Kerri Anne Burke, President

Kerri Anne Burke is currently Global Curator of the Citi Heritage Collection at Citigroup. For the past six years Kerri Anne has worked at the Citi Center for Culture. Her first five years there were as an employee of The Winthrop Group. She is a graduate of Long Island University’s Palmer School of Library and Information Science with a MLIS and an Advanced Certificate in Archives and Record Management. Her previous archival experience has included projects at The New-York Historical Society, NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Kerri Anne is a member of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference and the Society of American Archivists.

Karen Jamison Trivette, Vice President/President Elect

Professor Karen Jamison Trivette is the current Head of Special Collections and College Archives (SPARC) in the Gladys Marcus Library at the Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York (SUNY); she has held this position since 2008. She holds a Master of Library Science degree with a concentration in Archives and Records Management from the University at Albany (New York) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from UNC-Chapel Hill (North Carolina). She has worked primarily in art libraries and art archives (including the Albany Institute of History and Art; the Clark Art Institute Library; and the Museum of Modern Art Archives) except for an over three-year post at the New York State Archives where she primarily advised practitioners on archives and records management matters. She edited the recent publication Fashion Plates: 150 Years of Style(2015), which was sourced from SPARC holdings, and has presented at many conferences, both national and international in scope. She is a member of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc., the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, and the Society of American Archivists (SAA); she serves on the editorial board of SAA’s journal, American Archivist.

Alexandra Lederman, Director of the Programming Committee

Alexandra is a digital humanitarian and believes in equal access to information. She is interested in capturing and preserving culture while it's being created and consumed. Foodways and new technologies in the library and archive get her ticking! Alexandra spends her free time with science fiction novels, star gazing, cooking, David Cronenberg films, and vinyl. After 5 years in the hospitality industry, Alexandra finally listened to her true love for information and access equality. She is a MLIS graduate from Queens College and recently completed her Graduate Fellowship with the Citi Center for Culture x Queens Library. She is currently a Digital Archivist and Rare Books Librarian at the American Jewish Historical Society. She was previously a Technology and Materials Librarian at Teachers College, Columbia University and Digital Archivist for the AHL Foundation.

Michael Andrec, Treasurer

Michael has been the archivist at the Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of New Jersey since 2010. Mike has been tasked with single handedly bringing the nearly 200 multi-lingual collections that the Center had accumulated since the 1960s up to professional standards of arrangement, description, preservation, and accessibility, while at the same time providing reference services, outreach, and web site/social media content. Outside of the archives, Michael is a consultant in data analytics, computer programming, and web design/development. He also has a strong interest in the use of text analytics and other digital humanities tools for research in history and literature. He has been a member of the Archivists Round Table since 2010, participated in the Archives Education Institute, and has hosted Archives Week events. Additionally, he is a member of MARAC, SAA, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, and the Shevchenko Scientific Society.

Katherine Martinez, Secretary

Katherine recently completed an MLIS degree at Pratt Institute with a certificate in advanced archival studies. Her professional curiosity has focused on burgeoning digital preservation practices, an area of inquiry which holds potential for exciting and necessary movement in our field. During the 2015-16 academic year, she received a fellowship to research and practice born-digital archiving at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Library and Archives. She currently works as an assistant on a manuscript digitization project underway at the Frick Art Reference Library and Archives, a position which indulges her love for turn of the century letterhead design.

Miranda Mims, Director of the Advocacy Committee

Miranda currently serves as an Archivist in the Schomburg Center's Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division of the New York Public Library (NYPL). Previously, she worked in the Library for the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literature and its Institute of Christian Oriental Research (ICOR), at Catholic University, where she also received a MILS. Miranda holds a Master’s from Howard University in African Studies and International Relations. She is a member of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), where she currently serves as Junior Co-Chair of the Security Roundtable.

Rossy Mendez, Director of the Communications Committee

Rossy Mendez is an Archivist at the NYC Municipal Archives. Her interests include access to archival collections and diversifying the archival record. She has previously worked in the archives of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library and NYC Department of Environmental Protection. In addition to her membership in the Archivists' Round Table, she is involved with several round tables and sections of the Society of American Archivists.

Rachel S. Harrison, Director of the Education Committee             

Rachel Harrison has worked as a Processing Archivist at the Center for Jewish History since April 2008 where she processes collections for Center partners, including the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, the American Jewish Historical Society and the American Sephardi Federation.  She received her M.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University in 2005 and an M.A. in History and a New York State Board of Regents Certificate in Archives, Historical Society Administration, and Historical Editing from New York University in 2008. She has been a member of SAA since 2006 where she takes part in the Women Archivists Roundtable and the Reference, Access and Outreach Section. She joined A.R.T. in 2007 and has been an active member of the A.R.T. Education Committee since 2012.

Rebecca Chandler, Director of the Membership Committee

Rebecca Chandler specializes in analysis and recommendations for digitization workflows, infrastructure, and staffing, as well as preservation assessments at AVPreserve, a consulting and software development firm that works internationally with a focus on empowering organizations to maximize the usability of their content. Recently, she has worked with such institutions as the National Library of Medicine, Colgate University, Yale University, and NEDCC. Rebecca is also an experienced audio engineer, having worked in audio post-production at Broadway Video, Creative Group, and Sony Music Studios. She earned her MLIS with an Archives certificate from Pratt Institute and holds a BM in Music Technology from NYU. Her background in library science and her passion for audiovisual materials has made her flexible, as well as appreciative of and open to diverse approaches or viewpoints that impact the creation and care of archival collections.

Lindsay Anderberg, Director of the Outreach Committee

Lindsay Anderberg is the Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Librarian and Poly Archivist at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering.  She received an MLIS from Long Island University's Palmer School of Library and Information Science and an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, with a focus in Science Studies, from NYU. She is a member of SAA's Teaching with Primary Sources subcommittee and was recently appointed to the Committee on Public Awareness (COPA) for a two year term (2016-2018). She has been a member of ART since 2011 and a member of the Outreach Committee since 2014.

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