Lisa Hart Martin

Lisa Hart Martin

Director of Finance & Operations


Lisa Hart Martin was one of the organization’s first employees, joining in 2000. She oversaw Finance, Accounting, Administration, and HR for both the US and UK offices. She served as Crossref Board Secretary, managing Governance and keeping up to date on international matters. Outside of Crossref, Lisa served the community as a member of the Board of Directors of NESAE and ASAE’s Finance and Business Operations Council, chaired SSP’s Audit Committee, and was a member of Orcid’s Audit Committee. Beyond her professional commitments, she continued to enjoy advocating for children and young adults with disabilities, blending herbal teas and medicine, and spending time with her family and pets.

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2019 election slate

2019 Board Election The annual board election is a very important event for Crossref and its members. The board of directors, comprising 16 member organizations, governs Crossref, sets its strategic direction and makes sure that we fulfill our mission. Our members elect the board - its “one member one vote” - and we like to see as many members as possible voting. We are very pleased to announce the 2019 election slate - we have a great set of candidates and an update to the ByLaws addressing the composition of the slate to ensure that the board continues to be representative of our membership.

Express your interest in serving on the Crossref board

Lisa Hart Martin, Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

In BoardMember BriefingGovernanceElection

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The Crossref Nominating Committee is inviting expressions of interest to serve on the Board as it begins its consideration of a slate for the November 2019 election. The board’s purpose is to provide strategic and financial oversight and counsel to the Executive Director and the staff leadership team, with the key responsibilities being: Setting the strategic direction for the organization; Providing financial oversight; and Approving new policies and services. The Board tends to review the strategic direction every few years, taking a landscape view of the scholarly communications community and trends that may affect Crossref’s mission.

Updates to our by-laws

Lisa Hart Martin, Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

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Good governance is important and something that Crossref thinks about regularly so the board frequently discusses the topic, and this year even more so. At the November 2017 meeting there was a motion passed to create an ad-hoc Governance Committee to develop a set of governance-related questions/recommendations. The Committee has met regularly this year and the following questions are under deliberation regarding term limits, role of the Nominating Committee, implications of contested elections, and more.

2018 election slate

With Crossref developing and extending its services for members and other constituents at a rapid pace, it’s an exciting time to be on our board. We recieved 26 expressions of interest this year, so it seems our members are also excited about what they could help us achieve.

Do you want to be on our Board?

Lisa Hart Martin, Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

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Do you want to effect change for the scholarly community?

The Crossref Nominating Committee is inviting expressions of interest to serve on the Board as it begins its consideration of a slate for the November 2018 election.

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