Governance
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NELLCO is governed by a 24-member Board of Directors. There is a 5-member Executive Committee. Current officers and their duties are listed below.

President

Raquel M. Ortiz: Roger Williams School of Law, Assistant Dean for Library & Information Services

Email: rortiz@rwu.edu
Phone: 401-254-4530

As the chief executive officer of the corporation, the President is responsible for the management of all functions of the consortium. He/She supervises the Executive Director. The president must attend all meetings and call Executive Board meetings, as he/she deems necessary. In general, the President promotes the activities and advancement of the consortium; encourages Directors to engage staff members to become involved on NELLCO sub-committees and projects.


Vice-President/President-Elect

Pat Newcombe: Western New England University School of Law, Associate Dean for Library and Information Resources

Email: pnewcombe@law.wne.edu
Phone: 413-782-1616

As vice-president is responsible for attending all meetings supervising Executive Director and Directors in absence of the president.

Past President

Sarah Hooke Lee: Northeastern University School of Law Library Assistant Dean and Director, Information and Research Services, and Associate Professor of Law

Email: sa.lee@neu.edu
Phone: 617-373-3332

With the past experience of the presidential responsibilities, the past president advises the Executive Board and remains an active participant of the Executive Committee.

Treasurer

Darcy Kirk: University of Connecticut Law Library Director & Professor of Law

Email: dkirk@law.uconn.edu
Phone: (860) 570-5109
Fax: (860) 570-5104

Supervises the Executive Director with regards to all financial decisions, budgeting and tax preparation. Reports to the Directors on all financial matters; Recommends dues increases to the Executive Board.

Executive Director
Corie Dugas: NELLCO Law Library Consortium, Inc. 

Email: corie.dugas@nellco.org
Phone: (518) 694-3026
Fax: (518) 694-3027

As the Chief Executive of NELLCO, Tracy is responsible for the day-to-day business of the organization.

Mission

NELLCO, an international consortium of law libraries, advances justice through access to global legal information. Together NELLCO libraries collaborate to maximize resources and to support the missions of their institutions. NELLCO members share the risks and rewards of implementing innovative ideas, and capitalize on enduring successes.

Contact Us

756 Madison Ave. Suite 102
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: 518-694-3025
Fax: 518-694-3027
Email:admin@nellco.org