Marmot Staff

JimmyJimmy Thomas, Executive Director: Identifies new technologies and services appropriate for Marmot libraries. Manages agreements with members and suppliers. Supervises Marmot Managers. Writes project plans, budgets, and policies in consultation with the Executive Board.

MaryMary Vernon, Business Manager: Responsible for office management, personnel administration, accounting, meeting arrangements, E-rate applications, and record-keeping.

User Services

BrandonBrandon Cole, User Services Manager: Supports library staff using the Sierra integrated library system. Maintains Sierra parameters. Supervises User Services staff. Works with Innovative Interfaces to resolve Sierra software problems.
LloydLloyd Chittenden, Union Catalog Coordinator: The Union Catalog Coordinator (UCC) provides consultation and direct support services to users in member libraries. The UCC guides the work of some member committees, supplements user training, leads the development of policies for use of the system, manages the union catalog, and evaluates new products and services.
NancyNancy Lindwedel, Union Catalog Technician: Working closely with the Member Services Librarian, helps maintain a clean, accurate bibliographic database.
TammyTammy Poquette, Library Systems Trainer:: Develops courses and delivers application software training to library employees using Marmot systems. Delivers web-based and on-site training across Colorado. Shares responsibility for the Marmot Help Desk.

Research and Development

MarkMark Noble, R&D Manager: Develops, maintains, and supports Pika catalog discovery software. Supervises R&D staff. Works with publishers for eContent integration within Pika.  Provides training to member libraries on Pika.  Works with Discovery Partners on new implementations and support.
PascalPascal Brammeier, Developer: Assists in development, maintenance, and support of Pika open source discovery layer software.
JordanJordan Fields, Program Manager: Markets and promotes the Marmot Digital Archive; maintains and configures the Islandora digital repository; advises software developers on digital repository needs, innovations, and trends; and works to help member libraries implement local digitization projects and partner with local historical and cultural organizations.

IT Services

SeanSean Hanson, IT Services Manager: Develops, implements, and maintains the Microsoft enterprise architecture for 1000 workstations at 90 sites. Supervises IT Services staff. Sets strategic directions of technology services, including tactical planning, development, and evaluation.
WesWes Addington, Technical Support Analyst: Provides help desk support for library staff. Installs, maintains, and supports computer equipment in libraries.
AaronAaron Brumbaugh, Technical Support Analyst: Provides help desk support for library staff. Installs, maintains, and supports computer equipment in libraries.
KathyKathy McCarney, Help Desk Coordinator: Handles calls from users in libraries, works with colleagues to troubleshoot and support systems hosted by Marmot, and maintains the ticket database.
JasonJason Stow, Workstation Technician: Installs, maintains, and supports computer and network equipment in libraries. Spends considerable time on the road performing preventative maintenance and equipment repair in libraries.
JB JB Wiese, System Administrator: Administers Linux servers, web servers, time servers, DNS servers, IP addressing, router configurations, and network security. Develops, tests, and assures operation of local area network and Internet Services.  Manages telecom suppliers (CenturyLink, etc) to maintain and upgrade the Marmot WAN.