Contact the Executive at dcmi-feedback (at) dublincore (dot) net.
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer
Stuart Sutton has been a member of DCMI since 1999, serving as the founding co-chair of the Education Working Group and on the Usage Board from its beginning in 2001 through 2007. Sutton is Associate Professor Emeritus in the Information School of the University of Washington where he continues to teach advanced courses in metadata design. He chaired MLIS degree programs at the University of Washington and Syracuse University and as Director of the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University in Silicon Valley. He is a consultant on strategy to JES & Co., a U.S. non-profit dedicated to the education of youth through advanced information technologies. Sutton holds MLIS and PhD degrees from the University of California at Berkeley: School of Library and Information Studies. He received his Juris Doctor (JD) from Golden Gate University School of Law and his Master of Laws (LLM) in copyright from the University of California at Berkeley: Boalt Hall School of Law.
Director, Financial and Administrative Officer
Raju Buddharaju has been a Director of DCMI since 2008. In this position, he has fiduciary responsibilities. He was a member of the DCMI Board of Trustees from 2005 to 2008. His main areas of interest and experience are in development and management of Digital Libraries, Digital Preservation, Mass digitization, and machine-assisted metadata generation from a strategic as well as a technical perspective. He currently is a consultant to National Library Board, Singapore. He holds a M. Tech. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
Chief Information Officer (Communications, Research and Development)
Thomas Baker, a member of DCMI administrative committees since 1998, served from May 2005 to January 2009 as the DCMI Director Specifications and Documentation and currently serves as the Chief Information Officer of DCMI Ltd. He is the chair of the DCMI Usage Board, which he founded in 2001, and co-chair of the DCMI Architecture Forum. He has previously worked as a digital library researcher at the German National Research Center for Informatics, GMD (later Fraunhofer Society) in Bonn and and the State and University Library in Gottingen. He holds an M.S. in library science from Rutgers University, a Ph.D. in anthropology from Stanford University, and taught for two years at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok. He has worked as an activity lead in projects funded by the EU (e.g., SCHEMAS, CORES, DELOS Network of Excellence) and the German National Science Foundation, DFG (KIM). From 2006 to 2009 he co-chaired the Semantic Web Deployment Working Group of the World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and currently co-chairs the W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group.
Vocabulary Maintenance Officer
Diane Hillmann has been a participant in Dublin Core since the first workshop in 1995, was been a charter member of the DCMI Usage Board, and for many years edited "Using Dublin Core". She was co-chair of the conference programs for DC-2010 and DC-2011, and is currently co-moderator of the DCMI Education Community. Hillmann has worked in academic libraries for most of her professional library career, most notably at Cornell University Library, where she held various positions in the Law Library, as well as managing Cornell's MARC database and authority control processes. She was also Director of Library Systems and Operations for the National Science Digital Library (NSDL), based at Cornell, during the early years of that project.
Hillmann's current interests center around vocabulary development and use in libraries, archives and museums. She was a co-PI for the NSDL Registry (now the Open Metadata Registry (OMR)), and as co-chair of the DCMI/RDA Task Group she led the development of the RDA Vocabularies. She is currently Director of Metadata Initiatives for the Information Institute of Syracuse, and a partner in the consulting firm of Metadata Management Associates, which manages the OMR and provides consulting and training in the library sector. She holds a B.S. in Television/Radio and a M.L.S. from Syracuse University.