy Cross High School in Delran, NJ. Brian has a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Rutgers University.
James R. Hammerschmidt
Principal, Paley, Rothman, Goldstein, Rosenberg, Eig & Cooper Chartered, Bethesda, MD
Jim Hammerschmidt is a principal of the law firm of Paley, Rothman, Goldstein, Rosenberg, Eig & Cooper, Chartered. His practice includes a range of commercial, corporate, and employment counseling and litigation, including work with various non-profit organizations. Jim currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland; the Council for the Maryland State Bar Associationís Employment Law Section; the Board of the Federal Bar Associationís Labor and Employment Section, and the Board of the Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He is also a contributing editor to the American Bar Associationís Employment Discrimination Law (3d Ed.), the American Bar Associationís Annual Developments in Employment Law and speaks on all aspects of employment law and commercial litigation. Jim has a B.S.B.A. from Washington University and graduated cum laude from Saint Louis University Law School.
G. Russell Kincaid
Director, Office of Internal Audit, International Monetary Fund
Russell Kincaid is Director of the Office of Internal Audit and Inspection (OIA), serving also as the secretariat for the IMFís Advisory Committee on Risk Management. He joined the IMF in 1976, working for the Middle East Department, the Asian Department, the European Department, and the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department. Immediately prior to moving to OIA, Mr. Kincaid served as the Acting Secretary of the IMF. Russell has worked on many advanced and emerging market economies in the context of surveillance and IMF-supported programs and contributed to the development of IMF policies on surveillance and lending as well as on IMF governance matters. He has published on issues related to macroeconomic and financial policies, exchange rate assessments, sovereign debt management and restructuring, and policy implications of trends in international capital markets. He was also member of the Editorial Board for IMF Staff Papers. He taught at Columbia University, and was a visiting fellow at the European Commission, Directorate General for Economic and Monetary Affairs. Russell has a B.A. in economics with highest honors from UCLA and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.
Director, Frontier 100, Initiative for Global Development, Washington, DC
As Director of Frontier 100, Helen is responsible for developing relationships, building discrete knowledge and managing partnerships with collaborating organizations. Helen has over 10 years of international experience working with business to tackle global poverty. An accountant and lawyer by training, she has worked in the corporate, consultancy and nonprofit sectors across multiple industries including consumer goods, agriculture, energy and extractives. Helen graduated with honors from Cardiff University with an LL.P and holds a postgraduate certificate in cross sector partnerships from Cambridge University.
Library Consultant, Silver Spring, MD
Sally Sinn is currently a contract consultant for library technical services at the University of Maryland, College Park. Following a 31 year career in technical services at the National Library of Medicine and the National Agricultural Library she served as Interim President and Director of Administration for the Council on Library and Information Resources in Washington, D.C. from 2004 to 2006. In her management of technical services and indexing operations, she has been committed to the application of technology to improve library technical services and promoted contractual and other partnership arrangements among public and private agencies to expand bibliographic database content. She has served in leadership roles for a number of national library programs for cataloging and serials control. From 2000 Ė 2004 she served on the board of directors of NFAIS (formerly the National Federation of Abstracting and Indexing Services).
Senior Financial Sector Specialist, Financial Market Integrity Group, World Bank, Washington D.C.
Stuart Yikona, is currently a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the World Bank in the Financial Market Integrity Unit. He joined the World Bank in June 2005 after working for 4 years as a Consulting Counsel with the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund. He completed his J.D. at the University of Virginia Law School in banking law on "Insiders and Insider Abuse in Banking Institutions in the United States and Zambia". He is also a holder of a Master Laws Degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of London and another Master of Laws Degree from the University of Virginia. In his current position, he advises client countries on anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism matters. Additionally, both at the IMF and now at the Bank, Stuart has participated in Financial Sector Assessment Programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.