Web Team

Email Deb Raftus, ESS Web Administrator, with your questions or suggestions for this ESS website.


ESS Web WordPress Team


  • Deb Raftus, ESS Web Administrator, Home page lead
  • Vacant, Resources Section Lead
  • Maria Gorbunova, Conference Section Lead
  • Hélène Huet, Accessibility Project Co-lead
  • Taylor Leigh, Meet the Community Section Lead
  • Olga Makarova, Committee Section Lead
  • Barbara Maratos, Training Lead and Newsletter Liaison
  • Laura Martin, Discussion Group Section Lead & Get Involved Section Lead
  • Caterina Reed, Accessibility Project Co-lead

ESS LibGuides Editors

LibGuides Research Guides are managed by the Communications & Publications Chair (or Designee)


  • See individual Research Guides for editor assignments and contact information.

ESS Web History

Web Designer

  • Chelsea Davies, Web designer, metadata and taxonomy


  • Policies for the ESS website, newsletter and research guides are set by the ESS Communications & Publications Committee and the ESS Newsletter Committee

Agendas & Minutes

The web team meets virtually, 3X a year (outside the midwinter/annual meetings): Summer, Fall (for Midwinter planning), and Spring (for Annual planning). See Communications and Publications Committee for reported updates at C&P midwinter and annual meetings.