IIIF Consortium Committees

Executive Committee

Steering strategic direction and budget approval, this committee meets twice annually. Initially it was composed of staff from the first eleven founding members of the Consortium, plus two additional elected members. Starting in 2021, institutional seats on this committee are elected annually by the Consortium membership to staggered terms.

Appointments are on an institutional basis, and staff at each organization may select one or more person to represent the institution at Executive Committee meetings.

Current Executive Committee institutions are:

  • Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)
  • British Library
  • Cornell University
  • Europeana Foundation
  • Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen)
  • Harvard University
  • J. Paul Getty Trust
  • Kyoto University Library Network
  • Leiden University Libraries
  • National Gallery of Art
  • Stanford University
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Yale University

Committee Chair: Tom Cramer, Stanford University Libraries
Vice-chair: Regine Stein, Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen)
Treasurer: Neil Fitzgerald, The British Library


Table of elections and seats for members of the IIIF Consortium Executive Committee

Year 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
total # of seats 13 13 13 13 13 13
# of seats for ballot 2 11 4 5 4 4
Seats for ballot 2 members elected in 2018 11 founding members 4 members elected in 2021 2 members elected in 2020 +3 elected in 2021 4 members elected in 2021 4 members elected in 2022

Operating Committee

This sub-group of the Executive Committee meets monthly and watches that strategic direction set by Exec is being achieved as well as providing ongoing oversight of and mentorship to IIIF Consortium staff.

Current members:

  • Tom Cramer, Stanford University Libraries
  • Regine Stein, Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen)
  • Neil Fitzgerald, The British Library
  • Roger Lawson, National Gallery of Art
  • Simeon Warner, Cornell University
  • Mike Appleby, Yale University