BHL Administration Staff

BHL Secretariat Staff

Martin Kalfatovic

Martin R. Kalfatovic

BHL Secretariat
Program Director
Colleen Funkhouser

Colleen Funkhouser

BHL Secretariat
Program Manager
bianca crowley

Bianca Crowley

BHL Secretariat
Digital Collections Manager
grace costantino

Grace Costantino

BHL Secretariat
Outreach and Communication Manager

BHL Technical Team

joel richard

Joel Richard

Smithsonian Libraries
Head of Web Services | BHL Technical Coordinator
mike lichtenberg

Mike Lichtenberg

Biodiversity Heritage Library
Lead Developer
elisa herrmann

Elisa Herrmann

Museum für Naturkunde
Head of Library Collections and Information Supply
nicole kearney

Nicole Kearney

BHL Australia
Manager, BHL Australia
susan lynch

Susan Lynch

The New York Botanical Garden
Systems, Digitization & Web Services Librarian

BHL Governance Staff

BHL Members’ Council (2019-2021)

constance rinaldo

Constance Rinaldo

Chair, BHL Members' Council
Ernst Mayr Library, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
David Iggulden

David Iggulden

Secretary, BHL Members' Council
Library, Art & Archives at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
jane smith

Jane Smith

Vice-Chair, BHL Members' Council
Library and Archives, Natural History Museum, London

Ex Officio


  • Graham Higley, Founding Chair
  • Cathy Norton, Founding Vice-Chair
  • Tom Garnett, Founding Program Director
  • Chris Freeland, Founding Technical Director