Board and Staff

DAISY Board Members and Staff Members

 

Board of Directors

The Board of the DAISY Consortium is the executive body of the organization.

It transacts the business of the DAISY Consortium in accordance with the tasks outlined in the Articles of Association and the resolutions of the General Meeting.

Chairman of the Board

Maarten Verboom

Dedicon
The Netherlands

Treasurer

Alison Long

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
United Kingdom
John Brown NLS/BPD The Library of Congress
USA
Francisco Martínez Calvo Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles, O.N.C.E
Spain
Tove Dannestam Representing the Swedish DAISY Consortium
Sweden
Daniel Dam Freiling Nota
Denmark
Won Jong-Pil National Library for the Disabled
Republic of Korea
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kahlisch Representing the Media Association for Blind, Vision Impaired and Print Disabled People – MediBus
Germany
Hiroshi Kawamura Representing the Japan DAISY Consortium
Japan
Flavia Kippele Representing the Swiss DAISY Group
Switzerland
Arne Kyrkjebø Representing the Norwegian DAISY Consortium
Norway
Scott LaBarre National Federation of the Blind
USA
Alex Bernier
Representing DAISY France
France
Brad Turner Benetech/Bookshare
USA
Minna von Zansen Representing the Finnish DAISY Consortium
Finland

DAISY Team

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Orme

Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Chief Innovations Officer

George Kerscher

Missoula, Montana, USA

Chief Operating Officer—Strategy & Operations

Avneesh Singh

New Delhi, India

Finance Administrator

Joanna Bond

Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Software Developer

Romain Deltour

Nancy, France

Software and Standards Development

Marisa DeMeglio

Los Angeles, California, USA

Editor—Digital Publishing Standards and Processes

Matt Garrish

Nova Scotia, Canada

Digital Accessibility Consultant

Dave Gunn

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Communications

Sarah Hilderley

English national, based in Canada

Director Developing Countries Program

Dipendra Manocha

New Delhi, India

Usability and Testing Engineer

Rachana Singh

New Delhi, India

Software Developer

Rohit Tandon

New Delhi, India

Accessibility Specialist

Prashant Ranjan Verma

New Delhi, India

Software Architect and Programmer

Daniel Weck

French national, based in England