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Jun
2022

Dr Libby Bishop elected to DDI Executive Board

In May 2022, DDI member representatives elected Dr Libby Bishop to the DDI Executive Board.

Dr Bishop replaces Joachim (Achim) Wackerow and will serve for four years. The Executive Board is the policymaking and oversight body of the Alliance.

Jared Lyle, Executive Director, DDI Alliance, at ICPSR, University of Michigan said: "I want to thank Libby for accepting the nomination and for her willingness to serve on the Board. I also want to thank Achim Wackerow for his many years of service on the DDI Executive Board."

Dr Libby Bishop is Coordinator for International Data Infrastructures in the Data Archive for the Social Sciences at GESIS Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Germany.

Dr Bishop said: "I am delighted to have been elected. I believe that my international network will be useful for engaging with global digital research infrastructures. I look forward to working with all of you."

More information:

Dr Libby Bishop is the Coordinator for International Data Infrastructures in the Data Archive for the Social Sciences at GESIS Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Germany. She manages the relationship between GESIS and CESSDA, and leads a project that is building a resource for repository staff.

Read the full news story on the DDI Alliance website.