Governance committees

We have a number of governance committees that provide oversight of different aspects of our activities. They ensure that Crossref is governed and run efficiently and fulfills its mission. Governance committees are established in our by laws or they can be established by our board for a specific purpose.

The Crossref guiding principles highlight that effective and representative governance is important to persistence and enabling us to achieve our mission.

List of committees

Committee Staff facilitator Chair
Audit committee Lisa Hart Martin Wim van der Stelt, Springer Nature
Executive committee Ed Pentz Bernie Rous, ACM
Membership and Fees committee Ed Pentz Scott Delman, ACM
Nominating committee Lisa Hart Martin John Shaw, Sage

Best practice

The Crossref board appoints the Chair of each governance committee each year at its November meeting.

Last Updated: 2017 March 8 by Lisa Hart Martin