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Advisory Committee

The NEDCC Advisory Committee is made up of colleagues and peers from the cultural heritage community and represents a wide variety of talents, knowledge, and perspectives. The committee meets quarterly to advise the Center on preservation, conservation, digital imaging, and audio preservation services and programs.

Cristina Prochilo, Chair
Archives Manager
Historic New England
Boston, MA

Kate Wells, Vice-Chair
Curator of Rhode Island Collections
Providence Public Library
Providence, RI

Karen Adler Abramson
Director of Archives
JFK Presidential Library & Museum
Boston, MA

Mark Bailey
Head, Historical Sound Recordings
Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Becca Bender
Moving Image & Audio-Visual Consultant
Providence, RI

Kelli Bogan
Director of Archives
National Baseball Hall of Fame
Cooperstown, NY

Micha Broadnax
Project Manager
Black Teacher Archives
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Cambridge, MA

Bridget Carr
Blanche and George Jones Director of Library and Archives
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston, MA

Rachel Farkas
Collections and Exhibitions Manager
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

Vanessa Formato
Howe Library Archivist
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Boston, MA

Valerie Fox
Deputy Town Clerk
Town of Lincoln
Lincoln, MA

Jen Hale
Lead Archivist
Perkins School for the Blind
Watertown, MA

Jennifer Hornsby
Reference & Access Services Librarian
Phillips Library
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, MA

Brenda Miller
Executive Director, Culture and Communications
Hartford Public Library
Hartford, CT


Brian Meacham
Managing Archivist
Yale University Film Archive
New Haven, CT

Eve Neiger

Lead Archivist
Boston Public Library
Boston, MA

David Neikirk
Digital Imaging Coordinator
Osher Map Library
Portland, ME

Carole Morini
Caroline D. Bain Archivist, Reference Librarian
Boston Athenaeum
Boston, MA

Prof. Rodney Obien
College Archivist/Associate Professor
Information Studies
Keene State College
Keene, NH

Rachel Onuf
VT Historical Records Program Coordinator
Vermont State Archives & Records Administration
Montpelier, VT

Kristin Parker
Lead Curator and Manager of the Arts 
Boston Public Library
Boston, MA

Sarah-Jane Poindexter
Roving Archivist
Massachusetts State Historical Records
Advisory Board
Boston, MA

Ruth Rogers
Curator of Special Collections
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA

Sam Smallidge
Archive Manager
Boston, MA

Bill Veillette 
Executive Director
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, MA

Joseph Watson
Preservation Manager/Special Collections Associate
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT

Leah Weisse
Digital Archives Manager
GBH Educational Foundation
Boston, MA

May 2023