SPARC’s success is driven by its people and partners. Learn more about the leadership, staff, and allies who push SPARC forward.


Steering Committee

The SPARC Steering Committee represents the membership and provides rapid programmatic decision-making support.

Global Affiliates

SPARC is a global organization. Outside of North America, the SPARC affiliate network includes Europe, Japan, and Africa.

Coalition Partners

SPARC sponsors, manages, and partners with a diverse group of coalitions that work to open up research and education.

Open Education Leadership Program 2021-2022

The SPARC Open Education Leadership Program is an intensive professional development program to empower library professionals with the knowledge, skills, and connections to lead successful open education initiatives that benefit students. Meet our current cohort.

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