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Selected Administration and Organization:

Director, Institute for Language Information and Technology, Eastern Michigan University

Moderator and Co-Founder, The LINGUIST List, 1989-present.

Founder and Administrator, the "LINGUIST Fellowship," (graduate recruitment fellowships for student research assistants for LINGUIST), 1993-present.

Internet Technology Advisory Group, Linguistic Society of America. 2005-present.

Founding Member, Digital Endangered Languages and Musics Archive Network (DELAMAN). International initiative to establish archive standards for endangered languages.

Advisory Board, Open Languages Archives Community (OLAC), 2000-present.

Organizer, Workshop: Toward the Interoperability of Language Resources. NSF-supported workshop held in conjunction with the LSA Summer Institute. Stanford U., Palo Alto, CA.? July 13-15, 2007.

Organizer, Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium, Mt. Pleasant, MI. June 1-3, 2007.

Organizer, Workshop on the LL-MAP project. Feb 2-4, 2007. Ypsilanti, MI.

Organizer, Workshop on the GOLD ontology. Oct 20-22, 2007. Ypsilanti, MI.

Organizer, E-MELD Workshop on Digital Tools and Standards, the State of the Art. Lansing, MI. June 20-22, 2006.

Organizer, E-MELD Workshop on the Use of Ontologies and Data Categories in Language Description. Cambridge, MA. July 1-3, 2005. E-MELD workshop for 90 field linguists and experts in language engineering to provide a critique of the GOLD ontology. Held in conjunction with the LSA Linguistic Institute at Harvard and MIT.

Organizer, E-MELD Workshop on Databases and Best Practice. Detroit, MI. July 15-18, 2004. Workshop for 70 experts in language engineering held as part of the EMELD project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Organizer, Workshop on the Digitization of Texts, Lansing, MI, July. 10-13, 2003. Workshop for 70 experts in language engineering held as part of the EMELD project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Organizer, Workshop on EMELD Tools, Ypsilanti, MI, Nov. 2-5, 2002. Workshop for 10 language technology experts from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, UC Berkeley, U. of Arizona, Wayne State U. and EMU. Held to advance the EMELD project.

Organizer, Workshop on the Digitization of Lexical Information, Ypsilanti, MI, Aug. 2-5, 2002. Workshop for 35 experts in language engineering held as part of the EMELD project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Co-organizer, with Peter Austin, U. of Melbourne and Peter Wittenberg, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. Workshop on Methods and Tools in Field Linguistics, pre-conference workshop for LREC, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, May 26-27, 2002.

Organizer, Workshop on the Digitization of Endangered Languages Data, Santa Barbara, CA., June 29-July 2, 2000. Workshop for 35 field linguists representing 20 language families and 16 countries. Supported by the National Science Foundation.

Director, Linguistics Program, Eastern Michigan U. 1991-1999.

Director, Polish Exchange Program, Eastern Michigan U. 1991-1996.