GNARP Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is empowered to conduct the business of GNARP in accordance with the recommendations of the membership; approve and enact project activities; discuss and recommend future policy or changes in policy to be adopted by the membership; make budgetary decisions for GNARP; approach funding agencies; conduct periodic membership drives; and maintain communication with scholarly and professional associations as well as with other, similar cooperative projects.

Current Members of the GNARP Steering Committee

Chair (2022–24): Dr. Jeremy Ott, University of California, Berkeley

Vice-Chair (2022–24): Walter Schlect, Washington University 

Secretary (2022–24): Deborah Raftus, University of Washington

Working Group Chairs
Collection Development Working Group: Walter Schlect, Washington University (2022–24)
Engagement and Outreach Working Group: Michael Printy, Yale Univeristy  (2024–26)

Ex-Officio Steering Committee Members

David B. Morris, Library of Congress
Marlies Bauhofer, Center for Research Libraries


Brian Vetruba, University of Minnesota

Note: Minutes of the GNARP Steering Committee Meetings and other information related to the Steering Committee’s work can be found in the GNARP Steering Committee Workspace

SEEMP Preserves WWII Cossack Newspapers

The Slavic and East European Microform Project has microfilmed several newspapers published during World War II for Russian Cossack soldiers that fought on the side of Nazi Germany.