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
Postbus 24,
5360 AA GRAVE
The Netherlands

Treasurer

Michael Katzmann

Chief, Materials Development Division
NLS/BPD
The Library of Congress
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
USA
Diane Bergeron CNIB
1929 Bayview Ave.
Toronto
Ontario
Canada M4G 3E8
Alex Bernier Association BrailleNet, Representing DAISY France
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Boîte 23
9 quai Saint-Bernard
75252 Paris Cedex 05
France
Francisco Martínez Calvo Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles, O.N.C.E
Spanish National Organization of the Blind
Calle Prado, 24-2a planta
ES-28014 Madrid, Spain
Tove Dannestam Myndigheten för tillgängliga medier(MTM)
Swedish Agency for Accessible Media
Representing the Swedish DAISY Consortium
Box 5513 SE-121 17 Johanneshov
Sweden
Andrew Furlong Vision Australia
454 Glenferrie Road
Kooyong, Vic, 3144
Australia
Ki-Ae Jeong National Library for the Disabled (NLD)
201 BanPoDaero, SeoCho-Gu, Seoul, 137-702
Republic of Korea
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kahlisch DZB (Deutsche Zentralbücherei für Blinde)
Representing Media Association for Blind and Vision Impaired People – MEDIBUS
Gustav-Adolf-Straße 7
D-04105 Leipzig
Germany
Hiroshi Kawamura c/o Assistive Technology Development Organization (ATDO)
1-1-61-101, Wakaba-cho
Chofu-shi
Tokyo 182-0003
Japan
Flavia Kippele SBS Schweizerische Bibliothek für Blinde, Seh- und Lesebehinderte
(SBS Swiss Library for the Blind, Visually Impaired and Print Disabled)
Representing the Swiss DAISY Group
Grubenstrasse 12
CH-8045 Zürich, Switzerland
Arne Kyrkjebø Norsk lyd- og blindeskriftbibliotek
(Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille)
Representing the Norwegian DAISY Consortium
Observatoriegaten 1B
Box 2764 Solli
0204 Oslo, Norway
Scott LaBarre National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
USA
Geraldine Lewis Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind
Te Tuapapa o te Hunga Kapo o Aotearoa
Awhina House
4 Maunsell Road
Parnell, Auckland 1031
Alison Long Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
105 Judd Street
London,
WC1H 9NE
United Kingdom
Brad Turner Benetech/Bookshare
480 S. California Ave.
Suite 201
Palo Alto, CA 94306-1609
USA
Michael Wright Director General
Nota
Teglvaerksgade 37
DK-2100 Copenhagen
Denmark
Minna von Zansen Celia, representing the Finnish DAISY Consortium
Marjaniementie 74, Helsinki,
P.O.Box 20,
FIN-00030 IIRIS, 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

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

Capacity Building Focal Point, Nairobi, Kenya

Martin Kieti

Nairobi, Kenya

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

Business Administrator

Rachael Watts

Warwick, United Kingdom

Software Architect and Programmer

Daniel Weck

 

French national, based in England